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Mara River

Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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Reno, Nevada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Not advised to go swimming in the river due to the ever prevalent numbers of crocs , hippos and many catfish (yes I know catfish won't hurt you but ugh)! Enjoy!

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Chatham, New Jersey
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

The wildebeests cluster along the Mara River until the lead wildebeest for the herd of hundreds plunges into the river to lead the heard single-file across to literally greener grass. We were fortunate enough to see three wildebeest crossings one afternoon.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Hippo pools, several migration points, and elephant herds crossing. Abounding with bird life, and large crocs sunning themselves on the banks.

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Brackley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Great viewing, Hippos, Crocs, birds and of course the migration crossing points. The migration of wildebeest and Zebra, is something to be seen. We also had champagne breakfast, high on the banks of the river, again great viewing.

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Glenshaw, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

we were fortunate enough to have our 'bush breakfast' on the river bank on 2 separate days & view the hippo while we had wonderful Kenyan coffee & a huge breakfast selection. in addition to this very sepcial treat we also were witness to a 'crossing' by wildebeest, zebra & even a topi got caught up in the excitement. a... More

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

When we planned our trip to Kenya we knew we wanted to go to the Masai Mara as it is very well known. We booked everything through a company called JT (Julius Tact) whose owner is Julius Nzumbi. We where not aware on booking of the Mara river and one day on safari our driver took us to the river... More

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Delhi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

One of the best places for wildlife viewing. Must visit in July August for best viewing of wildlife. Great for photography.

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

The Crocs were amazing. We saw them catch a wilder beast and a gazelle. Very brutal but clearly the way of the jungle.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Full of wildlife. Crocodiles, hippos, animals crossing. Its all here. Bring a camera. Truly a unique river.

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Sistranda, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Wilbebeest crossing is awesome as well as the hippos who graced our riverside breakfast with coming out just across the Mara

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