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Address: Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

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Incredible wildlife!

Lions, elephants, giraffes, hippos, antelopes, topis, crocodiles, jackals, hyenas, and a Masai village. This is a great place for a marvelous adventure!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Lions, elephants, giraffes, hippos, antelopes, topis, crocodiles, jackals, hyenas, and a Masai village. This is a great place for a marvelous adventure!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Stunningly beautiful natural habitat. It's a privilege to be so close to the wild animals & nature. You've really got to see it to believe it mere words can't describe

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We went to Mara river and it was brilliant lots of crocodiles in the river and hippos too we had lunch just overlooking the river it was a nice day out.

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Modesto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We arrived at what was the far end of a full day's safari when we reached the Mara river, a couple of hours after lunch. Immediately we saw several groups of hippos, all but 2 or 3 submerged in the river, nearly indistinguishable from the black rocks except for their rounded shapes. Next came 2 crocodiles, swimming in the river,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 via mobile

The Masa River is a break from the game drive of the open area in Maasai Mara National Reserve. This is the place to position the lunch stop either before or after the skirting along the Mara River. The animals expected to see are the hippos and the crocodiles. Since the sightseeing route is along the cliff, we experienced the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Extraordinary access to the Big Five; breakfast on the banks of a river watching hundreds of hippo and zebra; plenty of game. the only thing to avoid is the so-called Masai village which seemed utterly fake and expensive at $20 a head.

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Plantation, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Lunch by the river...watching hippos bathe and crocodiles sneak ashore. Awesome view and an incredible experience. You won't find a better pop-up dining location.

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nairobi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

the meandering of the river along mara national pack is what makes different scenery attractive. You trace with ease large groups of hippos yawning with their wide mouth. crocodiles relaxing along the beds of the river. Whoever there was a foul smell emanating from the river due the dead wildebeest but i believe that's the nature in the wild.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We saw plenty, including the Big 5. Traveled to many game parks and reserves, the Mara is still the top as far as game viewing is concerned.

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Bijapur, Karnataka, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The river was teeming with hippos , we also saw a rhino family that was thought to be rare. The variety of wildlife here is astounding. We felt that one should be careful in selecting the driver/Guide as they can be really good or make your trip futile at the time.

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