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Mzima Springs

Mageso Chember, Tsavo National Park West 00200, Kenya
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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143 reviews 143 reviews
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90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

This was a nice stop on our drive into Tsavo West - a close encounter with a crocodile basking in a nearby stream, hippos in the river, lots of blue barbel fish, lizards and loads of birds including some beautiful kingfishers. A very interesting guided walk from one of the rangers too who was very knowledgeable about the spring itself,... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Loved the peace and serene environment. You can spend some time trying to look out for these animals!!

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Sanaa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Must see. Nestled inside Tsavo West. Amazing nature at its best. Crystal clear, super filtered Water gushing out from volcanic rocks from underground. Tge water originates ftom chyulu hills and collects in a very big lake then slowly flows out in a small tributary to tsavo river. Very interesting ecosystem with hippos, fish, monkeys, birds, various tree species including the... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We made a short brake there and got a guided tour to the spring. You can see Hippos and crocodiles bathing in the lakes. There is also a tank, where you can see the animals under water. The walk is about 1 km.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The whole place is serene with the clearest water you can ever find, it was nice to see the crocodiles,hippos and some monkey

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Petaluma, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The facilities were very nice and the guides knowledgeable and friendly. The underwater viewing windows were fun and we saw a lot of fish. Sadly the recent drought reduced the number of hippos in the pool and all had congregated at the far end.

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Vienna
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Loved the spring water which we could source at the beginning of our walk. Our ranger was friendly and well versed with the area.

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Mombasa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I have been here several times and i remeber when there where around fifty Hippos in the Water. after the draught some years back a few have come back and I hope more will come. The crystal clear water with the blue fishes... in the tank built with glaswindows to allow a view under water and watch the fishes and... More

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Was a nice variation from being in the safari van. We got to walk around the springs on a guided tour and see various animals including hippos and crocodiles.

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nairobi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

glittering like the stars up in the sky or a pack of diamonds well packed is what i had to see at the mzima springs. my friends and i had good tym by the springs as we took a walk to the glass made house aunder water we had to watch the hippos and as well the fish roaming in... More

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