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Mzima Springs

Address: Mageso Chember, Tsavo National Park West 00200, Kenya
Phone Number: 254720650869
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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Krakow, Poland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

Crazy experience. We went with a ranger with a huge gun to the springs. He told us several stories about the trees, which were a used as medicines and stuff. Spotted some dino bones. Suddenly, we saw the beautifull water with the large amount of greenery around it. Absolutely fantastic. We went closer and we saw hippo's. The ranger told... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

After being cooped up in a safari jeep most of the time, it was great to be able to walk around and see nature at your own pace. A great quite stop to see some small wildlife, plus a chance to observe fish close up.

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The location is nice for a picnic and for viewing hippos and crocodiles, but the underwater viewing tank leaves much to be desired. I could only see fish even though the water is remarkably clear.

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Thionville, France
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We were the only van in the car park when we turned up! We took a long slow walk round the springs with a young female park ranger who was very knowlegable about the area and obviously loved her job- slow because we are in our 70s! ( I wish I could remember her name;) We saw the hippos, crocodiles... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Amazing park, very remote and private with vast untouched virgin land and wildlife. Truly a gem on this earth!

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This was a wonderful walk to experience some of the outdoors, unfortunately we didn't get to see much, we had heavy rain whilst we were there so we didn't really get to see the crocs or hippos which was a little disappointing but going into the underwater look out was fab fun, again a shame we only saw fish but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

A river flowing from underground! This was amazing. The crocs, the fish and the hippos! All suddenly deriving their lives from the spring, a few meters from its source! The under water tank provides a great underground view of the aquatic life! Simply great!

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Informative and relaxed walking tour of the springs - we spotted hippos and crocs! Also an underwater viewpoint for checking out the local underwater life.

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Oakham, United Kingdom
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9 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

A lovely walk under the shade of trees around the clear water springs is always a must do when we are in the park. Regular hippo sightings and occasional crocodiles.

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Nairobi
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

An easy drive from Kilaguni Lodge and a lovely walk through big trees along the pretty spring. Nice stretch for children's legs! The underwater "fish tank" you can walk into is aging a bit, but the glass is still clear, even if you can only see fish.

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