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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, Outdoors
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Oakham, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

When i traveled to Tsavo in February, i expected it to be a tad bit warm, but i got more than i bargained for. it must have been well over 50 degrees and we saw almost no wildlife at all. We managed to make it to the springs at around midday and were lucky enough to see quite a bit... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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108 reviews 108 reviews
29 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We stopped here while on a day long safari in Tsavo West. The restrooms are clean and stocked, and our guide was knowledgeable about the animals there. Saw some cool monkeys and birds.

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Florence, Italy
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This is one of the place of hyppos!Here you can find monkey with diadema and crocodile but hyppos are the best!

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Maidstone Kent
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3 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I visited here 30 years ago and remembered it for the many hippos that were here so I was looking forward to seeing it again. The area was unrecognisable and I only saw a couple of hippos in the distance. It was quite a nice place to visit anyway but not as much wildlife as I was expecting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We were traveling to Watamu for a retreat and we have a stopover at mzima springs,the reception was very nice and after that we were given a tour guide and we went 4a game drive on the way we met heard of elephant zebras,buffalo gazelle and giraffe and then we were shown various hills eg 5sisters,chulu etc.When we get there... More

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Perth, Australia
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We took the time out to visit Mzima Springs while driving through the Tsavo West National Park and were very pleasantly suprised. Let me start of by saying that driving into Tsavo West from Amboseli you are immediately struck by how dry it is, especially when you travel through the lava fields. You come to Mzima Springs and you are... More

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London
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55 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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