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Mzima Springs

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Address: Mageso Chember, Tsavo National Park West 00200, Kenya
Phone Number: 254720650869
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Visited here back in 2003 and had a great experience. Tour guide was very knowledgeable and spoke very good English so easy to understand.Great experience to go into the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Very nice place, excellent guides from Kenyan Wildlife service Visit Shetani lava beside to understand the entire system

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Great site to visit while in the Park. One of the KWS Rangers can take your for a free tour and will explain the spring to you, It actually supplies Mombasa with most of its drinking water. The spring is a magnificent oasis and it has hippos and crocs, we actually saw both when we visited.

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Mombasa, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Out in the wild of the Tsavo West National Park, Mzima Springs offers a nice under water view point for Hippos, Crocs and fish. It is like an Aquarium in the wild.

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Lovely place to visit, and our guide was very friendly and knowledgeable. There is a hut type structure which hides a glass viewing tank so you can observe the hippos under water. Well worth a visit.

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glengormley
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

Visited here back in 2003 and had a great experience. Tour guide was very knowledgeable and spoke very good English so easy to understand.Great experience to go into the underground hide and see the hippos under the water. Great trip .

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Beautiful...very. Kenya has some amazing places that one simply must visit. This is one of them. The KWS officers on site are also very courteous and the tour around is free.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Mzima Spring is a cool area and with a very nice nature.I like the work towards the spring.,there you can see Hippos,Crocodiles,Different fishes.even wild animals.Is really wonderful.,you can visit the place and see for your own.

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Nyeri, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Mzima springs was a beautiful and lovely place to visit. Saw quite a number of hippos at close range, which was exiting.another visit is definitely overdue :)

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Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

It is a pretty place, the guide was very knowledgeable and helpful but I was ecpecting to see more hippos at close range .

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

What a lovely place to visit. To see the water bubbling up out of the grond and become a huge river is simply facinating. Just down the water there are Crocodiles and Hippo's sitting at the side of the water and the under water viewing room is fab.

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