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Address: Mageso Chember, Tsavo National Park West 00200, Kenya
Phone Number: 254720650869
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Good trip to do

Went down here with a group and saw alligators close up and also hippos. Definitely worth a visit if in the park!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
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Mombasa, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

I went down the glass tank so lots of beautiful fish plus baby Hippos and the water very very clear. The sounds of the bubbling water from the three springs.... amazing!1

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Straubing, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

See hippos and crocodiles at the Pool ,even from a hide under water.Walk in shadow and cool breeze to recover from Tsavo heat and meet a lot of birds and monkeys.

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

It seems boring but is actually interesting and the landscape is is stunning. You get a history and uses of all the flora. its perfect for kids because of attention paid to fauna.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Went down here with a group and saw alligators close up and also hippos. Definitely worth a visit if in the park!

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Mombasa, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Just heard of mzima springs as a boy in kindergarten thats 35yrs ago as we had a school trip there! could not understand but thanx i went there now a grown up ! the life there is just beautiful ! from bird life, bushy and aquatic lie just nice ! went in glass bottomed and watched real fish, crocos, and... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 via mobile

Mzima Springs is a very well worth walk if you have the right guide to take you through the loop of about one kilometer. Within the loop, you will be able to see hippo, crocodile, monkey and certain birds. We were quite fortunate in having a very well trained guide to lead us through the springs. His knowledge and observant... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

can only recommend it :) nice to see not the highlight of your trip , but you need to see it. the springs are big, and look out for the signs, crocodiles are everywhere , so watch out :)

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Good place to visit. Lovely fish sighting. It was hot, since its the summer season, however, the tank is wonderful

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

This is were you go to see hippos, crocs, and some other fun things. If your guide does;t take you he isn't doing his job. Make sure to type your foot path guide, they don't get paid very well but they work hard and are very knowledgable.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Very refreshing beauty. Ranger available to take you round. Thousands of litres of water gashing out from ground to form river. aquatic life fish, hippos can be seen.

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