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“crocodile river” 5 of 5 stars
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Grumeti River
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
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Aruscha, null, Tanzania
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“crocodile river”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

if you want to see many crocodile,try to go one day.i really like this river because of its nature and during the crossing of migrations its amazing.

Visited May 2013
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“A little early in the year but checked the box.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

Was there in mid-March, so no herds crossing. Did see crocodiles and hippos, lots and lots of hippos.

Visited March 2013
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“FACE OF SERENGETI!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Serengeti National Park as the famous National Park and very unique in Africa it may offer you a different looking all year round! As one of the huge National Park with different attractions in different season, Grumeti River which is in the Western side of Serengeti is here where most of Travelers especially those who arrange their holidays with professional Operators in Tanzania. Is here where they will start to experience the River Crossing by different animals from Wildebeest, Zebras and even other more!
Not only looking for crossing but also is here where the Grumeti River is real active during June and July as during this time of the year is raining season in Western Corridor of Serengeti as during the rest of the year this area is dry and less active but with other attractions including residents animals and other different animals. Is here in Grumeti River where the huge Crocodile are very active during the Migration passing and compete with each other to find the food from any of those animals who are coming to the River for Crossing or drinking!
The best and special place to visit in June and July while animals are rooming around around but not only for those Migration animals but as well as different species of the Birds from small as Finch to Big scavenger birds as Marabou Storks, Vultures, Eagles and even other different which you can subscribe if you're not a birder!!
For those who are very interesting and well concentration of Wild life and nature the Grumeti Area is well attractive and well alive during this period and very interesting which doesn't hide anything and which it will never left you behind without value your day in each single moment you will have here!
The Western Corridor is among of those those area form the Heart of Serengeti National Parks and makes the Serengeti to be well known and become a Seven Wonders in the World!

Its very difficult to explain much from my heart as a professional Travelers and as a professional Guide with East Africa National Parks by writing through internet but if any one may be interesting to pick any details from me or guiding I'm willing to explain more and give more information!

Don't miss your holidays in Serengeti where here people meet with real Nature!! Once life time experience!!!

Visited June 2012
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“Territorial fight”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012

We watched crocodiles and hippos battle it out for well over an hour over territory - there was a dead Wildebeest that the crocodiles wanted but the hippos were blocking them from. It was quite interesting to watch them battle over territory and the kill - even funnier because hippos don't eat meat and were just carrying the Wildebeest in their mouth without doing anything to it. Very nice stop if you get the chance.

Visited June 2012
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“Wildlife in all its glory”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

Watching a wildebeest get taken down by a crocodile while drinking river water ....several times! There is so much to see along the river. This was one of the highlights.

Visited July 2012
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