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“More interesting place to visit than it sounds - worth stopping in” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Nairobi Mamba Village

Nairobi Mamba Village
Links Road, P.O. Box 85723 | Nyali, Nairobi, Kenya
254 735992686
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Ranked #27 of 78 things to do in Nairobi
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Owner description: East Africa’s largest crocodile farm.
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“More interesting place to visit than it sounds - worth stopping in”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013 via mobile

Typically the next stop on the tourist circuit after the giraffe center, this village has a very small enclosure of crocodiles that was actually quite interesting to see. Mostly due to the guide we had who knew an incredible amount about crocodiles and their habits, and here you can even hold a baby one (really cute!) the ostriches are not too many, but again our guide taught us a lot when we saw them. A bit steep 800ksh entry for foreigners considering there's not too much to see, but I was quite pleased and found it worth a visit.

Visited April 2013
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“A must visit for all ages!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Boasting as the largest crocodile farm in Africa, this is a must to see for any tourist or traveller to Mombasa. You can spend a few hours either in the morning or afternoon and a good way to spend time as a family or as a group. They do try and maintain the place and although established several years ago it does live up to its ethos.

Visited March 2013
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“Ok for a few hours of croc viewing”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

If you dont have any plans and you love crocs then make sure to stop by. Its a relatively tame experience. Lots of crocs though in various stages of development. They used to have a restaurant where you could eat the crocs that you viewed but the went out of business...go figure

Visited March 2013
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“Nothing special”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

Nothing special With this Place. Some masai tribe People in the entrace trying to get a tip.
Lazy crocs laying around, not really doing anything.
The guide was super cool, and funny. We got to hold a baby croc, that was fun!

Visited March 2013
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“Smelly and overpriced”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

The croc farm charges ten US dollars for entry for non-Kenyan adults. This is way too much to spend ten minutes looking at a pile of crocodiles in cramped, smelly conditions (you really don't need any more than ten minutes to walk round the place). The infrastructure of the caged-off areas is poorly maintained. I also got to see one tortoise and two ostriches -- the giraffe mentioned by other reviewers and also by my driver is no longer on the premises. All in all, way overpriced and unappealing. Best avoided.

Visited April 2013
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