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Grumeti River

#5 of 9 things to do in Serengeti National Park Features Animals
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide drove several places along the Grumeti River and we were able to see Hippo pools and Crocs. The interesting thing about the Hippos in the Grumeti, from my perspective, is that the Hippos seem to live in the mud and the water. I...More

Thank rogerjm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Grumeti River is used on the annual migration but can be drier as it was when we were there. Lions will use its brush for shade. Smaller pools will be used by hippos, and other animals will use the brush for hiding and food....More

Thank Becky B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So much wildlife-- unbelievable number of hippos, giant crocs, birds and other animals along the river. Lions and leopards nearby, animals drinking-- this is what it's all about!

Thank LuvLife90210
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The National Park along the Grumeti River is perhaps the most "raw" terrain I have visited with many kills. Animal Variety and number are moderate but it has the special Colubos Monkey that are not seen elsewhere. Birds viewing excellent as it is near water.

Thank Eric L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got some great pictures of hippo's and crocodiles happily together. The Hippo's had babies, and the crocodiles where just warming up!

Thank swhnld
Reviewed June 21, 2017

A great spot to view hippos and crocs. I tried the cable bridge in order to get a good photo, but was pretty nervous.

Thank BigJimAtlanta_GA
Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

I had to see crocodiles in the Grumeti river, we crossed the river at some point and I was so scared. It was a narrow bridge no side bars and water is following and crocodiles inside but the tour guide drove us through very well...More

Thank kcmichaeluk
Reviewed May 28, 2017

hippos and crocs once more as far as the eye can see. go very early to watch the giant hippos return to the river after foraging. and be prepared for a few loud grunts and groans

Thank takama
Reviewed May 17, 2017

It is an amazing drive along the Grumeti river. You would come across crocodiles and hippos sunbating in it or on the banks. Not to mention a number of giraffes and elephants in its vicinity.

Thank drsudhir2014
Reviewed March 11, 2017

The meeting place for animals and birds of all species. Big cats, crocodiles, wildebeast, zebras, giraffe, cranes the list is endless and they can all be seen drinking

Thank mb2197
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Response from VictorSteiner | Reviewed this property |
This doesn't look like a real question. It's an excuse for Kibo Trekking to put an advertisement up. When my family went on Safari in Tanzania, we went with Africa Dream Safari. They were fantastic and didn't have to resort... More