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Excellent game-watching location to see lion, leopard, cheetah, elephant, giraffe.
Maasai Mara National Reserve 00200, Kenya
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Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

The highlight of this visit was spotting a leopard chasing a prey in the bushes. Besides there are many other animals in the area and one can spend a lot of time here.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

We did multiple rides around Musiara swamp and each one gave us great sightings and photographic opportunities - we saw lions, hyenas, cheetahs, plains animals and also lots of great bird sightings and able to photograph even small birds like malachite kingfisher is great light

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

Just stop there and relax and enjoy. The scenery will change constantly. Have patience, that's all you need.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ReizenAmstelveen
Reviewed August 11, 2018

we got to see the wildebeest do a crossing. Also we had breakfast overlooking the river with 12 hippos below and 2 crocs!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DaveCalgary
Reviewed March 14, 2018

There are lots of animals on this swamp is one has time then its a good idea to visit the swamp as its in the mara north.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank angie22112018
Reviewed December 29, 2017

Yes, we saw the hippos but had to take turns to see them. Fairly active so we did get pictures of them yawning. There was a group of about 10 of them fairly close together.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank CndnGuider
Reviewed November 19, 2017

From the resident lion pride to other animals, the Musiara swamp is a great place to spend time. It is also a great birding place.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Sachin_Rai_FB
Reviewed February 18, 2017

In four days in the Masai Mara, we saw more than 35 lions and a dozen cubs. Many of the lions were near the Musiara Swamp, which was near where we stayed in Governors' Camp. (We flew in to the Musiara airstrip). Although the swamp...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank MaestraM
Reviewed February 15, 2017

If you want to see big five this is the place. Best place to see the game. Just get out of your camp and you will see lions,leopards, Elephants,Cape Buffaloe,Hippos,Zebras,Hynas,Topis what not? A photographer's paradise.

Date of experience: September 2016
Reviewed January 8, 2017

The Musiara swamp is also famous for the resident lion pride. It is also a great place to see leopards.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Sachin_Rai_FB
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