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Address: Maasai Mara National Reserve 00200, Kenya
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+254 720 650869
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Excellent game-watching location to see lion, leopard, cheetah, elephant,...

Excellent game-watching location to see lion, leopard, cheetah, elephant, giraffe.

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Best known for the lion pride of Musiara

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

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Sachin_Rai_FB
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Bengaluru, India
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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

Musiara is always busy with all sorts of animals drinking & wallowing....just watch out for getting stuck in the mud

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Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

We entered the Maasai Mara the second time from the Musiara Gate. The swamps are a hot bed of animal action. we saw herds of elephants, buffaloes, baboons and more. The highlight was lion couple mating. Along with another pride of 3 females on a hillock and a male lion resting in nearby in the swamp trench! Awesome spot for... More 

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Kigali, Rwanda
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Musiara, as featured in immense detail by the BBC and their Marsh Lion programmes provides everything you need for an amazing safari.

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Thank tanzantraveller
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

This was our 4th visit to the Mara & the Musiara Swamp is right next to Little Governor's Camp where we always stay. In fact we drive right past it on the way down from the Musiara airstrip.! Several lionesses were in residence & were being filmed for 3 months by a BBC film crew for a new TV series.... More 

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Thank Nick J
Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

The swamp is a home to a number of lion pride. Many herbivores roaming making food available for all cats.

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Thank Wachira44
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

It's no secret that the swamp is the home to perhaps the most famous pride of lions that the TV world has ever known. The Marsh pride. In my last visit, I happen to stay at Governors camp which is located right next to the swamp and was lucky enough to watch the marsh pride in their domain. Didn't get... More 

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West Baldwin, ME
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2016

I recommend booking a camp or lodge with game-drive access to the Musiara Marsh during any visit to the Mara Reserve. Masai Mara without the Musiara Marsh is like Yellowstone without Old Faithful - you wouldn't want to do it. The marsh is a wildlife magnet in the dry season when the migration is in the Mara. Birds, reptiles, plains... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2016

You can visit this part of the park from several camps. All the Masia Mara is amazing and often not too busy.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2015

What I like about the Musiara Swamp is the high animal density around it. The famous Musiara Pride of Lions, the Hippos and Elephants that are found in the swamp and the wildlife migration which takes its time around this area makes it one of my favorite spots in Masai Mara

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