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Mara River

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Maasai Mara National Reserve 00200, Kenya
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We heard a zebra "bark" to get his herd to cross the Mara River from Tanzania's Serengeti back to the Mara grasslands of Kenya. Once he herded them across his call sounded more like the bray of a donkey. We stopped a a hippo area...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this area, saw a giraffe in river, and soooo many crocs and wildebeest and hippos... bes part of my safari.

Thank edwardc805
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mara river is the place everyone has to visit if you love wildlife. Hippos, elephants, crocodiles and the banks of the river. One of the most beautiful places in Africa.

Thank Vlado Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Anticipation waiting for the wilder beast to cross the river was an awesome experience. And so many animals.

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

having seen a lot of wildlife on the Mara Plains , we decided we just had to drive toward the river .We were also told that some of the Zebra and wildebeast were still crossing the river this year . yes , we did see...More

Thank Bhavni M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the fascinating Rivers in the world! The Wildebeest crossing fascinates me. They are worth going to a full day game drive to watch.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic experience just wow . I have dreamt of this trip all my life and I can’t believe I’ve now done it

Thank Mediumdeacon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mara river is the place everyone has to visit, if you love Africa. Hippos, crocodiles and the banks of the river where you can see paths of the animals.

Thank Игорь К
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In a 2 hours game drive, we saw so many animals in its own environment and it was just incredible. We did a total of 3 game drives. We thought we have seen everything we aimed for. Long and behold, another amazing surprise was around...More

Thank FYL003
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The long winding Mara river cutting across the endless savannah of Masai Mara, is the life line for the diverse animals which it sustains, also the few camps located on its banks are ideal setting to view game and hippos and crocs and some birds...More

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July 14, 2018|
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Response from martinab381 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we were just at the river this Wednesday (18th) and the migration has not started yet but they said that within a week it would most likely start. Of course, there is never a guarantee and as others said, whatever you... More
March 17, 2018|
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Response from Ryan G | Reviewed this property |
I used Natural World tours out of Nairobi, the service was top notch. Highly recommended.
March 12, 2018|
Response from yuanwen |
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