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Address: Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

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Hippos, galore

As part of a day trip within the Reserve, we drove to the Mara River to see the hippos and crocodiles. We were not disappointed.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

As part of a day trip within the Reserve, we drove to the Mara River to see the hippos and crocodiles. We were not disappointed.

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Thanks to the expertise of our guide/driver, we saw a host of wonderful animals and birds - an experience that took our breath away. It was great to see the Mara at different times of the day, from sunrise to sunset. A particular highlight was a delicious breakfast in the Bush, provided by staff at the Mara Bush Camp -... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is the place everyone must visit. The animals and the views are to die for. So much land to cover to see all the wildlife.

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Seoul
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful river to see lots of hippos and a couple of crocodiles during the non migration time. Really worth going here

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I do not like to watch others sex. But when lion mates, it's worth watching. Lioness walks to the male and seat in front, lion takes the position. When it ends there is a roar of joy.

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Devon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just so many animals, the leopards proved elusive but the rest of the big 5 obliged. Crocs at close quarters was a good sighting.

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Thank Paul M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The river is so silent! But you never want to know what lies under that river! Monsters like the nile crocodile and the river horses well known as the hippos. I love this

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Placitas, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to see Lions, this is the place to go. We saw pride after pride, some with brand new cubs to cubs that were getting ready to leave. There are also lots of other animals to see. We were not there for the migration, we came for the babies. We saw babies of most of the animals; Elephant,... More 

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Northern California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Mara River ran through both camps where we stayed in the Masai Mara. There are hippos, crocodiles, a multitude of birds, and other animals that come down to drink. Always interesting to sit by the river and just see who shows up!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

January 2017. Despite the exodus of Wildebeest towards Serengeti, we were able to view all of the Big 5 within our 4 day Stay. Mr Martin , our Tour Guide & Driver, provided by Globetrotter, based in Nairobi, ensured that each of our Safari Drives was great !

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