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Mara River

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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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"great migration"
in 114 reviews
"hippos and crocodiles"
in 57 reviews
"migration crossing"
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"huge crocodiles"
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"picnic lunch"
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"wilder beast"
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"migration season"
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"national reserve"
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"three days"
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"national park"
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"bucket list"
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"game viewing"
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"the reserve"
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Reviewed yesterday

The best national reserve I have visited so far. Absolutely fantastic. I got to see all the big 5 at such a close range. Elephant, Lion feeding, Rhino hiding, Cheetah after a meal... The trick is have a driver.guide who understands the park. I went...More

Thank Lenny M
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited Masai Mara for 3 days .all was placed in order and everything was well arranged for us. we really enjoyed the safari . i recommend anyone looking for a safari in Kenya! Thank you.

Thank papio africa H
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Saw all the big 5 and more in three days. The weather in May is a bit chili and rainy still. Bring a jacket. A 4WD vehicle is strongly advised this time of year.

Thank christiberlin
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I would go on the walk along Mara River and learn about the hippos, crocodiles and the migration. Finally nice to step out of the car and explore a piece of Mara on foot. The rangers were informative and their passion for the land evident.

Thank sos397
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Too early to see the wilderbeest Migration but the River view was beautiful..had packed lunch from Hotel which was quite nice and fresh

Thank AquaWilliams
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The area is beautiful and the constant parade of animals is awesome. We saw lions, cheetahs, zebras, gazelles, wildebeest, giraffes, elephants and countless other animals, all under the beautiful African skies. I will never forget this visit

Thank RPG625
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mara the Killer River..... This river does it all. The migration, the ambuse, the survival, cruel killing, astonishing survival, leap of faith, deathly jaws you name it you get jt. Relentless Killing machines in lions, leopards, crocs) and ever more hopeful migrating herds of wilderbeast...More

Thank SAM S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the place where the Great Migration takes place. This river always features huge crocodiles and has many hippos snorting and lounging in each curve of the river. The banks also feature cranes, egyptian geese and many other varieties of birds.

Thank DOUG H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Safari was amazing stayed at the governors camp and that made it even better as all the staff where so friendly, can’t wait to go again.

Thank sue68mason
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Maasai Mara is one of the greatest places on earth for number of wildlife sightings. From lion and leopard to elephant and zebra, with everything in between, it’s impossible to not be moved by the sheer beauty of this incredible place. Visiting between mid-July...More

Thank RichardMPeters
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yuanwen
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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.
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March 12, 2018|
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