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Address: Mageso Chember, Tsavo National Park West 00200, Kenya
Phone Number: 254720650869

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Quick stop with great narrated tour of springs that provide water Mombasa

Crocodiles and hippos, along with an informative presentation as you walk around the springs with a park ranger.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Crocodiles and hippos, along with an informative presentation as you walk around the springs with a park ranger.

Thank quiinc
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A must visit - the semi submerged viewing hut is just spectacular - especially when you get to see a hippo or crocodile underwater.

Thank Abbas J
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful place to visit before you leave Tsavo West. It is clean and serene with hippos, crocodile and a good viewpoint for the fish.

Thank Mutono N
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The spring water is cool and crystal clear - its 'lush green' is a haven from the harshness of bush.

Thank Jocelin K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

It has a nice platform to view the springs as well as a tank that is half submerged so you can see the wildlife/fish underwater including crocodiles and hippos.

Thank Sheila H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Such a beautiful scenic place, Mzima springs is the source of water to Mombasa, and you can try the freshly filtered water here at Mzima springs as it comes out directly from the ground.however do not try and drink water from the lake further down as it is full of crocodiles and hippos. As you walk around to the other... More 

Thank Masaai707
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Worth paying a quick visit to this lake as surrounding area is very green and tranquil. If you are lucky then you will be able to spot Rhinos and occasionally Crocodile can be spotted coming in and out of the water from the bushes.

Thank Asif G
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Our first ever time to visit this place. It was serene and beautiful... the sound of the water flowing, the flora around, everything was so calming...

Thank Zainab A
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

Mzima Springs is a little drive away from the Severin camp, is well posted and has a large car park. There are toilets there too. There is a nice walk through to where the hippos can be spotted. We were lucky and saw about 12, just lounging. The path then carries on to the main lake. There is a sunken... More 

Thank wik79
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

This is a nice spot where you can see the spring and the lovely tranquil water, and we also saw quite a few hippos. However you are basically done after 1 hour since the actual size of the place isn't huge. Great if you are passing by but I wouldn't plan a trip around it.

Thank ipako

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