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“Avoid! So depressing!”

Nairobi Mamba Village
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$220.00*
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Nairobi National Park tour David Sheldrick...
Ranked #30 of 130 things to do in Nairobi
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Owner description: East Africa’s largest crocodile farm.
Reviewed January 11, 2013 via mobile

Avoid Mamba Village if you can. Opt out of it if your tour company tries to take you here. KFC or anything else would be better.
The facility has 69 crocs which we were looking forward to seeing, it was such a sad sight. All the crocs look ill and miserable. We were asked if we wanted to hold a baby crocs, normally we would be all for this but we declined for fear of getting sick. You can't help but feel sorry for these poor creatures piled on top of eachother in very confined spaces.
The food was served outside buffet style and was extremely questionable. There were stray cats and their droppings right next to our dining table. There was also a wedding taking place behind the buffet, poor bride abduction groom probably could only hear the loud customers dining next to them.
The rest of the facility was a dirty mess and reminded us of a dilapidated zoo.
Seriously avoid this place. It is so far out of the way it is not worth any effort to get here. So disappointing.

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Reviewed January 6, 2013

The crocodile at the entrance of the Mamba Village was a sure sign that more should be expected and true to my feelings I found huge crocs. Loved the delicacies served at the Mamba Village. It was also nice to walk there from Midview Hotel without straining.

Thank zawadimalkia
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Reviewed January 4, 2013

The crocs area is ok but the rest of this place is falling apart. Not very good at all. Got 1 Giraffe and 2-3 ostrichs on the other side of the lake but that is all. Not good value for money

Thank Nairobivisitor
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Reviewed December 18, 2012

it was one of our educational trip, after which we decided to take our lunch at a near by place, so we decided to try out this place, we were served with delicious and well done nyama choma.

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Reviewed December 9, 2012

We had lunch there, it was a disappointing and overprices buffet of local food. It is a huge restaurant and we were the only people there. Would not go again.

Thank curiousabouttheworld
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