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“Best way to get closer to nature!”
Review of Mara River

Mara River
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Reviewed November 15, 2012

I believe it makes a big difference to plan a masai mara safari around the wildebeest migration season. Although the game drives at the savannah are exhilarating enough, seeing the "greatest wildlife show on earth" (derived from an article I've seen!) will really make your experience unforgettable. Yes, it may be more expensive during the season and yes, you need patience waiting for the crossing (we were lucky we waited for only 30 minutes!) but it will certainly make you feel closer to nature. Highly recommended.

Thank Shy24
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Reviewed November 13, 2012

Saw them migrating BACK into Kenya in a reverse of nature this year. Totally awesome!! Also saw TONS of hippos in and out of the water and three leopards climbing amid the rocks!

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Reviewed November 10, 2012

Brilliant seeing elephant playing in the river and the wonderful spectacle of the wildebeest crossing

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Reviewed November 9, 2012

We had an excellent trip to the river. Our driver stayed behind and we where escorted on foot by a guide and a guard, to view the hippos and crocodiles at the river bank. We have also seen lots of birds, monkeys, mongoose and a monitor lizard at the river. The wildebeest where very large in numbers, however they did not make any attempt to cross the river. On the way up we say a leopard, and on the way back a cheetah. Also seen lions. Wonderful day trip.

Thank Dorset1995
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Reviewed November 9, 2012

... at a crocodile!
We were here during the migration time when thousands of wildebeest and other animals cross the continent. At a river like this, the crocodiles take advantage of the fact that the migrating animals are not naturally suited to the water.
There are also a lot of hippos here, so if the crocs don't get you, they will!

Thank cameronag
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