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“Scenic!” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Mzima Springs

Mzima Springs
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Scenic!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2013

There is no doubt that this a very scenic location, with the clear, cold water bubbling from the hillside and flowing down through the two pools in which one can find fish aplenty, crocodiles and hippos.
The guards (who carry AK47s for your protection) are friendly and informative.
You need to be prepared to walk about a kilometre, and 'mozzy up' before you set off.
My only slight moan is that it is just a bit shabby and unkempt, that aside, it is well worth the visit

Visited October 2013
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Antrim, United Kingdom
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“Escorted visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2013

Our safari guide dropped us off at the entrance to Mzima Springs, and waited for us while one of the official guides took us on an escorted tour along a path at the side of the springs.

We were able to see the fish from an underground viewing platform, but on the day that we were there we did not see any crocodiles.

The whole tour took no more than 30 minutes, but the guide was very knowledgeable and we enjoyed our visit.

Visited August 2013
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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“Hippo hotspot”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2013

There are no hippos in the pool with the viewing gallery but the view of the fish is amazing. We saw hippos and a croc in another pool but they were a long way off so take binoculars.

Visited September 2013
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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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24 reviews
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“nice, but not very special”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2013

Mzima springs is nice to visit, but the walk is a bit short. The hippo's were far away. Crocodile was nice to see.

Visited August 2013
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lincs
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“a nice place to see”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2013

a small but nice place to have a walk around, we had a guide walk us round and had lots of knowledge and info about the things that were there, was great seeing the crocs and hippos

Visited August 2013
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