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Musiara Swamp

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Masai Mara National Reserve 00200, Kenya
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Very limited space to look

Yes, we saw the hippos but had to take turns to see them. Fairly active so we did get pictures of... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2017
CndnGuider
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Vancouver, Canada
Good place to see wildlife

From the resident lion pride to other animals, the Musiara swamp is a great place to spend time. It... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
Sachin_Rai_FB
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Bengaluru, India
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Excellent game-watching location to see lion, leopard, cheetah, elephant, giraffe.
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Yes, we saw the hippos but had to take turns to see them. Fairly active so we did get pictures of them yawning. There was a group of about 10 of them fairly close together.

Thank CndnGuider
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

From the resident lion pride to other animals, the Musiara swamp is a great place to spend time. It is also a great birding place.

Thank Sachin_Rai_FB
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

In four days in the Masai Mara, we saw more than 35 lions and a dozen cubs. Many of the lions were near the Musiara Swamp, which was near where we stayed in Governors' Camp. (We flew in to the Musiara airstrip). Although the swamp...More

Thank MaestraM
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

If you want to see big five this is the place. Best place to see the game. Just get out of your camp and you will see lions,leopards, Elephants,Cape Buffaloe,Hippos,Zebras,Hynas,Topis what not? A photographer's paradise.

Thank GVRAO
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

The Musiara swamp is also famous for the resident lion pride. It is also a great place to see leopards.

Thank Sachin_Rai_FB
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

Musiara is always busy with all sorts of animals drinking & wallowing....just watch out for getting stuck in the mud

Thank maggieannerowe
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Reviewed 4 November 2016

We entered the Maasai Mara the second time from the Musiara Gate. The swamps are a hot bed of animal action. we saw herds of elephants, buffaloes, baboons and more. The highlight was lion couple mating. Along with another pride of 3 females on a...More

Thank Rachna2013
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

Musiara, as featured in immense detail by the BBC and their Marsh Lion programmes provides everything you need for an amazing safari.

Thank tanzantraveller
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

This was our 4th visit to the Mara & the Musiara Swamp is right next to Little Governor's Camp where we always stay. In fact we drive right past it on the way down from the Musiara airstrip.! Several lionesses were in residence & were...More

Thank Nick J
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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

The swamp is a home to a number of lion pride. Many herbivores roaming making food available for all cats.

Thank Wachira44
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