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Mara River

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Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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"great migration"
in 114 reviews
"hippos and crocodiles"
in 57 reviews
"migration crossing"
in 23 reviews
"huge crocodiles"
in 13 reviews
"picnic lunch"
in 14 reviews
"wilder beast"
in 14 reviews
"migration season"
in 17 reviews
"national reserve"
in 15 reviews
"three days"
in 13 reviews
"national park"
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"bucket list"
in 13 reviews
"game viewing"
in 15 reviews
"the reserve"
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"an amazing experience"
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"banks"
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"mara"
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"thousands"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

thousands of animals around you , oh look there's another wildebeest then you see the lions and leopards and cheetahs , and when you're not looking at them you have elephants , giraffes , zebras etc you are never bored

Thank Tony B
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Managed to see the river from both the Kenya and Tanzania sides and saw 6 river crossings was an amazing spectacle.

Thank Circlingthebucket
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One can stop by here during one of the safari gamedrives and there are places here where you can see plenty of crocodiles and hippos in the river.

Thank jacobmar270
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My favorite part Of our trip was watching the animals cross the mara river. There were thousands upon thousands upon thousands of wildebeest and zebras crossing the river. They were also lots of jeeps watching. We watched a zebra get eaten by a crocodile. It...More

Thank Perdido
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent the day cross country in Mara so we had lunch at the Mara River and it was amazing to see all the hippos and the crocodiles cohabiting.

Thank Beale1820
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are crocodiles but not as many as the Hippos , they are large and you will find one or two roaming around in the grass. The river does swell so some times it rises above the bridge but there is a raised bridge too...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Mara north contivency has all the famous big five.Highly recommended to see the beautiful scenic mara river and wildlife.

Thank Jitendra M
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Excellent lodging, service, food, and Guide! It's like sleeping under the stars, in a hotel! Superb!

Thank Judy M
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

We went there during the migration, and more importantly the crossing. The sights, sounds, smells etc. are crazy. Try and time your visit around this time. It becomes insane that you are witnessing what you see on Nat Geo live in front of you -...More

Thank Vishak A
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Once in a life time to be seen! The waters of this river offers huge Hippos & some large crocodiles.. A must to see.

Thank MAM313
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yuanwen
18 March 2018|
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Response from Ryan G | Reviewed this property |
I used Natural World tours out of Nairobi, the service was top notch. Highly recommended.
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12 March 2018|
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I am actually confused with all the options - but this is what i am eyeing basecampexplorer website I plan to go on August too!
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