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Serengeti Hippo Pool

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Mageso Chember, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
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Well worth the viewing

This hippo pool is somehting to remember! So large and packed with hippos and illustrative of the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Hippos! And lots of flies

If you want to get out of your safari vehicle and stretch your legs then the hippo pool offers you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“fun to watch” (16 reviews)
“baby hippo” (9 reviews)
“amazing sight” (15 reviews)
Mageso Chember, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This hippo pool is somehting to remember! So large and packed with hippos and illustrative of the life they lead to survive.

Thank rickwilson7863
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to get out of your safari vehicle and stretch your legs then the hippo pool offers you that opportunity. We counted over 100 hippos in the pool! Just be sure to prepare yourselves for the smell and the flies. Hippos stink. If...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must see place, not to be missed. See (and smell) loads of hippos close up in their natural habitat. They rest in the water during the day and resemble massive rocks - until they move. We could have spent hours just watching them. We...More

Thank catztravelling
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The most hippos we have ever seen at a National Park. The babies were adorable. We drove past everyday from our tented lodge.

1  Thank ExpatAnnette
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of hippos ans even a alligator to see but it’s a crowded spot. Our fabulous guide was able to find us a spot with less hippos but a great view.

Thank Kat597
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It seems strange to review a stinking pool of hippo in the Serengeti, but here goes. It is a stinking, noisy pool jammed with hippo in the Serengeti- and it is great! Just as you would ecpect. Hang about to witness them grunting, jostling, biting...More

Thank 9_jennifer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is chockablock with hippos, and amazing to see. Highly recommended for a visit. You’ll like it.

Thank busyflying
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Serengeti Hippo Pool was a terrific sight. Many hippos within pretty close proximity and we got a good look at them.

Thank AbrahamLincolnCPA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide had told us we would be going to a place to see hippos where we could get out of the car...never did we imagine what we would see! We arrived and tentatively stepped out of our jeeps only to find an amazing sight....More

Thank Josh S
Reviewed 17 December 2017

The Serengeti Hippo Pool is definitely worth a visit. It is such a unique experience. You could easily watch the hippos for hours - they don't do much, but it is still fascinating to watch the social dynamics and territorial stances even when they are...More

Thank antwerp88
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8 April 2016|
Response from Rick M | Reviewed this property |
there are numerous resorts within an hour drive over bumpy dirt roads..We are staying at the Serena Serengeti - nice property