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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"
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"huge crocodiles"
in 13 reviews
"picnic lunch"
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"wilder beast"
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"migration season"
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"national reserve"
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"three days"
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"national park"
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"bucket list"
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"game viewing"
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"the reserve"
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"an amazing experience"
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"thousands"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The area is beautiful and the constant parade of animals is awesome. We saw lions, cheetahs, zebras, gazelles, wildebeest, giraffes, elephants and countless other animals, all under the beautiful African skies. I will never forget this visit

Thank RPG625
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Mara the Killer River..... This river does it all. The migration, the ambuse, the survival, cruel killing, astonishing survival, leap of faith, deathly jaws you name it you get jt. Relentless Killing machines in lions, leopards, crocs) and ever more hopeful migrating herds of wilderbeast...More

Thank SAM S
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is the place where the Great Migration takes place. This river always features huge crocodiles and has many hippos snorting and lounging in each curve of the river. The banks also feature cranes, egyptian geese and many other varieties of birds.

Thank DOUG H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Safari was amazing stayed at the governors camp and that made it even better as all the staff where so friendly, can’t wait to go again.

Thank sue68mason
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Maasai Mara is one of the greatest places on earth for number of wildlife sightings. From lion and leopard to elephant and zebra, with everything in between, it’s impossible to not be moved by the sheer beauty of this incredible place. Visiting between mid-July...More

Thank RichardMPeters
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great migration is spectacular event. Thousands of wild beast and Zebras crossing Mara river from Serengeti region to mara region in Kenya between June to October.During the crossing you can see herds animals crossing hurriedly to escape the waiting crocodile. Once in life time experience...More

Thank Biju J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best point to observe the wild beast migration from the Serengeti into Mara game Reserve. A hilarious experience its a hunting ground for the crocodiles & a point of entry into greener pastures for the Wild Beasts!!!

Thank ShoeStringSafari
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You will love the Mara area. Plenty of animals. Recommend late May as the prices go up 1 June. May is still wet and muddy but few people. Jun, July aug are too many trucks but more animals. Have heard Aug is best for animals....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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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yuanwen
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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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