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Mara River

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Masai Mara National Reserve 00200, Kenya
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Anticipation waiting for the wilder beast to cross the river was an awesome experience. And so many animals.

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 1 week ago

having seen a lot of wildlife on the Mara Plains , we decided we just had to drive toward the river .We were also told that some of the Zebra and wildebeast were still crossing the river this year . yes , we did see...More

Thank Bhavni M
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the fascinating Rivers in the world! The Wildebeest crossing fascinates me. They are worth going to a full day game drive to watch.

Thank Inspired_hospitality
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic experience just wow . I have dreamt of this trip all my life and I can’t believe I’ve now done it

Thank Mediumdeacon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mara river is the place everyone has to visit, if you love Africa. Hippos, crocodiles and the banks of the river where you can see paths of the animals.

Thank Игорь К
Reviewed 1 week ago

In a 2 hours game drive, we saw so many animals in its own environment and it was just incredible. We did a total of 3 game drives. We thought we have seen everything we aimed for. Long and behold, another amazing surprise was around...More

Thank FYL003
Reviewed 1 week ago

The long winding Mara river cutting across the endless savannah of Masai Mara, is the life line for the diverse animals which it sustains, also the few camps located on its banks are ideal setting to view game and hippos and crocs and some birds...More

Thank satish s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Must see the Mara River it's a great site of ample wildebeest crossing while crocs try to kill. Great place to see nature at it's best and take all the photos. Highly recommended during migration.

Thank HK1205
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After having visited Kenya and the national parks for some 18 years I had never actually encountered the beauty and vastness of the actual migration. It was such big tick on the bucket list and days that I shall never forget ! Seeing the 1000’s...More

1  Thank 23Mikey23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a destination on one game drive. We drive to the gates that led to the Mara triangle, and had a picnic lunch by the park office (yay washrooms!) amidst tricky vervet monkeys and baboons that will steal your lunch if you aren’t vigilant....More

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14 July 2018|
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Response from martinab381 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we were just at the river this Wednesday (18th) and the migration has not started yet but they said that within a week it would most likely start. Of course, there is never a guarantee and as others said, whatever you... More
17 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.
12 March 2018|
Response from yuanwen |
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