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Mara River

#1 of 16 things to do in Masai Mara National Reserve Features Animals
Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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Nice place, but far far away

Must go once in the life. Freedom is most important thing in the world. The animals in the zoo, no... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Must visit

The stretch of the Mara river offers quite a diverse experience inn terms of game viewing. While we... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Must go once in the life. Freedom is most important thing in the world. The animals in the zoo, no need to worry weather, foods and who will eat you. The animals here, always keep looking for foods and be careful who wants to eat...More

Thank Estherhsiehale
Reviewed 4 days ago

The stretch of the Mara river offers quite a diverse experience inn terms of game viewing. While we stayed at a hotel on the river and saw hippos galore, crocodiles and elephants, at another stretch, we saw the wildebeest crossing (June end). Watching the crossing...More

Thank Myview2020
Reviewed 5 days ago

We saw the Big Five and many many more beautiful animals living in peace. We saw some hunts, families protecting one another and caring for each other. saw lions mating and hunting. A wonderful experience. Our guide Jonathan from the Mara Safari Club did everything...More

Thank 30carrillo
Reviewed 6 days ago

I enjoyed a lot visiting here, seeing the wildlife and the nature, if you go to Kenya make time for this!

Thank swhnld
Reviewed 1 week ago

spend an afternoon here with our driver, even had a box lunch watching the hippo's and croc's. Large herd of wildebeests and zebra's waiting to cross, but only saw one wildebeest attempt the crossing.

Thank brlops5
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a great full day spent here in game drive and watching wild animals in a short distance roaming here and there in protected area. A heaven for wild life photographers.

Thank Anil1968
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether you're here for the annual wildebeest crossing or whether your favorite animal is the hippo or crocodile the Mara River is a must see.

Thank Cortland R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We got lucky every time we were close to the river. Saw a lot of crossings with nile crocs and hippos around, it was all chaotic but a lot of fun. Saw the carcass of a wildebeest being chewed by the crocs and a near...More

Thank Nikunj S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The banks of the Mara River is the best spot to witness the great migration . A great spot to spot plenty Hippos and Crocs.

Thank PumaSri
Reviewed 1 week ago

Full of Wild animals near mara river.. You can see the great migration on this river when many animals cross the river. Once in a life time experience.

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Jayshree S
17 February 2017|
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Response from Wanza1966 | Reviewed this property |
Hi traveler. yes you can pick the package it will be worth your while. and yes, august is a good month to visit kenya and the mara because it is during the migration period and the weather is warm and good. if you have more... More
Marta R
16 January 2017|
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Response from Wanza1966 | Reviewed this property |
HI marta, it is safe to travel to Kenya at any time. About the Mara, yes it is awesome place to visit for the Big 5 the whole year round. kindly book through Bencia Africa Adventure Safaris (Alfred). As for your Coast... More
14 January 2017|
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Response from Terminal Tours K | Reviewed this property |
migration usually kicks off end of June to October , between July and September it's the climax , you can book anytime