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Mzima Springs

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Mageso Chember, Tsavo National Park West 00200, Kenya
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Great for viewing a hippo!

Went on a guided walk around here and was so pleased we did! We saw a baby crocodile, and a hippo... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
MissGoSu
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Crocodiles and hippos

Went on a walk in the seemingly dry Tsavo west park in October and we’re surprised to find spring... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Kathamed
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Nairobi, Kenya
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Mageso Chember, Tsavo National Park West 00200, Kenya
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went on a guided walk around here and was so pleased we did! We saw a baby crocodile, and a hippo! The hippo was fantastic, and there was also an underwater viewing area. The walk itself was beautiful and tame. The flowers and trees are...More

Thank MissGoSu
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Went on a walk in the seemingly dry Tsavo west park in October and we’re surprised to find spring, lake full of life: fish, hippos, crocodiles. Trees are labeled also with meaning in medicine. Interesting.

Thank Kathamed
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Amazing place and spring of fresh water that serves are the source from the Tsavo River not to mention drinking water for Mombasa. Fresh water literally pours from the ground through a lava formation providing a fresh water oasis to fish, birds, hippos, crocs and...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

I stopped here on my safari with Natural World Safaris. The springs were awesome and the guide was very knowledgeable

Thank Andy H
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

We had a stop travelling through the Tsavo parks for around 40mins. It is interesting and quite exciting to get out of the jeep and walk around deep within the park. We saw many birds, hippos, monkeys, a croc and a baby croc. Well worth...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Our guide Robert was informative, friendly and patient with our questions. The area is refreshingly green. Lots of birds, reptiles, monkeys, hippos. And very interesting knowing that one spring is the water source for all of Mombasa. I wished the walk was longer towards the...More

Thank squba2
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This short walk takes you to a small area of water, where you may see some hippos. The armed guide was friendly and gave us lots of information. It only takes 30 - 40 minutes and is a fairly flat walk.

Thank cthomp127
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Our famliy of 3 generations were taken on a guided walk round the area of the springs. The guide went at our chosen pace and explained mush about the local animals and trees and there were informative signs up too. The springs are clear and...More

Thank Windsor77
Reviewed 8 August 2017

There was a 20 mins guided trip here on our tour to Amboseli. There were some hippis and hidden crocodiles. The guide talked about the yellow acacia trees and other interesting plants eg. Sausage tree. I don't know whether more time can be spent here...More

Thank kovadri
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

This is a must see in Tsavo West National Park! Beautiful oasis in the park with lizards, crocodile, and hippo etc. Well worth the stop!

Thank nfriesen1
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