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Grumeti River

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Address: Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
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Hippos

You want miss here the action of Hippos And birdlife in this area is very good. Only Roads needs repair overall in Serengeti

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 October 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

You want miss here the action of Hippos And birdlife in this area is very good. Only Roads needs repair overall in Serengeti

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Had an early game viewing in this area, saw lots of hippos & crocs however the roads are bumpy. The river is located close to the Airstrip Experience walking across the hanging bridge !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

This river in Serengeti NP is a great place to watch wildlife come and go. There are, as you might imagine, lots of hippos and crocodiles to watch laze around in the sun, but also lots of other animals who pop along for a drink or to bathe.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

We walked on the bridge and saw so many hippos in the river. The river was full and water was flowing with crocs.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

The views I had of this river and the wildlife around it were just wonderful. We stayed at a resort that backed on to it, watched elephants drink and frolic whilst in outdoor showers, watched wildebeest try and cross and Giraffe come down and gracefully lower themselves to drink and hydrate. A brilliant experience we wont forget in a hurry,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

If you are from India and other places seeing huge rivers,it can be a disappointment. The good thing is that you can wtch lot of wild animals crossing the river. you can find Hippos and crocodiles.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Definitely something to be seen! Hypos resting on the river shore, crocks on the other side river bank, storks having a lunch ( little fish)...all of them, side by side!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

We saw a couple of different kinds of monkeys and many baboons around the river. We did not see any large animals at the river

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

This was an hour from the place we stayed. Had early game drive and will recommend to all ....enjoy your breakfast box with view of the river n action of hippos ....ask the driver were the river is not smelly Also recommend for bird viewing

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

What could be so special about another river? Nothing much except the fact that you are amidst the big 5 here. There are lunch spots maintained all over over Serengeti and so are here. When we visited, we could not cross the flooded Grumeti but we saw massive crocodiles sunbathing by the bank. A group of Hippos were bathing and... More 

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