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Mzima Springs

#1 of 7 things to do in Tsavo National Park West Features Animals
Mageso Chember, Tsavo National Park West 00200, Kenya
+254 720 650869
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Absolutely stunning!

This is a must see in Tsavo West National Park! Beautiful oasis in the park with lizards... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Winnipeg, Canada
via mobile
A Quaint Stop

We stopped by Mzima Falls during a day long game drive. We had been having an outstanding day, so... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jacqui M
Stratford, Canada
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Mageso Chember, Tsavo National Park West 00200, Kenya
+254 720 650869
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by Mzima Falls during a day long game drive. We had been having an outstanding day, so it really is difficult to rate it in comparison, so I won't. The Springs were quite pretty and a quaint respite. Our guide Willie was pleasant....More

Thank Jacqui M
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Great nature and guided tour with beautiful plants and animals! We saw apes, alligators, fish, hippos and beautiful butterflies!

Thank Kimmy C
Reviewed 15 June 2017

I might have missed this, but got some of my best photos here. Beware the monkeys, they can be aggressive.

Thank Craig H
Reviewed 7 June 2017

The springs are in such a beautiful area, we visited during our visit to Tsavo West. Because of crocodiles, however nothing to be afraid of. There are clearly marked walking paths around the springs. This are fed from the Chulu hills nearby

Thank rdsat
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Was an amazing site but just wish had seen more. Felt rushed and and could definitely spent more time there. Still managed to see the hippos and son crocs.

Thank Glastrail
Reviewed 17 May 2017

A remarkable experience where a big underground river with huge volume of water emerge from the ground in a semi arid area. This is even after the water serving Mombasa is already trapped underground. The springs is an oasis of green vegetation in the midst...More

Thank AndrewKiragu
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

For sure, Mzima Springs is the highpoint to my Tsavo West National Park trip. The spring empties into a wide expanse that makes the habitat for hippopotami and Fish. We are lucky to spot a family of close to 10 hippos and a huge monitor...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Mzima Springs is a very nice place for a short walk around for anyone on safari in Tsavo. We saw hippos, crocodiles and monkeys, and there's a submerged look out spot from which you can see plenty of fish.

Thank edxhill
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place to visit. It is based a short drive from major lodges. The scenery is breathtaking. Well preserved great for a short afternoon trip.

Thank Peter N
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