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Observation Hill

SE Side of Amboseli National Park, Amboseli National Park, Kenya
+254 720 650869
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A nice spot for panaromic views

Situated within the national park, near the lake, on a small observation hill. A few stairs to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ebehura
via mobile
The view is worth the walk

An excellent view from the top! As an additional plus the bathrooms next to the car park are clean... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
22busybee
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Bath, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“nice view” (21 reviews)
“picnic lunch” (22 reviews)
“short climb” (11 reviews)
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SE Side of Amboseli National Park, Amboseli National Park, Kenya
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+254 720 650869
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Situated within the national park, near the lake, on a small observation hill. A few stairs to clim, but worth the climb as you can see the whole spread of the national park. Do not expect a lot as it is just a spot where...More

Thank ebehura
Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent view from the top! As an additional plus the bathrooms next to the car park are clean and well maintained.

Thank 22busybee
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can not visit Amboseli National Park and omit this place as its the highlight of this park. Here you get outstanding views of Mt. Kilimanjaro and enjoy the a birds eye view of wildlife. I love this place and everytime I visit this park...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lot of tour companies drop off their guests at this spot for their packed picnic lunch because you can see an amazing view of Amboseli National Park, particularly the swamps where hippos and elephants are feeding. Don't forget to bring your binoculars because you...More

Thank wildawai
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful views, but a bit touristy, crowded from time to time. A bit too civilized for a bush feeling. Groomed parking lot, decent toilets, stone stairs all the way to the top, large picknick gazebo. Still the view merits a visit.

Thank jaapv
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Observation Hill offers good views out over the plain of Amboseli, but that's about it. You won't see wildlife close up from the hill, so it's mainly good just to give you perspective.

Thank Raintree_Thailand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Takes a bit to walk up to, but does have a nice view of the area. It can be a bit windy up on top. Good place to take a break and perhaps have lunch.

Thank mbrandin
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

We had a great drive through Amboselli, stopping at observation hill for a coffee and loo stop, the toilets very clean. The scenery was amazing from this spot, driving through the park was easy and staying at Tawi Lodge just on the outside made it...More

Thank Shayne C
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Our guide took us here for lunch. It's a steep climb up to the top in direct sunlight so if you are not in great shape this might be a challenge. There were signs at each landing with information written on them and it was...More

Thank ctgledhill24
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Observation Hill has great views and shade, but little else. It has the potential to be amazing. Perhaps some seating? The info boards that have been erected obscure your view. It was also dirty. We stopped to have a picnic lunch here as we were...More

Thank PamJohannesburg
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