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Musiara Swamp

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Great place for photographing Mammals and Birds

We did multiple rides around Musiara swamp and each one gave us great sightings and photographic... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Cupertino, California
Saw the migration.

Just stop there and relax and enjoy. The scenery will change constantly. Have patience, that's all... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
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Excellent game-watching location to see lion, leopard, cheetah, elephant, giraffe.
Masai Mara National Reserve 00200, Kenya
+254 720 650869
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Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

The highlight of this visit was spotting a leopard chasing a prey in the bushes. Besides there are many other animals in the area and one can spend a lot of time here.

Thank Sudeep W
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We did multiple rides around Musiara swamp and each one gave us great sightings and photographic opportunities - we saw lions, hyenas, cheetahs, plains animals and also lots of great bird sightings and able to photograph even small birds like malachite kingfisher is great light

Thank Vidyap
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Just stop there and relax and enjoy. The scenery will change constantly. Have patience, that's all you need.

Thank ReizenAmstelveen
Reviewed 11 August 2018

we got to see the wildebeest do a crossing. Also we had breakfast overlooking the river with 12 hippos below and 2 crocs!

Thank DaveCalgary
Reviewed 14 March 2018

There are lots of animals on this swamp is one has time then its a good idea to visit the swamp as its in the mara north.

Thank angie22112018
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Yes, we saw the hippos but had to take turns to see them. Fairly active so we did get pictures of them yawning. There was a group of about 10 of them fairly close together.

Thank CndnGuider
Reviewed 19 November 2017

From the resident lion pride to other animals, the Musiara swamp is a great place to spend time. It is also a great birding place.

Thank Sachin_Rai_FB
Reviewed 18 February 2017

In four days in the Masai Mara, we saw more than 35 lions and a dozen cubs. Many of the lions were near the Musiara Swamp, which was near where we stayed in Governors' Camp. (We flew in to the Musiara airstrip). Although the swamp...More

Thank MaestraM
Reviewed 15 February 2017

If you want to see big five this is the place. Best place to see the game. Just get out of your camp and you will see lions,leopards, Elephants,Cape Buffaloe,Hippos,Zebras,Hynas,Topis what not? A photographer's paradise.

Reviewed 8 January 2017

The Musiara swamp is also famous for the resident lion pride. It is also a great place to see leopards.

Thank Sachin_Rai_FB
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