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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great views from the top but beware that EVERYONE stops here for lunch so it will be crowded. But, they do have bathrooms where are rather rare in Amboseli National Park. So, it's pretty much a must stop for lunch. The views are worth it.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a hot afternoon when we climbed the many steps up to the observation point but the view was worth the effort. There is deep shade at the top so it’s easy to hang out there. The starlings were very close and friendly! Take...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank LesleyH522
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hill is just a short climb and it offers a nice 360-degree view of the Amboseli National Park. Ideal for eating your buffet lunch with one of the best views in the world and sharing it with the lilac birds. On the other hand,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MartinG1984
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All visitors come to this place for lunch with a 360 degree view of Amboseli. We were able to see a lot of birds up close here with aerial views of the park. We could see zebras, wildebeasts and hippos in the areas around the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Anirban S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The observation Hill is a very nice place whereby you can see wide range of Amboseli National Park, The lake amboseli and other wild animals

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank afrikanbuffalosafari
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our second time on this hill, this time for a sundowner dinner! Spectacular view of the animals! This was another great experience!

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank WSaula
Reviewed 15 February 2019

After a day of experiencing the Amboseli we joined our group for cocktails on Observation Hill. What a wonderful way to share our experiences.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank CarolR3406
Reviewed 8 January 2019

Amboseli Observation Hill is a small hill from where you can view the entire park. Just beneath the hill is a swamp like area where lot of elephants and hippos are either lying in the water or grazing around it. Hill has small shade where...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank cosmopolitan719353
Reviewed 26 December 2018

Excellent view and place to rest, have picking lunch or coffee. Birds watching, nice walk to the top and back, zebras all around.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Aleksandra G
Reviewed 5 December 2018

Great place to get the lay of the land. Interesting and informative graphics explaining the history of the area.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank jessica s
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