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Serengeti Hippo Pool

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Hungry hungry Hippos!

This was incredible! Never will you see such a sight anywhere! From babies to old cows the sights... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
puckstopper31
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Edmonton, Canada
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You need a guide to take you there. No one walks alone here or drives for that matter. Safari... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
salihora
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Niskayuna, New York
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was incredible! Never will you see such a sight anywhere! From babies to old cows the sights and sounds are cool. Watched a few angry hippos, babies chewing moms tails lol...lots to take in. Must be on your “must see list” !

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank puckstopper31
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

You need a guide to take you there. No one walks alone here or drives for that matter. Safari guides only. I highly recommend Ranger safari guides

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank salihora
Reviewed 6 days ago

One of the highlights of the day! There are so many things to see, but this definitely is a must stop. Hippos are everywhere!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Godfreysmama
Reviewed 1 week ago

As part of our game drive which we started at 6am , we were able to visit the Serengeti Hippo pool, they were about 200 hippos and few crocodile along the pool. Easy to take pictures and to walk around the pool, also the washrooms...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Hanso_Ha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you love hippos, do not miss this pool! There were big ones, small ones, old ones, baby ones- every hippo you could imagine- great photos!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Leasy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the highlights of our trip to the Serenget! Absolutely fascinating! Actually watched a hippo eating a baby hippo...yikes! Apparently something that doesn't happen ever. A must do!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank iammrsnish
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped at the hippo pool while on our recent Serengeti visit. Lots and lots of hippos, all sizes and shapes. The smell was overwhelming but it was still incredible to see that many hippos in one place.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Fred G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lot of them in the pool. And we saw some baby hippos which are really cute. The pool smells pretty bad though as the hippos pee and poop in there too!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mzh602
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A strange feeling to be so close to these dangerous animals. However it felt a bit like a zoo even though noone was caged in.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Valltomta
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Serengeti Hippo pool was fun to drive by and stop to see the hippos. It's amazing to watch as the hippos can be underwater for several minutes and then emerge from the water! They love the water and sometimes you get a treat where...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jane G
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shanehpstran
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Response from Rick M | Reviewed this property |
there are numerous resorts within an hour drive over bumpy dirt roads..We are staying at the Serena Serengeti - nice property
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