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Julia L
37 contributions
Sept 2023 • Friends
We had a fun boat trip and were able to see a lot if large Crocodiles and a family of Hippos plus a few water birds.
Written 23 September 2023
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Acrosstheshiningsea
Seattle/Boulder56 contributions
Jan 2023 • Family
Our Ethiopian agent arranged for our boat ride adventure (along with a naturalist) on Lake Chamo to view the Crocodile Market, hippos, scenery, and endless exotic birds. It was an experience we will be talking about for a lifetime.
Written 24 January 2023
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Hilkiah S
8 contributions
Jun 2022
We had a great experience at Chamo Lake. We had an hour and half long boat ride and went to 'Azo gebya' where we saw big crocodiles. We also saw eagles, many hippos. We had a nice trip. We then went to the beach to eat fresh fish. It was delicious. Mr. Yonas (bajaj driver) took us to these place. He is such a humble and decent person and we recommend him +251949687540.
Written 1 July 2022
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dmmtravels
Ethiopia34 contributions
Apr 2022
The park was closed while in Arba Minch but we could still go out on the lake. Went midday and still saw hippos, crocs, and eagles. I imagine a morning trip would be great for birders.
Written 14 April 2022
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Shalvia
Warsaw, Poland70 contributions
Feb 2020
Nice relaxing trip, consider it as half day, on the way you could spot monkey. Be cautious, dony wash your hands in the lake, full of crocodiles,,,
Written 17 June 2020
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ocycleschick
Weedsport, NY1,126 contributions
Jan 2020
Treat yourself to a relaxing boat ride on Lake Chamo! We saw hippos, crocs, monitor lizards, monkeys and all sorts of birds! It was a great thing to do in the morning!
Written 11 February 2020
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ELENI G
Athens, Greece71 contributions
Dec 2019 • Friends
An excellent four hour ride in which you can meet crocodiles, hippos and birds in their natural habitat.
Written 12 January 2020
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David C
Swansea, UK65 contributions
Dec 2019 • Solo
Fantastic day! Great to get close to wildlife like this. Not cheap if you are a solo traveller but worth it. Crocs were amazing. Also saw some great birds. My guide was great. Good English, friendly and knowledgeable.
Written 3 January 2020
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BorisIB
Sofia, Bulgaria226 contributions
Oct 2019
excellent bird life, and the highlight was a hippo family with a young one. It was wonderfull to watch.
Written 9 November 2019
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Marlynne P
Salt Lake City, UT805 contributions
Oct 2019 • Couples
We took a two hour boat ride on the lake, looking for the hippos & crocs. We were also rewarded with flamingos, stork, fish eagles and pelicans, just to name a few of the birds! It’s always nice to be out on the water, and this was no exception!
Written 31 October 2019
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