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Observation Hill

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SE Side of Amboseli National Park, Amboseli National Park, Kenya
+254 720 650869
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  • Excellent52%
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  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“great view” (37 reviews)
“picnic lunch” (26 reviews)
“short climb” (12 reviews)
LOCATION
SE Side of Amboseli National Park, Amboseli National Park, Kenya
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+254 720 650869
Ways to Experience Observation Hill
US$300 per adult
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US$525 per adult
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"great view"
in 37 reviews
"picnic lunch"
in 26 reviews
"short climb"
in 12 reviews
"information boards"
in 11 reviews
"vantage point"
in 14 reviews
"degree view"
in 9 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 8 reviews
"stretch your legs"
in 7 reviews
"eye view"
in 5 reviews
"great spot"
in 11 reviews
"entire park"
in 13 reviews
"stone steps"
in 5 reviews
"packed lunch"
in 8 reviews
"safari vehicle"
in 7 reviews
"walk up"
in 5 reviews
"clean toilets"
in 5 reviews
"mount kilimanjaro"
in 21 reviews
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Reviewed today via mobile

Visited the Observation Hill in Amboseli National Park during our July 2018 visit. The swamp that was just below the hill in 13 is no more there. The view is beautiful though and we were able to spot a lot of elephants during our drive...More

Thank Pravin_Patel-Atlanta
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Reviewed yesterday

As part of our day trip to Amboseli National Park we stopped at Observation Hill for lunch. Lovely location and great views across the vista. Unfortunately Mount Kilimanjaro was hiding but the Hill was a great stop to stretch your legs. Toilets available as well.

Thank dunblane_andersons
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The observation hill is the highest point in the park. It's very picturesque and affords a good view of the park. You can also view the sea of flamingos. It's a very short walk up.

Thank BharathiMani
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely worth the 150 steps - stunning views from the top! I didn't expect to see so much.... wow. Beautiful marshlands, lots of elephants wandering around, many birds. Loved the 'weather' too, very unique being below Kilimanjaro with beautiful sand cyclones. Nice colorful signs while...More

Thank Lynne G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Short walk hill...! Over all view is good from here...! When we are ther no water in toilet below hill..! Good to take some photos...! Close to Kilimanjaro... if no clouds in Kilimanjaro...you are lucky to have good Photos..!

Thank Suseemaha
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A short game drive past herds of Elephants, gazelle, buffalo and zebra. Small flocks of flamingo line the lakes en-route . Once at the base of the lookout you can not wait to start your ascent. The children raced up the stairs as the adults...More

Thank HappyOzie
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Offers great views of the plains and lakes below plus is the only spot in the park where you can leave the car. Expect nothing more than a hill with some stairs and viewpoints; you'll have to bring the rest yourself.

Thank Joost G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a place to go too , the view is amazing, every relaxing place , fresh air , every easy to climb up .

Thank Sumeet G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hill is located a little away from the Marsh. You have some shelter here to have a picnic lunch or breakfast and scan the plains and marsh below.

Thank Sathyakd
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We saw great views, and lots of elephants, all by ourselves. On the road out we saw no less than a dozen vehicles heading there for sunset. We saw sunset from the bar of out lodge. I’m not sure what it looked like there at...More

Thank Cathy K
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