Serengeti Hippo Pool

Serengeti Hippo Pool, Serengeti National Park: Address, Serengeti Hippo Pool Reviews: 4.5/5

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dreaming adventure safaris
Arusha, Tanzania16 contributions
Enjoy serengeti safari with a Couple
Jul 2021 • Couples
There is so wonderful and amazing to meet with leopard
A nice couple they enjoying around serengeti

To create a memorable safari was our mission
Written 15 July 2021
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artzero
291 contributions
Hippo galore!
Jun 2021 • Family
We had been on a couple other safaris before but had never seen anything like this. So many hippos. When we were there we also saw two lionesses on the shore and the body of a zebra they killed. It was surreal.
Written 7 July 2021
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Violetvz
East London, South Africa587 contributions
Big Animals
Jun 2021
This time there was no smell! Due to the huge rainfalls a the water was running and one could take photos whilst breathing :)
Written 11 June 2021
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Jennifer S
Basel, Switzerland7 contributions
Hippo Pool With Angelino Adventures
Apr 2021 • Couples
If you are a hippo lover this is your place. The pool is stinky so get prepared hahahaha.. But the good thing is you will always find hippos there, watch them for as long as you like and take beautiful pictures.

It is fun to hear the sound they produce, how they open their wide mouth, they way they wiggle their tails and ears and the way they immerse themselves into the water. Thanks to our wonderful guide, Rich, who recommended the hippo pool. Thanks to Angelino Adventures for giving us an amazing safari guide. The experience was just different and wonderful.
Written 5 June 2021
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Amazing
Oct 2020
We went there with my friends and family just to see the hippos. This is the best place to see hippos super close swimming. I totally recommend it!
Written 26 March 2021
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Jessie
Quebec City, Canada15 contributions
Fascinating Pool
Dec 2020
I am glad we visited the hippo pool. My husband and I really liked it. Thanks to Angelino Adventures for providing us with a Safari guide who knows best spots of this beautiful enormous park.

It was very fascinating to see huge hippo males fighting just beside the pool. It is wonderful how those short legs support such huge bodies. We even saw four -baby hippos.

The birds eating some insects from hippos' backs were really nice to watch. It is so wonderful how such huge animals live very friendly with tiny birds. If you ever visit serengeti make sure your guide brings you here.
Written 8 March 2021
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Rhoderunner1005
Kampala, Uganda43 contributions
Huge changes since my last visit
Feb 2021
This was my second visit to the hippo pool - since last time the river has flooded and washed out the display boards and the railings. Hopefully after this years flooding (the river was a raging torrent in mid-February 21 the park authority will rebuild the area.
Written 22 February 2021
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Jonas
Stuttgart, Germany50 contributions
You will definitely see Hippos there!
Jan 2021
You`ll always find Hippos there. The sun is a problem for photographers due to challenging light conditions. Very nice to watch this amount of Hippos in a single Spot.
Written 3 February 2021
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LookingForFamilyFun
Houston, TX1 511 contributions
NUKA! Kiboko (we appropriately renamed them Hippooos)...read on to see why & be thankful this isn't a 4D review!
Dec 2020
To quote Jar Jar Binks...peeeee you-suh! This place STINKS!!!
But, it is interesting to watch the hippos and if you can wait long enough (holding your nose?) you can definitely get some nice shots of hippo teeth & tongues. Maybe ask your driver to park up-wind :-)

Our experience taught us the swahili word for stink, which is Nuka. And we renamed the hippo to hippoo, much to the amusement of our Easy Travel driver-guide for this trip, Freddy!
Written 26 January 2021
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glen
11 contributions
hippo pool
Dec 2020
the hippos are known to be dangerous when you make noises from your vehicle. they are very huge animals
Written 3 January 2021
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