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Chamo Lake

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Great crocodile views on a stormy day

Chamo Lake seemed to experience storms on a daily basis while we were there. We ventured out one... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David K D
Fairmont Hot Springs, Canada
An enjoyable early morning tour

A group of around 12 of us took a boat tour around the lake seeing crocodiles and hippos... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
themadhatter t
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Chamo Lake seemed to experience storms on a daily basis while we were there. We ventured out one afternoon on what turned out to be a very bouncy boot ride that would not have been attempted in most countries. We were however rewarded by some...More

Thank David K D
Reviewed 18 October 2018

If it is your first time to see crocs and hipos in the wild, then it is worth it. Otherwise, quite boring. Out of the 90 minute boat trip, 75 are wasted on the trip back and forth with limited interest scenery, you get to...More

Thank 70ava
Reviewed 4 October 2018

You'll be able to see a lot of crocodiles and a few Hippos. Few fishes might jump around your boat too. The boat might rock, when it's windy. Be careful while choosing the Life jackets they provide, some of them might not have the tying...More

Thank Mani B
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

We had about 2 hour day trip. We saw hippos and crocodiles. The tour guides were nice helpful. Enjoyed it very well.

Thank yohannes26
Reviewed 28 August 2018

A life time experience where in such a boat you can travel with security. safe also in visiting. can see huge crocodiles just ceawling under the boat calmly. if needed to visit and see more crocodiles visit in the morning. but can be visited any...More

Thank psuril76
Reviewed 11 August 2018

A group of around 12 of us took a boat tour around the lake seeing crocodiles and hippos. Unfortunately, the guide didn't have the best grasp of English but he was able to answer some questions on the courageous fishermen, funding and the park. It...More

Thank themadhatter t
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Nice boat trip on the lake to view hippo's and the most amazingly big crocodiles. Make sure you go with a local guide, they know where the wildlife is!

Thank FemB_aua
Reviewed 22 July 2018

boat trip to the lake is one of amazing experience i have had.In the the i got the chance see huge amounts of crocodiles and hippos fight each other. i hope i will comeback and enjoy there again.ended

1  Thank YihunS1
Reviewed 5 June 2018

I saw a number of hippos, lots of birds and a few BIG crocs. Stay out of the water... LoL... Quite a few fishermen as well. I took a lot of photos.

1  Thank Joel B
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Exciting to see the huge crocodiles and the hippos swimming so close to our boat! We also spotted a few interesting birds!

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