Retima Hippo Pool, Serengeti National Park

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Nature / Park · Wildlife Area
Lying deep in the northwest region of the national park, Retima Hippo Pool attracts both hippos and humans from across the reserve. A play park for hundreds of hippos year-round, it offers a constant water supply from the converging Seronera and Orangi rivers. Watch these magnificent and often hilarious creatures in their natural habitat, frolicking and fighting in the pools, and dwarfing the occasional crocodile on the shore. Most safari tours of the national park include a stop at the hippo pool. Use our Serengeti National Park trip planner to visit Retima Hippo Pool on your trip to Serengeti National Park, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • I didn't know I was going to love watching the hippos as much as I did. They were fascinating to observe with all their yawning and groaning, and crawling all over one another. I could've stayed much....  more »
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  • Very cool and safe spot to watch hippos and other animals that come to drink. There’s also a Picknick area and a bathroom.

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