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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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  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great view” (37 reviews)
“picnic lunch” (24 reviews)
“short climb” (12 reviews)
LOCATION
SE Side of Amboseli National Park, Amboseli National Park, Kenya
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+254 720 650869
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"great view"
in 37 reviews
"picnic lunch"
in 24 reviews
"short climb"
in 12 reviews
"information boards"
in 11 reviews
"vantage point"
in 13 reviews
"degree view"
in 8 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 8 reviews
"great spot"
in 11 reviews
"stretch your legs"
in 6 reviews
"eye view"
in 5 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
"mount kilimanjaro"
in 21 reviews
"bird life"
in 7 reviews
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Reviewed today

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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Reviewed 6 days ago

Everywhere in the park offers stunning views, but the panorama across the lake and the plains is pretty special. Huge plus are the toilets located at the bottom of the hill, bumpy roads plus water make these pretty essential (keeping in mind you're not allowed...More

Thank SamAdamstown
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are a geo-cacher you will want the Earthcache here.Its one of the few r caches in Amboseli. Couldn't spend much time here as our guide wanted to get us back to camp before the rain but got the cache and and had an...More

Thank Linda H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Vast grassy landscape from the hilltop is an excellent view. 360 degrees view of acacia trees, rocky thorn bush, extensive swamps and marshes.Plenty of rich blue African starlings on the observation hill made it special.

Thank Tharpo
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch in this place and seen some noisy elephants on the endless planes bellow... :). Great spot for pictures...

Thank Adi1978
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a bit of a climb, but well worth it as the views over Amboseli are amazing. A great place to have picnic lunch.

Thank caroline21650
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited observation hill on 16 May ' 18 and has a 360 degree view of AMBOSELI with animals below as far as eye can see. Some 150 steps to climb to the summit but safe with only some mosquito like flies might bite if you...More

Thank mehul p
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You do get a great view of the park from the hill and it’s only a short climb. Does take a bit of driving to get there but worth it.

Thank Kuttappi
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

Observation Hill gives you an overall view of the National Park where you can observe Flamingoes, Elephants, Hippos, all manner of bird life, Hyenas, Giraffes, Lions.... and so much more. It does appear that every tour group that goes to Amboseli ends up at Observation...More

Thank Steve F
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Out Of Africa monument. This is where Dennis crashed his biplane.In Kenya Karen Blixen holds a great deal of love and admiration. This is where her lover crashed to death. It has wonderful views of Kili.

Thank Catherine C
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