Best Places to See Hippos

Do you want to find out, what the best places to see Hippos in the wild are?

The name hippopotamus (hippo = horse, potamus = river) is misleading, as the hippo is related to pigs rather than horses.

Get to know Hippos

Yes. Like most herbivores, hippos consume other plants if presented with them, but their diet in nature consists almost entirely of grass.

Are Hippos vegetarian/ Herbivores?

St Lucia (in the iSimangaliso Wetland Park) is a rather unknown, city but an  absolute highlight on any hippo safari. More hippos than people live in St Lucia.

1. St. Lucia

An omnipresent experience in Tanzania’s largest national park is the fight for life and death between predator and prey.

2. Serengeti National Park

Hluhluwe Park (formerly Hluhluwe Umfolozi Park), 280 km north of Durban, is one of the oldest game reserves in Africa.

3. Hluhluwe National Park

The Kruger National Park is the largest game reserve in South Africa. Its area extends from the Crocodile River in the south to the Limpopo, the river that borders Zimbabwe, in the north

4. Kruger National Park

The Kazinga Canal is a place with the highest concentration of hippos in  the world. The Kazinga Canal is located in Queen Elizabeth National  Park.

5. Kazinga Channel, Uganda

There are still 5 more incredible spots to encounter hippos!

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