The Watering Hole is a location in the Pride Lands and a main source of water for the animals living there. It was first seen in the episode "Never Judge a Hyena by Its Spots."


The watering hole is a large area of water, with acacia trees providing shade around the edges.


Never Judge a Hyena by Its Spots

When the Lion Guard is trying to locate Flat Ridge Rock to reunite with Kion, Beshte suggests that they ask Mbeya the rhino for directions. They travel to the Watering Hole, where they find Mbeya. Beshte enters the water to speak with him.

Eye of the Beholder

Beshte enters the Lair of the Lion Guard bearing news. He explains that while he was at the Watering Hole, his friend Kulu mentioned that she had heard that hyenas had entered the Pride Lands near Chakula Plains.

The Kupatana Celebration

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Beshte and Bunga pass Ma Tembo

The Lion Guard takes a jackal pup named Dogo to a hillside near the Watering Hole. Later, Beshte and Bunga pass by the Watering Hole as they patrol the Pride Lands.

Fuli's New Family

After the Lion Guard rescues Bunga and Fuli from the Outlands, they return to the Pride Lands and cool off at the Watering Hole.

Babysitter Bunga

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Mothers relaxing

After letting Bunga watch her son Muhimu goes to the watering hole with her friends for some alone time. Bunga agrees to watch the other little ones as well while he's watching Hamu. When the Jackals hear where the little ones are they go and find them.  

The Savannah Summit

As King Simba gathers the leaders of herds in the Pridelands. Kion is worried that Makuu is gonna ruin the Savannah Summit, which is an event which calls for animals of different species to make arrangements ahead of the Dry Season. Mtoto overhears Bupu and Makuu having a fight. The guard comes to stop him from attacking Bupu. 

The Traveling Baboon Show

As the guard is chasing The Traveling Baboon Show some Sable Antelopes fall in the river. The guard forgets about the baboons and comes to rescue the antelopes.  

Let Sleeping Crocs Lie

Aftet the Lion Guard accidentally wakes up Makuu's Float during the Dry  Season. Kiburi and the crocs decide to get a drink and they scare off all of the other animals. 

The Bite of Kenge

Monitor Lizard starts attacking some animals at the Watering Hole. Kion and the Lion Guard come by to stop him. However, he bites Kion, Fuli and Beshte's leg and they can't move. Kenge leaves and goes to help the Hyenas. Kion asks Ono to go get Rafiki but he isn't at his tree so Ono brings Makini to help. Makini remembers that Ponya Flowers will help cure the guard's leg if they eat them, wear them or smell them. The Lion Guard tries it and they start to feel their legs. Ono gets bit by Kenge too and Makini gives him some flowers. 

The Wisdom of Kongwe

While on patrol Ono spots hyraxes crossing a bridge to go to the Watering Hole. However the bridge is unstabled Ono guides them away from the bridge. The hyraxes can't go to the Watering Hole now but Beshte comes up with an idea of making a bridge. He lifts up one rock and the hyraxes cross the "Big B Bridge." 

Beshte and the Beast

The Lion Guard is waiting for the giraffes to drink some of the water supply when the zebras come by. Bunga stops them and says that they need to wait their turn. Suddenly, a gorilla enters the area, driving the zebras and giraffes away with his ferocity. The guard goes to stop him and Kion thinks that he's friendly. Shujaa introduces himself and says that he was sent by King Sokwe to help the Lion Guard. Later while Beshte is teaching Shujaa how to control his strength he hears Kifaru grunting. Beshte asks where Mwenzi is and Kifaru explains that he gave him the day off. Shujaa helps Kifaru by knocking down rocks and makes him a path to the Watering Hole.


Pride Lands
Aardvark DensBig Baboon TreeBig RavineBig SpringsChakula PlainsChekundu CliffsEmbamba CanyonFlat Ridge RockFlood PlainsGnu PlainGrove of TreesHakuna Matata FallsHippo SpringsKilio ValleyLake KiziwaLaini's TreeLake MatopeMaji Baridi FallsMapango CliffsMapema RockMbali FieldsMekundu CliffsMizimu GroveMud PotsNandembo CavernsNdefu GroveNyani GroveOno's NestPride RockRafiki's TreeRocky PlainsRocky RidgeGiraffe Watering HoleKulinda's NestSwampThe Chamber of the Lion GuardThe Lair of the Lion GuardThe Shelter of the Lion GuardUkuni WoodsUrembo MeadowsUtamu TreeWatering Hole
Broken RockOutlands VolcanoJasiri's Watering HoleReirei's CaveRocky PlateauTermite MoundsZira's Den
Back Lands
Badili's TreeDhahabu GroveDhahabu's Watering HoleMirihi Forest
Other Locations
Misty FallsRed RocksSokwe's CaveSummer SpringsTheluji MountainsTree of Life