This time of day, Mbeya usually hangs out at the Watering Hole.

Beshte, Never Judge a Hyena by Its Spots

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 "The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar"


The watering hole is a large area of water, with acacia trees providing shade around the edges. Theirs also some grass that enough vegetarian around.


The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar

After Simba, tells Kion about the Lion Guard and says that he's the new leader. He leaves Pride Rock and looks at his reflection. Thinking that being the leader of the Lion Guard is exciting and scary.

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

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

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 that 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.  

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

The weak guard members

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 for their t

Meeting Shujaa

urn. 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.

The Queen's Visit

As Queen Dhahabu visits the Pride Lands she goes to the Watering Hole to refresh herself. However, Reirei's Pack and Kiburi's Float tries to attack Dhahabu. But  Starehe and Raha, ​​​come to save their queen.  

Battle for the Pride Lands

The Watering Hole can be seen in a cave painting.

The Lake of Reflection

A young Lion Guard playing in the watering hole

In a flashback Anga is watching Kion, Bunga and Beshte playing in the Watering Hole. Until Fuli comes and tells Kion that a hyena is stealing an egg. Kion decides to go stop the hyena. 


Pride Lands
Aardvark DensAcacia GroveAcacia SavannaBig Baboon TreeBig RavineBig SpringsChakula PlainsChamber of the Lion GuardChekundu CliffsEmbamba CanyonFlat Ridge RockFlood PlainsGiraffe Watering HoleGnu PlainGorgeGrove of TreesGreat Big LakeHakuna Matata FallsHippo SpringsKilio ValleyKulinda's NestLake KiziwaLaini's TreeLake MatopeLake ShangazaMaji Baridi FallsMapango CliffsMapema RockMakuu's Watering HoleMaumivu Thorn PatchMbali FieldsMekundu CliffsMizimu GroveMud PotsNandembo CavernsNdefu GroveNyani GroveOno's NestPoromoko CrevassePride RockRafiki's TreeRocky PlainsRocky RidgeSehemu PassShelter of the Lion GuardSwampThe Lair of the Lion GuardThe Tallest TreeUkuni WoodsUrembo MeadowsUrembo RiverUshari's HoleUtamu TreeWatering Hole
Broken RockElephant GraveyardOutlands VolcanoJasiri's Watering HoleReirei's CaveRocky PlateauTermite MoundsZira's Den
Back Lands
Acacia WoodsBadili's TreeBack Lands CanyonsDhahabu GroveDhahabu's Watering HoleMirihi Forest
Other Locations
Azaad's CanyonBamboo ForestBamboo WoodsCavernCliffsCanyonsCiso RiverCikha EscarpmentDragon IslandDesertDirishaDesert PlainsFlamingo BeachForestGreat Stone WallGreat Big LakeHot SpringsIcy RiverJungleMisty FallsMountainMarshMama Binturong's HideoutMountain PassMarsh ForestOceanPoolPondPratibimbaRed RocksRainbow FallsRocky MountainsRavineRiverbedSokwe's CaveSummer SpringsStone ForestTheluji MountainsStone ForestTundraTree of LifeWinter WoodsWillows
Moja Kwa Moja Landmarks
Bamboo ForestBig Mountains with Sun RockCliff with Tall TreeDried WaterfallDried PoolFour StarsGiant LakeHoled RockIroko TreeMonkey-Shaped MountainRainbow RocksRiverTwo-Peaked MountainWaterfall
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