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Lake Nakuru

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Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya
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Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Unfortunately I visited when the flamingos had gone so I didn't get to see the flight of the flamingoes but there is plenty more to see. This is one of the few parks where you can see rhino and we also saw lots more. Great...More

Thank zoeevans2016
Reviewed yesterday

Some 50 years ago I did my National Service near Nakuru. The picture of teeming Flamingoes shows it THEN: trees full of Pelicans and Storks, miles of parading Flamingoes with their pink chorus-lines of courting dancers - sadly, all gone! The rising lake level since...More

Thank Roy A
Reviewed 3 days ago

Hi guys, After the raising water levels of 2012, the water is not very alkaline, So there are no alkaline loving algae. So there are no flamingos. We were here in 2007. The park has changed. The entrance we used 10 years ago is not...More

Thank schliek
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited lake nakuru in July 2017. Spent just a day... since it had rained the day we went the view in the morning with the mist was lovely...flamingoes are present less now days due to excess water in nakuru...so those who want to see...More

Thank Jayshree S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We originally wanted to go here for the Flamingos that were pictured in our guidebook. Then we learned that most of the Flamingos moved elsewhere due to high water levels in recent years. We decided to go anyway for the Rhinos & saw 3 White...More

Thank Kylewag
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a day trip to Lake Nakuru National Park from Naivasha. We spotted White Rhino (though it looked more grey than white) here apart from plenty of other animals, including lions. Lake Nakuru is extraordinarily scenic in its beauty and a photographer's delight.

Thank Ananyapal
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having lived in Kenya for 5 years, this has always been one of my favorite places to take visitors. (I've visited the park around 20 times.) Although the Mara is more famous, it's amazing the diversity of wildlife that you can see at Lake Nakuru...More

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited as part of an organized tour & it was definitely worth it. The scenery was spectacular & we saw so many animals.

Thank AliGay
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did 24hrs in the park with overnight at SOPA lodge (pricing etc doesn't come up on trip advisor automatically.. keep looking it's worth it ...fab place!) Easily saw lots of baboons, a few marmoset , zebra, watt hogs, giraffe, dik dik, impala, water buck...More

Thank annm1609
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lake Nakuru wild life park is very green which you would not expect straight way. Saw many animals although not as much as Masai Mara. Lake Nakuru has pelicans but you cannot go very close to them. Saw Rhinos with large horns

Thank manosijr
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Pauline D
1 May 2017|
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Response from Ibrahim11 | Reviewed this property |
Best place to see lake is from Baboon Cliff viewpoint and clearly signed. No boating though on this lake!
6 March 2017|
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Response from bussed | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You have to pay a fee for your car
Ruthie M
1 January 2017|
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Dear Ruthie, Have you booked your travel yet? Ok right now its very hard to find flamingo's since the water level is low but you can do a game drive then visit lake bogoria and here you can find the flamingos. Incase you... More