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Lake Nakuru

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Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I have always loved Lake Nakuru for a unique destination but with out the flamingos it's only worthy of a one day visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sagitraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

The most rhino we saw on the whole trip! Lots of wildlife in a beautiful setting. We even to got to walk out to the lake with the ranger.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Guide800400
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let me count the animals we saw here: Thompsons gazelle, bushbucks, springbok with their lovely inward curving antlers, zebra herds, many endangered Rothchild giraffes, a herd of endangered black rhino, a lioness on the prowl, baboons and myriads of flamingos. Along the way we stopped...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

On the bright side, it's a beautiful park with lots of vegetation, beautiful lake with some nice wildlife. Lots of baboons, couple Rhionos, one lion. But in my case, as others mentioned, if you come here after visiting parks in Southern Kenya (in my case...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Geo89_12
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

After our long drive to our lodge it was well worth the drive to see what wildlife we could see and we saw everything and more it was amazing experience when we got to see the white rhinos and as we was going to go...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mediumdeacon
Reviewed 9 November 2018

Thought my wife and I would have a day here but wished we hadn’t. It certainly doesn’t help that we had just come back from Amboseli and although both are national parks that is where the similarity ends(except the same price). Really, don’t waste your...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

We had one day here. I will say if you also have planed to go to Masai Mara, you have to go here first. Or else you maybe get a little disappointed. I am very happy that we went here. We saw a lot of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Simpsonsk
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Stayed for a couple of nights which was more than enough. Highlight was the black and white rhinos and we were lucky to walk with one of the ranges to the edge of the lake to see flamingos at close range. We saw lots of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank gaffargaffar
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Our safari included a 2 year old and adults as we drove our way through the park. Animals were abundant including mom lioness and 3 cubs right outside our window. You will see large and small wildlife as you drive around the lake. The views...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank conniec434
Reviewed 29 October 2018

I learnt a few months later that all the rhinos that i saw at the Park are dead. That was so sad. I had captured a moment on video when one rhino charged at us!

Date of experience: June 2018
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7 September 2018|
Response from martinab381 | Reviewed this property |
Do you mean booking the Nakuru game drive from the Nairobi National Park or from Nakuru National Park ? I am not sure why you would like to do this - as long as I am aware, it is not cheaper to book at the spot and you are... More
8 July 2018|
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Response from Jabs M | Reviewed this property |
Flamingoes have moved to Lake Bogoria, where you will find in plenty.
4 June 2018|
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Response from Karen K | Reviewed this property |
When we were there the Flamingoes had flown to Lake Baringo. You can ask the locals or hotel you are staying at and they may tell you where they are.