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Address: Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya
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Day Trip to Nakuru National Park from Nairobi
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Private Tour of Lake Nakuru National Park with Optional Boat Ride from Nairobi

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Not many flamingoes

A guide explained to me in 2014 that not many flamingoes frequent Lake Nakuru anymore because the nature of the water and the algae it supports have changed. Large numbers of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The lake needs the flamingoes to be back. The roads within the park are well maintained I also like the security procedures at the gate and within the park

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a safari here, years ago. The flamingos were stunning. Saw rhinos, leopards & other wildlife too.

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Multan, Pakistan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lake Nakuru National Park: Lake Nakuru National Park is located about 4 km from Nakuru city which is the 4th largest city of Kenya after Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu. About 160 km northwest of Nairobi, the Park was established in 1961 at a small scale initially around the natural Lake Nakuru but with the passage of time large areas of... More 

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Arusha, Tanzania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

my safari to this park was joyful because of having nice time to see the life of flamingos in this lake feeding on algae and other water creatures. i had nicest moment in my trip

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to the Lake Nakuru National Park, because they told me I have to pay just a little money, because I have a resident permit. But when i reached the park they wanted to have 60$ for just the few hours of visiting. I got a "cheap" guide for approx 70$. So in total I paid 130$ for 3... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Flamingos & Rhinos i abundance at the lake a lot of algae formation.. the view is breathtaking when the flamingos flock together. This can be done on the way to Masai Mara,

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lake Nakuru National Park in Kenya is a must see for any tourist coming to Kenya. Being home to millions of flamingos, it is surrounded good hotels which are affordable and comfortable as well. I would recommend combining lake Nakuru visit with either Lake Bogoria or Maasai Mara to maximize your experience.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Considering the overall features, I am glad we did this reserve... just to be sure that this is not the place we will come back to. The reputation for "bird sanctuary" is overstated. We saw rhinos (both black and white), monkeys... but the reserve is really small in comparison to other alternatives in Kenya, and less appealing to us.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A guide explained to me in 2014 that not many flamingoes frequent Lake Nakuru anymore because the nature of the water and the algae it supports have changed. Large numbers of flamingoes now favor Lake Bogoria, I was told. While a drive through Lake Nakuru park offered interesting glimpses of various animals, but not the massive population of flamingoes I... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

good place to spot the rothschild giraffe, white rhinos and the various deer species. The birds were good, but not much flamingos during our time of travel (Dec 2016)

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