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Lake Nakuru

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Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya
+254 20 2379407
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US$ 69.00*
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Private Tour of Lake Nakuru National Park with Optional Boat Ride from Nairobi
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US$ 75.00*
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Lake Nakuru National Park Day Tour from Nairobi
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US$ 150.00*
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“white rhino” (71 reviews)
“masai mara” (63 reviews)
“water level” (51 reviews)
Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were so lucky as the flamingos we’re back!! We also saw leopards and Rhinos including a baby rhino playing with his family. Stayed for one full day and enjoyed immensely. Recommended to all!!

Thank bethyr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such an incredible place- full of wildlife and a very unique experience with the beautiful lake. We got to see giraffe, heyena, buffalo, zebra, baboon, impala, and their world famous flamingos!

Thank ryanubuntu
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Black rhino, Rothschild giraffe and lions lazing on a rock - all on our first game drive. Although way smaller than the Masai Mara - there is an abundance of wildlife - we spotted jackals and hyenas, a wonderful Secretary Bird and a rhino nursing...More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were sad to hear that most of the flamingos have left lake Nakuru due to rising water levels. However, there are still 100's of flamingos left and many other things to see in the park. While there in 1 game drive we saw white...More

Thank Paige H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We planned a trip to Nakuru mainly for the flamingos - just to learn that their presence is heavily influenced by rainfall and conditions in the lake. Some returned when we visited - we could tick the box... the lions in the tree however made...More

Thank GertdeBeer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The lake with its surroundings feel like they are out of a fairy tale, golden trees with baboons passing every now and then, gazelles and all sourts of animals. The lake is swelling eating up some of the trees that actually turns them to siver...More

Thank 828Mia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great starter safari. If you have been to Masai Mara than it’s probably less impressive. But it has rhinos and it’s a very tranquil place. You can do a safari in a couple of hours. The flamingos are smaller in number . I would recommend...More

Thank Cityl0ver129
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A place which attracts a lot of water birds like flamingos, pelicans, storks, avocets, ducks etcand the National parks as abundant wildlife to see

Thank arvind_patole
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a morning safari and saw rhino, baboon, zebras, waterbuck, water buffalo, giraffes and lots of birds! Gates open at 630 am. Morning safaris are very chilly, so wear a jacket or heavy sweatshirt.

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s relatively less crowded than the Mara. The lake itself is very serene. However the numbers of flamingoes is on the drop.

Thank kalravmishra
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subramaniam r
3 October 2017|
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Response from Tropical Wild E | Reviewed this property |
If you are looking for Flamingos I suggest you skip Lake Nakuru and instead visit Lake Bogoria. Rothschild Giraffe, Black and White Rhinos, Lions, Leopard and other plains game are easily spotted at Lake Nakuru.
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