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Lake Nakuru

#1 of 6 things to do in Lake Nakuru National Park Features Animals
Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya
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Day Trip to Nakuru National Park from Nairobi
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Lake Nakuru National Park Day Tour from Nairobi
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Private Tour of Lake Nakuru National Park with Optional Boat Ride from Nairobi
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“Wildlife! Nature!”
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“A date with nature”
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Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

Giraffes, Rhinos, Buffalo, Hippos and many more to see in thier natural habitat during a morning's drive around the delightful lake. And birds galore too, a veritable twitcher's paradise which is not to be missed if you have a day to spare in Nakuru.

Thank Ibrahim11
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I visited lake Nakuru twice in 2016 and 2017.The best time to Travel is in June & July.The weather is cool and the Park is flowing with wild animals and bird life. .The Gravel Roads are also good,so no need to hire a safari 4...More

Thank Deepak B
Reviewed 16 April 2017

As a birder since my early teens, I had heard of Lake Nakuru and its famous flamingos for decades. National Geographic ran several stories over the years on the Lake Nakuru flamingos and recently named it as one of the top 10 colourful scenes on...More

1  Thank maritimeexplorer
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Check if there are flamingos before you go. Check about the park fees too. If you have already been in another safari park then you might be disappointed.

Thank Angelos1
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Lake Nakuru is one of the Rift Valley lakes of Kenya. You can say filled with alakline water and flamingos! It is slushy around and surrounded by variety of animals. Hence cannot walk around but there are vehicles to go around the Lake Nakuru National...More

Thank sojanipe
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Apart from having old map of the its very easy to spot animals and you'll never get disappointed if you happen to plan a safari here, nice lodges with very warm welcomes

Thank tonigichimu
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Scenic park with lots of wildlife. Good seeing the KWS working hard to protect them. Effects of climate change are visible from changes in lake water levels and vegetation. Highly recommended for families and friends alike.

Thank Kittles30
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

If you come here for the hope to see flamingos, you better go somewhere else as there's not a single flamigo here anymore. However, there's still many other animals like zebras, seers, lions, giraffes and even rhinos.

1  Thank saruwhite
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Very good place to visit. specially when you do it through a game drive. My family and I did it by our self drive compact SUV and it was an amazing game drive for us.

Thank Kiarash_Omrani
Reviewed 7 April 2017

very beautiful wild park, many animals - zebras, lions, giraffes, buffaloes, antelopes, monkeys, birds. Flamingos there has been little after the floods five years ago, the water level rose. The lake is just pink on the brochures of travel agencies. One day is not enough.

1  Thank petrhjn
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Pauline D
I am worried about a planned boat trip, ( non swimmer) but don't want to miss an experience whilst on safari ?
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!
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41Wahine
Can you not just drive your own car in?? Drive around and obey the park rules. We are coming over from Uganda.
6 March 2017|
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Response from bussed | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You have to pay a fee for your car
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Ruthie M
We would be at Lake Nakuru in the middle of February. Do you know if the flamingos would be there at that time of year? I'm looking for a hotel near either Lake Nakuru or Lake Naivasha. Have you seen both? Which would you recommend? Thank you!
31 December 2016|
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Response from ShedluckTours |
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
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