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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 5 days ago

Scenic Lake Nakuru is Kenya’s most popular national park. It offers good wildlife viewing with four of the Big Five present. The small park doesn’t support elephants, but rhinos are particularly easy to see. Lake Nakuru NP’s main feature is a large, shallow lake, which...More

Thank Nicholas Jullei... V
Reviewed 5 days ago

It has a uniquely rewarding game-viewing venue and a sanctuary for both the White Rhino and the endangered Black Rhino.

Thank Tropical Wild E
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stayed here for two days. We didn't see to much Rhino's due to rain but the Girafs made up for it.

Thank Dutchy911
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two nights at the Sarova Lion Hill Lodge in Kenya near Lake Nakuru. Huge flocks of flamingos at the Lake, with white rhinos and water buffalo in the swamp waters nearby. Baboons, antelopes and zebras roam the bush in large numbers, with lots...More

1  Thank robert c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

lake Nakuru is good place for watching rhonos, flamingos. I went with my friends to lake Nakuru we had an amazing time. We saw hundreds of flamingos, rhinos. I will always be coming with friends for our leisure time.

Thank lusangale1995
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located Approximtely 200 Km from Nairobi, accessibility is easy. This park is famous for the tree climbing lions and white Rhinos among other animals. You are also able to see the famous Lake Nakuru with the abundance of Flamingos.

Thank fmalingu2010
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In this park, you basically drive around the lake in a jeep/truck. It's quite a long drive (i.e. multiple hours) and expect to see lots of animals (birds, large and small game etc). We encountered a white rhino with a 3 months old baby, a...More

1  Thank Jim L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to see lions, leopards, rhinos, water buffalos, baboons, impalas, zebras and giraffes (everything except hippos and elephants) and you don't want to make the drive to Masai Mara then this is a very nice option. We stop every year after our missions...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nakuru can be very cold in July. So game drive are a different experience from usual game drive in other parks. It is 180 sq miles and most of it is the lake. Masai mara is 1200sq miles in comparison. So land area is only...More

Thank vk e
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic experience. From our base at Mbweha Camp we went on an afternoon game viewing drive with our Twiga Tours host. A leopard in the first ten minutes followed by some great viewing of white rhino, buffalo, and lion all really close to...More

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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