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Lake Nakuru

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Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya
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“white rhino” (70 reviews)
“masai mara” (61 reviews)
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Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were informed by our guide (upon arrival) that landscape has changed considerably in the past 5 years. There are very few flamingos and rhinos left, some areas have flooded, and the animal population is controlled and limited (in comparison to safari). If you are...More

Thank MRP-travels
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Lake Nakuru National Park in late November. The day long game drive was fabulous! We saw a large variety of animals including the Greater Pink Flamingo which are beautiful. Even more exciting was sighting a small group of white rhinoceros! We were able...More

Thank ArtPhemister
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We weren’t through the gates 2 minutes and saw group after group of animals. We were in the park for a couple of hours. Got lots of photos. Such a treat.

Thank sally l
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the lake for what seemed like hours. We had our own driver so there was no rush to move on. We watched and listened and watched and listened some more. There was no-one else around when we were there. Make sure you...More

Thank D9537EYmartham
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lake Nakuru is a unique park with almost all animals found in Masai Mara except the elephants which are replaced by the white rhinos. You can have a day tour to this unique park.

Thank John M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great experience in this park, managed to spot both black & white rhinos, the “Baboon Cliff” what a view? A huge population of baboons & pink flamingos! Truly worth the visit!

Thank WSaula
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best experience in a park ever. We were so luck to have spotted the Leopard, Lion and the Rothschild's Giraffe. This is a must do when in Kenya!

Thank alexander m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want a chance to see both the white and black Rhinos, Lake Nakuru is your best best We only had one day here and were lucky enough to see 5 Rhinos including a baby. There is also a large population of baboons here...More

Thank Doug B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After seeing Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater where there is wildlife everywhere I was initially a little disappointed with Lake Nakuru National Park but after seeing the Rhinos it made it all worth it. We saw 5 Rhinos together and was great. We camped on the...More

Thank Luke K
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

It's a unique place because of the lake, in a 8 days trip, we could spot Rhinos only at Lake Nakuru. Enjoyed the view of the flamingos and pelicans and other birds around the lake. But its a small sanctuary and very close to the...More

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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!
5 March 2017|
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Response from bussed | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You have to pay a fee for your car