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Address: Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya
Activities: Viewing wildlife
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Amazing views, amazing wildlife

A milkshake may bring all the boys to the yard, but Lake Nakuru brings all the big and small creatures to the shore. It was wondrous to spot so many Rhino and other big creatures... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

A milkshake may bring all the boys to the yard, but Lake Nakuru brings all the big and small creatures to the shore. It was wondrous to spot so many Rhino and other big creatures, such as lions sunning themselves on the rocks. Of all the big hitters we failed to spot a Leopard, but the other life was so... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The roads are really in bad shape and dusty. It's quite expensive to enter. You need a guide or you won't see much at all. I felt we got jostled around for 3 hours and all we really saw was dust. There were very few flamingoes. I think it would be better to visit during the "season" whenever that was.... More 

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Houston, Texas, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This was my 2nd time to visit the Nakuru Game Park & it didn't disappoint. The animals were all out it seemed. We saw so many baboons & monkeys. There were a ton of water buffalo & zebras as well. We also saw flamingos, giraffes, wart hogs, ostriches, & tons of other birds. We looked for the lions but didn't... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

I guess most people who went to Lake Nakuru, like me, were still wishing to be able to see flamingos, even not as many as they used to be (the reason Lake Nakuru was often referred to as the "Pink Lake"). But as many reviewers here had stated, we hardly see any flamingos nowadays in Lake Nakuru after the flood... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

we went there during July. Appropriately flamingos were at the other lake. there were only few groups and they were far. Many buffaloes are there and mix with few rhinos. We also saw a group of hyenas, they were hunting for flamingos.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

There are better places than this in kenya. The lake is over flown and apparantly there are hardly any flamingos here you can see...all other animals you see here you anyway will see in masai mara or olpejeta. ..so this can be skipped if you have a tight schedule and spend another night in masai mara or olpejeta

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Bolton, United Kingdom
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The visit was very disappointing. he guide was not really interested and although she spoke good English, she seemed reluctant to communicate with us. There was no commentary on how the park was created and the route chosen did not cover the whole of the park. For example we could see flamingos in the distance but were never directed round... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Plenty of animals to see, including flamingo and Cape Buffalo. There are several baboon family groups as well.

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Hollviken, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I simply love Kenya! One more amazing National park. One more place to explore, enjoy and simply love! Flamingos, pink color that is covering lake... A bit dirty water I must say, but wildlife is priceless... Visited: August 2011.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Lake Nakuru is a nice place to visit.,where by is a place you can only see Rhinos and many different type of Birds.This park is very cool and it has a nice view of the park.I can advice tourist to visit this place.

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Address: Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya
Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Rift Valley Province  >  Lake Nakuru National Park

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