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Lake Nakuru

Address: Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya
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$1,325*
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83%
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: National Parks, Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Activities: Viewing wildlife
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Type: National Parks, Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Activities: Viewing wildlife
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Hong Kong, China
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Spent a day here and I only wish it could have been more. Saw a wide variety of wildlife and it was a worthwhile trek getting here even though the journey from Nairobi took 3.5 hours on bumpy roads.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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66 reviews 66 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

We drove through the park and around the lake with our guide. Animal live was quite abundant, but things that stood out were 1) the flamingos that are now returning to the lake, and 2) four white rhinos sunning themselves at the end of the lake. It was a most enjoyable day driving and seeing all the animal life.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

The Safari in the Park was special because of the Leopard and White Rhinos we saw Early morning at the Lake we saw both the Lesser and Greater Flamingoes, the Egyptian Geese, the Pelicans and Cranes

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Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

Having spent time in Ngorongoro and Serengeti, it was only at Lake Nakuru that we managed to see rhinos up close - and lots of them! Not only that but even though we'd previously seen a lot of lions, this offered a special treat where we came across a pride of lions with a couple on, what our guide described,... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

Lake Nakuru is a must visit national park.It is full of animals.Got really excited after getting close view of Lioness.Lovely experience.

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Madinat Zayed, United Arab Emirates
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

My wife and I booked a tour through Kenya and we started with Lake Nakuru National Park. This park held its own against larger, better known parks in the country. We had great encounters with game here, even seeing a pair of lionesses perched on a tree just beside the road! Very exciting!

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Stockholm, Sweden
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129 reviews 129 reviews
42 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The lake is not what it used to be. The roads are further away from the water and the flamingo are not as numerous anymore.

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Sydney
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168 reviews 168 reviews
76 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

There is no shortage of animals in the Park. It is as good as Samburu and Masai yet the lake adds another dimension. I would strongly recommend.

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Kampala, Uganda
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

the park is magnificent and despite the many visitors and tourists it can still give some unforgettable moments.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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37 reviews 37 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This national park have a lot to offer and you will (if lucky) se all big five (without the elephant that is not present in this park) A lot of monkeys and birds that maybe is not the usual in parks. Easy to access, and even that the park is smaller than the big ones, you still need som hours... More 

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