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Address: , Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya
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Activities: Viewing wildlife
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A complete adventure. Lake completely filled with red and white Flamingos. The Park has other inmates like buffaloes, baboons, leopard, lion, Zebras, Giraffes, deers, water bucks... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

A complete adventure. Lake completely filled with red and white Flamingos. The Park has other inmates like buffaloes, baboons, leopard, lion, Zebras, Giraffes, deers, water bucks, humans and major attraction the Rhinos (black and White). The Rhinos are the most protected lot in this park as poachers are on a look out for them. The Park closes at 6pm and... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

You get so close to the animals here. beautiful and green. The flamingos are really there anymore since the lake waters rose 2 years ago. worth going still. lots of other animals to see up close. definitely in the top three national parks to visit in Kenya.

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Centerville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

I enjoyed every minute of my return visit to Lion Hill. We spent an additional day from last visit in 2013, which gave us more opportunity to appreciate the amenities and natural beauty that is Nakuru. There was nothing we disliked about our visit, and was the only lodge we returned to

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

Beautiful Lake and able to get out of vehicle on the shore. Interesting and lovely birds. Calming and relaxing. It was part of a safari park trip where we went out twice a day early in the morning at 6 am and again at 5 pm. It was well worth it. We saw plenty of wild life including the rhino... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

A very large National Park with many of the big 5 inside the park, just no Elephants. The large lake brings most of the wildlife very close to the waters edge.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I had hoped to watch the animals here, but a few of the people in the group I was traveling with couldn't afford the entry fee. However, the baboons were there to greet us so the trip to Nakuru wasn't a total bust.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This park was smaller than the others that we visited but still very pretty and lots of animals. I was a bit sad though that there were no flamingos in sight.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

My mother visited Lake Nakuru 30 years ago and I have heard the story about the pink lake of flamingos since her return. My family and I went on safari in Kenya this past July with my parents and Lake Nakuru was on our list of places to visit. Unfortunately, the flamingos are largely gone. We were told that the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

No lions , and only a few Flamingo's. We saw thousands of Water Buffalo, lots of Zebras and Baboon. Not a bad visit but Sweetwater was better and hopefully we see more at Masai Mara.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We did go to Lake Nakuru expecting to see Flemingos but were disappointed, as far as the Flemingos go, as there were very few, but the lake it self is nice and there are lots of other birds to see. We also saw the White and Black Rhinoceros which was wonderful. Of course Zebras, Antelopes, Lionesses, Wild Buffaloes too.

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