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Address: Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya
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Although not high season a very nice NP

I recently got back from 2 nights here and although this is not the high season and the flamingos migrated I really liked this park. There's quite a lot of animals in a park not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently got back from 2 nights here and although this is not the high season and the flamingos migrated I really liked this park. There's quite a lot of animals in a park not that large and the animals a fairly easy to spot. Even though I did this as the only thing on my safari most people go... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a whole day around lake Nakuru highly recommend it take agood ccamera and binoculars and something to eat and drink

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for a day at the end of our trip to Kenya, having already been to the Masai Mara, Nairobi and the coast. I think it's one of my favourite places - the views are spectacular, wildlife in the park incredible and options for hotel lunch stops plentiful. We did manage to see a few flamingo, lots of Rhino,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there to see flamingos but high water (trees were half in wanter) made them all leave...disappointment. Views were nice anyway)

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although we didn't see the flamingos, we did see lots of animals including our first leopard! A great park full of diversity. 2nd favourite to the Mara! :)

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't waste your time...there is nothing here but for the odd giraffe or rhinos...a total and complete waste of time, effort and money..no flamingos...nothing Go to the masai mara and the Ol Pejeta conservancy instead...worth every penny

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nakuru is the preferred area for nesting flamingos. The water level needs to be not high in order to lay eggs.. nesting. Due to good rains and inflow from the river, this season the water level is high. Thus no flamingoes!! Check before you plan your visit. However there are Rhinos and Tree Climbing Lions .. all most a sure... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the 2 hour drive to L.Nakuru from Nairobi and if you love travelling that the placd to visit seeing beautiful Flamingos in the lake, watching zebras along the highway and having more of fun. The place so beautiful it's the place to visit for every occasion you have.

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Nairobi Region, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great, memorable and a truly magical experience. My husbad and i truly loved every bit of the travel. We will always go back to Sarova Lion Hill.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

The guide said it had been a couple years since the flamingoes left (either to other lakes in Kenya or Tanzania) because of flooding. Lots of birds still to see on the lake and also Rhinos which aren't easily found elsewhere. In fact the guide told us this park started out as a sanctuary for Rhinos (they also have 24/7... More 

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