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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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Ardmore, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews 55 reviews
23 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

For such a small park, the amount of wildlife was amazing. We loved watching the white rhinos and the flamingos at the lake. Other than these attractions, there were numerous zebra, buffaloes, hippos, gazelles, giraffe and impalas. We didn't see any predators, but enjoyed the animals we did see.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

We visited Nakuru National park, Kenya, with Thomas Cook. Nakuru lake was full of flamingos. We saw Rhinos, Hippos, Giraffes, Baboons lots and lots of wild Buffalos. Road travel y the side of lake is amazing. We were also taken to an hill top, from the we had a beautiful view of the lake.

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London, United Kingdom
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254 reviews 254 reviews
63 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

We took a friend to Nakuru National Park (we live in Nakuru but hadn't been to the park yet) while she was visiting Kenya for work and had a spare weekend. We loved it! We saw black and white rhino, giraffes, zebra, warthogs, jackals, flamingoes, pelicans, gazelles, impala, dik diks, monkeys, ostrich, water buffalo, monkeys and more, which is fantastic... More 

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Old Hickory, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We were thrilled to see a large number of flamingos which was fortunate considering the soda in the lake that attracts them has decreased dramatically.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Tourists going to Nairobi please make it a point to visit Lake Nakuru, not far off from Lake Naivasa or Lake Elimentaita. It has a number of wild life, the most significant being-flamingos,which can be seen in thousands in one one frame. It is also known for white rhinos, water bucks, lions, cave buffalo and other animals. But please remember... More 

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Boston, United Kingdom
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77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I had a spare day following a business trip to Nairobi. I booked a day excursion through the hotel (Southern Sun Mayfair) and for the princely sum of US$400 secured the services of a driver (Duncan) and a comfortable game-viewing minibus (the price comes down the more people in the party. We set off on a good (by African standards)... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Take the ride in jeeps to lake nakuru to see the pink flamingoes. Great chance to see the lions and also the Lepords. wild bisons and deer.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I used to go every weekend. So many animals to watch. Good for bird watching also. Amazing to see lions climbing trees.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Great park and lake to see a good variety of wild life would recommend a visit. Nice size park that you can see lots in a short period of time. Close to Nairobi so not too far to travel which is great if you want just a two day trip or break

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

The park was teeming with life while we were there. We saw rhinos, cape buffalo (including one half eaten), colobus monkeys and other great creatures. The views from the Ouf of Africa overlook were spectacular!

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