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Address: Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya
Activities: Viewing wildlife
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Pesky baboons

As it was so dry some of the huge troupes of baboons were badly behaved, one jumping from a tree into our raised roof moving vehicle and frightening the small children we had in... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

As it was so dry some of the huge troupes of baboons were badly behaved, one jumping from a tree into our raised roof moving vehicle and frightening the small children we had in there. Fortunately it was evicted without anyone getting hurt but the baboons also mobbed us at a picnic site and jumped into our other vehicle to... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Unfortunately after the long rains flooded the park in 2013, everything has changed a bit. The lake is yet to go back to its normal level, and the flamingoes are yet to flock back to the lake mostly due to lack of food. However, there are some that are still around. Expect to see a lot of buffaloes, zebras, impalas,... More 

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Nairobi Region, Kenya
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

the view of the flamingos are just a sight to behold, it makes lake Nakuru look so divine and and peaceful. it is a place to chill, have fun, i hope that you get to experience it. This is part of the reason i love Kenya.

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Accra, Ghana
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95 reviews 95 reviews
36 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

An interesting place, but a bit of a challenge to find much game. NO flamingos. Lots of insects, though, enough gnats one afternoon to baffle the camera's auro-focus.

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new york
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107 reviews 107 reviews
34 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Small park where we were able to see numerous animals close up. Had some of the most amazing scenery you will ever see. We were able to get out of the vehicle and take pictures and stretch our legs with zebra, gazelles and impalas grazing in the distance. There were a few flamingos but our understanding was that due to... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Visited Nakuru National Park in end Jan 2015 through Kenya Budget Safaris (Esther). Sighted leopard, rhinos, cape buffaloes, giraffes, zebras, baboons, monkeys, antelopes, flamingos (far away) and other bird life. Semi arid region but full of wildlife. Definitely worth a visit. Stayed in Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge.

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Ardmore, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

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

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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64 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

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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169 reviews 169 reviews
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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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