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“Great game and bird viewing although only 7 flamingoes”
Review of Lake Nakuru

Lake Nakuru
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Lake Nakuru National Park Day Tour from Nairobi
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Private Tour of Lake Nakuru National Park with Optional Boat Ride from Nairobi
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Global African
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Great game and bird viewing although only 7 flamingoes”
Reviewed August 29, 2013

Lush environment with varied habitats and wide variety of game and birds.
Sadly on our visit the famous flamingo were absent apart from a few stragglers. Also many roads were closed or impassable due to recent rains, which meant we could only see the lake from one view-site, not drive around it.
A real treat to see both black and white rhino - the latter a large herd of 11. With the huge numbers of rhino being slaughtered in Africa by poachers, every sighting is very special. Also good sightings of lion, antelope and cape buffalo.
Toilets shocking - really only to be used in desperation! Try to use those at curio shops before the gates.

Visited August 2013
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Dubai
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“Poor condition.”
Reviewed August 29, 2013

The lake is overflowing with water hence the Flamingos has flown away. This is very sad..... However we sitll were able to do quite a good wild life sighting. We saw a lino on a tree top which is very rare sight....

Visited August 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Great game viewing”
Reviewed August 28, 2013

This is a great place for game viewing. The only downside was the absence of flamingos from the lake. Heavy rains had changed the water quality and they had migrated elsewhere.

Visited August 2013
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Santa Cruz, California
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“must see place!”
Reviewed August 27, 2013

This was my favorite place to visit in Kenya. The wildlife are abundant and varied, the lake beautiful, and the flora green and lush. A relief after days in the dusty and dry Masai Mara and Amboseli reserves.

Visited August 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“wonderful experience”
Reviewed August 24, 2013

We had a wonderful afternoon , saw lots of animals - hippos in the lake

The birds werer breath taking - we saw so many pelicans flying in flocks it was wonderful

Babbons were everywhere and very entertaining .

Visited August 2013
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