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Address: Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya
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Day Trip to Nakuru National Park from Nairobi
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Private Tour of Lake Nakuru National Park with Optional Boat Ride from Nairobi

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PINK WATER

AMAZING EXPERIENCE. When we first viewed the lake from the hill I thought the water was pink. Millions of flamingos were grazing (is that the right word?) in the water. I've seen... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Norfolk, Virginia
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Norfolk, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

AMAZING EXPERIENCE. When we first viewed the lake from the hill I thought the water was pink. Millions of flamingos were grazing (is that the right word?) in the water. I've seen flamingo''s in other parts of the world but never like this! My local friend drove us in his car throughout the park and we saw tons of zebras,... More 

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Leven, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lake Nakuru was famous for the millions of pink flamingos that gathered there in the 60's, 70's, 80's and 90's; unfortunately by 2017 they are well gone. Just one ecological disaster from around the world. The lake lives on its past and is a sad place to visit today.

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Eldoret, Kenya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth a visit.We saw a huge range of animals including lions. Beautiful spot but take a ranger with you if visiting for the first time. We spent a few hours there but the reserve is pretty big and so it is best to get there early in the morning and spend the whole day there.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wildlife experience was enjoyable. Even though there were no flamingos because of recent flooding, there are still lots of birds, buffaloes, rhinos and other animals. Brief sighting of a honey badger in the early morning. Our visit coincided with a national holiday, and festival of sorts was happening right outside the park gate with huge crowds blocking the entry... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The image portrayed by the tourism office of Lake Nakuru is of pink flocks of thousands of flamingos all along the shore! Sadly no more!! The lake level has risen in recent years destroying the flamingo habitat of shallow waters forcing their relocation to nearby lakes. There are still hundreds of the pink beauties to be seen on the shore... More 

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Minnesota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Disappointed because the water level is too high for the Flamingos to eat and they have had to go elsewhere. While this is a disappointment the game drive you will continue on will more than make it up.

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Nanyuki Town, Kenya
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The view of the lake on the road to Sarova Lionhill Lodge had a sort of eerie stillness that made one want to speak in hushed tones. There were dead tree trunks peeking out of the water and no sight of the famous flamingos. There however were warthogs and zebra grazing on shores and that was a lovely sight.

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diana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came early to the park and we got to see a lot of rhino and even lions. Since the flood there are very few flamingos there so if that is your motivation consider A different lake. I enjoyed the view on the "out of Africa lookout point " and the animals

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Noosa Heads
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

I certainly enjoyed the fact that there were a lot less tourists here than other parks. It is quite small though. We saw rhinos but they were a fair distance away. A lion and lots of buffalo. The view over the lake is absolutely stunning ! Pity the flamingos have left but the lake was still beautiful.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

We have been to three national parks and this one was the best! We have not seen flamingos but there were plenty of other animals very close to the car

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