Lake Nakuru National Park

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Lake Nakuru National Park Reviews

linet_linet linet_li…
2 reviews
My 2 days at Lake Nakuru National Park. Mar 07, 2014
Our driver picked us from Nairobi town at about 0800hrs. Our journey to Lake Nakuru cut across the Great Rift Valley, with Mt Longonot in the background. The Great rift-Valley is probably one of the most breath-taking sights in the world. We also saw the enchanting Lake Naivasha, the highest and purest of the Great Rift Valley lakes.

We arrived in time for lunch at the Lodge inside Lake Nakuru National park. After unpacking our luggage and having lunch, we set out for an afternoon game drive. The park is renown to be a bird watchers’ paradise due to the numerous populations of birds, the most famous being the thousands of flamingos which form a very beautiful deep pink coloration around the edges of the lake shore. This is so true and from a distance you can see a pink blanket covering the lake...so Amazing!!!

Apart from these flamingos our tour guide told us that there are approx 400 other species of birds visiting the lake. I would advice a bird enthusiast to visit Lake Nakuru National Park. Personally, I prefer watching big animals. We saw many animals, Rothschild's giraffe, Rhino, Waterbuck, Reedbuck, Lion, Buffalo, Leopard, Baboons and so many more.

After the game-drive, we return to the Lodge to relax. The ambience of the lake is so Awesome!! We had very tasty Lamb-Chops for dinner and a bottle of the sweetest Carbanet. Afterwards we went to our rooms to get some sleep. At night I could hear the sounds of animals in the bush!! It was so thrilling!!!

The next day, we went for a morning game-drive where we saw alot of animals such as lions, Impalas, giraffes and Buffallo. This was very exciting. After a few hours of going round the park, we returned to our lodge for a full English breakfast which was Amazing!!! Those chefs really had great culinary skills.

After we had finished we checked out of the lodge and started our journey back home. Next time, i will save up more money so that I can spend a little more time on holiday,

Non the less, I had an epic experience and I would like you to experience this too.
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linet_linet linet_li…
2 reviews
My 2 days at Lake Nakuru National Park. Mar 07, 2014
Our driver picked us from Nairobi town at about 0800hrs. Our journey to Lake Nakuru cut across the Great Rift Valley, with Mt Longonot in the background. The Great rift-Valley is probably one of the most breath-taking sights in the world. We also saw the enchanting Lake Naivasha, the highest and purest of the Great Rift Valley lakes.

We arrived in time for lunch at the Lodge inside Lake Nakuru National park. After unpacking our luggage and having lunch, we set out for an afternoon game drive. The park is renown to be a bird watchers’ paradise due to the numerous populations of birds, the most famous being the thousands of flamingos which form a very beautiful deep pink coloration around the edges of the lake shore. This is so true and from a distance you can see a pink blanket covering the lake...so Amazing!!!

Apart from these flamingos our tour guide told us that there are approx 400 other species of birds visiting the lake. I would advice a bird enthusiast to visit Lake Nakuru National Park. Personally, I prefer watching big animals. We saw many animals, Rothschild's giraffe, Rhino, Waterbuck, Reedbuck, Lion, Buffalo, Leopard, Baboons and so many more.

After the game-drive, we return to the Lodge to relax. The ambience of the lake is so Awesome!! We had very tasty Lamb-Chops for dinner and a bottle of the sweetest Carbanet. Afterwards we went to our rooms to get some sleep. At night I could hear the sounds of animals in the bush!! It was so thrilling!!!

The next day, we went for a morning game-drive where we saw alot of animals such as lions, Impalas, giraffes and Buffallo. This was very exciting. After a few hours of going round the park, we returned to our lodge for a full English breakfast which was Amazing!!! Those chefs really had great culinary skills.

After we had finished we checked out of the lodge and started our journey back home. Next time, i will save up more money so that I can spend a little more time on holiday,

Non the less, I had an epic experience and I would like you to experience this too.
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grace2013 grace2013
2 reviews
Lake Nakuru National Park Rhinos Jul 13, 2013
It is a must to see. With the dwindling numbers of Rhinos in Africa it is a National Park that will almost guarantee you a sighting of a White Rhino.

The park has both White and Black Rhino, and the WHite Rhinos they do have are well accustomed to the photographer in a safari vehicle. They have been breeding well and there is a good chance of seeing a mother and calf.

With the increasing pressure of poaching within the continent it may be one of the last places to see rhinos in the wild. For example, South Africa has already lost 400 rhinos to poaching this year, which is the same amount as last year in South Africa and we are only in to the middle of 2013. We could be seeing a record year of poaching just in South Africa. Even in Lake Nakuru rhinos have been poached, which is quit amazing considering the extent of protection that is given to these animal in Lake Nakuru Park. It is completely fenced off and electrified!

So if you get a chance to visit Lake Nakuru National park, do it! Not only will you appreciated these wonderful creatures but you will see much much more, such as flamingo, hyenas, lions and many different types of antelope. You wont be disappointed.

For information on poaching in Kenya get onto the Kenya Wildlife Services website, KWS and on the continuing struggle for the rhino look into the International Anti Poaching Foundation the IAPF.
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haskiwan haskiwan
3 reviews
Breath taking safari Jul 06, 2011
The Lake Nakuru National Park is located at the Nakuru to Lake Nakuru in Kenya, about 160 km northwest of the capital Nairobi. He is visited annually by approximately 200,000 visitors and tourists and has the second largest number of visitors behind the Masai Mara.

The unique nature of some two million flamingos there was an early need to protect the animals. In a first step, nor the colonial government declared 1961 the southern two-thirds of today's park to a bird sanctuary. In 1967, the park under the new government, the first black African Birds National Park in Africa. In 1969 the park extended to the entire lake and the surrounding area and has expanded since then to now is 188 km ². 450 bird species, of which 90 are water birds have been recorded. About 50 mammal species (antelope, waterbuck, monkeys, buffalo, giraffe) and snakes are registered here, and you may even see lion. Elephants, the park has not, he's too small. On the eastern shore of the lake grows the largest all-Euphorbienwald tree (Euphorbia candelabrum) in Africa. The Baboon Cliffs (Pavia rocks) on the southwestern edge of offering the visitor a breathtaking view of the lake and the scenery of the flamingo colonies. This Baboon Cliffs are among the few safe places where, can leave the car or touring car. Usually hold here, as the name implies, here baboons (baboons) on. As you approach the lake, then smell and hear the birds with their loud rattle duration. Very nice, you can see in the breeding season, the Flamingo nests with eggs or chicks. One should however refrain answer it too close to the animals and to disrupt the breeding.
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priscilla_kabai priscill…
1 reviews
Lake Nakuru - The home of Flamingos, Rhinos and Buffalos! Dec 14, 2009
In order to complete your Big Five Safari, Lake Nakuru National Park is a must-go! Besides the fact that the park is only two hours away from Nairobi, the park charges are extremely fair, the roads are excellent and clearlty marked so you do not need a guide for the visit.
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