User Reviews – Lake Nakuru NP
Email Francisco | 35-50 years of age | Experience level: 2-5 safaris
Spectacular short safari in Kenya
Lake Nakuru National Park is a stunning destination, and the park I've enjoyed most in Africa. It is compact but brimming with wildlife, especially zebras, rhinos, giraffes, waterbucks, baboons, and many species of birds. It is located in the Rift Valley, on the coast of a large soda lake surrounded by hills. The park is only about a 2.5 hours drive from Nairobi, which makes it possible to visit it as a day trip from the capital. The drive over is spectacular. Soon after leaving the city one soon arrives at the escarpments leading down to the Rift Valley. We had lunch at a lodge in the park, which was fantastic. Highly recommended!
Lots Of Birdlife & Rhinos
The wildlife seen within Nakuru NP complemented that seen in other Kenyan national parks. Didn't see any big cats or elephants, but plenty of zebra, giraffe, buffalo, baboons, warthogs, & a variety of antelopes. Highlights were the rhino sightings, adults and young.
Saw more birds (25+ species) here than elsewhere including plenty of flamingos, pelicans and other water birds (the lake level was very high such that several of the roads were underwater and impassable).
Definitely worth a visit.
Email Shun Ogawa | 20-35 years of age | Experience level: first safari
Many flamingos there!!
Email David Filia | 35-50 years of age | Experience level: first safari
Green oasis where rhinoceros are safe and protected for all to see
Email Marion Spence | 50-65 years of age | Experience level: over 5 safaris
Stayed inside the park at the gorgeous Sopa lodge overlooking the lake.
Spectacular scenery and hippos!
Email Kam | 35-50 years of age | Experience level: first safari
A more lush area, animals are harder to see at times but very beautiful.
Email Em | 35-50 years of age | Experience level: first safari
Heavy rains made lake level to high to access flamingo sites but still plenty wildlife to see. Large Buffalo herds.
Email Sulman | 20-35 years of age | Experience level: 2-5 safaris
Beautiful park, lots of birds although fewer game. The Flamingo Hills camp we stayed in was luxurious and perfect for encountering rare birds on the verandah of your tent.
Email Chiara Giussani | 20-35 years of age | Experience level: first safari
It is a pity that the Flamingos are not present anymore
Email Alice Bonaiti | 20-35 years of age | Experience level: first safari
Very beautiful park I liked more than Masai Mara, at sunrise the landscape is stunning! Wildlife here is not as rich as Masai Mara but still worth a one day visit