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Lake Nakuru National Park

Lake Nakuru National Park

Discover the vibrant heart of African wildlife at Lake Nakuru National Park, an ecological haven nestled in the Great Rift Valley of Kenya. This park offers a fascinating panorama of diverse wildlife, lush vegetation, and shimmering water bodies.

Wildlife and Bird Watching

Boasting one of the world’s highest concentrations of flamingos, Lake Nakuru is a paradise for bird watchers. Alongside these pink wonders, the park is home to over 450 species of birds. The diverse fauna also includes zebras, buffalos, white and black rhinos, lions, leopards, and several species of antelope.

Lake Nakuru

The heart of the park, Lake Nakuru, is an alkaline lake famous for its picturesque view and the flamingos that gather along its shores. It provides a striking spectacle of shimmering pink, offering a unique photo opportunity for visitors.

Flora and Scenic Views

The park is rich in scenic beauty, featuring a tapestry of woodland, grassland, and water ecosystems. From Baboon Cliff, you can enjoy an awe-inspiring view of the park and its diverse habitats.


For an immersive safari experience, several luxury lodges and campsites are scattered throughout the park. These accommodations provide a blend of comfort and adventure, allowing guests to soak in the African wilderness without sacrificing modern conveniences.


Experience the magic of the African wilderness through game drives, bird-watching tours, and guided walks. At Lake Nakuru National Park, there’s always something to captivate your senses and deepen your connection with nature.

Getting There

Lake Nakuru National Park is accessible by both road and air. The park is approximately a 2.5-hour drive from Nairobi. Alternatively, charter flights can land at Naishi airstrip, located inside the park.

Travel Tips

Plan your trip to Lake Nakuru National Park with the season in mind. The dry seasons, from June to October and January to March, offer the best wildlife viewing. Bring binoculars for optimal bird watching, and don’t forget to pack sunscreen and a hat to protect against the African sun.

Embark on a journey with Rare Africa Travel, and let Lake Nakuru National Park reveal to you the remarkable wonders of African wildlife.

Michael Shotii


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