Lake Nakuru

Lake Nakuru

Lake Nakuru National Park, located in the heart of Kenya’s Great Rift Valley, is a premier destination for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers. Known for its stunning landscapes, diverse wildlife, and iconic pink flamingos, Lake Nakuru offers an unforgettable safari experience.

Why Choose Lake Nakuru for Your Safari?

Abundant Wildlife

Lake Nakuru National Park is home to a wide variety of wildlife. Visitors can expect to see black and white rhinos, lions, leopards, and Rothschild giraffes. The park is also a haven for birdwatchers, boasting over 450 species of birds, including the striking pink flamingos that flock to the lake’s shores.

Spectacular Scenery

The park’s landscapes are nothing short of breathtaking. From the shimmering waters of Lake Nakuru to the lush acacia forests and sweeping grasslands, the scenery is as diverse as it is beautiful. The views from Baboon Cliff and Lion Hill offer panoramic vistas that are perfect for photography enthusiasts.

Conservation Efforts

Lake Nakuru National Park is renowned for its conservation initiatives. It is one of the few protected areas where visitors can see the endangered black and white rhinos in their natural habitat. The park’s efforts in rhino conservation have been widely recognized and contribute significantly to the global fight against poaching.

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit Lake Nakuru National Park is during the dry season, from June to February, when the wildlife is most visible. However, the park’s beauty can be appreciated year-round, with each season offering a unique experience.

Safari Activities

Game Drives

Embark on thrilling game drives through the park’s diverse landscapes. Early morning and late afternoon game drives provide the best opportunities to spot wildlife.

Bird Watching

Lake Nakuru is a birdwatcher’s paradise. With a pair of binoculars and a good guide, you can spot a myriad of bird species, including the lesser and greater flamingos, African fish eagle, and the goliath heron.

Walking Safaris

Experience the park on foot with a guided walking safari. This intimate experience allows you to explore the flora and fauna up close and learn about the ecosystem from knowledgeable guides.

Photographic Boat Safaris

Enjoy exciting Boat Safaris in Lake Nakuru with up-close encounters with marine and birdlife as well as breakfast or sundowner options for an extra exclusive experience.


From luxury lodges to budget-friendly campsites, Lake Nakuru National Park offers a range of accommodation options to suit every traveler. Our favourite camps and lodges include The Cliff, Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge and Mbweha Camp.

Choose Your Safari

3 Days Driving Safari – The Cliff

Experience a Luxury safari at Lake Nakuru National Park staying at this luxurious boutique camp on this 3 Day fully-privately guided tour.

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  • From USD 1,175 Per Person
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3 Days Driving Safari – Lake Nakuru Sopa

Explore Lake Nakuru National Park on this safari, staying at this lodge known for its superior lake views, experience fully-privately guided game drives and a superior safari experience.

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  • From USD 615 Per Person
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3 Days Driving Safari – Sarova Lion Hill

This 3-Day Safari at this award-winning lodge is the perfect choice to explore Lake Nakuru National Park, enjoy deluxe accommodation, cuisine and a fully privately guided experience.

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  • From USD 675 Per Person
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3 Days Driving Safari – Lake Nakuru Lodge

Explore Lake Nakuru National Park on this 3-day privately guided, comfortable safari at this classic lakeside lodge.

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  • From USD 715 Per Person
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3 Days Driving Safari – Mbweha Camp

Explore the lakes of the Great Rift Valley from this intimate luxurious camp in Soysambu Conservancy on this 3 day fully privately guided safari to Mbweha camp.

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  • from U$D 815 Per Person
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