Lake Nakuru


lake Nakuru, with a flock of flamingoes as seen from its shores [1]
lake Nakuru, with a flock of flamingoes as seen from its shores [1]

One of the soda lakes inside the great rift valley, around which lies lake Nakuru national park.

The lake is home to both lesser and greater flamingos, and about 450 species of water birds

What to do thereHiking, camping, sight seeing, game drives, safari walks, bird watching.

Best time to visitAny time of the year.

Location of Lake Nakuru

lake Nakuru sits a few minutes drive south of Nakuru's city centre, and inside lake Nakuru national park.

It is a few kilometres south of the equator.

How to get there?By hiking or vehicle from Nakuru city, or one of the airstrips nearby.

Nakuru city can be reached by air or passenger bus from most cities in the country.


1. The original uploader was Jasper1976 at Dutch Wikipedia. - Transferred from nl.wikipedia to Commons., CC BY-SA 3.0,
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