Lake Nakuru National Park
Area: 188 square kilometers
By Road : 4-5 hours from Nairobi
It is world famous for, and was created a National Park to protect, its stunning flocks of lesser flamingo which literally turn its shores pink. Its birdlife is world-renowned and offers over 400 species of both aquatic and terrestrial birds. The park offers a wide ecological diversity, from lake water, woodland to the rocky escarpment and ridges. Notable game within the park includes: Black and White Rhino, buffalo, leopard, lion, Rothschild's giraffe, White and Black Colobus monkey, eland, steinbok, impala, Chandlers Reedbuck, dik dik, rock hyrax, klipspringer, hippo and clawless otter.
National Parks & Areas Of Interest