Lake Nakuru- is a very shallow, strongly alkaline lake set in a picturesque landscape of woods and grass land next to Nakuru town The landscape includes area of marsh and grassland alternating with rocky and cliffs and out crops. The lake catchments is bounded by Menengai crater to the north, the bahati hills to the north-east .
The normally water covered surface of the lake occupies about a third of the park. The lake water supports the dense bloom of the blue green cyanophyte spirulina platensis from which it derives its colour and which is the major food source of the flamingos.
Game up to 1.5 million flamingos plus 450 birds other species.FAUNA; includes Thomson’s and Grant’s gazelle, the rare leaf nosed bat, colobus monkey, rock hyrax, hippo, leopard, lion, rhino, water-buck, impala, gazelle, striped hyena and the endangered Rothschild’s giraffe and many more. Distance from Nairobi 160 km