The Lake Nakuru National Park was established in 1961. It covers an area of about 180 kmq, situated in the Great Rift Valley province about 156 km northwest of Nairobi. The park is renowned as a Bird Sanctuary with over 400 species. A true paradise for ornothologists and bird watching lovers. The lake hosts upto over 1 million Flamingoes, hundreds of white pelicans, glossibis, hadad ibis, nad sacred, egrets, curlews, spatulas among other waterbirds, offering an unique natural spectacular. It is an excellent park for many water-loving animals such as; waterbucks, Rothschild giraffes, warthogs, elands, baboons, sciacallis, dik diks; a small antelope, impalas, hippos, cheetahs, black and white rhinos among others. Today Lake Nakuru National park is an important Rhino sanctuary in Kenya. There is also a rare Hipposideros megalotis Bat, a small orange Bat with long ears. Lake Nakuru is a large, shallow lake surrounded by marshes, woodland and grassland. The Lake supports the blue-green cyanophyte spirulina platensis, which serves as the main source for the brilliant pink Flamingoes found wading on the bank of the lake. There are some rocky outcrops and the largest euphorbia forest in Africa. The Lake depend mainly on three main rivers; the Ewaso Nyiro, the Makalia and the Enderit rivers as well as several springs. The best place for a magnificent view of the Lake with its pink coloured bank is the Baboon cliff, a stately scarp about 2000 metres above sea level. The nearby dominant hills Out of Africa offers a splendid view to majestic Baboon Cliff. This is the best place to capture the spectacular african sunset.