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Entebbe Botanic Gardens

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Beautiful!

Beautiful to just walk around and look at the trees, and if you like birds, there are a ton of them... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Melle123
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Malmo, Sweden
Interesting, worth a visit

The botanical garden has lots of huge beautiful trees. And the grass is nicely kept short. But not... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2019
Alu-Poo
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Tissamaharama, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is rather like a UK park and is nice enough for a walk, but don’t be expecting to be overwhelmed by flora.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TurtleTravellerUk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Entry fee 10k UGX p.P. The garden is a nice park with indeed a few nice spots like the private beach where you can´t bring your own food and drinks. The picnic area at the lake could be nicer if better maintained. You can bring...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JNinSA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very beautiful place. We toured it with a guide so that we could better understand the plants and trees and it was worth it. The park is big but can be seen in around two hours. We particularly liked the vervet monkeys, the tarzan trees...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank FerTarran
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with vivarez and Annabel. For those who love nature like bird watching, forest walking and herbal medicinal plants this is the best spot. We spent about a hour but we managed to spot over 30 species of birds like woodland kingfisher, African pied wagtail,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nizeyimanainnocentc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful to just walk around and look at the trees, and if you like birds, there are a ton of them here.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Melle123
Reviewed 15 January 2019

The botanical garden has lots of huge beautiful trees. And the grass is nicely kept short. But not much of flowers/small plants which surprised me. While traveling in Uganda I have seen some beautiful gardens so I was kind of expecting a little bit more....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

Very good with nice environment, with enough swimming water, gd space for relaxation, the place offers good birding environment

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank City Jyson M
Reviewed 12 January 2019

We hired a guide for 2 hours and payed USD 10 in total - good value for money! The guide was very compentent and took us around the gardens carefully, explaining all the interesting parts. He also took us around the small jungle in the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

What could have been a wonderful, relaxing and instructive stroll through the park and along the lake shore... ends up being an example of how those in positions of power can ruin things for everyone else. Since the „Boss“ of the park chooses to have...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Tobias1968
Reviewed 6 January 2019

We are regular visitors here at either the start or end of our visits to Uganda. It is a pleasant spot in its own right but for birders it is a must. A good place to round up a checklist with such exotics as African...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Ann469
12 October 2018|
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Response from mikesabirder | Reviewed this property |
PS almost everywhere would take US dollars, but your change, if needed, will always be in Ugandan currency. Suggest you go to bank ATM.
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Extraordinary815627
16 September 2018|
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Response from Tina M | Reviewed this property |
Kim and Fred Nathan at Bike Entebbe provided a bike tour and a tour of the Botanical Gardens that was excellent.
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Prakash P
15 August 2018|
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Response from Neil O | Reviewed this property |
William from Gorilla trek Africa is a specialist bird guide and may be available at the time that you are there
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