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Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre

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I spent 1 hour at the lion's kingdom

This is an interesting and very educational institution if you like African animals and wants to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kevin S
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Stockholm, Sweden
Nice way to spend a few hours in Entebbe

I had a free morning in Entebbe and checked this place out. It is really big and there are lots of... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2019
sheelamanek
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Toronto, Canada
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The Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre (Entebbe Zoo) is located 15 minutes from Entebbe International Airport, 36 kilometers from Uganda's capital Kampala. The centre cares for rescued animals, often victims of bush meat trade, habitat...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Plot 56/7 Lugard Avenue, Entebbe, Uganda
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The changes in UWEC are amazing, from the increase in number of animals to the structural additions to make the place safer! It is amazing how quickly the management has changed the environment, making it very friendly to learners, young or old as well as...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an interesting and very educational institution if you like African animals and wants to study them all in more detail without spending a few days in the bush. Sure, you can always think that some of the animal they have here might be...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

the cages of many animals (monkeys, birds, wild cats like jaguar etc ..) are really too small! zebras lions buffalo rhinos have good ranching, but everywhere the water was so dirty and strangely green. I was very much looking forward to it but I was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Here you will see all the animals of the african fauna, even the shoebill stork. It is very interesting in case you are not doing a safari trip or if you couldn’t spot all the animals when on a safari. The park imitates the animals’...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank FerTarran
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Have always visited UWEC or zoo as commonly known here. Situated in the heart of Entebbe town. For travelers or tourist with few days in the country UWEC is ideal spot to understand what Uganda has to offer in terms of wildlife. Its ideal too...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Nizeyimanainnocentc
Reviewed 16 January 2019

Uganda Wildlife Conservation & Education Centre it's a nice place to visit on a sunny day. The price is around 15 USD, and have special prices for UN employees and students also. It's great to go with kids, they'll be fascinated. You can also have...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 7 January 2019

I had a free morning in Entebbe and checked this place out. It is really big and there are lots of animals. The animals are rescued animals. They have lots of space and not in cages. I took me a couple of hours to see...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sheelamanek
Reviewed 5 January 2019

Have been to the zoo a few times in the past, but was recommended to try the 'behind the scenes' offering. This is the one thing you have to do if you are in Entebbe. The inmates of the zoo are mainly animals that have...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank punits798
Reviewed 27 December 2018

We went with our teenage kids and all of us enjoyed it. Close up with the animals, all of whom are rescue. We then walked along the lake.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 10 December 2018

The place is so fine, with alot of animals from different parts of the country. The fee is Ugx 10,000 only for adults. I liked most of the things except the rude lady in the parking who closed the gate for us demanding for Ugx...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Companion26619813092
26 December 2018|
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Response from GeoffCarpentier | Reviewed this property |
The "regular" fee is $10 US to go onto the grounds but that only gets you to some general areas where you look at the animals in the distance in cages or through thick mesh. Instead we paid $70 USD per person to go inside... More
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Katushabe R
24 December 2018|
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Response from peekarugaba | Reviewed this property |
Apologies. I don’t remember too well. My guess is like UgX 20,000/=.
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Xanadu444
17 March 2018|
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Response from 129mervats | Reviewed this property |
sorry i cannot remmber coz i also was entitled to get discount since am resident of East Africa .. yes u need a guide
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