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Lake Mburo National Park

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Address: P. O. Box 880, Mbarara, Uganda
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Lake Mburo National Park Guided Day Tour from Kampala
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Quite small but lots to see

We were very lucky here & saw lots on an evening drive: giraffe courtship/fighting, a leopard, bush-babies plus standard zebra/baboob/wart-hog etc. Very good morning walk too... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very lucky here & saw lots on an evening drive: giraffe courtship/fighting, a leopard, bush-babies plus standard zebra/baboob/wart-hog etc. Very good morning walk too & lots of photogenic locations (watering holes). Different & nice

Thank jonesyp43
Kampala, Kampala, Uganda
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We happen to in lake Mburo night game was fantastic we saw a leopard and hyenas plus one male lion !!

Thank Arthur F
Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a couple of days in the park, which we seemed to have pretty much to ourselves. Lots of zebra, buffalo, warthog and antelope with good birding. Unfortunately we didn't come across the giraffes or leopard. The only disappointment was that we couldn't take our pre-booked boat trip as its engine was broken.

Thank Hebron134
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did a morning walk which was really enjoyable - much better than the drives Quiet, cool, you can get much closer to the animals and the rangers have more opportunities to explain peculiarities about the animals.

Thank travelproMuc
Kasese, Uganda
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

It isn't Queen Elisabeth, but this is a great park for seeing Zebra and small game. They have even added Giraffes to this park although we missed them on the day we were there. Didn't do the boat ride although it was much smaller than the one at Queen Elizabeth. I enjoyed the smallness of the park and the fact... More 

Thank dandtruley
Oundle, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

We saw loads of Zebras just before and after we entered the Park. They are such graceful creatures. Guides available and you see more then. Did not see Giraffes or Leopards on this occasion as we were short of time, we did see a variety of other animals though, and would like to return.

Thank gillbm2016
Brest, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

The three main attractions in Lake MBuro NP are: - the boat tour on the lake, this will offer you a chance to get really close to Hippos, Crocs, Birds... - the night game drive, which will give you opportunity to see animals you will never see in day time (genets, bush babies, some mongoose species...) and will highly increase... More 

Thank Patrice M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Had a lovely boat ride on Lake Mburo. Safari form the seaside is a totally different experience, and if your in to birds will give you some nice sightings. Otherwise expect crocs, hippos, elefant and reptiles. Was there in jan 2014.

Thank Ulse U
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We went to this Park at the beginning of our trip, and it was the perfect introduction to the Uganda wonderful nature and wildlife. Varied landscape, nice lodges and ok camping grounds. probably it would have been a bit disappointing if we had visited at the end of the holiday, as it offers less big game than other more famous... More 

Thank Riccardo C
Loenhout, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This visit was also the end of our 2-weeks tour in Uganda. Here we finally found the zebra's and also many other animals. We made the boattrip on the lake and saw lots of birds and other wild animals. Especially lots of species of Kingfishers. It was al nice experience.

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