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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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There atre at least 3 good reasons to go to Lake MBuro NP

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 December 2016
Patrice M
Brest, France
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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 

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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.

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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 

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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.

1 Thank karinevdheuvel
Mbarara, Uganda
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

This park doesn't have carnivore, but you can see a lot of herbivorous animals. You can also ride a horse and bicycle.

1 Thank tomomichi1228
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Lake Mburo National Park is a beautiful park and one of two places in Uganda to see zebras (the other is Kidepo Valley National Park). We also visited the Masai Mara on this same trip and this park is by FAR much less crowded. In fact, we only saw one other safari vehicle while on game drives. So in this... More 

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South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We stayed at Lake Mburo as part of an organised tour on our way back to Entebbe from Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. It was a convenient stopping-off point but did not provide particularly good wildlife viewing. That said, we had a pleasant boat ride (for $15 each) on the lake and saw a lot of birds. A lot of the park... More 

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Kampala, Uganda
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

It was fun having a drive within the park and seeing the animal upclose. The park has mostly zebras and its nice seeing many of them at once. In the morning you may see all kinds of animals as the walk down to the lake to take water.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

It's a nice national park and if you like zebras this is the place to go in Uganda! It also has impalas and elands (and many, many warthogs). It's well suited to self-driving as it's not too big and the maps are quite accurate so you can find your way around. The boatride on Lake Mburo is definitely worth doing,... More 

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Mbarara, Uganda
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

There are many animals you can see from short distance. I guess there are only 2 parks in Uganda where you can find zebras. Recently Giraffes came to Mburo National Park. But it is hard to see lions and elephants. Elephants are not there, the guide says 2 lions stay in the park, but I don't believe. If you go... More 

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