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Lake Mburo National Park

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Relaxed park, because no significant lion numbers. Animals venture outside park as the borders with surrounding farmland are porous.Can walk among the zebras, warthogs,waterbucks impala and hartebeest.Saw one hyena. Also saw eland which wa a first for me. The water safari on lake Mburi was...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank nishRad
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lake Mburo is the smallest national park in Uganda and the closest park to both Kampala and Entebbe. It’s easily accessible by road with about 3 or 3,5 hours’ drive from Kampala/Entebbe and a 5-6 hours’ drive from lake Bunyonyi and therefore a popular place...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank ourplanetinmylens
Reviewed 7 February 2019

It seemed an interminable drive down dirt roads before we reached the outer borders of the park although we did see wart hogs and zebra before that and lots of long-horned Ancholi cattle. After entering the park we saw at least two species of antelope,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jill M
Reviewed 7 February 2019

Visited the park on seven occasions for a night drive, boat trips and game drives. Enjoyed the lovely setting which offers close encounters with a variety of wildlife and birds. The swamp was great for birding and the Kazuma viewpoint gave stunning 360 panoramic views...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Worksop
Reviewed 17 January 2019 via mobile

I love this park, if looking for zebras experience, here is an option. Inbox us and we shall take you there, Travel lots, spend less

Date of experience: January 2019
3  Thank Airways T
Reviewed 26 December 2018

If you want serenity, beautiful nature, this is the place for you. If you want to see a large variety and large numbers of animals, go to another national park in Uganda (Murchison, Queen Elizabeth, Kidepo, etc.). This park has no elephants, one lonely lion...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank gilatoo
Reviewed 28 October 2018

We booked a tour of Lake Mboro through Viator online. The local operator was East African Jungle Safaris. We were picked up on time (6:30 am) and stopped at a couple of places before arriving at the park. My colleague and I ended up being...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rydley2
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Apart from the lake boat, this is the place to walk . We prefer walking to game drives--we had seen in QUeen Elizabeth park all the main animals. Now we wanted to relax more---and we did 630 AM every morning. Sometimes we drove to the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ashley465
Reviewed 10 September 2018

This is the smallest National Park in Uganda but is a lovely spot with the added advantage of being able to go on guided walks just outside the park which has as many animals as inside. You can go on night drives with the hope...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Leeanne P
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Lake Mburo was wonderful. There were many animals out and about. The most interesting were the hippos in a little watering hole in the middle of park (far from the lake). Great park to hit if you on the way to QENP or if you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from Christopher W | Reviewed this property |
We were on a self-drive safari. Fees payable at the gate for two adults and car, for were 321,000 Ugandan shillings. This was for a 24 hours pass to enter/exit the park as often as you wished in this period.
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Response from Patrice M | Reviewed this property |
Hello, the walk safari is done with an armed ranger. Now to answer to your question : just turn it the other way round: how far do the animals stand away from you before running away? These are wild animals afraid of... More