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Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

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Address: Gulu Highway, Nakitoma, Uganda
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Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary is the only place in Uganda where you can see rhino in...

Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary is the only place in Uganda where you can see rhino in the wild. This conservation project is self sustained and the activities fees that are paid by you is our source of income. The activities offered by RHINO FUND UGANDA are : On foot rhino trekking, Birding walks, Shoebill canoe rides and Nature Walks.The accommodations on the sanctuary are privately managed by the respective owners and consists of - Ziwa Rhino Lodge and Amuka Safari Lodge.

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We travelled with Rolandssafaris.com through Uganda in December 2014. We had a great experience with Roland. He is very knowledgeable about the country and the local animal. We... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 April 2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2015

We travelled with Rolandssafaris.com through Uganda in December 2014. We had a great experience with Roland. He is very knowledgeable about the country and the local animal. We felt us safe with him. he speaks English,German and Dutch. His car is perfect to discover the beautiful African savanna . We stopped by Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for a walk with the... More 

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Kampala, Uganda
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2015

We stopped by for a walk t=with the Rhinos on the way up to Murchison Falls National Park. We had 5 children under 11 and 4 adults and we all participated in the 2 hour walk, and saw rhino close by, including the youngest which the children were thrilled about. We had read about dodgy toilets on previous reviews, but... More 

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Kampala, Uganda
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2015

i have been to lots of parks in my 12 years in Africa but never seem Rhinos like... I know they are semi humanised but to walk with Rhinos is just incredible and so close..... the Guides were excellent, the lodge simple but nice, it has a pool for my kids and it was busy so there were plently of... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2015

We were guided out by a very knowledgeable ranger, and now know the difference between white and black Rhino tracks. We were able to get close enough that we did not need binoculars to see them. Great work being done there

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Jerusalem, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2015

Very nice getting so close to the Rhinos in a protected but natural environment. It felt like the Rhinos were tracking us :).

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2015

Great experience. If you're lucky you might see a ranger talk to a rhino in Swahili and see the rhino stand up and turn round in response! Well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2015

Tracking one of the last remaining white rhinos in their semi wild habitat is something that should not be missed being in Uganda. The trill of walking amount these magnificent creatures will stay with you forever. We were lucky to arrived in the Sanctuary in the early afternoon hours, when rhinos are most active. We spent about 2 hours walking... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2015

We decided to drive rather than to fly from Entebbe to Murchison falls in order to visit Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. Before we went out to watch the rhinos we were offered breakfast. The standard is very low and its dirty everywhere. We were given menus but when we tried to order it turned out they hardly didn't have anything! We... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2015

The 3-4 hour rhino walk turned out to be a drive, in our own car, to within 100 metres of a rhino. The facilities are run down, and the guide wasn't particularly interested, so all in all, it was a disappointment. Having said all that, I would like to see rhinos back in the wild, if we could only stop... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2015

never saw rhinos up close without a fence between us. Amazing experience. The ranger who took us there was really nice. He knew everything about the animals, and really cares for them. It was a unique experience to see them so closely, and we were happy to support this initiative. We were late enough in the day to see the... More 

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