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Lake Mburo National Park

#1 of 2 things to do in Mbarara Features Animals
Mbarara, Uganda
+256 41 4355000
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US$ 348.00*
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Lake Mburo National Park Guided Day Tour from Kampala
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Full-Day Lake Mburo Tour from Kampala
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“nice park” (8 reviews)
Mbarara, Uganda
+256 41 4355000
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Reviewed yesterday

This was the last reserve we visited over 15 days. We entered the park just as thunder and lightning struck - followed by torrential rain so we saw very little. However, the next morning we took a guided walk around the edge of the park...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed yesterday

Lake Mburo is not at all well known. It is easily behind Queen Elisabeth NP (tree climbing lions), Murchison Falls, and Bwindi (gorillas) in Uganda, but this park gets much less credit that it deserves. BUT, this is a good thing for you because you...More

Thank jaredkidder
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a morning walk (a bit challenges with getting the guide) for two hours and then afternon safari with a Jeep. Didn't see that many animals as it was a rainy season but during afternoon drive saw seven Rotschild's giraffes.

Thank PipsaFinland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great sightings in Lake Mburo, including Crested Barbet! Lovely shots of zebra walking towards the water kicking up lots of dust. Great sightings of giraffe! Night drive was also interesting and worthwhile. (Very few views of the lake, seemed to only be visible by the...More

Thank Gwen E
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A great place with exothic animals and beautiful landscapes. The Kazinga channel was cool to visit, and the elephants were worth the visit alone.

Thank Graabein
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We have been on safari many times but this was the first place where we could walk amongst the animals which was a completely different experience.Williams our ranger guide was full of information about the animals we saw and their habits which made the two...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 9 June 2017

My group of four visited Lake Mburo National Park as part of a 13 day safari with Gorilla Trek Africa. Our guide, Sam Elliott, took us three game drives in the park: late afternoon, night-time, and morning Sam has a keen knowledge of all of...More

Thank mqduke
Reviewed 7 June 2017

It's a tiny park but the zebras definitely make it work a stop over. We really enjoyed our time there and the views of the lake were amazing. We even were able to see a few giraffes!

Thank Krmuwumba
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We saw hundreds of baboons, impalas, zebras, monkeys, Akole cows, goats, sheep, and friendly villagers. This place is gorgeous and serene. We stayed in a lodge outside the park and we did not have to pay the park fee unless you entered the exact park....More

Thank scubamaui
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Here you can see many animals and have a fatastic meal and a ride and a boat. Do not miss it you will feel an exclusive experience

Thank claudiof1408
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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
Giulietta B
15 June 2016|
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Response from Y-eddie45 | Reviewed this property |
From Kampala you can get on the bus preferably Global Bus that can be accessed in Kisenyi bus terminal then you make a stop at Igongo Cultural Centre and country Hotel and then you set off with the guide from her to the... More