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Lake Mburo National Park

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Address: P. O. Box 880, Mbarara, Uganda
Phone Number: 41 4355000
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Beautiful park, many different animals and great views

Lake Mburo is actually one of the smaller national parks of Uganda. It is a special place though. Some animals can only be found there. While driving our safari van through... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Lake Mburo is actually one of the smaller national parks of Uganda. It is a special place though. Some animals can only be found there. While driving our safari van through the park, together with our guide we found zebras, many different species of antilope, and even the very shy Eland antilope. We also saw giraffes, these are recently introduced... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is a lovely park and well worth a visit. The day we arrived 8 giraffe were arriving from Murchison, hopefully in future there will be giraffe as well as Zebra roaming the park.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I have been to Mburo many time with visitors as it is only an hour away from our home in Mbarara. It is easy to think it is a bit ordinary compared to the QE or other big Parks . I remain surprised as each time I go I see something different . You can get 'over zebra ed and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Very pleasant drive,not a lot of animals but did see a number of Topi and Bush buck also birds were plenty.Not many signs to help,but did enjoy what we saw and worth the visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

For many years Lake mburo has been a hard destination to sale. However, recently the Uganda Wildlife authority introduced. “Introducing the giraffes in Lake Mburo will help diversify wildlife and consequently, attract tourists,” said Dr Seguya. He said the country’s smallest national park has been without giraffe species since it was gazetted. Giraffe species at the park, he said, became... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We drove our own vehicle so we could take whatever road we wanted and stop as long as we wanted. There were large groups of gazelle, kopi, elan, warthogs, and zebras. We saw hippos enjoying a mud bath plus many birds. It is an open area with trees and animals moving freely.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

If you want to see up close and personal the African wildlife in their natural surroundings, then this is a great place to do it. On our visit, we got great pics of the warthogs, zebra, topi, bush buck, water buck, buffalo and so much more (whilst belting out Lion King songs of course.) Definitely worth a visit when in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We travelled with rolandsafaris.com through Uganda in December 2014. We had a great experience with Roland. he is knowledgeable about the country and tje local animal. We felt us safe with him. He speaks English, German and Dutch.His car is perfect to discover the beautiful African savanna. Too often used as an overnight stop on the drive from Bwindi to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Too often used as an overnight stop on the drive from Bwindi to Kampala but well worth taking two nights or more. This is Uganda's answer to the Mara/Serengeti eco system with much the same species. Lacking only elephant and giraffe. Leopards are said to grow large here as the food is so good and certainly the male we saw... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

a very good time we had in the park. see several birds Buffellows , deer. etc Had a very ner view of hippo Had a good time in the lake Lots of hippos in the lake You can view King fishers and several other birds

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Address: P. O. Box 880, Mbarara, Uganda
Phone Number: 41 4355000
Location: Africa  >  Uganda  >  Western Region  >  Mbarara

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