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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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Drive thru park

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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Denver, Colorado
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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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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Burleigh Heads, Australia
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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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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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346 helpful votes 346 helpful votes
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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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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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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Mechelen, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

After an absence of 5 years, I was very surprised about the huge density of plain game; especially warthog, topi, zebra, impala; and the elswhere very elusive bushbuck that realy thrives here. Also the boat tour is very rewarding for birding, but also shows hippo and crocodiles.

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Kampala, Uganda
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

The land pressure is exerting its effect on this National Park. You see cows grazing, charcoal burners collecting wood, and camps of fishermen inside the park boundaries. Fortunately, you also see some nice antelope and birds but no elephants and we saw no cats.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

you won't see the BIg Five , but a joy to see exquisite birds and very relaxed animals. for instance , eland are so shy and hard to see, but here we saw them everyday...a large herd. The antelope here are plentiful and beautiful, topi, bushbuck, waterbuck to name a few. And in the late afternoon ...every large termite mound... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Surpisingly beautifull park to start traveling Uganda. Perfect location if you are driving yourselve to test your 4x4 on some rough roads.

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Pewsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We last visited this place 18 years ago and it has retained the peaceful atmosphere that we first encountered. This is not a place to encounter the 'big five' but there are flocks of zebra, cob, buck etc that roam everywhere and particularly through Rwonyo Rest Camp where we stayed. We were entertained by monkeys, baboons and warthogs as we... More 

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

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