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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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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
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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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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13 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
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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28 attraction reviews
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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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6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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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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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Much of the park is overgrown, though (as of 2015) they are working on tree clearance. As a result, there's better grazing for game outside the park, so you can see far more, for example, around Rwakobo Lodge. They can take you for a 2-3 hour walk where you'll see many birds, plus zebra, topi, impala, warthog and possibly eland,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

It was so much fun, specially watching all the cool animals programs for hippos, african eagles, and so many others. Ranger was very informative and patient.

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