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Rhino Fund Uganda

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Gulu Highway, Nakitoma, Uganda
+256 772 713410
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Rhino Fund Uganda, located 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. Our activities include: 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 - Amuka Safari Lodge and Ziwa Rhino and Wildlife Ranch (budget).
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“on foot” (25 reviews)
“murchison falls” (26 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Gulu Highway, Nakitoma, Uganda
+256 772 713410
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Always wanted to see Rhino's and the sanctuary didn't disappoint. Impressive animals and a wonderful experience to see them free.

Thank PeterBarras
Reviewed 1 week ago

Seeing rhinos in the wild is neat. Go early or late in the day, when the rhinos are active. We went in the late morning, when it was already quite warm, and while we saw two females, each with a calf, and a male, they...More

Thank wingedkitty
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

These guys do such a good job with the rhinos. We went on an evening walk and saw 7 rhinos (1 bull and 3 moms with calves) within an hour. I so hope they succeed in their mission and are able to reintroduce these magnificent...More

Thank Deepak R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

when observing animals in the wild, its usually in jeeps and trucks but you will walk with armed security while at Ziwa and you will see the Rhinos!

Thank Jack J
Reviewed December 12, 2017

The sanctuary made a very good impression, the tracks in good shape, the central reception area showing regular upkeep and the Samuka Safari Lodge providing a great venue for lunch and cold drinks. Rhino sightings are GUARANTEED on Ziwa, entrance if free but when tracking...More

Thank Safariafficionado
Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

Thank you to Ronald “Rhino” and the trekkers for an outstanding experience. We felt safe and were so excited to see two mothers and their calves. Everyone on the trek who works for Rhino Fund were able to answer our many questions. It was a...More

Thank suzmintz
RhinoFundUganda, Manager at Rhino Fund Uganda, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2017

We will pass the information on to Ronald. Sounds like a wonderful trek, glad you had a good time. Hopefully see you soon!

Reviewed October 25, 2017

We loved our tour here! We did the 2 hour rhino tracking. We were able to get so close to the rhinos. We went in the afternoon while they were resting, which I think was a good call. We even got close to the youngest...More

Thank uclatraveler9
RhinoFundUganda, Manager at Rhino Fund Uganda, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2017

Hi there, So happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us. Madame, the youngest, is such a beautiful little girl isn't she! I would just like to reiterate that the food and backpacking facilities around headquarters are a private entity to Rhino Fund Uganda....More

Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

The guides were great. The roads were in good repair and the rhinos were amazing. Being able to stand 15 yards from two enormous rhinos was an experience of a lifetime. I would highly recommend visiting Ziwa.

Thank Jeremy M
RhinoFundUganda, Manager at Rhino Fund Uganda, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2017

You got very close! What an experience - thank you for your review. Hopefully see you soon!

Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

The rhino sentries absolutely amazing The track is very informative Felt very safe at all times tracking on foot to see the rhinos birdlife amazing very well run by Angela you can tell it's a very professional outfit highly recommend for a visit very fantastic...More

Thank Glenn W
RhinoFundUganda, Manager at Rhino Fund Uganda, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2017

Thank you so much for such a lovely review! Glad you had a great experience and that you felt safe with our highly trained rangers.

Reviewed September 8, 2017

Breathtaking experience, while the ranger looking where the rhinos you should think also your safety at something they will be wild and can attack you. Seeing the family Rhino together was a lifetime experience. We saw the father, mother and 1 baby. We stay longer...More

Thank Darwin A
RhinoFundUganda, Director at Rhino Fund Uganda, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2017

Hi Darwin! Thank you so much for your review, we hope to see you again! We just ask for one request - could you change the title of your review, as we are a sanctuary and 'Hunting' does not portray our mission. We do not...More

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August 4, 2016|
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Yes within the sanctuary there is Amuka lodge Uganda and right at the sanctuary compound are 10 accommodation rooms that you can stay. Actually they are now twelve. You can as well camp if hire the tents at the sanctuary.