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Lake Mburo National Park

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Reviewed today via mobile

I love this park, if looking for zebras experience, here is an option. Inbox us and we shall take you there, Travel lots, spend less

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Airways T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want serenity, beautiful nature, this is the place for you. If you want to see a large variety and large numbers of animals, go to another national park in Uganda (Murchison, Queen Elizabeth, Kidepo, etc.). This park has no elephants, one lonely lion...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gilatoo
Reviewed October 28, 2018

We booked a tour of Lake Mboro through Viator online. The local operator was East African Jungle Safaris. We were picked up on time (6:30 am) and stopped at a couple of places before arriving at the park. My colleague and I ended up being...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rydley2
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Apart from the lake boat, this is the place to walk . We prefer walking to game drives--we had seen in QUeen Elizabeth park all the main animals. Now we wanted to relax more---and we did 630 AM every morning. Sometimes we drove to the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ashley465
Reviewed September 9, 2018

This is the smallest National Park in Uganda but is a lovely spot with the added advantage of being able to go on guided walks just outside the park which has as many animals as inside. You can go on night drives with the hope...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Leeanne P
Reviewed September 7, 2018

Lake Mburo was wonderful. There were many animals out and about. The most interesting were the hippos in a little watering hole in the middle of park (far from the lake). Great park to hit if you on the way to QENP or if you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Quicksilvr44
Reviewed August 31, 2018

I didn't have many expectations of Lake Mburo, but the game viewing here is great. No large predators (apart from leopard) but a huge range of animals including zebra, impala, topi, eland, hippo and giraffe. The birdlife is also fantastic, with great opportunities for walking...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank roos1ter
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

We planned a stopover at Rwakobo Rock Lodge en route to Bwindi, but hadn’t expected to experience this little gem of a park. We took a game drive through the Park & saw a fair amount of wildlife, including Topi & Eland which we hadn’t...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank 129SteveH
Reviewed July 22, 2018

...cycling, walking, hiking on the surrounding hills and exploring the small forest of the south-western side, are all alternative ideas on how to experience this small and lovely Park. I find it as an easy and quick out-of-town plan and I always have a great...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Davide N
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Mountainbiking in and around Mburo is the best way to experience the park. Riding along zebra’s, impala’s, ... is awesome! You get some exercise, you get close to the animals and it is not your normal lazy safari. Park entry is 40 dollar. Cycling in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Pietvelo
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Response from Christopher W | Reviewed this property |
We were on a self-drive safari. Fees payable at the gate for two adults and car, for were 321,000 Ugandan shillings. This was for a 24 hours pass to enter/exit the park as often as you wished in this period.
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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