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Lake Mburo National Park is situated near Mbarara district in the one part of Uganda that is covered in extensive acacia woodland and unlike any reserve in Uganda, Lake Mburo National Park is home to remarkably different wildlife in Uganda. It is home to eland antelopes, zebras, giraffes, topis, impala, buffaloes among other animals. There is a good number of bird species in Lake Mburo National Park as well.

Lake Mburo National Park

Lake Mburo National Park is Uganda’s smallest national park, but it’s proximity to the Capital City makes it easily accessible and thus tourists make their way to the park all throughout the year.

Things to do in Lake Mburo National Park

Game Viewing

Lake Mburo national Park is famous Uganda tour destination for it is richne in biodiversity and has about 68 different species of mammals. The common ones being the herbivores; Zebra, Impala, Buffalo, Topi, and Eland never the less,the rare slightly of Roan antelonkspe and leopard, Hyenas and jackals as predictors.

Bird Watching

Lake Mburo National Park is a magnificent birding safari destination on top of her large animals, she has a variety of colorful birds. For many bird lovers, birds are the most interesting creatures to watch in Mburo. This park is home for more than 315 different species of birds including; the rare shoebill stork, African fin foot, saddle billed stork, brown chested wattled plover papyrus yellow warbler, Olea species and Boscia, abyssinian ground hornbill and white winged warbler, curruther’s cisticola, tabora cisticola, great snipe and other Acacia bird species.

Boat Cruise

The park is blessed with a diversity of animal and plant species that can only be clearly viewed if you take a boat cruise. To mention but a few, are crocodiles, hippopotamuses and birds like Pelicans, Black crake, Heron, cormorant, fish eagle, one may also sight the rare shoebill stork and all these are worth furnish one`s Uganda safari with pride. For any tourist, the presence of Lake Mburo within the park is a blessing with a lot to offer. The duration of each boat cruise is negotiable but it usually takes 2hrs and arrangements for extra time can be made with management at an extra fee.

Guide Nature Walks

The nature trail offers the visitor a chance to admire unique nature insights. In company of an armed guide, visitors have the opportunity to walk in the circuit at their personal choice pace. Comprehensive information about this trail is fully given to you in form of a brochure in both English and Runyankole at the trek/walk start.


With about 6 species of fish, the common one being Tilapia (oreochromis leucostictuss) Lake Mburo is a dream spot for tourist interested in fishing.Visitors planning to have sport fishing safaris  in  Lake Mburo on this lake should have their own fishing equipment and fish at only the designated point at Mazinga. At the campsite a restaurant is available to ensure maximum relaxation for visitors while at the lake enjoying their fishing.

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