Lake Mburo National Park

Lake Mburo National Park

Lake Mburo National park is amazingly smallest national park in Uganda. Situated between Masaka and Mbarara district taking approximately 4 hours’ drive time to arrive from Kampala

Lake Mburo is endowed with several wildlife species to mention recently translocated giraffes, buffaloes, elands, waters bucks, antelopes, zebras, oribis, topis , warthogs as you take a boat cruise on lake Mburo you will be in position to observe , hippos and crocodiles. In addition, the park also is home a wide a ray of birds amounting to 350 species some which include water birds, forest and savanna birds.


Lake Mburo National Park has a rich diversity of flora and fauna and these can best be seen on a boat ride/cruise. Among them are crocodiles, hippos and birds such as the Peliccans, herons, fish eagles, black cranes and cormorants which are quite plentiful to give you a wonderful birding experience.

Good To Know


Sheema District

Western Region



Area (km2)

260 km2

White water rafting is high on many people’s list of things to do while on a trip to Jinja. With some lots of good rapids and a stunning river with high level its superlative, there are some very exhilarating sections with space between to lay back and float along taking in the landscape and enjoying the nature, particularly the many species of birds to be found here.
Visit Queen Elizabeth National Park for a wildlife safari experience where you watch animals on game drive and amazing boat safari on Kazinga Channel.
Challenge the Rwenzori Mountain Range; third highest mountain in Africa. The highest Rwenzoris are permanently snow-capped, and they, along with Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya are the only such in Africa. The Ruwenzoris are often identified with the "Mountains of the Moon" mentioned by Ptolemy.
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