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260 sq km

In the south, near Mbarara

Lying in the one part of Uganda covered in extensive acacia woodland, Mburo has markedly different fauna to other reserves.

Lake Mburo is the best place in the country to see the gigantic eland antelope, as well as zebra, topi, impala, and several acacia-ssociated birds.

The five lakes within the park attract hippos, crocodiles and a variety of waterbirds, while fringing swamps hide secretive papyrus specialists such as the sitatunga antelope and red, black and yellow papyrus gonalek.


  • Game Viewing
  • Boat Rides
  • Guide walks
    Walks inside the park must be in company of an armed park official.
  • Birding
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