Lake Mburo Boat Trip

Lake Mburo Boat Trip in Lake Mburo National Park in Western Uganda

Lake Mburo Boat Trip is fascinating water activity done alongside wildlife safaris in Lake Mburo National Park. This park is remains the country’s Savannah park and smallest conservation area in the relation to the other nine parks. The  destination stretches beyond into the Tanzanian plains consecrated with  a diversity of animal as beautiful Zebras, Impalas, Sitatunga and Eland the largest living Antelope in the wild among others. With plant species,  there is Acacia plant, a drought resistant specie that dominate the park.

The National park spread in the Kiruhura area includes four water bodies with a famous one of Mburo what a blessing to the tourism encounter in  the Ankole-Masaka corridor. The water mass accelerates safari pride with remarkable boat cruise for clear view of the wildlife missed during game drives or nature walks especially the aquatic species from mammals, birds and reptiles. These include hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes and Antelopes at the shorelines of the lake whereas birds like Black crake Pelicans, fish eagle, Heron and great cormorant among others.

Daily boat cruise trips are conducted by modern and classic vessels with help of the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) ranger guides and operators filled with amusing local folk stories and mind blowing facts on wildlife in the destination and surrounding communities. The normal gliding time to and back forth is estimated between 2-3 hours depending on the weather and tides/waves of water body. Not to be missed on this launch are the pools of hippos and crocodiles in close range as well as fantastic avian life surrounding the waters.

Visiting Lake Mburo National Park

One can visit this small park direct from Kampala taking the western Uganda route. Tourists to the park are mainly those going for gorilla trekking in Bwindi or Mgahinga National Parks. Even travelers for wildlife safaris in Queen Elizabeth National Park can as well have their itineraries include Lake Mburo tours. In short, Lake Mburo National Park can be visisted in one safari tour that includes major tourist attractions in Western Uganda.