Lake Mburo National Park

Lake Mburo National Park is located in the western Uganda in ankolemasaka corridor and is just 371 hmsq in size with a land scape of interest and colour. Due to its strategic location lake mburo national park hosts a variety of visitors coming from all corners of the world. It is very special that it consists of habitats ranging from the dry rocky out crops, bushy thickets, open and wooden savannahs, lakes and hills. It has also seasonal and permanent swamps that support a variety of wild life living in the park.

Lake Mburo National Park

Animals found in Lake Mburo National Park include hyenas, zebras, buffaloes, warthogs, water bucks, reed bucks, the eland antelopes, oribi and defassa, impala. In the national park there are 5 lakes which attract and sometimes harbour a variety of wild animals. Bird species totalling to 332 species are also found in the national park and they include the African fin foot, saddle billed stork, yellow warbler, brown chested wattled plover, Abyssinian ground horn bill and great snipe.

Attractions of Lake Mburo National Park include Lake Mburo, salt licks, rubangaforets, game tracks and conservation education centre. Lake mburo is explored by boat and the visitor is able to watch crocodiles, birds including the grey heron, cormorant fish eagle and the shoe bill stork. Fishing on the lake is done through special arrangement. Visitors are guided to the salt licks and also explore through Rwonyo.
Game tracking is along the impala track and zebras are common on the grass valley floors on the zebra track. Track includes Ruroko, kazuma track.

The conservation education centre is located one kilo meters west of sanga gate and provides accommodation and there is an education hall for school groups, workshops and seminars.
Rwonyo rest camp is a starting point for nature walks and game drives around the national park. The national park can be accessed from Kampala through Mpigi, lwengo and lyantonde just 228 kms, 3.5 hours’ drive. Visitors coming to L. Mburo via Mbarara can pass through the Nshara gate and visitors from Kampala can access the park through sanga gate at sanga trading centre. Headquarters of Lake Mburo national park are located in Rwonyo.