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Birding at Mabamba Wetlands

Safari Overview

Mabamba Bay is a unique extensive marsh stretching through along narrow bay, fringed with papyrus towards the main body of Lake Victoria. It forms part of Buwaya Bay South-west of Nakiwogo Bay both of which are located in the west of Entebbe International Airport. It lies between Busi Island and Buwaya/Zziba village on the main land.
Birding Excursion to Mabamba.

Detailed Itinerary

Our guides picks you up from your hotel or place of residence early in the morning, transfer to Mabamba Swamp. This is the best place to spot the rare shoebill. It takes about an hour by road via Nakawuka-Kasanje. Birding is done on traditional canoe; the wetlands are home to a variety of different bird species. A canoe ride through papyrus swamp will take you at the best spot of spotting the Shoebill bird among other rare Africa birds like the Malachite Kingfisher, Swamp Flycatchers, African Purple Swamphen, African Water Rail, Common Moorhen, Lesse Jacana, African Jacana, African Pygime Goose, White faced whistling duck,, Squacco heron, Blue reasted Bee eater, African Jacana, and Saddle – billed Stork, among others. Return to your hotel or place of residence for overnight stay. End of service

Inclusions / Exclusions

The safari package will include;
-Private safari 4wd fuelled safari vehicle
-Services of English speaking driver/guide
-Entrance fees
-Canoe ride for birding
-Birding guide

Exclusions:- Tips to local guides, Porterage, Personal insurance cover, Soft or alcoholic drinks, Items of a personal nature, any meals not indicated above, any tours not mentioned from the itinerary above.