1 Day Mabamba birding tour to Mabamba island which is located off the northern shores of Lake Victoria wetland, lake Victoria is the second largest fresh water lake in the world hence birding at Mabamba wetland gives you an opportunity to visit the second largest fresh water lake in the world after Amazon, it takes 49kilometres away from Kampala the capital city of Uganda, 1 hour and 20 minutes accessing the park in both sides of Masaka and Entebbe Road.
1 day Mabamba Birding a ramser site is one of the places in Uganda where the shoebill stalk is mostly spotted in the country, and it's one of the most attractive birds for tourists other birds in the country can as well be spotted at Mabamba Birding area.
The Mabamba birding wetland is near a connection of main fishing villages of Kasenyi town with a number of hills that surround the entire swamp with fishing this is one of the most fishing activities the fish caught includes lung fish, Tilapia which is found in the streams of papyrus grass in the swamp areas.
Visit Busi island as you head to Mabamba Island you will have an opportunity to spot bird species such as Allen's purple, shoebill stalk, King Fisher, Grey herons, Jacana, Ruffaus, Squaco, Bellied heron, Blue breasted bee eater, white winged warbler, Weyns Weaver, banded snake Eagle and many more.
Spot the shoebill stork in the weed feeding on fish in the wetland of Mabamba birding site; it's the most attractive bird for tourists.
A number of visitors to the papyrus wetland Mabamba swamp boarding a wooden boats and other birds including Jacanna's Pied Kingfisher, blue breasted bee eater, African pygmies goose and many more. A wooden boat carries a maximum of 3 to 4 people so that one has a chance to see a number of bird species..
After lunch return to Kampala or area of residence depending on your travel plan.
Book a tour with Dina Tours and Travel and have an encounter with a number of bird species.
- Pick up and drop off
- Boat ride
- Packed Lunch