Entebbe attractions

Entebbe Botanical Gardens
The gardens are within walking distance from Gately Inn Entebbe accommodation. The botanical gardens were established in 1898 and are home to over 320 varieties of exotic plant species and an abundance of birdlife and mammals. This beautiful rainforest zone was used in the original ‘Tarzan’ film in 1940.
Quiet & Peaceful; Entebbe Botanical Gardens
Exotic Plant Life

entebbe botanical gardens

Quiet & Peaceful; Entebbe Botanical Gardens
Bird Watching

Quiet & Peaceful; Entebbe Botanical Gardens
Various Animals

Uganda Wildlife Education Center
Entebbe Zoo
Also within walking distance from Gately Inn is UWEC which is a centre for breeding, recuperation and rehabilitation of Ugandan animals that have been rescued from poachers and illegal traders or from injury in their habitats. These animals are released back into the wild when possible by UWEC who also work to educate the people of Uganda about the importance of our local animals and conservation. Enquire at reception for more information on the activities offered at the centre.
UWEC Zoo – white Rhino
Entebbe Zoo White Rhinos

UWEC Zoo – Giraffes
Entebbe Zoo Giraffes

UWEC Zoo – Lions and cats
Entebbe Zoo Wild Cats

Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary
Ngamba Island Chimp Sanctuary
Founded by Jane Goodall in 1998 this island is a refuge for over 45 rescued chimpanzees. There are various options for trips to and experiences on the island. Packed lunches for your day can be supplied on request.
Mabamba Swamp is one of the best places in Uganda to spot the highly sought-after shoebill in its natural habitat. Regularly featured on tourism brochures are these appealingly rare birds with their pre-historic features and oversized yellow bill. Bird watching here is achieved mostly by a canoe, where you’ll navigate waterways comprising lily pads and papyrus swamp. Amongst the 260 species in the region, other notable birds include the papyrus yellow warbler, pallid harrier and blue swallow.
Ngamba Chimp Island
Boat Ride to Ngamba Island

Ngamda Chimpanzee Sancturay
Ngamba Chimps

Ngamba Chimp Sanctuary Entebbe Uganda
Caretakers Feeding Chimps

Mabamba Swamp Wetlands

Mabamba Swamp
Mabamba Swamp is one of the best places in Uganda to spot the highly sought-after shoebill in its natural habitat. Regularly featured on tourism brochures are these appealingly rare birds with their pre-historic features and oversized yellow bill. Bird watching here is archived mostly by a canoe, where you’ll navigate waterways comprising lily pads and papyrus swamp. Amongst the 260 species in the region, other notable birds include the papyrus yellow warbler, pallid harrier and blue swallow.

Half day trips can be organised to visit the Entebbe Mabamba Swamp and surrounding islands in search of the most sought after Shoebill Stork.
Uganda Entebbe Tourist Attractions
Exploring the Mabamba Swamp

Shoebill Stork in Uganda Entebbe Mabamba Swamp
Shoebill Stork in Mabamba Swamp

Bird Watching in Entebbe Uganda
Bird Watching Experience

Entebbe 18-Hole Golf Course

Entebbe Golf Course
The course is playable all year round.The club also features two tennis courts, one basketball court and a cricket oval. Indoor games include badminton, darts and snooker. Entebbe Golf Course is regarded as one of the best courses in East Africa, and within Uganda the course is vying with the Kampala course for Number 1 status.
Entebbe Golf Course
Entebbe Golf Course

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