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Bigodi Wetlands Sanctuary

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Kamwenge road, Uganda
+256 772 468113
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Excellent guide, Highly Recommend

We were up close and saw many more monkeys and baboons in this tour than in Kibale Natl Forest... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2018
Naxcel
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Bomoseen, Vermont
So much wildlife in one place

This place is brimming in wildlife. The swamp is owned by a community group and they accompany you... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2018
RickyBir
,
Manchester, United Kingdom
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“local community” (11 reviews)
“swamp walk” (8 reviews)
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Kamwenge road, Uganda
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+256 772 468113
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

We were up close and saw many more monkeys and baboons in this tour than in Kibale Natl Forest. Complimented well with the chimp tour. Our guide was fantastic--very enthusiastic, very knowledgeable, not too rushed/but not too slow. We learned much more from this guide...More

Thank Naxcel
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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

This place is brimming in wildlife. The swamp is owned by a community group and they accompany you around its perimeter. They know it so well. We saw three types of monkey, dozens of birds and reptiles. All close by and easy to spot. Earlier...More

2  Thank RickyBir
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Our reason for doing the Bigodi Wetlands walk was to just kill time before going to track the chimps. What we got instead was three fascinating hours with our entertaining and extremely knowledgable guide, Diana. There was nothing Diana did not know. We'd point at...More

Thank deluxcanuck
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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Bigodi Wetland sanctuary is a gazated swamp forest for tourism. It is home to many bird species including great blue turaco and the rare papyrus gonolek. It's also home to 10 primate species including the shy and endangered Chimpanzee (pantroglodytes scheinfurthi ) Tourists who visit...More

Thank musinguzihowardjapan
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our guided walk, our guide a local young man was knowledgeable and extremely enthusiastic about his local wildlife. The walk took around 2 hours as we passed monkeys and colourful bird life, including Great Blue Turacos. Good walking boots required as the...More

Thank Christopher G
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Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised to see as many species in one smallish area. There are not many places in the world with such a concentration. Our walk did not require getting wet. There were boardwalks over any damp spots. One probably needs boots in the...More

Thank Bobby159
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

We did the Swamp walk and village walk. Both were very entertaining and informative. Would have liked to have had more time. Thoroughly recommend

Thank PeterBarras
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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Day1: pick you up from the airport. Overnight stay at entebbe serena hotel. Day2: Transfer to kibale forest national park. Overnight stay at at kibale guest cottages. Day3: chimpanzee tracking and after lunch wetland nature walk. Day4: Transfer to the airport/ hotel. End of the...More

Thank seth553
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Reviewed 16 December 2017

I was really lucky in having a guide that was doing his job wholehearted. He showed me an unbelievable amount of details and knew really everything. This trip could not be managed better. A must do!

Thank truth B
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

This community-operated sanctuary covers a wetlands area that has many species of birds that can be heard and some that can be seen. There is a visitors' center and curio shop that benefit the community. Groups are assigned guides and ours, Richard, knows his birds...More

Thank Les W
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