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Bigodi Wetlands Sanctuary

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Kamwenge road, Uganda
+256 772 468113
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Monkeys and birds!

We arrived and were introduced to our guide, Owen. He explained to us the background to the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dubuss
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London, United Kingdom
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Well worth a visit

Had a very good but tiring 3 hour walk around the wetlands guided by Robert, so knowledgeable about... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
Ann B
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Kyrenia N.Cyprus
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  • Average8%
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Travellers talk about
“local community” (12 reviews)
“swamp walk” (8 reviews)
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Kamwenge road, Uganda
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+256 772 468113
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"local community"
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"swamp walk"
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"species of birds"
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"local guide"
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"hour walk"
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"burrito"
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"gift shop"
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"different types"
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"your feet"
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"long pants"
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"great birding"
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"rainy season"
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"excellent guide"
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"an easy walk"
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"chimp tracking"
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"well worth a visit"
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"wetlands"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived and were introduced to our guide, Owen. He explained to us the background to the wetlands and how it benefits the local community. We spent around 2 and a half hours walking around the woodland. It is a mixture of muddy / dirt...More

Thank Dubuss
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Reviewed 4 July 2018

Had a very good but tiring 3 hour walk around the wetlands guided by Robert, so knowledgeable about all the wildlife, birds and plants there. Best to wear boots and long trousers. Walking on the boardwalk most of the time but was quiet dry when...More

Thank Ann B
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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 Cathie P
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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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