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Lake Mburo

Explore Lake Mburo

The flat river valleys of Lake Mburo National Park feature dense thickets of vegetation, offering an attractive environment for wildlife viewing. There are five lakes in the vicinity, Lake Mburo being the largest on offer, but all are a big draw to the surrounding wildlife. Keep your eyes peeled for leopard, buffalo, and hyena, along with hippos and crocodiles along the water's edge. Considered a birdwatching haven, there are also over 300 bird species to spot.


  • Encounter the rare and prehistoric shoebill stork
  • Sensational game viewing and safari activities
  • Enjoy thrilling lake boat rides on 5 stunning lakes
  • Home to rare species, including the elusive pangolin and porcupine
  • Ideal stopover destination en-route to other parks

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Enriching encounters


Whether you want to tick the Big Five off your bucket list or seek out specific safari species, our expert guides reveal the typical wildlife sightings to expect in the Lake Mburo

  • Zebra
  • Spotted Hyena
    Spotted Hyena
  • Leopard
  • Impala
  • Hippo
  • Crocodile
  • Buffalo
  • African Fish Eagle
    African Fish Eagle
Sample Itineraries


From majestic wildlife to out of this world natural wonders, cultural melting pots and enchanting beaches, every bespoke Mahlatini journey is thrilling. Unsure where to visit? Whether it’s a bucket-list adventure, a milestone celebration or simply a much-needed escape, experience the joy with this inspiring selection of favorites.

  • Bespoke itineraries
  • Flights and transfers included
  • Best rates guaranteed
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When to visit

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Start your unique journey


At Mahlatini, we like to make things easy for you. Browse our website for inspiration or pick up the phone. Whether you’re full of ideas or unsure of where to start, we’re here to help. Serial safari-goer or first-time visitor, we’re ready to create your ultimate tailormade itinerary.

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Call us or inquire online. Share your wish list and we’ll start planning your adventure.

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Your dedicated travel expert will be in touch within 24 hours to start designing your bespoke itinerary.

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We won’t stop refining your plans until we get the perfect trip at the best price.

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Receive your Mahlatini travel documents, pack your bags and set off on your trip of a lifetime!

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