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Uganda Wildlife Education Center

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Address: Plot 56/7 Lugard Avenue, Entebbe, Uganda
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+256 706 505722
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The Uganda Wildlife Education Centre is a home to the some rescued and...

The Uganda Wildlife Education Centre is a home to the some rescued and rehabilitated animals. Most of our residents are rescued; victims of bushmeat trade, habitat destruction, or illgeal trade.

Listen to interpretative talks from our guides, work as their surrogate mother for a day or spend a night in our hostel or cottages.

Secure day and night parking available.

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US$388.80*
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Full-Day Bird Watching Guided Tour To Lutembe Bay Entebbe from Kampala
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Every 2 years I find myself going to UWEC to see what has been added. The up and close encounter with the wild animals keeps me going back every single time. The animals have been... read more

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Bengaluru, India
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Brussels, Belgium
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Taking the behind-the-scenes tour was definitely the best option for a visit to the UWEC and one of the best zoo visit I ever had. The guides are well informed and offer information on not only the animals in general but on their specific animals. The feeding and petting makes this tour worth the extra money.

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Los Angeles, California
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My girlfriend and I visited UWEC in late April and took the behind-the-scenes tour - certainly the best zoo experience I've ever had, and one of the greatest animal experiences I've ever had. We got to spend time feeding giraffes and an elephant (Charles), we were fortunate to see the baby elephant Edward (who is not part of the regular... More 

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Imujaasi09, Public Relations Manager at Uganda Wildlife Education Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for visiting the wildlife education centre. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for your feedback. More 

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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to this centre. My guide, I think his name was Brite, was so informed and was able to answer every single question I had, and there were quite a lot! The animals appear to be well cared for, apart from a caracal we saw pacing about, looking a bit stressed out :( I think he... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every 2 years I find myself going to UWEC to see what has been added. The up and close encounter with the wild animals keeps me going back every single time. The animals have been placed in larger sanctuaries that make it feel like they are in their natural habitats. The Entebbe location is good for all visitors; it can... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoy seeing variety of animals at close range, give us a picture of the wild, hope to visite again

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Imujaasi09, Public Relations Manager at Uganda Wildlife Education Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and support to the Wildlife Education Centre through visiting. It's our hope that you share your experience with your friends. We look forward to hosting you in the near future. More 

Kampala,
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You will encounter a wude range of animals. Located next to Lake Victoria and you can walk and feel the lake sand under your feet. A lot to learn and see. You will regret your visit

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend and I did the US$70 Behind the Scenes tour and I thought it was absolutely worth it. The experience will vary from day to day, but we got to pat a cheetah, hand-feed a young elephant, pat a white rhino, pat the shoebill stork, feed a giraffe. The lions were on a starvation day so we didn't feed... More 

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Imujaasi09, Public Relations Manager at Uganda Wildlife Education Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and support to the Wildlife Education Centre through visiting. It's our hope that you share your experience with your friends. We look forward to hosting you in the near future. More 

Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Center was a longish but doable, pleasant walk from the Boma where we were staying. The animals look well cared for (I am on the Board of Directors of an exotic wildlife sanctuary in the U.S.) and had well kept, large enclosures. The highlight of the trip for me was the rhino. The keeper was there enteracting with her... More 

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Imujaasi09, Public Relations Manager at Uganda Wildlife Education Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and support to the Wildlife Education Centre through visiting. It's our hope that you share your experience with your friends. We look forward to hosting you in the near future. More 

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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Visited the Zoo and had one of the volunteer guides walk around with us (we gave him 50,000 shillings, wasn't sure if this was too much). It was nice seeing all the animals and the guide seemed very knowledgeable. The baby elephant was super cute and the monkeys really funny.

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Imujaasi09, Public Relations Manager at Uganda Wildlife Education Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and support to the Wildlife Education Centre through visiting. It's our hope that you share your experience with your friends. We look forward to hosting you in the near future. More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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207 reviews
110 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

If you have planned to stay in Kampala and travel via flight then visit this Zoo on your way near to the Airport. This is located in Entebbe. You can see Rhino, Elephant, Lion, Leopard, Giraffe, Chimpanzee and Snakes in Natural environment. Good to have a look in two to three hours time.

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