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Entebbe is of particular importance to Uganda in terms of government and the field of size, and is definitely worth a visit for any tourist to the country. Here are the top 5 Entebbe Must Do's.

Entebbe is also a destination with plenty of history, attractions and activities you won't want to miss. All Entebbe Tourist Attractions are minutes away from the Entebbe International Airport there, all wonderful hotels, restaurants and beaches for your pleasure. Enquire at our reception for more information on all.

Whille you enjoy your saty at Great Wolf Hotel in Entebbe….Enjoy the top things to do and see in Entebbe.

Entebbe Botanical Gardens

Mostly known among academics, the Botanical Gardens is home of one of the most diverse mixes of flora and fauna in all of Africa. Guides are available at the entrance to guide tourists, but do be very careful - most of them are very aggressive due to the intense competition. The Gardens are divided into zones, and visitors can experience and spot some of Uganda's best known animals and trees.


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Entebbe 18 Hole Golf Course

Founded in 1901 and situated on the banks of the Lake Victoria, the Entebbe 18-hole Golf Course is the oldest and only golf course in the city with a well a well-groomed 18 hole course dotted with exotic trees. Stretching over hundreds of hectares, the lush greens of this alluring golf course invites the tourist to a destination of pleasure, leisure and serenity. Even though it is boldly displayed that playing golf is by membership only, the course is actually open to tourists who can afford the fees.

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Mabamba Swamp

Mabamba Bay wetland has an area 16,500 ha on the shores of Lake Victoria.  It is a large extensive marsh of Miscunthus sp stretching through a long narrow bay, fringed with Cyperus papyrus towards the main body of Lake Victoria. There is a narrow open water channel and a small area of Nymphea caerulea as well as areas of Ladium mariscus and sometimes drifting papyrus swamp islands. Mabamba Bay forms part of Waiga bay south-west of Nakiwogo bay, west of Entebbe International Airport. It lies at 32°20’E, 00°05’N at 1,130m asl and receives 1,200 – 1,500 mm of rainfall. It is situated in Wakiso District in the sub-counties of Kasanje, Kamengo and Mpigi.

Half day trips can be organized to the swamp and surrounding islands in search of the sought after Shoebill Stork.

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Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary

Surrounded by the peaceful waters of Lake Victoria, Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary is home to 48 orphaned chimps rescued from throughout Uganda. Island facilities offer day and overnight visitors an exceptional opportunity to closely observe and interact with these fascinating great apes in this unique setting. Chimpanzee Sanctuary and Wildlife Conservation Trust (CSWCT), an NGO, is responsible for all aspects of the sanctuary at Ngamba Island.


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Uganda Wildlife Education Centre

The Uganda Wildlife Education Center is a fun and exciting place to see and learn about the animals of Uganda and the ecosystems in which they live. Take some time to learn how they live, eat, play, and talk.

Originally founded in the 1950s to accommodate confiscated and injured wildlife and to look after orphan animals which have been taken away from smugglers it has grown considerably in recent years. Many say its destined to become the most important showcase for wildlife on the African continent.

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Fishing on Lake Victoria

Half or Full-Day boat trips are available on the lake to fish for the legendary Nile Perch, known for their size and exciting fishing. The best is to go as a small group (3-4 people) as it splits the cost of the boat.

With Lake Victoria offering the opportunity for hooking one of the world’s largest fresh water fish the Nile Perch, anyone with with some free time and an interest can enjoy this day out.

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Entebbe International Airport EBB)

Entebbe International Airport (IATA: EBBICAO: HUEN) is the principal international airport of Uganda. It is near the town of Entebbe, on the shores of Lake Victoria, and about 41 km (25 mi), by road, southwest of the central business district of Kampala, the capital of Uganda and its largest city. The coordinates of the airport are 00°02'41"N, 032°26'35"E (Latitude: 0.044721; 32.443055).

If you are looking for a nice and affordable hotel or place to stay in Entebbe from or to the airport, Great Wolf Hotel is the best place for you.

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Entebbe Beaches

Entebbe is a major town in Uganda’s hospitality; the town was an administrative capital of the government of Uganda, prior to Independence in 1962

The road towards the airport passes close to the shore of Lake Victoria, characterized by sandy beaches right by the road side.

Lake Victoria is the second largest fresh water lake after Lake Baikal located in south-east Siberia.

Lake victoria has lively beach activities throught the year but are busier on weekends. Book you stay at Great Wolf Hotel and get free transport to one of the beaches around entebbe.


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While you enjoy your stay at Great Wolf Hotel, we can arrange for you private tours arround the area of Entebbe.