Shoebill and Equator Tour 1 day

tour summary
Visit both Mabamba Swamp and the Equator in Kayabwe on this one day tour. The tour starts at Mabamba Swamp where you take a canoe and engage in birding activities such as searching for shoebill and other birds. The tour ends with a visit to the equator in Kayabwe.
duration 1 day / 0 night
starting point Kampala
means of transport
  • Private vehicle
  • Equator
  • Mabamba Swamp
  • Bird watching
  • Sightseeing
Equator / Kayabwe

Kayabwe is 80km south-west of Kampala, it is a point where the equator line crosses the Masaka Road. There are monuments, restaurants and souvenir shops.

Mabamba Swamp

One of the Ramsar site in Uganda located along the northern shore of Lake Victoria with over 300 species of birds. Also known for its rare bird species like shoebill stork and beautiful birds like Great Blue Turaco and African Pygmy Goose.
Geographic feature: Swamp, Size: ‎16,500ha
Activity: Bird watching

day 1
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Bird watching at Mabamba Swamp

Take a canoe ride along waterway in the beautiful swamp. Guide will search for shoebill and other birds that inhabit in this swamp. It takes about 2-3 hours.


Visit Equator at Kayabwe

Take photographs at the monuments.

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