Uganda Wildlife Education Center & Botanical Gardens
Uganda Wildlife Education Center

Uganda Wildlife Center formerly known, as Entebbe zoo is located in Entebbe town and is another fascinating place to visit. This place offers Uganda at glance.

The Uganda Wildlife Education Centre (UWEC) was formed in 1994 from the old Entebbe Zoo. This followed years of neglect that resulted into serious breakdown of infrastructure and loss of valuable animals. The government of Uganda recognized the need to set up an institution that would provide leadership in educating Ugandans about the benefit of conserving the biodiversity of the country, one of the reasons of the recovery process that the country was going through, as a benefit to tourism, the second highest contributor to the national Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

Numerous conservation education programs are offered both on-site and off-site, valuable internship opportunities are offered to Ugandans and foreigners in CE and wild animal care. UWEC as member of numerous international organizations, also participates in knowledge building through contributing to scientific researches and knowledge databases.

By participating in the visitor programs at UWEC, you directly contribute to the operational cost of the center; animal food, quarantine, medical care, rescue etc as well as our campaigns and programs aimed at keeping wildlife in the wild. TRAVEL HEMISPHERES will help you arrange a day tour or to take part in Volunteer programs at the this Wildlife Education Centre. No matter how small or insignificant you think any of your support can be, it makes a lot of difference to the rescued and confiscated animals that range from the chimps to the reptiles we have at the center. These all need a home, life and are a hope for our children to enjoy the wonders in our life time.

We shall day tours and long stays for those who are participating as animal keepers, volunteers etc. Visitors will view or participate in activities of as per species or activity during their stay. At time of formulating this write up, these include; chimpanzee, Rhino, Antelopes, Donkeys, Zebras, Camels, small monkeys, Giraffe, Pig family, Ostrich, African Buffalo, big cats, education, animal health, maintenance, animal farm, administration, Information technology.

The famous botanical gardens adjacent this place will treat you to calm serene shores of Lake Victoria where you will be able to see different species of trees with 300 years plus. Medicinal and botany researchers find this place amazing. Birders are greeted by different species of birds that inhabit this region

1 Day Jinja White Water Rafting Tour
1 Day Birding Tour for Shoebill stork at Mabamba Swamp
2 Days Chimpanzee Primates Tour at Kibale Forest National Park
2 Days Chimpanzee Primates Tour at Kibale Forest National Park
Mabira Forest: 1 Day natural walk tour OR 1 Day Birding tour.
3 Days Chimpanzee Habituation Kibale
3 Days Primates Tour Kibale Forest National Park
3 Days Chimpanzee Habituation Tour Kibale
3 Days Uganda Flying Gorilla Trekking Safari
3 Days Kidepo flying Uganda Safari
3 Days Primates Tour Kibale Forest National Park
3 days Queen Elizabeth National park wildlife tour
3 Days Murchison Falls Safari Tour
3 Days Bwindi Gorilla Mountain Trekking Tour
4 Days Uganda Gorillas and Wildlife Safaris to Queen Elizabeth
4 Days Bwindi Trekking Gorillas Twice
4 Days Gorilla safari in Bwindi and White Water Rafting
4 Days Murchison Falls and White Water Rafting Safari Tour
5 Days Murchison Falls and Kibale National Parks Uganda Safari
5 Days Kidepo flying Wildlife Safari in Uganda
6  Days Uganda Primate Watch safari to Kibale Bwindi and Queen Elizabeth National Parks    
The Apes Circuit 6 days Chimpanzee Gorilla Safaris
6 Days Safari Tour in Bwindi, Queen Elizabeth and Lake Mburo National Parks
7 Days Murchison Falls, Kibale and Queen Elizabeth National Parks Uganda Wildlife Safari
7 Days Bwindi Gorillas and birding and Wildlife safari at Queen Elizabeth Park
7 Days Game Viewing and Wildlife Safari Tour
7 Days Uganda Primate Safari Tour
8 Days Uganda Chimpanzee, Gorilla, Wildlife safari
8 Days Uganda Safari Holiday Tour
8 Days Mountain Elgon Climbing
8 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari Holiday
8 Days Uganda Birding Safari Tour
10 Days Uganda Holiday Tour
10 Days Uganda and Tanzania Flying Safari
10 Days Best of Uganda Safari Tour
12 Days Of Wilderness Camping Mount Rwenzori – Bukurungu Trail With Margherita Peak
12 Days Uganda Birding Safari Tour
12 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari Tour
14 Days Gorilla Chimpanzee Trekking Rwanda, Wildlife Safari in Uganda
15 Days: The Uganda Mountain Rwenzori Trekking, Queen Elizabeth and Bwindi Gorilla Tracking Circuit
15 Days Best of Uganda Wildlife Safari Trip
16 Days Adventure Uganda Vacation Safari Tour
17 Days: Rwenzori Mountaineering Safari – Margherita Central Circuit Trail (Sleep In Cabins)
18 Days Uganda Holiday Safari
Uganda Wildlife Safari Tour 18 Days
20 Days: Rwenzori Mountaineering Safari: Bukurungu Trail ( camping) to Margherita Peak with Uganda wildlife safari
Hiking to Mt. Muhavura
Hiking to Mt. Gahinga
Hiking to Mt. Sabyinyo
White Water Rafting in Uganda
Tailor-Made  Birding 20 days: Uganda Tour – The Pearl of Africa
Uganda Rwanda Relax Safari 22 Days


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