Kabwoya Wildlife Reserve

Kabwoya Wildlife Reserve is a reserve in Uganda. It was established in 1980, and covers 87.00 km². Kabwoya Wildlife Reserve comprises 87 square miles of protected land.  It consists of an isolated plain along Lake Albert and affords splendid views of Lake Albert – and the Blue Mountains of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

What to see and do at the reserve

Fishing for Nile Perch in Lake Albert

Lake Albert is a great place for fishing and not just for Nile Perch but other species.  You will have a motorboat with expert guide and all the fishing tackle, bait that you will need for your time fishing on the lake. We will also organize drinks and packed lunch for the day if you are fishing all day on the lake.

Horseback Riding Safari

There are only two places where you can do a wildlife safari Horseback in Uganda; one is Lake Mburo National Park and here in the Kabwoya Wildlife Reserve in the Albertine Rift. Early morning or sunset horseback safaris are recommended, it is also a time where you can lots of wildlife here in Kabwoya such as Uganda Kob, Warthogs, other antelopes and more.

Guided Hikes and Nature Walks

Guided Hikes and Nature Walks are a very popular activity on the Kabwoya Wildlife Reserve. Nature Walks are quite scenic in nature since you most often have the Albertine Rift Escarpment as a backdrop. No predators here in the Reserve making it a very safe, guided hike where you see many antelopes, warthogs,  various species of birds and other wildlife along your journey.


Kabwoya Wildlife Reserve is a great spot for birders.  There are over 460 species of birds found on the reserve and birders delight of being out spotting them. A good birding guide is available to those that would like to go on a bird.