About Park Shoebill

Welcome to Bussi Island

Park Shoebill is located South West of Entebbe town on Bussi, 2”49 North of the Equator on Bussi Island which is found on the spectacular and beautiful lake Victoria. The island is only about 8 kilometres from Entebbe town and can be reached within 40 min by motorized canoe or 15 min by speedboat. It is in the vicinity of Entebbe international airport and has a great view of the Entebbe Peninsula

Bussi Island is home to Mabamba Bay, which, is categorized as an important Birding Area and is a RAMSAR site protected by international protocols. The island is home to over 280 birds species with several tree species and other flora. The sitatunga or marshbuck, a rare swamp-dwelling antelope is one of the animal species that can be found in the Mabamba swamp.

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