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Klara M.   –  
Germany DE
Visited: February 2017 Reviewed: Jul 24, 2018

Email Klara M.  |  35-50 years of age  |  Experience level: 2-5 safaris

Everything was well organized

Everything was well organized.
The first offer I had already after one day. All other questions were answered very quickly and competently.
The journey itself was a dream, unfortunately very short.
In Uganda everything went very well. From the transfer at the airport to the end of the journey.
The selected lodges were very good.
Richard, the owner is a great birding expert and always saw all the animals immediately.
He has always responded individually to my wishes.
I highly recommend Shoebill Safaris.
Thank you for the great journey.
I'll be back!!!

Mary-Anne   –  
United Kingdom UK
Visited: July 2018 Reviewed: Aug 8, 2018

Email Mary-Anne  |  50-65 years of age  |  Experience level: 2-5 safaris

Fantastic experience. We learned so much about life in Uganda from our knowledgable guides

Shoebill safaris provided an excellent service which went beyond our expectations. We felt very well looked after throughout our tour and the team responded well to the needs of our large family group (18 people). The home stay part of the tour gave us an excellent insight into rural life in Uganda. The tour guides were very knowledgable about wildlife, particularly the many amazing birds of Uganda. I would not hesitate to recommend Shoebill safaris to anyone wanting to visit Uganda.

Thomas   –  
Switzerland CH
Visited: August 2018 Reviewed: Sep 5, 2018

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Easy planning & communication and very experienced guide.

Very good and easy communication with the german agent as well as our guides in Uganda. The Shoebill Safari-Team is very knowledgable on all fronts, making the planning easy. They also have no problem in incorporating special requests or changing up plans to your desire. Our guide was very experienced and tried to make sure we had the best possible experience.
We would recommend Shoebill-Safaris any time.

Sally   –  
Ghana GH
Visited: September 2018 Reviewed: Sep 17, 2018

Email Sally  |  35-50 years of age  |  Experience level: over 5 safaris

Mabamba swamp day visit

I was promptly met at the airport and taken off to Mabamba swamp.Moses, the guide, had an excellent knowledge of the area - nature, culture, traditions. The transport was safe and he was a good driver.
I enjoyed the trip very much and would like to return to do a longer visit.

Wiz   –  
United Kingdom UK
Visited: July 2018 Reviewed: Sep 19, 2018

Email Wiz  |  50-65 years of age  |  Experience level: 2-5 safaris

Amazing Uganda experience with Shoebill Safaris - thank you so much

We had a fantastic trip with Shoebill Safaris - Allen and Richard were professional and very helpful from the start putting together a bespoke trip for our group. They understood our needs well and were also flexible throughout the trip to make changes if we requested them. One of the highlights was a homestay, where we did all sorts of activities including preparing food, basket weaving and making mats. We met so many friendly people and even had a football match against a local team. We also did wildlife safaris, walks and cultural tours and rafting on the Nile.
Richard is incredibly knowledgable about birds and wildlife and also about Uganda in general. He has an open top safari bus which was really comfortable to travel in and we got great views when we were in the parks. We also had an excellent chef (Robert) and other guides (Laetitia and Joram) who helped to make it an unforgetable experience. Thanks to all of you and I thoroughly recommend Shoebill Safaris

Chris Evans   –  
United Kingdom UK
Visited: September 2018 Reviewed: Sep 27, 2018

Email Chris Evans  |  65+ years of age  |  Experience level: over 5 safaris

Shoebills tried and succeeded to ensure that our requirements for our Safari were always met.

Our Safari was custom made to fit around our particular needs in Uganda. This Shoebills carried extremely well, changing times and places during the development stage easily and competently, resulting in the trip we wanted and that completely lived upto our expectations. Richard, our guide was extremely knowledgable about the animals and birds we encountered and went out of his way to ensure we saw them in their best light. His phenominal eyesight and knowledge of animal behaviour ensured we saw rare and interesting sights

The trip worked like clockwork and we can only recommend Shoebills for the work they did. We will certainly use them in the future.

Sharon, John, Tony and Ruth   –  
United Kingdom UK
Visited: October 2018 Reviewed: Nov 29, 2018

Email Sharon, John, Tony and Ruth  |  50-65 years of age  |  Experience level: 2-5 safaris

Richard and Allen created and guided us through 2 weeks of unforgettable experiences.

All of our questions and queries were answered promptly and accurately, and that was before we made our booking. We had lots of questions in the weeks running up to our departure - and nothing was too much for them to bother answering.

We are hugely thankful to Shoebill Safaris for organising and guiding us around an amazing 2 week trip in Uganda. Weeks later we are all still smiling at our memories. Apart from the birding our highlights were the gorillas and leopards - things to remember forever. I remember how delighted we were with the birds we saw in the botanical gardens on our first day - we had no idea what was to come. RIchard can literally charm the birds from the trees. Every day there was something new an wonderful to smile at.

Our accommodation was beautiful - the lodges clean and tidy - all vey different experiences, serving delicious food. 4 of us travelled and no upset tummies.

We will definitely be back. Thank you

Angelika   –  
Germany DE
Visited: November 2018 Reviewed: Dec 7, 2018

Email Angelika  |  65+ years of age  |  Experience level: over 5 safaris

4 weeks unforgettable experiences.

We would like to thank you again for the good planning of our four-week trip through Uganda. The selection of individual stations and accommodations was in line with our expectations.
We have been able to enjoy the „pearl of Africa“ to the fullest.
A real lucky grip was our female guide Donah. Thanks to her good contacts and her open nature, she has made Africa very inappropriate for us. Thanks to her exellent specialist knowledge, we had a deep insight into the flora, fauna and african culture. She has brought us ugandien lifestil with her lovely people.
During this long journey together, we were perfectly supervised by her. We enjoy our trip in total.
We will certainly visit Uganda again through this great experience.
We came as guests and went as friends.

Jet   –  
Netherlands NL
Visited: December 2018 Reviewed: Feb 10, 2019

Email Jet  |  20-35 years of age  |  Experience level: over 5 safaris

Recommandable touroperator

We had a nice trip with Shoebill Safari’s too The Murchison Falls in the north of Uganda. We had good contact before the start of the trip and we were able to make some adaption to the standard planning. Our guide was a walking encyclopedia. He knew a lot of the country, the wildlife and especially the birds. By that the trip was very informative too.

Mark B   –  
United Kingdom UK
Visited: July 2019 Reviewed: Jul 27, 2019

Email Mark B  |  35-50 years of age  |  Experience level: over 5 safaris

Wonderful trip with excellent guide

The safari was excellent. The booking of the trip was very efficient and response rate was fast. Much effort was made to organise the safari we were looking for. The booked 3 day safari to Murchison Falls was excellent for our family of four. Our guide Ben was great. Very knowledgeable, attentive, friendly and helpful. He made every effort to show us the animals we wanted to see.

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