10 best leisure parks in Uganda (1)
Travelling, going on vacation, and having fun doesn't always mean visiting the wild or other beautiful parts of Uganda's nature.

Let’s take a look at these leisure parks that will make your Uganda safari experience more enjoyable while traveling, vacationing, and having fun.

A Uganda safari experience can be enhanced by visiting these leisure parks where you can relax, have fun, and enjoy the beauty of Uganda’s nature.

You can try something different like visiting a leisure park with your family, friends or work colleagues. 

Leisure parks are a haven for people who appreciate outdoor fun activities like zip-lining, high ropes, paintball shooting, team building exercises and much more. 

Let’s look at these different leisure parks that will make your Uganda safari experience more enjoyable.

Lakeside Adventure park

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Lakeside Adventure park was the first leisure park in Uganda to feature a high ropes course. The park is ideal for group activities, retreats, family days out, team building events, corporate groups, school, and family days out. 

This leading-edge establishment offers adventure activities in a tranquil location close to a lake, with highly skilled support staff. 

Whilst it can be accessed by road, the easiest way to reach the park is using water transport from KK beach in Ggaba on the northern shores of Lake Victoria. 

From Ggaba’s KK Beach, you can take a boat ride straight to Lakeside. The duration of the boat ride is 45 minutes.

Besides adventure activities, the park features a well-equipped kitchen that offers scrumptious treats, regional cuisines, and quick meals. It also has well-furnished and comfortable lodges, cottages, and dormitories.

Tembuzi Cultural fun park

Tembuzi Cultural Fun Park is situated in Namugongo-Nabusugwe, not far from Uganda’s capital city. It is a spacious and serene park with an out-of-town ambience. 

The location is ideal for picnics, camping, private gatherings like birthdays, weddings and team-building activities.  

Tembuzi Cultural fun park is a great place to spend a carefree afternoon. 

The gardens are expansive, peaceful, and relaxing, particularly when one is attempting to escape the bustle and noise of the city. 

It is incredibly enjoyable for children and provides a brief respite from damaging and intrusive technology while you connect peacefully with nature.

Extreme Adventure Park 

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Found at Busiika, Gayaza Zimbwe Road, Extreme Adventure Park is the largest leisure park in Uganda

Among the many activities offered are paintball, High Ropes Course, Bungee Trampoline, Team Building activities, Zip Lining, Low Ropes, and Bicycle Riding.

One can reach Extreme adventure park by bus, taxi, or private means. 

You can drive along Gayaza – Kampala Road and then Gayaza Zirobwe Road. This drive takes roughly 1 hour

and 8 minutes. 

The second route traverses Bombo Road and Kampala – Gulu Highway or Kampala-Masindi Road, followed by the Gayaza-Zimbabwe Road.

Extreme Adventure park activities make Uganda safaris unforgettable.

Adonai Adventure park

Adonai Adventure Park is all about rejuvenating your body and soul through active learning and direct encounters in a secure and welcoming setting. 

Just off Entebbe road, in Namasuba, Nyanama, this leisure park provides a broad variety of remarkable experiences to satisfy your sense of adventure. 

The activities offered include ziplining, wall climbing, sniper ranger, paintball and team building.

Forest park resort Buloba

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Forest Park Resort Buloba is a place for fun and relaxation that has a wide range of services, such as a hotel with self-contained rooms, a restaurant, a bar, a wedding reception hall, and space for workshops and conferences. 

It has the best gardens for outdoor events like weddings, team-building exercises, and mega concerts. 

With a stunning man-made lake and picturesque surroundings, Forest Park Resort is a home away from home. It is a paradise of nature and life.

Wonderworld Amusement park

Wonderworld Amusement park is a one-stop entertainment destination for children and adults. Established in 2002 with a variety of exhilarating games and rides, you’re guaranteed to have a fun-filled day at the park. 

The rides at Wonderworld include bumper cars, the caterpillar, Pirate Ship, the Mini Rail, the MonoRail and the Octopus. The water slides provide both children and adults with a thrilling pool landing.

The park is located in Kansanga, in close proximity to IUEA Innovation Lab and IUEA Library.

Park Shoebill Adventure Park

Park Shoebill Adventure Park is on Bussi island, which is southwest of Entebbe. 

The island is 8 kilometres from Entebbe town, which takes 40 minutes to get to by car, usually through the Nakiwongo Landing site in a motorized canoe or 15 minutes in a speed boat. 

A variety of activities, such as hiking, bird watching, kayaking, ziplining, private camping, and sport fishing are available. 

Park shoebill also provides a place to stay for people who want to spend the night.

Nyungu Yamawe forest park

Nyungu Yamawe is a forest park located near Kira, off the Bulindo road, close to the Kitukutwe Trading Centre. 

It is a great spot to visit and one that you will undoubtedly want to check out again after your initial stay, due to its historical traditional architecture and classic interior decor. 

Nyungu Yamawe boasts a traditional African setup, with 17 cottages and an infinite camping area to accommodate a variety of client needs.

Guests at this state of art leisure park get a chance to stay in the wood and grass thatched cottages. The recreation area can be used for bird watching, yoga practice, bike riding, meetings and camping.

One unique aspect of Nyungu Yamawe is the open-air amphitheatre within the forest, close to a man-made lake. 

Supreme Adventure Park Bunyonyi

In Kabale, within 12 kilometres from Kabale Market, you find Supreme Adventure Park Bunyonyi, a cutting-edge leisure facility in the Southwestern part of Uganda.  

The park includes a restaurant, free private parking, a bar, and a communal lounge. In addition to a garden and private beach, the house features a terrace and a private beach area. 

Each room at the hotel is furnished with a work desk, bed linens, and a lake-view balcony. Guests at Supreme Adventure Park Bunyonyi can enjoy a continental breakfast.

There is a playground at the hotel. Car rental is also available and a popular location for scuba diving and cycling.

The Recreation Project

The Recreation Project’s 5-acre outdoor leisure centre is located outside the northern Ugandan town of Gulu. it is situated in a Eucalyptus forest and provides youth development and team-building activities through adventure-based learning. 

Through outdoor adventure and play, youth from all backgrounds as well as children engage in adventurous activities at the forest park to help them acquire essential life skills. 

Therefore, it doubles as a leisure and learning centre in Northern Uganda. The major activities at the park include low ropes exercises, a 300-foot zipline and a 30-foot-tall climbing wall. 

The Recreation Project has four years of expertise in organisational team building.