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Uganda

Murchison Falls

Explore Murchison Falls

Uganda's largest protected area, Murchison Falls National Park is renowned for the waterfall from which it takes its name and the rich biodiversity that populate its river banks, lush grassland and riverine woodland. Splitting the park in two is the Victoria Nile, which flows west between the sprawling Lake Albert and Lake Kyoga. Here you can encounter rare birdlife and big game viewing.

Highlights

  • Immersive boat safaris along the River Nile to the base of the Falls
  • Sensational game viewing, with large herds of buffalo and elephant
  • Exciting adventure activities, including fishing and forest walks
  • Encounter the rare and prehistoric shoebill stork
  • Uncover exceptional birdwatching experiences with unique and rare species

Iconic Activities

  • 4 WD Safari Icon 4WD Safari
  • Birdwatching Icon Birdwatching
  • Boat Trip Icon Boat Trip
  • Night Drive Icon Night Drive
  • Primate Trekking Icon Primate Trekking
  • Hot Air Balloon Flights Icon Hot Air Balloon Flights
  • Fishing Icon Fishing
  • Hiking Icon Hiking
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Enriching encounters

ICONIC WILDLIFE

Whether you want to tick the Big Five off your bucket list or seek out specific safari species, our expert guides reveal the typical wildlife sightings to expect in the Murchison Falls

  • Uganda Cob
    Uganda Kob
  • Shoebill Stork
    Shoebill Stork
  • Pels Fishing Owl
    Pels Fishing Owl
  • Nubian Giraffe
    Nubian Giraffe
  • Lion
    Lion
  • Leopard
    Leopard
  • Hippo
    Hippo
  • Elephant
    Elephant
  • Crocodile
    Crocodile
  • Chimpanzee
    Chimpanzee
  • Bushbuck
    Bushbuck
  • Buffalo
    Buffalo
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