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Queen Elizabeth National Park

Explore Queen Elizabeth National Park

Situated at the foot of the Rwenzori Mountains, Queen Elizabeth National Park protects almost 2,000sq km of Rift Valley savannah. Famous for its tree-climbing lions, mesmerizing crater lakes, and incredible game viewing, Queen Elizabeth National Park is a vast area of wilderness, every inch of which is explorable. The main geographical feature is the Kazinga Channel, and safari-goers enjoy thrilling game drives to discover the 95 species of mammal who call this park home.


  • Enjoy immersive boat trips along the Kazinga Channel
  • Sensational game viewing and safari activities
  • Witness the eccentric population of tree-climbing lions
  • Encounter habituated chimpanzee at the spectacular Kyambura Gorge
  • Discover Kyambura Wildlife Reserve's mesmerizing crater lakes

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Enriching encounters


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 Queen Elizabeth National Park

  • Lion
  • Hippo
  • Flamingo
  • Elephant
  • Crocodile
  • Chimp
  • Buffalo
  • African Fish Eagle
    African Fish Eagle
Sample Itineraries


From majestic wildlife to out of this world natural wonders, cultural melting pots and enchanting beaches, every bespoke Mahlatini journey is thrilling. Unsure where to visit? Whether it’s a bucket-list adventure, a milestone celebration or simply a much-needed escape, experience the joy with this inspiring selection of favorites.

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  • Flights and transfers included
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Start your unique journey


At Mahlatini, we like to make things easy for you. Browse our website for inspiration or pick up the phone. Whether you’re full of ideas or unsure of where to start, we’re here to help. Serial safari-goer or first-time visitor, we’re ready to create your ultimate tailormade itinerary.

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