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Murchison Falls National Park

Murchison Falls | P.O.Box 455, Masindi, Uganda
41 4355000
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Ranked #1 of 2 attractions in Masindi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Waterfalls
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Lexington, Kentucky
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Our trip to Murchison Falls National Park was beyond description. It was through Mifik Missions and Safari's and could not have been more perfect! We saw, lions, elephants, giraffe's, crocs, hippo's, birds, antelope, baboons, wild bore, had a wonderful boat trip on the Nile and hiked up to the amazing mountain top. Even our travel there was made special with... More

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Fort Portal, Uganda
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Murchison falls are the best place to visit while in Uganda. The falls are superb both from top and bottom including a boat ride on 17km. There are hippos, birds, elephants, crocodiles along the way. The guides on the boat are also knowledgeable

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Jinja, Uganda
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Murchison falls national park is spread across vast area. This park is full of baboons, giraffes, elephants, buffalo, Columbus monkey, wild bore. Though we could not see lions and leopard, but we thoroughly enjoyed our trip. We went in our own vehicle, which is advisable and spend quality time inside park. Also Murchison fall is also a place inside this... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This was my first time in Africa, first time staying in an African National Park, first time on Safari. I was lucky to be staying just outside the park, so only needed to pay for the days I entered the park. If you stay at a lodge in the park, and don't go out in the park, you pay anyway.... More

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Great Abaco Island
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We had a car and driver and recruited a guide through the Paara lodge where we were staying - he was absolutely brilliant. He found us all the animals listed above and many more - the leopard had just killed a deer and had disappeared (I'm sure he went back when we left!)

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Tampa, Florida
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7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Murchison was amazing. I took 4 game drives in the park and saw so much wildlife--including lions next to a fresh antelope carcass! There were very few tourist and I felt I had the park to myself. The falls are also fantastic--so powerful! Read my full blog post for tips and advice plus tons of pictures: http://stephanielessertravel.com/2014/06/11/a-guide-to-murchison-falls-national-park-uganda/

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Sarasota, Florida
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8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Weather you are standing above the falls or viewing from the Nile River below, Murchison Falls is a beautiful sight. The river safari from downstream is an extraordinary two hour adventure that rivals any African game park. It's a bit like riding on the African Queen, passing wild natural habitat of crocodiles, elephants, buffalo, hippos, monitor lizards, birds and hoved... More

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Kampala, Uganda
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The murchison falls alone is a spectacular seen seeing the entire river Nile squeezed through approximately 5 meters cleft and pounding deep down below was just awsome and unforgettable, especially with a rainbow formed adding to color and beauty. The game drive was even more fun as we encountered so many giraffes, baffalos, elephants, various antelopes, lions and so many... More

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South Bend, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

My two sons and I went to Murchison Falls National Park with the assistance of Steady Safaris Ltd. We found the arrangements at Paara Lodge very nice and we also stayed at Bundogo Eco lodge. Our guide, Arthur was very personable and did a nice job of introducing us to the people and customs of Uganda. We enjoyed hiking to... More

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Vicenza, Italy
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Problably the best park in Uganda, for position and accessibility but even for the mix of wildlife sceneries.. you are between water and hills, forest and swamp, bush, plains.. so you can appreciate different scenes. You can meet, depending on the time of the day and the place, elephants, hippo, Rothschild’s giraffe (oh gosh how many!!), warthlog, cape buffalo, kob,... More

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