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Murchison Falls National Park

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Address: Murchison Falls | P.O.Box 455, Masindi, Uganda
Phone Number: 41 4355000
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Fantastic retreat in the National Park

Most people have a 3 day visit with a packed schedule, then they've 'done it' and move on. But if you stay a bit longer, you might just absorb more of this very special place... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Most people have a 3 day visit with a packed schedule, then they've 'done it' and move on. But if you stay a bit longer, you might just absorb more of this very special place, its peaceful and thriving wildlife, which is far less scared of people than we are of it due to the long history of protection. Red... More 

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Kampala, Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I loved the amount of animals I saw. The river is stunning. So many babies everywhere. I got lucky seeing lion cubs. There is not much to dislike

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Kloten, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

well its nice to see but not really worth it. it not to big and you can not go close to the falls so i recommend not to spend extra money to look at it for 5 minutes.

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Red Chilli 3 day falls and Safari. This was great value at $320 given what you got to see. Great safe driver. The campsite has good food and beds in the shared tent. A ton of animals on the safari. Hippo boat trip to the falls ok but could have got a little closer to the hippos. Didn't do the... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

You MUST visit Murchison Falls National Park! My husband and I went to Murchison Falls National Park with Travel Light Africa (the most AMAZING safari tour company and travel agent in Uganda) and saw more animals than I could EVER HAVE IMAGINED! My biggest concern was going on a safari and not seeing any wild animals, but our driver knew... More 

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Vasteras, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We went on a 3 days safari to Murchison Falls and managed to see all big 5 animals. Most amazing was the early morning game drive in the park where we saw buffalos, lions, elephants, giraffes and even a leopard laying on a branch in the tree beside us. The hotel Paraa Lodge was very luxurious with a swimming pool... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Murchison Falls is a heavenly getway that invites you to nature's finest and priceless accommodation. It includes 10 accommodation sites and animals that are breathtaking. The safaris that the accommodation spots offer are informative and many hotels in this park overlook The River Nile. Murchison Falls is a dream come true for any animal lover, tourist and anyone really. One... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Get there early if you want to see any lions or leopards in the park, but we saw just about everything else. The boat ride on the Nile was wonderful with many hippo & croc sightings.

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Kampala, Uganda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

The View from the top of the falls is a sight to behold as the onrushing water violently thunders and blows a fine mist high into the sky filled with dancing rainbows. The view from a boat below gives a sensational view of the majestic falls while surrounded by crocodiles, hippos and other game.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We took a very brief side trip to Murchison falls while working in Uganda during March, 2015. We hired a vehicle for one full day and one half day in the park and were able to see pretty much everything in that time. The first day in the park, we hired a guide (only costs $20) at the park gate.... More 

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