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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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London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
24 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Absolutely beautiful; the landscape, the animals (giraffe, lion, elephant, hippo, baboon, crocodile, warthog etc), the people who worked there, everything was great! There are some river cruses up the nile, that stop near the waterfall that you can stand on a rock and take pictures. Also you can drive to clearing and walk down and be at the very top... More

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Central Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

The beautiful rolling hills are teeming with animals, all doing their own thing and mostly ignoring people in their vehicles. It's almost as if the visitors are in the cages and the animals are outside looking in. Almost every bush has a different bird, including--in the Nile delta--the rare shoebill. We saw three together.

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Kampala, Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Went there when the high season was over (sept) and it's was quiet with no lots of cars in the park as you have usually ! Waterfalls are fantastic... from the top is impressive. Find the boat trip expensive and too long as well (3h) with kids ! However, you can have a better look at the hippos and crocodile

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

If you love safaris this place is stunning. Make sure you take a river tour and climb the falls the place is stunning

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Kampala
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The Falls are a must see, the ferry trip is always fun, the view of the Nile and the wild life along its banks is spectacular, the scenery and setting is amazing. We always see elephant, crocodiles, and hippos. We even saw a Shoebill once. However, the roads and tracks are neglected and rutted and in disrepair. The park rules... More

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Kampala, Uganda
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We took a vintage Kombi campervan and driver into the park with a driver. We sat on the cushioned roof of the vehicle and observed an incredible amount of game including giraffe, elephants, and so much birdlife! We found two shoebill stork (one on the Wild Frontiers delta cruise and one on our game drive) on the banks of Lake... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

We spent 3 days at Murchison national park and a visit to the falls is a must! Would also recommend going in a boat safari so you get to see it from the bottom also.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Whilst the game in Murchison area is not as good as masai mara ,the Murchison falls trip is a must ...the close up view from the Top is a must once in a lifetime experience... Would advise if visting ....make sure you experience the river boat ride to see the falls and the great views of the Hipppo and croc... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The safari was very good. We could see lions like 5 ft away from us and elephants aswell. Weather and services were good. Don't miss Murchison falls and the national park if you are going to Uganda. It's definitely a place that will win your heart.

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Fantastic safari organised & booked thru Let's Go Travel. Good to have UWA guide who could sanction going off-road to search for & find a lion or two! Typical Ugandan organisation (or lack of) for ferry at Paraa. Couldn't some of the money generated from tourism to the park be used to upgrade the road into the park???!! That aside... More

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