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around the Victoria Nile, Murchison Falls National Park Uganda
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#4 of 15 Specialty lodging in Murchison Falls National Park
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Pakuba Safari Lodge is located in North West of Uganda on the Eastern Bank of the Albert Nile. Our tastefully furnished rooms offer comfort, style and serenityHere you can enjoy a variety of excursions and activities; from exhilarating Safari drives to boat trips along the River Nile, ending at the foot of Murchison Falls. For the more adventurous, one can trek up to the top of the falls and marvel at the views through the mist.
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Free parking
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Free breakfast
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24-hour front desk
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Outdoor pool
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Breakfast buffet
Mosquito net
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around the Victoria Nile, Murchison Falls National Park Uganda
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Jasmina C wrote a review Jan 12
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The lodge was great for us. We were there two nights. Very nice staff. Room very nice and clean. the facility very nice. The food was delicious. The environment is a dream. When you leave the hotel you can get into the beautiful park immediately without having to cross the Nile. It is essential to start a safari there shortly before sunrise. It's worth it👍the park was a fairytale world for us. Of course, the boat trip and the waterfalls were really great too. we saw a lot of animals. then we had a night tour which is also very recommendablewe'll be back. and then longer❤️ Jasmina and Danny
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Peggy M wrote a review Jan 5
Tanzania1 contribution
We enjoyed our time at Pakuba. It was nice and convenient as it was right in the park. There were wart hogs and water buck right in the front yard. The rooms were nice and clean and the beds were great. My reason for a lower ratings was the charging for water even in he dining room. I have never been at a facility where water at the meals was not included. You were provided a small bottle of water in the room for each person each day, however the water was not placed in the room until around 6 in the evening. For a very small cost this could be provided at meals for the guests. The other issue was each time you wanted to use the internet you had to ask to have it switched on. Meals were ok but nothing special. The breakfast was always at least 30 minutes late even after stressing the need to have it ready on time which delayed game drives. With a few modifications this could be a great lodge. The pool was clean and beautiful.
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Date of stay: January 2021
jannekar wrote a review Jan 4
vanersborg15 contributions8 helpful votes
Start to dilapidate and upkeep seems to be far away on the owners mind. Most staff were friendly, but professionally they left a lot to wish for, both at the reception, dining area and pool area. The fact that some animals were seeking shelter within the premises would probably thrill some safari newbees. Lots of common animals around the camp, and we saw all the big five, but the road system does not allow for close encounters most of the time. I am all for a limitied stress to the animals, but a few more roads could make a difference. There is a new super wide "highway for oil" transportation being built through the Park and that is hardly a factor that would make safari nerds like me to go back. So, to wrap it up, go there for the location within the Park, not for the services, food or architecture of the Lodge. It is very blend and boring and would need some severe upgrades to attract more visitors. A disappointment in my book!
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Date of stay: January 2021
Cristianne wrote a review Dec 2020
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We spent two nights at Pakuba Lodge towards the end of our trip in Uganda and it was wonderful. After a very hot day of driving, being able to relax by the pool was a real treat, the views form the pool were incredible. The rooms were spacious and really nice. It was a real treat to have AC. Everyone on staff was welcoming and friendly, especially at the restaurant. Our meals were very good, and it was nice to have a craft shop right there. Traveling during COVID poses extra challenges nad the staff was careful to keep facemasks on and make us feel safe. Staying right in the Park was so fun! Especially going to bed and waking up and seeing the waterbuck and warthogs hanging our right outside our room. Going to Murchinson Falls park and taking a cruise down the Nile to see the falls are both must -do's on a trip to Uganda. Great experience!!
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Date of stay: November 2020
Rishla1 wrote a review Nov 2020
Kampala2 contributions
Pakuba. What a gem! From the time we got to the lodge, till the time we left. Simply superb. Not a single complaint about this place. Run by an excellent team starting with Victoria, Chef Musa, Waiter Benji and the rest. Excellent food, nice cold drinks, excellent comfortable rooms. Thanks guys, will be back soon!
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Date of stay: November 2020
$248 - $292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Pakuba Game Lodge
UgandaWestern RegionMurchison Falls National Park
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Frequently Asked Questions about Pakuba Safari Lodge
What are some of the property amenities at Pakuba Safari Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Pakuba Safari Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Pakuba Safari Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Pakuba Safari Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.