Water fall boat cruise safari on the Nile in Murchison Falls National Park offers two boat cruise tours for the travelers who visit this National Park. The National Park offers a boat trip to the bottom and upstream of the Murchison falls. This is one of exciting adventures you will encounter when you take part in this amazing experience. The boat cruise downstream to the Victoria Nile delta stretching up to the shores of Lake Albert, the boat cruise on the Nile takes approximately 4 to 5 hours and it’s done in two shifts that are the morning shift and the afternoon shift. During the boat cruise on the Nile this will expose you to number of attractions like different bird species like the Shoebill stork, African fish eagle, Goliath heron, Kingfishers and others and other water animals like the hippos, buffalos, crocodiles and others. The delta boat cruise offers you the clear views of the sunset down the stream since it’s done in many times during the evening. The evening boat cruise is so romantic and full of excitement as you view the nature’s greatness while watching the dusk falling, sunset and it’s the best time to take photos.
The boat cruise up stream up to the bottom of the falls, offers two shifts the morning boat begins at 8:30am and the afternoon boat kicks off at 2:30pm and it lasts for about 3 hours. The boat cruise downstream offers you a great chance to view different bird and animal species like the hippos, the crocodiles, the waterbucks, and other animals like the Giraffe, Uganda kob and others seem feeding and drinking water along the shores of the Nile. This offers travelers an amazing experience during your safari visit to Murchison Falls National Park.
The cruise upriver from the jetty at Paraa on the South bank to view Murchison Falls at the head of the Fajao Gorge has been the park’s most popular attraction since the 1950s. It is a scheduled trip every afternoon departing by 2.30pm as well as in the mornings at 08.30am and 11.00am when demands require. Pickups and drop offs by boat from the North bank at Paraa as well as lodges along the Southern banks of the Nile River can be pre-arranged. A special Waterfall Sun downer Trip with drinks and snacks included which departs at 3.30pm every afternoon can also be arranged if requested in advance and private trips on an exclusive basis.
Private waterfall cruise can be also arranged on request in advance for couples and small families. This is an excellent opportunity for viewing the large resident populations of hippos and crocodiles, as well as other wildlife and extensive birdlife, including a wide range of water birds, and a huge colony of cliff-nesting red throated bee eaters, along the way.
The Victoria Nile delta is a 20km voyage downstream from Paraa, this is a home to rare wetland birds including shoebill and papyrus endemic species. Scheduled delta area cruises with a “breakfast on board” option are offered in the mornings departing from the jetty at Paraa on the South Bank at 07.00am. We can also tailor make your trip with a private boat and timings to suit your interests.
We can offer you a private boat on the River exclusively for activities and timings to suit your interests so that you enjoy your adventure. Perhaps some fishing combined with bird viewing or simply taking in the beauty and views from the boat as you search for the animals en route. Your guide can show you special places for a stop off and walk or moor up for a while and enjoy your sundowners. Just tell us your wishes and we will accommodate you as best we can.
Your park experience can be enhanced by combining River voyages with pre-arranged vehicle collection. Travel by boat to the delta and return to Paraa with a game drive through the game-rich Buligi area. Or leave your boat in Fajao Gorge and climb to the Top of the Murchison Falls for the view down into the thunderous chasm, before returning to Paraa by vehicle with our professional safari guide.
Our Murchison River safaris are based on 4×4 customized vehicles with game viewing roof hatches for game drives around the delta area and the National park at large. Each client in the car is entitled to a window seat for better view of the game. Contact us at Great Adventure Safaris for your visit at Murchison Falls National Park for water fall boat cruise safari on the Nile and wildlife viewing.