Filming Nile Crocodiles in Murchison falls – Uganda’s Murchison falls national park is one of the most epic and sensational areas in Africa where one can see one of Africa’s deadliest predators in the Mighty victoria Nile which forms the part of the Greater course of the Nile River which runs from the shores of Lake victoria in Jinja where rafting takes place from and runs through the Busoga region before entering Karuma wildlife reserve and then continues further to the Murchison falls which is famous for hiking safaris as the river squeezes through a 7×4 Meter gorge as it makes its way down to Lake Albert forming the Albert Nile course which runs through south Sudan to Northern Sudan where it meets the Blue Nile from the Ethiopian highlands before continuing to the Mediterranean sea in Egypt.
-Murchison falls is a protected national park in Uganda so there are minimum poaching activities in the area making the crocodile population increase rapidly.
-The water falls is a bigger carrier of food as wild animals, fish that pass through the falls die due to the strong currents that smack them on rocks and the meat drifts downstream and the crocodiles wait at the famous crocodile’s pool to eat the easy food.
-large population of Nile crocodiles, Murchison falls is a home to estimated 0ver a thousand crocodiles that flood the river banks from the bottom of the falls up to the Nile Delta where the river meets the Lake.
–Accessibility, the Nile is accessible by boat from anywhere in the bottom of falls to the Nile Delta which is so far the best home rage of the big Nile crocodiles and also with the water currents one can drift quietly without noise while filming.
-other wildlife like Hippos, waterbucks, buffalo, Jackson’s heartbeest, elephants can be seen during the filming in Murchison falls national park in uganda.
The best time for filming Nile crocodiles in Murchison falls national park is during the dry season and the breeding season which runs from December to early March.
An average of one week to 10 days is the best period one needs to film the Nile crocodiles and this will require the services of a professional fixer and a private boat all the time.
December is considered a high tourism season in Uganda however at least 6 months in advance booking is required for better planning as you may need to Acquire filming permits from the national park authority.
For more information about the filming of Nile crocodiles in Murchison falls please contact Great Adventure Safaris team of safari experts in planning tailor made safaris in East Africa.