Photographing Nile crocodiles in Murchison falls – Uganda photography safaris are one of the top safari adventures that can keep you the traveller busy as you photograph the mighty Nile crocodiles below the falls in the famous Murchison falls national park which is located North West of the main capital Kampala.You can as well take Nile crocodile shoot in in Uganda if you have long period in Uganda, Great Adventure safaris can help you get all the clearances and press accreditation in Uganda.
Murchison falls is dissected by the Nile River which is a huge habitat for wildlife both on the River and the open plains of the Nile Delta which is a huge habitat for the breeding of the Uganda Kob and that attracts a lot of predator like the Lion, leopard and hyenas, being on low altitudes the temperatures can be pretty harsh hence attracting large herds of elephants come to drink water.
Uganda’s location on the Equator has provided it with one of the best weathers all year round and some of the world’s best sunsets and sunrises can be witnessed which happens to be the best time for photographing.
Photographers can hire private boats so that they have all the flexibility during the photographing period of the Nile crocodiles, the boats have different capacities ranging from 2 people to 7 people during photography.
The Nile River section that passes through Murchison falls is said to be having a health population of Nile crocodiles, it is compared to the Mara river Nile Crocodiles that are usually activity during the wildebeest migration in Kenya and Tanzania from July to October.
Besides crocodiles the River is a huge habitat for hippos, beautiful birds, elephants that are sometimes seen swimming across the river from the northern bank to the southern bank, buffalos, and it’s a premier fishing spot for the famous monster Nile perch.
Our local guides will provide you with onsite experience as they know the habitat of the Nile crocodiles and they have been doing this for quite a few years within the national park.
Due to our close relationships with the safari lodges we can find you exclusive discounts for long stay photography clients for more information about the discounts contact great adventure safaris.
Due to the requirements like the private boat services at least 6 months is required for better planning of the safari for months of September-May as June-August are the busiest months are of the year and at least 1 year is required.
Photographers must consider drier months of the year from June –August and from December-February which is the best time due to the breeding season of the Nile crocodiles.