Reptile Filming Locations In Uganda – Filming Reptiles in Uganda
Reptile filming locations in Uganda – Great Adventure safaris when it comes to reptile filming are your one film fixer if you are looking for reptile locations in Uganda. Uganda the Pearl of Africa and a tourism destination with a variety of wildlife including amazing colourful and intriguing reptiles like the common Agama lizard, the three-Horned chameleon, leopard tortoise and not so beautiful but yet awesome Nile crocodile that roams the fresh waters of the Great Lakes and Rivers of Uganda.
Reptile Filming Locations
Uganda Wildlife Education Centre
Uganda Wildlife Authority Education Centre also commonly known as the Entebbe Zoo is home to several reptiles both free-ranging and in cages. These reptiles include the Nile crocodile, tortoise, terrapins and a variety of African snake species including the African Rock Python, Cobra, Gabon Viper and many others.
Ngamba Island popularly known as the Chimpanzee Island is equally a rewarding Reptile filming location in Uganda especially for free-roaming Monitor lizards, Agama lizards, Tortoise and a variety of snakes. Ngamba Island is a reptile location on the gigantic Lake Victoria makes for a perfect filming backdrop for your reptile shooting.
Murchison Falls National Park
Murchison Falls National Park is the biggest National Park and conservation area in Uganda and home to some of the largest Nile crocodiles that can be filmed at the bottom of the falls where they like to bush and wait for fish that has been forced down by the powerful current of the thunderous Murchison Falls.
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park
This Impenetrable Forest of Bwindi National Park offers a lot more than just the Mountain Gorillas. Bwindi Forest is a habitat for the Three-horned Chameleon, Johnston’s Chameleon, Sparse-Scaled Forest Lizard, Great lakes Bush Viper, Pale-headed Forest Snake, and many more others.
Entebbe Reptile Village
Entebbe Reptile Village is located on the outskirts of Entebbe City which is another interesting and amazing place to visit for Reptile Filming in Uganda. Entebbe Reptile Village was started by a local snake guide called Kazibwe Yasin. Entebbe Reptile Villages is a perfect place to film some notable Uganda species of reptiles like the African Rock Python, Cat-eyed Snake, Gabon Viper, Forest Cobra, Egg –eating Snake, Three-horned Chameleon among others.
Other logistics we offer
Media Cards/Press Accreditation
Uganda Media Council requires any foreign journalist and all film crew members to be accredited and we can secure Media Cards on your behalf in 3-4 working days if you follow our instructions. When contacted, we will send you our Form G which gathers all the details required by Uganda Media Council which should be filled and returned by email to the respective fixer in our office plus two passport photos and a copy Passport from each crew member. Please note that if you are filming for more than one month, then the fees per Media Cards will increase. Our long term relationship with Uganda Media Council has helped us to prosper in this field and that’s why we remain ahead of everyone. Please contact Great Adventure Safaris for your Form G.
Temporary Customs Kit clearing
The government of Uganda requires all film crews intending to come with their filming equipment to temporarily clear it at immigration on arrival at the Entebbe International Airport something that can waste much of your time and you end up incurring the unexpected cost. At Great Adventure Safaris, we will request you to send through your Kit list which we shall send to our specialist clearing agent for an evaluation. It is usually a percentage of the total and once we have established how much it would cost, we will advise you accordingly and you pay for this in advance. On arrival, our clearing agent will be waiting for you at immigrations to help and take you through all this process.
Film Crew Accommodation Booking
This always depends on where you will be filming. We will advise you on the best and affordable and decent accommodation properties in such areas. We are not only film fixers but Tour Operators entitled to discounted rates which we will extend to your organization if contacted. Contact a Location Fixer about your Accommodation range and dietary requirements.
Film Crew Transport in Uganda
As a film crew, you need strong vehicles with enough space to accommodate your crew members and your filming kit. We organize transport for film crews depending on their requirements. Whether you want Land Cruisers customized for that, do not hesitate to contact us at Great Adventure Safaris as this is part of our film crew fixing services. All our vehicles are driven by professional and trained driver guides who are very knowledgeable about Uganda’s culture, flora and fauna of which information, you will find helpful and should you require any additional support service, they will be in a position to help you through.
Film Crew fixing Support Staff
Great Adventure Safaris has assembled the best team most of whom have been working with prominent tour operators handling film crews. You will benefit from their wide knowledge and experience. Should you require specialist personnel in the area of your filming, please contact Great Adventure Safaris and we will advise you accordingly and organize them for you at the right time and place.