Murchison Falls National Park

Discover and enjoy the pearl of Africa

This is Uganda’s largest protected area situated north of Masindi District and spanning the Victoria Nile. It was established in 1952. The Park  is named after the dramatic Murchison falls, where the River Nile explodes violently through a narrow 7m gap to fall a distance of 47m. The park covers an area of 3840 square kilometers. With a variety of vegetation raging from riparian forests, to broad savannah grasslands, woodland, rivers and swamps.

Attractions include: the unique Murchison Falls as well as the River Nile with its streaming hippo and serried ranges of crocodile along the sandbanks, as well as large numbers of different species getting down to drink & bathe