Game Drives and Boat Safaris in Uganda

Game drives and boat Safaris are some of the major tourist activities that are done in the savannah national parks in Africa to see various wildlife found in these parks, In Uganda, you can do both game drives and boat cruises in Queen Elizabeth National Park and Murchison Falls National Park. In Queen Elizabeth National park, the boat cruise is done on Kazinga Channel best for sighting various wildlife and birds which are commonly seen on the banks of the channel, in Murchison Falls National Park this is done on River Nile. Uganda is one of the best places in Africa to do Game drives and boat Safaris these can be done one different rivers and lakes in Uganda. Wildlife viewing is the highlight of every safari to Africa and this is done through game drives in a given national park to search and see various wildlife.

Where to do Game drives and boat Safaris in Uganda

Boat cruise experience on Kazinga Channel

A boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel is also another activity to do in Queen Elizabeth National Park. The cruise happens on Kazinga channel between Lake George and Lake Edward, You may encounter herds of elephant, buffalos and antelopes, families of warthogs, large groups of hippos, and crocodiles basking on the shore. Kazinga’s shores are a haven for numerous birds, including many migratory species as they make their way south to warmer climates. The cruise also provides a spectacular view of the beautiful Mweya Peninsula and life in local fishing villages set along the banks. The boat cruise costs USD30 per person for a normal public Launch cruise, But you can as well book a private boat for a romantic cruise for only two of you.

Boat cruises on Lake Victoria

A boat cruise on Lake Victoria in Entebbe is a must do activity on your visit to Uganda, why not treat yourself to a Lake Victoria sunset cruise, cheese and wine cruise? With Lake Victoria as one of the largest lakes in the world and beautiful to relax on. There are afternoon cruises by boat out towards the equator line or local islands to view the sun over the horizon. Watch the fishermen cast their nets and enjoy the snacks and drinks provided on board. You can enjoy this as your wait to take your international flight out to end your trip in Uganda.

Boat cruise on River Nile

Going on a boat cruise on River Nile is one the most interesting things to do on your trip to Jinja City. River Nile is well known to be the longest river in the world. Its source starts right from Jinja Uganda, and some people may still be wondering how the name Nile came about. It flows from the surrounding areas close to the equator to the outrageous Safari desert and up to the eastern Mediterranean Sea. The river is about 6696km long and pours its water to over nine countries, although it’s more centered on Uganda as well as Egypt. Countries include Sudan, Burundi, Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, Zaire, and Ethiopia. This famous river and longest comprises two major twigs, the white and Blue Nile that connects in Khartoum to form the core Nile that is made up of Cataract Nile along with the Egyptian Nile. You will take a boat cruise to the source of the Nile Point in Jinja and you will be able to a lot of Birds, Islands, and the Vegetation on the shores, Lizards when Lucky and the People staying at the point as well as visit the craft shops and purchase some souvenirs. It is such a beautiful experience that you must have on your list as you spend 6 days in Jinja city.

Boat cruise to the bottom of the falls

Game drives in Murchison Falls National Park.

Wildlife viewing is the highlight of every safari to Africa, Murchison falls National Park is a home to different wildlife species, it has over 76 mammal and 451 bird species including the Buffaloes, Elephants, Jackson hartebeests, Antelopes, Lions, Kobs, Giraffes, Hyenas, Bushbucks, Shoebill stork and Warthogs among others. They are widely spread all over the Savannah grasslands, grazing or hunting for prey. This makes the park’s landscape so amazing for Wildlife viewing/game driving. The game drives can start very early in the morning at round 6:00am for chances of cats till evening, the game drives can be done at any time of the day and they are normally done in the Northern Part of the Park where the trails are as well as following the Victoria, Albert and Buligi Tracks. All our Vehicles while on this safari have a pop-up roof that allows you to view clearly, even in a distance and also great Photograph. You will be driving on a snail speed in the Park as you enjoy the views and animals in the wild.

Boat cruise experience to the Bottom of the falls, Murchison Falls National Park. The boat cruise is an interesting activity to do and ideal for your safari in Murchison falls national Park. Taking the boat trip on the River Nile, cruising to the bottom of the falls is such a great experience. You will have chance of seeing the Hippos in water and on the shores, Crocodiles, Birds, other wildlife on the shores of the River as they drink water or even rest, and other Aquatic animals. Normally Launch Cruises are used and you will join other visitors and the guide will help spot and identify the animals as you take Pictures, record videos. The view of the falls while at the bottom is breathtaking and hearing the Roars of the falls as well. The cruise takes 2hours though you can opt to pay more for extra hours. There are two sessions namely morning session and afternoon session and you can opt for your best choice. Spend quality time as you cruise on River Nile and on the delta with your partner in Murchison falls National Park.

Game drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

It is every one dream to see wildlife on safari to Africa. You will do game drives to see some of the best wildlife in Queen Elizabeth National park, Some of the wildlife in this park include Lions, Leopards, Elephants, Buffaloes, Antelopes, Warthogs, Hippos and many others. You can do morning and afternoon game drives in game tracks through Kasenyi, Ishasha and the north Kazinga plains will offer you with the best of these sightings. Our experienced guide will help in spotting the animals while driving on a snail speed. You are only required to pay for Park entrance fees to get into the Park and then proceed to drive in the designated tracks to spot wildlife. Queen Elizabeth National Park is endowed and has very beautiful clear views of the surrounding in the wilderness.

Boat cruise on Lake Bunyonyi

Lake Bunyonyi is one of the great places for canoeing, this is an interesting activity to do during your stay on Lake Bunyonyi. You will use non-motorized boats to traverse the lake and visit different Islands and communities leaving on these Islands. You can do the cruise any time of the day and chill on the waters of Lake Bunyonyi, you will take photographs for this amazing adventure as you explore the local cultures and traditions on the lake.

Traveling with Eco Adventure Safaris You Travel Smart and Achieve more.

We at Eco Adventure Safaris our mission is to create life-changing and impactful adventures which begin the moment you arrive in Africa. We are on a journey to transfer the normal way of how to explore Africa, that is on all our trips in Africa you have an optional opportunity to take part in activities mostly life-changing and giving hope to the communities as well conserving for future generations such as planting a tree, volunteering and Packing for A Purpose among others. From our airport meet and great, welcome services to our private and group transfers to safari destinations your Adventure safari is well planned and managed. During your Game drives and boat Safaris We have a strong concern on conserving the environment on all our trip we discourage where possible no to pack non-recyclable items and carry reusable items like water bottles among other important aspects to protect the environment.