Are you interested in doing a boat cruise on your safari in Uganda, and you are trying to find out Where to do boat cruise in Uganda, Uganda Rivers, lakes and channels are majestic and mostly serene and what better way to explore them? You will be taken on slow and gentle lake/river cruise. It gives you an opportunity to watch the fantastic wildlife near the water’s edge, Islands, Rocks and other features along a magnificent Lake/River. You can do Morning, afternoon and Sunset champagne cruise. Every cruise destination has its own uniqueness and great experiences.
Best Places Where to do boat cruise in Uganda.
Boat cruise On River Nile to the source of the Nile, Jinja
River Nile is one of the best places to do a boat cruise in Uganda, it 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, the Vegetation on the shores, Lizards when Lucky and the People staying at the point. It is such a beautiful experience.
Boat cruise on Lake Victoria
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.
Lake Victoria is the biggest Lake in Uganda that is shared by Tanzania and Kenya, it is the largest fresh water in Africa and chief reservoir of the River Nile, Its area is 26,828 square miles (69,484 square km) with an irregular quadrilateral shape. Its waters fill a shallow depression in the center of the great plateau that stretches between the Western and Eastern Rift Valleys. Lake Victoria has more than 200 species of fish, of which the Tilapia is the most economically important, there are birds, mammals, reptiles and other diverse wildlife. A boat trip no Lake Victoria is worth an incredible boat cruise experience.
Boat cruise on Lake Bunyonyi
Lake Bunyonyi is one of the best places to do boat cruise/Canoeing in Uganda, you will be able to transverse a Lake with 29 recorded Islands, each with unique history and heritage attached to it. Of these Islands, the main Islands are more focused on than others, which include Bushara Island, Akampene Island, commonly known as the Punishment Island, Kyahugye Island, Bwama, and Njuyeera (Sharp’s Island) and Bucuranuka Island. These islands have great history for example, the Punishment Island where in the past unmarried and young girls who got pregnant used to be seen as bringing shame to their families in parts surrounding the Lake and neighboring communities, so they were taken to a tiny island that is the Punishment Island and left to die. The lucky ones were rescued, and the unlucky died there mysteriously. Lake Bunyonyi is such a chilling and relaxation place with cool breeze from the lake and beautiful scenery across.
Boat cruise on Kazinga Channel
The Kazinga Channel is found within the Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda. It is long natural channel that links Lake Edward and Lake George. The channel attracts a varied range of animals and birds, it has largest concentration of hippos and numerous Nile crocodiles. Lake George outflow is through the Kazinga Channel which drains into Lake Edward, the lakes are one of the key features of the Park as well.
A lot of animals can be seen well on a boat cruise down the course of the channel and others on the banks of the channel, animals such as Crocodiles, Hippos, Elephants, Buffalos, birdlife among others. The Boat Cruise on the Kazinga Channel is extremely rewarding and breath taking while on your safari in Uganda.
Boat Cruise on Lake Mburo
Lake Mburo in Lake Mburo National Park is one of the best places to do boat cruise in Uganda. This two hour voyage gives you an opportunity to watch crocodiles and hippos among various water animals including a variety of birds. Private boats are also available and you can spend more than 2 hours cruising.
Boat cruise to the Bottom of the fall on River Nile in Murchison falls National Park
The boat cruise at River Nile in Murchison falls national park is one of the amazing experiences awaiting for you here in Uganda. River Nile is very safe for boat trips and safety of visitors is our top priority. It offers some of the unique and amazing water trails for breath-taking boat rides on the delta and to the bottom of the falls, you able to see scenic wonders of wildlife, Aquatic life and a myriad of birdlife on the banks of the river. The boat cruise is an interesting activity to do while 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, as you cruise. The cruise takes 2hours though you can opt to pay more for extra hours. You can opt to do a morning, afternoon and sunset cruise on River Nile. River Nile delta cruises are also an option in Murchison falls National park. The Victoria Nile delta, a 20km voyage downstream from Paraa, is home to rare wetland birds including shoebill and papyrus endemic species. Scheduled delta area cruises with a “breakfast on board” option are available in the mornings. We can also tailor make your boat trip with a private boat and timings to suit your interest.
Why book with Eco Adventure Safaris boat cruises in Uganda
Eco Adventure Safaris offers amazing boat cruise experiences to various destinations in Uganda and the East African region as a whole. Contact us here for our discounted packages and also tailor made boat trips across Uganda. Our magic in organizing authentic experience stems from the fact that we have overtime assembled a team mixed with young and energetic staff guided by well experienced mature managers and directors who are Ugandans and passionate about what they do. Eco Adventure Safaris is highly rated and reviewed on trip Advisor and safari bookings to help you learn on the experiences of the other travelers who have traveled with us. Contact us here about Where to do boat cruise in Uganda