BOAT CRUISE SAFARIS IN UGANDA
Boat cruise safaris in Uganda: Uganda the pearl of Africa thrills with lots of waterbodies that boat cruise safaris are major tourist activities to enjoy while on your Uganda safari. Cruising on the Uganda’s fresh waters is such a breath taking experience that enables one to watch lots of fauna and flora species along the water shores. Some of the boat cruise safaris in Uganda are conducted within the savanna parks such as Lake Mburo national park, Queen Elizabeth national park and Murchison falls national park while others are conducted along many other water bodies such as Lake Victoria, Lake Bunyonyi, Lake Mutanda and many more.
Here are the major destinations in Uganda where tourist ca enjoy breath taking boat cruise safaris and they include;
Boat Cruise in Lake Mburo national park,
Lake Mburo national park is the smallest savanna park in Uganda but guess what? The park thrills with over 13 Lakes some inside and others outside the park. This implies that boat cruise is one of the tourist activity to enjoy while on a Uganda safari to this park. There are lots of wildlife species to look out for while on a boat cruise in Lake Mburo national park including mammals such as Giraffes, Zebras, Hippos, Uganda Kob and many other animals without forgetting the water birds like King fisher, cormorants, and many more.
Boat cruise in Murchison falls national park,
Murchison falls national park is the largest and oldest park in Uganda the pearl of Africa and yet the most visited Savanna Park in the Uganda for several activities and boat cruise is obviously inclusive. Boat cruise in Murchison falls national park is conducted along the Nile River both upstream and downstream. Those who opt to take on a boat cruise upstream in Murchison falls national park are rewarded with a memorable view the world’s most powerful waterfall known as Murchison falls. On the other hand, a boat cruise downstream is the best option for birders with an opportunity to spot the rare shoebill stork which is a dream of any birder to have a glance at this elusive bird. There are lots of other attractions to look out for during boat cruise along Nile River in Murchison falls national park and these include mammals, birds and the entire stunning flora of the park. The park offers both Morning and afternoon boat cruise each lasting about 2 hours starting from Paraa Jet.
Boat Cruise in Queen Elizabeth national park,
Queen Elizabeth national park as well offers boat cruise safaris in Uganda the pearl of Africa. This activity is enjoyed along the Kazinga channel that is a water body connecting Lake Edward to Lake George. Kazinga channel is famous for harboring a huge population of the Hippos whose schools are seen along the channel while on a boat. There are yet there wildlife species seen along the Kazinga channel while on a boat cruise such as Elephants, Buffaloes, Nile crocodiles and several water birds.
Boat cruise on Lake Victoria,
Lake Victoria is famous as the largest Lake in East Africa than is shared amongst Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. There are several beaches along Lake Victoria where tourists on a Uganda safari enjoy boat cruise while sipping on juice and enjoying a freshly prepared fish. One can take a boat cruise along Lake Victoria to explore different attractions that thrill along this lake such as Ngamba Island and many other Islands. Lake Victoria should never miss out on any tourist’s bucket list while planning to spend some time in Entebbe.
Boat Cruise on Lake Bunyonyi,
Lake Bunyonyi is one of the deepest Lakes not only in Africa but in the world. Being bilharzia free and free from Crocodiles, Lake Bunyonyi would have been the best Lake to visit for swimming adventure but due to its long depth, swimming is not encouraged unless you are a really experienced swimmer. However, the Lake offers breath taking boat cruise/ canoe ride to explore different islands that thrills along the water body. The lake has over 29 islands including the punishment island thus while on a boat/ canoe ride, tourists get to know all about the origin of these Islands. There is yet a whole lot of attractions to see while on the cruise including lots of bird species, the rolling hills of Kigezi and many more.
Boat Cruise on Lake Mutanda,
Lake Mutanda is mostly visited by tourists on a Uganda safari to far south western part of Uganda especially to Mgahinga Gorilla national park for Gorilla trekking, Golden Monkey trekking, nature walks and many more. So after enjoying various park activities, tourists enjoy relaxation on Lake Mutanda while overlooking stunning sceneries and viewing lots of wildlife species.
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