Sport fishing safari in Lake Victoria and Murchison falls is among the popular water safari activities in Uganda. This fishing experience is a perfect match for tourists on a filming fishing safari in Uganda. Lake Victoria is the biggest fresh water body in Uganda hosting a number of fish species such as Nile Perch, tilapia among others.
Sport fishing safaris in Lake Victoria can be done by both inexperienced and experienced anglers and can be booked based on half day, full day or even more days.
Lake Victoria and Murchison falls are home to the Nile perch fish- largest fresh water fish species in the world. The other fish species that may be targeted during your sport fishing adventure include; tilapia, cat fish among others
sport fishing trip in Lake Victoria and Murchison falls is done throughout the year however, we advise you to avoid fishing when the moon is full.
The recommended time for sport fishing safari in Lake Victoria and Murchison falls is during the dry months of the year. Avoid wet season that normally happen in April and May in Uganda.
We will start our sport fishing safari in Lake Victoria and Murchison falls (filming fishing safari) at Uganda Wildlife Education Centre which is a very short walk-able distance to the pier for the start and end of your fishing excursion.
Full day sport fishing will be done around local islands located about a 45minute boat ride from Entebbe. We will later head to Murchison falls national park to continue with our sport fishing adventure in Uganda
Day 1: Arrival
Day 2: Fishing on Lake Victoria
Day 3: Half day Fishing on Lake Victoria and transfer to Kampala for a city tour
Day 4: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park
Day 5: Fishing on the Victoria Nile
Day 6: Fishing Below Murchison Falls
Day 7: Fishing on Victoria Nile
Day 8: Drive to Entebbe to end Sport Fishing Safari in Lake Victoria and Murchison
Upon your arrival at Entebbe international airport; meet and greet our guide for a smooth transfer to your hotel for briefing and relaxation. Diner and overnight at k-2 Hotel
Have breakfast and drive to Entebbe for whole day fishing on Lake Victoria. Sport Fishing will be done around local islands in a boat ride from Entebbe. The actual fishing spots will depend upon the weather and how the fish are biting. At certain times of the year the lake can be very rough with large swells and so then we tend to utilize the sheltered bays for fishing. We will have our lunch and later proceed with our fishing safari. Diner and overnight at k-2 Hotel
Have breakfast and transfer to Lake Victoria for half day fishing at new spots. We will have hot lunch and later head to Kampala for an evening city tour to explore historical and unique cultural sites. Diner and overnight at Fairway Hotel
Have breakfast and then drive to Murchison Falls for sport fishing adventure. We will have a stopover at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for white rhinos tracking. We will proceed to Murchison fall national park and check in at Pakuba safari Lodge to prepare your fishing equipment ready next day sport fishing activity
After an early breakfast, go for full day fishing trip on the Victoria Nile. Diner and overnight at Pakuba safari Lodge
After breakfast, go for an early morning fishing trip at the bottom of the Murchison Falls, where the Park originated its name from. River Nile squashes through a 7meter gap plunging 40 meters to give the Murchison falls. In the evening, choose either to return to the bottom of the falls for further discovery of the best spots to catch the Nile Perch Or relax in your hotel. Diner and overnight at Pakuba safari Lodge
Have breakfast and head back to the park for entire day fishing on Victoria Nile at new spots. Diner and overnight at Pakuba safari Lodge
Have breakfast and drive back to Entebbe to catch up your flight back home.
The package Quotation includes the following:
Transport to and from for 10 days in 4*4 WD and air conditioned insured vehicle safari Van
7 nights’ Accommodation on full board basis
English speaking local fishing guide for the entire safari
Ferry crossing fees
Park entry fees f
Game drive northern bank
Tour to the top of the falls
Whole day Game drive
A visit to Uganda Wildlife Education Center
Return Airport Transfers
Porter for the entire safari
Luggage carriage for the safari
Provision of mineral water and meals en route
The Package Excludes
International and domestic flights
Personal Travel Insurance