Best Sport Fishing Safaris in Uganda | 3 Days Uganda Fishing Safari

Uganda is one of the Africa’s best sport fishing safari destinations. About a third of Uganda is covered by water, offering anglers opportunity to engage in sport fishing adventure in anyone of her numerous sport fishing sites. If you are an angler on Uganda safari, sport fishing is one most memorable recreational experience you shouldn’t miss out.

Sport fishing safaris in Uganda allow you to challenge yourself with varied fish sizes especially the Nile perch, tilapia and others. Unlike commercial fishing, this recreational activity focuses on catch and release, a method that is non exploitative. Anglers will use a hook and baits. Our sport fishing safaris in Uganda take visitors on Uganda safari to different destinations with focus to explore Murchison Falls National Park, Lake Mburo National Park and Sipi Falls at Mount Elgon National Park.

Take 3 days fishing safari Murchison Falls National Park and experience unique on Uganda safari. Your trip will begin and end in Kampala/Entebbe. Murchison Falls National Park is Uganda’s largest park expanding up-to about 3840sq.kms. It is the only park in Northwestern Uganda and also one of the country’s best sport fishing safari spots. Fishing safari tours in Murchison Falls National Park are carried out from Paraa below Murchison Falls and below Karuma Falls around Chobe Safari Lodge.

Murchison Falls - Sport Fishing Safaris in Uganda
Sport Fishing in Murchison Falls National Park

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park

Your Uganda fishing safari to Murchison Falls National Park will begin with breakfast and after, leave Kampala for Murchison Falls via Gulu highway about 5 hours in a 4×4 Land Cruiser. There will be en-route stop visit at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for rhino tracking and later, lunch at a hotel in Masindi Town. Drive to Murchison Falls National Park to check in at your lodge Paraa Safari Lodge (luxury), Murchison River Lodge (Mid-Lodge) or Red Chili Camp (Budget).

Day 2: Sport fishing in Murchison Falls National Park

Have a heavy breakfast and after, catch up with an early morning boat to the bottom of Murchison Falls. You will have the entire day of exciting yet challenging sport fishing safari experience at the bottom of the falls. Your boat ride also lets you enjoy remarkable view of hippos, basking crocodiles, water birds and others. You can secure a permit for sport fishing for Murchison Falls National Park at $50 and $150 if you are to take 4 days fishing safari. Dinner and overnight stay will be at Paraa Safari Lodge (luxury), Murchison River Lodge (Mid-Lodge) or Red Chili Camp (Budget).

Day 3: Morning game drive and return to Kampala/Entebbe

You will enjoy your cup of tea and after, set off for an early morning game viewing experience. Expect to view lots of elephants, buffaloes, antelopes, warthogs, giraffes, birds and many others. After the 2-3 hours of a game drive, return to Kampala/Entebbe and this will mark the end of your 3 days fishing safari Murchison Falls National Park.

The 3 days fishing safari Murchison Falls National Park includes launch cruise, ground travel, service of Uganda safari guide, accommodation, meals, park entrance fees, game drive, permit for sport fishing, relevant government taxes, bottled drinking water on tour.

The 3 days fishing safari Murchison Falls National Park excludes visa fees, tips, laundry service, cigarettes, the optional activities, souvenirs, airfares, telephone bills, shopping bills.

We can also arrange 3 days fishing safari Lake Mburo National Park, western Uganda approximately 4 hours’ drive from Kampala. Sport fishing tours in this park is carried out on Lake Mburo at Mazinga. You can purchase a permit at $15.


What to pack for Sport fishing Safaris in Uganda?

  • Lures
  • Fishing reels
  • Sun screen
  • Fishing rod
  • Fishing hooks
  • First aid kit
  • Fishing floats and stoppers
  • Line cutters

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