(explosive froth of thunderous falls as it funnels through just 6m wide cleft!)
Murchison falls with its spectacular water falls, prolific game and clutch of outstanding lodges is universally regarded as one of East Africa’s most compelling national parks. It lies at the core of the greater Murchison Falls Conservation Area, and famous of its world’s powerful falls being transformed into an explosive froth of thunderous falls as it funnels through a narrow cleft (just 6m wide!) in the Rift Valley Escarpment-is easily the most impressive site of its type in Africa
Murchison falls park is low lying land by Ugandan standards, and those parts of the country that are regularly visited by tourists, it is the only one that regularly becomes stifling hot.76 mammal species recorded i.e. Bushbucks, Defassa Waterbuck, Bohor Reedbuck, Oribi, Warthog, Vervet Monkey, Olive Baboons, Lions, Spotted Hyena, Highly Localized Patas Monkey etc. The bird checklist of 460 recorded with many water-associated birds that are prolific along the river, while raptors make strong showing on the checklist with about 53 species recorded.