Conservation importance: The Uganda’s oldest National Park gazette in 1926, protecting a wide range of flora and fauna located along the Nile; one of the world’s longest rivers. The park protects Lions, Elephants, Giraffes Crocodile’s and array of bird species among others
Size: The park together with the adjoining Karuma & Bugungu wildlife reserves are jointly managed as a single conservation unit: Murchison Falls Protected area covering 5,072km2.
Species Diversity: The Park has a record of 87 mammals, over 650 species of birds and 14 reptiles.
Tourism Attractions: Mostly along River Nile with boat trips to the bottom of Murchison falls. Hippos, Buffaloes, Waterbucks, baboons, crocodiles, elephants, a lot of water birds are the common sights. Lions, Giraffes, Oribi, Hartebeests, patus monkeys, can be seen on a game drive. Bird watching ; species range from savannah, forest, water to albertine endemic birds. Sport fishing is also done along the river. Chimpanzee tracking and fishing competitions are often organized.