Entrance fees for Murchison falls national park in 2024 : Entrance fees for Murchison falls national park in 2024 are the different charges incurred when visiting Murchison falls national park. The entrance fees allow tourists to explore the Murchison falls national park and in 2024, there is a lot to see and do around the destination which is located in the northern part of Uganda.  Safaris can take place around the national park during the year.

Tourists including adults and children are charged different park entrance fees to visit Murchison falls national park in 2024. These entrance fees are valid for 24 hours from the time of entrance into the national park.

Foreign nonresidents, foreign residents and East African citizens are also charged differently when visiting Murchison falls national park.

Children aged between 5 and 15 years are charged park entrance fees to visit Murchison falls national park during tours in Uganda while children below the age of 5 years are not charged for visiting the national park.

The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) sets the park entrance fees for Murchison falls national park as well as other national parks around Uganda such as Kidepo valley national park, Bwindi national park, Lake Mburo national park, Queen Elizabeth national park, Semuliki national park, Kibale national park, Rwenzori mountains national park, Mount Elgon national park and Mgahinga national park.

It is also important to note that the park entrance fees for Murchison falls national park in 2024 are independent of other activities around the park such as bird watching, boat rides to the bottom of Murchison falls among other activities.

Some of the wildlife species which can be seen during Uganda safaris around Murchison falls national park include elephants, buffalos, lions, leopards, hippos, impalas, waterbucks, reedbucks, kudu, dik dik, Uganda kobs, elands and many others.

Foreign nonresidents and foreign residents visiting Murchison falls national park in 2024 are charged park entrance fees in USD while East African citizens pay the entrance fees for the national park in Uganda shillings (UGX).

When visiting Murchison falls national park, foreign nonresident adults are charged park entrance fee of 45 USD and children aged between 5 and 15 years are charged entrance fee of 25 USD per person. After the 24 hours upon entry, the tourists are liable to pay more park entrance fees.

Foreign resident adults visiting Murchison falls national park are charged park entrance fee of 35 USD and children between the age of 5 and 15 years are charged entrance fee of 15 USD.

East African citizens including Ugandans pay park entrance fees of 25,000 UGX for adults visiting Murchison falls national park and children aged between 5 and 15 years are charged a fee of 10,000 UGX to visit the national park.

Other charges for visiting Murchison falls national park include vehicle entrance fees, boat fees and also aircraft landing fees. These fees are charged differently according to the type of vehicles, ownership of the vehicles (foreign registered and Ugandan registered).

Ugandan registered salon cars in Murchison falls national park are charged a fee of 30,000 UGX, Minibuses and pickups are charged 40,000 UGX,  tour company vehicles and 4 wheel drives are charged 40,000 UGX, school buses are charged 60,000 UGX and buses and lorries are charged 210,000 UGX.

Vehicle entrance fees are also valid for 24 hours in Murchison falls national park. Tourists can also use UWA vehicles to explore the national park during wildlife safaris which are also accompanied by ranger guides when driving around the different game drive tracks around the destination.

Tourists visiting Murchison falls national park are charged boat cruise fee of 30 USD per person for foreign nonresidents, 25 USD for foreign residents and 30,000 UGX for East African citizens. The boat ride takes tourists close to the bottom of the falls and it takes about 2 hours and can be done in the morning or in the afternoon.

Nature walks around Murchison falls national park cost 15 USD per person for foreign nonresidents, 10 USD for foreign residents and 10,000 UGX for East Africans. This activity brings tourists closer to the natural surroundings of the national park as they explore the attractions and also encounter wildlife species such as elephants, giraffes, antelopes, warthogs among others on foot.

Viewing of the top of the falls costs 10 USD for foreign non residents and foreign residents and 10,000 UGX for East African citizens visiting Murchison falls national park.

Top of the falls walk costs 15 USD for foreign nonresidents, 10 USD for foreign residents and 10,000 UGX for East African citizens visiting Murchison falls national park.

Apart from park entrance fees and vehicle fees in Murchison falls national park, tourists are also charged fees for accommodation and meal costs and transport costs during safaris in Uganda.

There are different lodges found inside and outside the national park where tourists can stay during safaris and they include midrange, budget and luxury lodges such as Paraa safari lodge, Nile safari lodge, Pakuba safari lodge, Chobe safari lodge, Parkside safari lodge, Ikorom safari lodge among others.

Staying in the dormitory in Murchison falls national park costs 25,000 UGX for adults, 5000 UGX for students staying as part of a group staying in the park and 10,000 UGX for children staying in the national park.

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Game Viewing in Murchison

Bird watching in Murchison falls national park costs 30 USD for foreign nonresidents, 25 USD for foreign residents and 20,000 UGX for East African citizens.

How to get to Murchison falls national park

Tourists can get to Murchison falls national park by flight and also by road during their wildlife safaris in Uganda.

Driving to Murchison falls national park takes about 5 to 6 hours and tourists can also make a stop at the Zziwa rhino sanctuary for a rhino tracking experience during their safaris in Uganda.

The option of flying from Entebbe airport to Murchison falls national park can also be done when visiting the park and the airstrips include Pakuba airstrip, Chobe airstrip and also Bugungu airstrip.

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