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Kazinga Channel

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Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda
+256 39 2796773
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No animals - so upsetting to see

We were so looking forward to this trip, but unfortunately came away quite sad to see the impact of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Craigmac35
excellent River to see hippos , crocodiles, herds of Elephants. buffaloes and water birds.

Dear travelers if you are traveling to queen Elizabeth Elizabeth national park, kazinga channel... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
albert s
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Kasese, Uganda
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  • Average4%
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“boat trip” (50 reviews)
“water buffalo” (23 reviews)
“monitor lizards” (11 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda
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+256 39 2796773
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were so looking forward to this trip, but unfortunately came away quite sad to see the impact of constant poaching on animal numbers. We had been told that it was becoming very evident over the last few years, but were really shocked to see...More

Thank Craigmac35
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Dear travelers if you are traveling to queen Elizabeth Elizabeth national park, kazinga channel river is where you can sport a lot of wild life especially water birds, crocodiles, elephants , hippos, and buffaloes. we highly recommend kazinga channel river boat cruise to travelers.

Thank albert s
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The $30 USD that the boat ride asked was very fair and worth it. We got to see many creatures up close including a hippopotamus that lost a battle with another hippopotamus. They even serve beer on the boat

Thank deanarichards
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Reviewed 6 days ago

There are two types of boats, a larger (2 floor?) boat and a smaller boat. I took the smaller boat as my preference is for having less people near me, less voices, and being closer to the water. It is possible that you may have...More

Thank migueldz
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an excellent venue for seeing all of these animals in their natural environment. We took a boat trip which lasted about 2 hours and had commentary and on board guides who were available for questions. There was also an upper deck where you...More

Thank Giles W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a very nice boat trip on the Kazinga channel. So much wildlife to see and overall great views. Saw many hippos, elephants, buffalo, kingfishers, crocs, monitor lizards, and an unbelievable cloud of flies which looked like a huge cloud of smoke. Also you get...More

Thank Lee G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As part of my package deal this river trip was included, so pleased as it was a lovely experience. The guide that afternoon was James, a very pleasant, clearly spoken and knowledgeable young man. the boat moved at a steady rate giving plenty of opportunities...More

Thank Ann B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I liked it a lot because of the birds, you see all kinnds of birds. What I didn't like was, how the captain of the boat treated the animals. Just for show for all the tourists, he scared off the hippos and buffalos with the...More

Thank Nilpferdchen
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Game drives are exciting, but they can be confining, dusty, bumpy and hot, depending on weather, track, and vehicle. The Kasinga Channel boat eliminates the negative and accentuates the positive. The boat from Mweya is large enough to accommodate a few dozen without feeling crowded,...More

1  Thank Donal W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The boat ride on Kazinga channel is safe and fun. You will have a lot of opportunities to see wildlife in the afternoon as most of the animals head to the river for water. During our trip, we saw many elephants, hippos, and crocs. You...More

Thank John P
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I found my answer. On February 11, 2011, someone in TripAdviser wrote -- "Nile Crocodile's southern limit used to be Murchison Falls. However the sneaky blighters found their way up the Semliki etc., and then trekked... More
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