Murchison Falls is the largest conservation area in Uganda. Murchison Falls National park is located in northern Uganda and has lots of attractions for tourism as well as filming. Filming in Murchison Falls National Park requires you to have the right permits or permission, one need to be accredited as well as filming equipment. In this article, we explore what to film, when to film, where to stay when filming in Murchison Falls national Park as well as how to get there. We also let you know how Encounter Africa Safaris helps you as a fixing company.
Requirements for filming in Murchison Falls National Park
Filming in Murchison Falls national Park requires a filming contract between the filming company and Uganda Wildlife Authority. This process may take up to one week and Encounter Africa safaris can help you with this process. You also need media cards for each of your film crew members and these can be obtained from Uganda Media Council. Encounter Africa safaris also clears filming equipment into Uganda, books accommodation as well as transport to and from Murchison Falls National park.
What to film in Murchison Falls National Park
Murchison Falls National Park is endowed with lots of attractions and as such a great filming location. In terms of wildlife, Murchison Falls has lions, buffaloes, Elephants, leopards, giraffes, hippos, crocodiles, several antelopes and so much more. Murchison is therefore one of the best locations to film wildlife. You can do this on land using a vehicle or take a boat cruise to the base of the falls or to the delta region. For those interested in filming chimpanzees, the Budongo forest is the place to go to. Those interested in scenery, top and bottom of the falls are highlights. Filming in Murchison Falls National park can be done throughout the whole year and please do contact Encounter Africa safaris for more details.
For more details about filming in Murchison Falls National Park, feel free to contact one of our local fixers and consultants who will provide you will all that you need to know. We are proud to be Uganda’s most respected fixer company.