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The Vilakazi Safari Lodge at Murchison Falls

Vilakazi Safari Camp is an exceptional lodge, designed to cater to the needs of numerous travelers seeking comfortable stays in the breathtaking wilderness of the Pearl of Africa, within the renowned Murchison Falls National Park. As Uganda’s oldest and largest national park, it boasts a remarkable array of wildlife, including approximately 76 mammal species, 450 bird species, and various primates such as chimpanzees, black and white colobus monkeys, and red-tailed monkeys. The camp’s location in the northwestern regions of Uganda makes it accessible via a pleasant 4 to 5-hour drive from Kampala. For a more convenient option, travelers can choose to access the park through domestic flights from Entebbe International Airport or Kajjansi Airstrip, provided by Aerolink Uganda. These flights can take visitors directly to the park’s landing sites, namely Pakuba Airstrip or Chobe Airstrip, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable travel experience.

The Vilakazi Safaris Lodge

Welcome to Vilakazi Safaris Lodge at Murchison Falls

1. Comfortable Rooms: Our lodge offers cozy and well-appointed rooms, providing you with a serene haven amidst the beauty of Murchison Falls. Each room is tastefully designed, ensuring a comfortable and relaxing stay during your safari adventure. Experience the ultimate blend of luxury and nature at Vilakazi Safaris Lodge.

2. Exceptional Staff: Our friendly and attentive staff is dedicated to making your stay memorable. From the warm welcome at check-in to personalized service throughout your visit, our team is here to cater to your every need. Feel free to approach them for any assistance or information about the lodge and its surroundings.

3. Clean and Modern Toilets: We understand the importance of maintaining cleanliness and hygiene standards. Our lodge features well-maintained and modern toilets, providing you with a pleasant experience during your stay.

4. Delicious Menu: Indulge in a delectable dining experience at our on-site restaurant. Our talented chefs prepare a diverse menu featuring both local and international cuisines. Enjoy a culinary journey that complements your safari adventure.

5. Cozy Campfire: As the sun sets over the horizon, gather around our campfire to share stories and experiences with fellow travelers. The crackling flames create the perfect ambiance for a memorable evening under the African skies.

6. Refreshing Beverages: Quench your thirst with a selection of refreshing beverages available at our bar. From freshly squeezed juices to handcrafted cocktails, we have something to cater to every taste.

7. Serene and Neat Compound: Our lodge boasts a well-maintained and picturesque compound, blending harmoniously with the surrounding natural beauty. Stroll around the lush gardens or simply relax in the peaceful environment.

8. Sauna and Steam Rooms: After a day of exciting safaris, unwind and rejuvenate your senses at our sauna and steam rooms. Let the soothing heat melt away any stress and leave you feeling refreshed and invigorated.

9. Bicycles and Vehicles: Explore the vast landscapes and wildlife-rich areas with ease. We offer bicycles for those seeking a more adventurous way to traverse the surroundings. Additionally, our well-maintained vehicles are available for guided safari tours, ensuring you don’t miss any of the awe-inspiring sights.

At Vilakazi Safaris Lodge, we strive to provide an all-encompassing experience that complements the natural wonder of Murchison Falls. Whether it’s the comfort of our rooms, the warmth of our staff, or the culinary delights on our menu, every aspect is designed to make your stay with us unforgettable.

Call us on (+256) 750 444 444 to book your stay at the Vilakazi Safari Camp Lodge to start planning your holiday, we’re looking forward to hearing from you


Vilakazi Safaris Camp: A Serene Oasis in the Heart of Murchison Falls National Park

Vilakazi Safari Camp is ideally situated in the park’s buffer zone, providing guests with an immersive experience in the same stunning setting and habitats as the park itself. The camp’s unique location offers abundant opportunities to indulge in wildlife encounters, with giraffes gracefully roaming nearby, various bird species filling the air with their melodic calls, and occasional visits from elephants, creating unforgettable moments for visitors at the campsite.

One of the camp’s highlights is the incredible opportunity it provides to witness the breathtaking spectacle of dawn breaking over the Murchison Falls National Park. Being among the first to witness the sun’s rays illuminating the park’s natural wonders is an awe-inspiring experience cherished by tourists.

The campgrounds are adorned with lush greenery, evoking a sense of tranquility, and surrounded by the rugged beauty reminiscent of Murchison Falls National Park itself. This harmonious blend of nature and wilderness has attracted a diverse array of wildlife species, captivating tourists who seek an immersive encounter with the surrounding natural wonders.

Moreover, Vilakazi Safari Camp boasts panoramic views, offering guests the chance to admire both the majestic River Nile and the enchanting jungle setting. These picturesque vistas add to the camp’s allure, providing an enchanting backdrop for an unforgettable stay.

In summary, Vilakazi Safari Camp presents a unique opportunity to immerse oneself in the splendor of Murchison Falls National Park, with its idyllic location, abundant wildlife, and breathtaking views making it a sought-after destination for nature enthusiasts and travelers seeking an authentic safari experience.

Amenities at the Vilakazi Safaris Camp

Room Types at Vilakazi Safari Camp: Vilakazi Safari Camp boasts an array of beautiful and comfortable accommodation options, including cabins, furnished tents, family cottages, and honeymoon suites. Each option is thoughtfully designed to provide guests with a cozy and relaxing stay amidst the wilderness of Murchison Falls National Park.

Moreover, the camp offers a delightful and welcoming experience with its charming bush dinners. Guests can indulge in these memorable dining events, surrounded by the enchanting sights and sounds of the African bush, creating unforgettable moments during their stay.

Swimming Pool: Vilakazi Safari Camp provides a stunning swimming pool area where you can unwind with a leisurely stroke under the warm sun. Relaxation is elevated as you savor refreshing drinks or meals by the poolside while observing the fascinating wildlife. This inviting oasis offers the perfect escape to cool off from the African heat.

Telescopes and Binoculars: Enhancing your wildlife experience, the camp offers high-quality telescopes and binoculars for visitors to observe captivating moments within the camp and its surroundings. Guests are welcome to use these tools to get an up-close view of the incredible wildlife and natural wonders.

WiFi: Moreover, staying connected is made easy with complimentary WiFi provided by the camp. Visitors can effortlessly keep in touch with their loved ones and share their remarkable safari adventures, making their stay even more memorable.


Acitivities offered by Vilakazi Safari Camp

Enhanced Experience with Culture and Community: During your stay at Vilakazi Safari Camp, you’ll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in rich cultural experiences and engage with the local community. Delight in captivating cultural tours, where you’ll get a glimpse of the vibrant traditions and customs of the region. Experience a warm and authentic welcome with mesmerizing traditional entertainment that will leave you in awe.

Furthermore, you can visit the local community, connecting with its warm-hearted residents and gaining insights into their way of life. Witness the craftsmanship of skilled artisans as you explore their impressive array of handmade craft materials, each a testament to their artistic talents and heritage.

At Vilakazi Safari Camp, we strive to make your journey more than just a vacation but an unforgettable exploration of the local culture and a chance to forge meaningful connections with the community. Let us guide you through these unforgettable experiences that will stay with you long after you’ve returned home.

 Game Drives and Guided Nature Walks: At our camp, prepare for an unforgettable experience that combines the thrill of game drives and the wonder of guided nature walks.

Game Drives: Embark on a thrilling journey to the park, where you’ll be guided through a grassy peninsula bordered by the majestic Victoria Nile to the South and the Albert Nile to the North. Traverse the diverse landscape as you encounter a stunning array of wildlife in their natural habitat. Our experienced guides will lead you on an enthralling game drive, providing fascinating insights into the behaviors and characteristics of the animals you encounter. Get ready for an up-close encounter with the untamed beauty of the wilderness.

Guided Nature Walks: During your stay at the camp, partake in awe-inspiring walks that take you to the top of the falls. Begin your trek from a base below the falls and journey upwards to witness the mesmerizing cascade from an extraordinary vantage point. The experience is truly rewarding as you soak in the breathtaking views and feel the raw power of nature. Our knowledgeable guides will accompany you, revealing the secrets of the surrounding flora and fauna, making the journey as educational as it is memorable.

At our camp, we pride ourselves on offering you the best of both worlds – the excitement of game drives to encounter wildlife and the serenity of guided nature walks to immerse yourself in the wonders of the landscape. Prepare to create lasting memories as you connect with nature in its purest form.


Bird Watching: Vilakazi Safari Camp is situated amidst the picturesque grounds of the renowned Murchison Falls National Park, a true haven for bird enthusiasts. Throughout your stay, you’ll be treated to the delightful sight of numerous bird species, gracing the skies and trees with their vibrant colors and melodious songs. Whether you are a seasoned bird watcher or a novice, this is an ideal opportunity to witness the diverse avian life that calls this park their home. From magnificent raptors to tiny, colorful songbirds, the park offers a treasure trove of birdwatching experiences that will leave you in awe of nature’s beauty.

Game Drives at the CampEmbark on an exhilarating game drive adventure right from the camp. Our experienced safari guides will take you on a journey through the wild landscapes of Murchison Falls, where you’ll have the chance to encounter Africa’s iconic wildlife up close. Keep your cameras ready as you may spot elephants, lions, giraffes, buffaloes, and a diverse array of other fascinating creatures in their natural habitat.


Cultural Delights – Traditional DancesImmerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of the region with captivating traditional dance performances. Local dancers will showcase their vibrant moves, colorful attire, and rhythmic beats, transporting you to the heart of African traditions. It’s an opportunity to appreciate the diversity and artistry of the local communities, leaving you with unforgettable memories of the local culture.

Vilakazi Safaris Camp ensures that your stay is not only filled with wildlife encounters but also offers an authentic glimpse into the cultural tapestry of the region. Experience the magic of the African wilderness and the cultural warmth of the people during your unforgettable stay with us.

Vilakazi Safaris Lodge

The Vilakazi Safaris Lodge

Some of the wildlife at the Safaris

Call us on (+256) 750 444 444 to start planning your holiday, we’re looking forward to hearing from you


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Old Kira Road, Moyo Close, Bukoto

Kampala, Uganda