Why Choose a Luxury Lodge?
The luxury lodges of Murchison Falls National Park blend adventure with comfort. Tourists are drawn to Murchison for its stunning views, and luxury lodges have the best seats in the house.
Bespoke architecture gives luxury lodges the individual character and style that makes your visit feel special.
Luxury Accommodation in Murchison Falls
Located on the south bank of the Nile, Baker’s Lodge offers luxury yet traditional African accommodation and has direct river access. Named after the English explorer Samuel Baker, the lodge provides high-quality food, drink, lodging, and facilities.
The lodge opened in 2015 and its rooms are generously proportioned and tasteful, combining canvas and thatch. Built on a raised platform, the lodge has unmissable views of the Nile. Expect to see a broad range of animal and bird life along the edge of the Nile. Hippos and elephants are often VIP guests on the boundary of the lodge’s grounds.
Paraa Safari Lodge
Paraa Safari Lodge occupies a prime position on the north bank of the Nile. Each of its 54 rooms has an en suite bathroom, a large window, and a private balcony with stunning views of the winding Nile. Guests receive complimentary parking, Wi-Fi, and a free breakfast at its restaurant.
The lodge was reconstructed in 1997 out of the shell of the original 1959 lodge and its decor is inspired by a bygone era of exploration of the Nile. Its serene outdoor pool appeared in the 1951 Hollywood classic, ‘The African Queen’ starring Katharine Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart.
The lodge is perfect for families or first-time visitors to Africa who want to experience safari adventures in comfort and style.
Nile Safari Lodge
Located on the southern bank of the Nile, Nile Safari Lodge is an eco-friendly, family-owned lodge. Opened in 2017 with a dream of creating a unique experience in the Pearl of Africa, the lodge’s furniture and fittings are designed to blend the boundaries between inside and outside. The accommodation is at one with its stunning natural surroundings.
The lodge was built with natural materials and expert local craftsmen. Water is sourced from the Nile and filtered to drinking quality by a UV filtration system. Luxuries such as private fridges are solar-powered, making the lodge perfect for environmentally conscious travellers.
The accommodation is split between six Deluxe Bandas, an Exclusive Banda, and a Family Villa. Its Exclusive Banda is perfect for couples whilst its Family Villa is great for families or larger groups.
The lodge offers privacy without severing itself from its beautiful surroundings.
Chobe Safari Lodge
Located on the north bank of the River Nile, the Five-Star lodge is designed to provide sweeping views of the magical river. The lodge offers a wide range of accommodation and guests can choose between 36 charming guest rooms, 21 luxury tents, 4 suites, and a Presidential Cottage.
The Presidential Cottage brims with luxury. A private butler is on call 24 hours a day and its balcony and terraces overlook the cottage’s exclusive lagoon, where guests can watch the local wildlife.
Chobe’s outdoor pool is split into 3 tiers, allowing its guests to soak up the scenery from different perspectives. The Karama restaurant offers a delicious menu of local and international cuisines and its terrace provides a spectacular outdoors dining experience. The decor of the Karuma Bar reflects a blend of modern and safari themes.
The Chobe Health Club and Spa is the perfect location to recuperate after an active day at Murchison.
Help Me Choose, Luxury Lodges in Murchison at a glance
- On-site jetty provides access to the lodge’s fleet of watercraft.
- Private river access.
- On-site vehicles can be reserved for Safaris or Chimpanzee tracking.
- Its on-site curio shop sells a range of local crafts.
Paraa Safari Lodge
- Its unique decor gives the lodge a distinctive ambience.
- On Saturday evenings, The Captain’s Table restaurant holds barbecues and performances from traditional dancers.
- The Explorer’s bar is located on the upper floor of the lodge, giving it a spectacular view of the Nile.
- The lodge offers a broad range of accommodation to suit all needs (a cottage, suites, double, twin and single).
Nile Safari Lodge
- This eco-friendly lodge maximises luxury and minimises its carbon footprint.
- Flexible dining experience caters for guests who want to operate on their own schedule.
- All breads and pastries are freshly baked on-site.
- Eight secluded bandas maximise privacy.
Chobe Safari Lodge
- Five-Star lodge provides unparalleled comfort.
- Its fully equipped gym featured in CNN’s list ‘10 Gyms With The Most Amazing Views’ in 2011.
- The Chobe Health Club and Spa provides excellent relaxation after a day of activities.
- The game safari bush breakfast offers a bespoke dining experience.
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