Kwezi Outdoors Ltd Logo

7-Day Fishing & Big 5 Safari

The Uganda fishing safari with Kwezi Outdoors is a unique adventure. You get to enjoy some of the best freshwater fishing, and on the same tour get to seek out the Big 5 wildlife of Africa – lions, rhino, buffalo, elephant and leopards. This is a perfect bonding safari. Kwezi Outdoors fishing policy is catch and release to ensure sustainability of these fishing grounds for future generations.

What's Included

Your Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival and welcome to Uganda

Today you arrive at Entebbe airport and your safari guide will welcome you. You will transfer to your hotel in Entebbe. Depending on your arrival time, you may relax at your hotel or take a city tour. Some of the main attractions are the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre, the Botanical Gardens, and the malls in town.

Day 2: Fishing in Africa’s Largest Freshwaters – Lake Victoria

Take a speedboat and spend a day fishing in the world’s second-largest freshwater body – Lake Victoria. The lake famous for being the source of the River Nile, is also home to some monster record-breaking fish. Some weigh in at over 150kg (300 pounds plus). Lake Victoria is one of the African Great Lakes. With a surface area of approximately 59,947 km², Lake Victoria is Africa’s largest lake by area, the world’s largest tropical lake, and the world’s second-largest freshwater lake by surface area after Lake Superior in North America.
Our fishing policy is catch and release.

Day 3: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park, Track Rhinos

After breakfast, you will start your journey to the Murchison Falls National Park in northern Uganda. You will make a stopover at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to walk with the mighty rhinos. The rhinos are one of Africa’s Big 5. In the coming days, you will also have the opportunity to seek out the other members of the Big 5 – lions, leopards, elephants, and the fierce cape buffalo.

Thereafter continue to Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda’s biggest and one of the most diverse nature reserves. It has the Nile River crush through at Murchison Falls.

Day 4: Fishing in the World’s Longest River, the Nile

Full-day fishing trip on the Nile River and at the bottom of the Murchison Falls. You will have great opportunities to catch and release Tilapia and Nile Perch from the world’s longest river, and one of the most powerful waterfalls in the world. Our skippers are knowledgeable and know the best spots for fishing. The biggest catch here was Nile perch at 113kg (248 pounds). Beside the Nile perch, you have tiger fish and tilapia. Modern boats are used but you are advised to bring along your equipment. A guide list will be shared. We also have a cooler box on board for soft drinks and a first aid box for your safety.
Our fishing policy is catch and release.

Day 5: Fishing in the River Nile

Like the day before, spend the day fishing in the River Nile. You may change your fishing location by either going nearer the Murchison Falls or some other spot. Our experienced fishing safari experts will guide you. At day’s end, transfer to your lodge, and if time allows, take an evening game drive.
Our fishing policy is catch and release.

Day 6: Game Drive and Nile Safari Cruise

Today go out for the wildlife drive through Uganda’s largest national park, the Murchison Falls National Park. Having walked with rhinos earlier, today look out for the remaining 4 of Africa’s Big 5 – lions, buffalo, leopards, and elephants. Also watch out for a large variety of birds, hippos, Nile crocodiles, and the fastest primate – the patas monkey.
In the afternoon, go out for a safari cruise on the River Nile and on to the world’s most powerful waterfalls, the Murchison Falls (also known as Kabalega Falls).

Day 7: Transfer Entebbe

The fishing safari finally comes to an end. We hope you have made some record catches of your own, if not for the record books. After breakfast, transfer back to Entebbe and on back home.

Planning a fishing safari?

Contact our safari consultants about a tailor-made Uganda fishing safari for you. Kwezi Outdoors operates a catch-and-release policy for sustainable fishing safaris.

Optional Add Ons
In addition to high-quality freshwater fishing, you can add on to your safari the following:
1. Gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Over 40% of the world’s endangered mountain gorillas are found here. The park also has over 350 bird species.
2. Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale National Park. This is the best place in the world to find and spend time with wild chimpanzees. It is little wonder that guests have referred to it as the chimpanzee capital of the world.

Itinerary Gallery

Mountain Gorilla Silverback Chills in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

Request a Quote

Ask for your Free and No-Obligations quote. Then work with our experts to personalize your itinerary. 

More Inspiration

10-Day Culture, and Wildlife Adventure in Uganda

Culture, Wildlife, and Adventure for all

3-Day Fly-in and Track Gorilla

Link up from Maasai Mara and track gorillas in Bwindi

10-Day Gorilla Trekking & Rafting Safari in Bwindi

Adventure for Africa Big 5, Gorilla Trekking, Rafting in Bwindi

8-Day Uganda Birding Highlight

With over 1000 bird species, this is a birder’s safari for growing your bird life list.

7-Day Family Adventure Safari

Escape into Uganda’s wilderness, seek out the Big 5, cruise the Nile River, track chimpanzees

4-Day Spiritual Renewal Safari

There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens

7-Day Fishing & Big 5 Safari

7-Day Fishing & Big 5 Safari

Kwezi Outdoors has been operating safaris in Uganda since 2018. We are well-versed in the fun and rigors of the African safari. Our team has over 20 years of travel planning between us.

We operate private tailor-made safaris for the solo traveler, small groups and families. Our safari consultants have expert local knowledge and cultural understanding, which they weave into your safari itinerary for a unique experience.

Kwezi Outdoors is registered and licensed by the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB/RTT/TT/2019/00183). We are also a member of the Association of Uganda Tour Operators.

Get in touch with a safari planning expert and get your free safari quote today!