New Court View Hotel is located along the Murchison Falls National Park – Kampala highway. The lodge is has been serving travelers since 2003 with good experience of hospitality and hotel service. New Court View Hotel is one of the best budget accommodation options for Murchison Falls National Park.
The rooms at New Court View Hotel are built in African traditional style to blend the surrounding environment, with a touch of modernity inside to give you a comfortable stay. Each cottage is grass thatched and well furnished with en suite facilities.
The onsite restaurant serves both local and international cuisine meals while the bar is well stocked with many drinks to choose from. The conference room is an ideal place for meetings seating up to 30 people, conferences, reception, parties and training sessions. It has projectors, sockets around the walls, flip chart, wall mounted white board and so much more.
The room rates in the lodge range from $30 to $39 dollars depending on the room type and number of people, please note prices change from time to time.
Game drives. Murchison Falls National Park is home to so many species of mammals. Taking a game drive or a balloon safari is the best way to explore the parks wildlife like elephants, leopards, lions, warthogs, waterbucks, giraffes, hyenas, Ugandan Kob and so many more animals. The best time for taking a game drive is in the morning or afternoon time.
Launch boat cruise. Launch boat cruises are famous at Murchison Falls National Park and should not be missed while in the park. The boat cruise can be done in the morning, afternoon or evening. During the cruise, you will see a lot of wildlife on the river banks and some of these include elephants, hippopotamuses and crocodiles and various bird species. Once you reach the dramatic waterfalls, you can hike to the top of the falls with magnificent views.
Birding. Murchison Falls National Park is a birders paradise endowed with 451 species of birds, 50 of which are restricted the area. Some of the examples of birds found in the park are rare shoebill stock, black billed barbet, yellow billed stock, rock pranticol, martial eagle, silver bird, grey crowned crested crane, standard winged night jar, saddle billed stork, blue headed coucal, Senegal thick knee, swamp fly catcher and malachite kingfishers among the rest. The best time for birding is early morning and evening time.
How to get there
Murchison Falls National Park can be reached 5 hours drive from Kampala, the Capital City of Uganda. Travelers can also board from Entebbe International Airport or Kajjansi Airfield to Pakuba or Chobe Airstrips.
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