Hot Air Balloon in Murchison Falls National Park


Enjoy the unique experience of flying in a hot air balloon with one of the  following options only available at Murchison Falls National Park:

  • Sunrise/Post sunrise hot air balloon safari with/without bush breakfast
  • Sunset hot air balloon safari
  • Short rides for large groups and students

The hot air balloon can fly up to a height of 10,000 ft above sea level however for visibility we fly at tree top level to see the different animals in the park. The pilot then elevates to a maximum of 1000 ft (about 330m) above ground level which provides visibility a bird-eye view of the whole parkthe Murchison Falls, or Lake Albert.

Sunrise and Sunsets are beautiful views from a higher level, this gives the opportunity for guests to witness a breathtaking moment.

Bush breakfast for Sunrise package offers the uniqueness of having a continental breakfast offered by Paraa Safari lodge professional chefs in the bush. The bush breakfast is secured with rangers provided by UWA.

Boat crossing from Southern bank to meeting point is free of charge. Vehicle transportation can be arranged at an additional cost.

In addition to using professional Pilots with 1000+ hrs of experience, Flight insurance fully secures and covers passengers, third parties, the balloon and the pilot.

The company, Balloon, pilots and crew are fully Licensed by Ugandan Civil Aviation Authority under the strict regulation of ICAW to operate Hot air balloons.


The package for hot air balloon is $380 per person including bush breakfast and $300 without bush breakfast.