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Mweya Safari Lodge/Queen Elizabeth National Park

Mweya Safari Lodge

Mweya Safari Lodge is where luxury meets the wild on the shores of Queen Elizabeth National Park. This luxurious lodge harmoniously blends opulence with the raw beauty of the African wilderness, providing an unforgettable safari experience. It invites travellers to embark on a journey of discovery, where the thrill of safari adventures.  Meets the comforts of refined living in the heart of Uganda’s captivating Landscapes.

Mweya Safari Lodge situated on the Mweya Peninsular at the junction of the Kazinga channel and Lake Edward within the heart of the Queen Elizabeth National Park. The Lodge  surrounded by the magical Rwenzori Mountains aptly described as the ‘Mountains of the Moon’. To the east, lie the guardians of the birthplace of mankind, the Great Rift Valley hills. Separated from the Mountains of the Moon by the meandering Kazinga Channel. Here the water flows endlessly into two giant lakes – Lake George and Lake Edward. “We believe beyond doubt that unique encounters always begin off the beaten track…”

 

Accommodation

The Lodge offers a range of elegant accommodations, from standard rooms. To private cottages and tents all designed in a magical way. The decor reflects the African heritage, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere.

A separate cottage with its own living area allowing a guest the option of enjoying family time in a home away from home environment. Our cottages may have a lounge, shared bathrooms and some of the rooms with Air conditioning.

Safari Tents built on wooden platforms elevating the tent from the ground, they may have thatch or solid roof built over the tent for extra shelter, and the safari tents have a permanent bathroom en-suite built of brick and traditional bathroom fittings adding to our guest’s comfort.

 

Facilities
Swimming Pool

Enjoy a cocktail in the Infinity Swimming Pool overlooking the Kazinga Channel. The pool at Mweya Safari Lodge has a panoramic view of the Kazinga Channel, which separates Lake George and Lake Edward. You can peer across the channel and identify the different wild animals cooling off in the waters below.

The pool bar will always have someone on duty to meet your needs and to quench your thirst. Lying on the wooden sun deck’s loungers is a perfect way to enjoy the warmth of Africa.

 

Dinning

Guests may choose to dine indoors in our elegant, formal dining room, or outside on the veranda, where the setting is enhanced by spectacular panoramic views across the Kazinga Channel.

Treat yourself to the mouth-watering menu of local and international specialties produced by our experienced chefs.

Special barbecues and traditional dancers make a Saturday evening at Mweya Safari Lodge an occasion to remember.

 

Business Center and Conference

Our Business Service Centre (open from 8am to 8pm, 7 days a week) meets all the needs of the traveling business executive, including internet access. Stay in touch with the world at your leisure.

Imagine your next conference miles away from the hustle and bustle of the choking city. Guests will find a fully equipped, air conditioned conference room and an elegant board-room to service all your business or workshop needs.

 

Gift Shop

Our gift shop sells local East African crafts and souvenirs such as Guidebooks, clothing, and safari essentials. Take something authentic home and surprise your loved ones with a gift from the Pearl of Africa.

 

Bar

The Tembo Bar has panoramic view overlooking the Kazinga channel and Lake Edward. Enjoy the shimmering sunset over the lake, whilst drinking a wonderful sundowner.

The bar verandahs are a perfect place to relax after a day out in the national park. The décor and furniture represents a bygone era of early explorers, synonymous with the term ‘safari’.

 

Activities
Birding

Varied habitats in Queen Elizabeth National Park – lakeshore, swamp, grassland and forest – support a remarkable 612 species of birds – over 60% of the 1,008 species of indigenous and migratory birds recorded in Uganda.

Highlights include the Martial Eagle, the African Fish Eagle, Shoebill, Papyrus Gonolek, Lesser and Greater Flamingo, White-tailed Lark and Verraux’s Eagle Owl. Forest species including some less common species from the Congo basin can be located in Maramagambo Forest.

Amongst the discerning ornithologists, Uganda has for long been the best kept secret in terms of its plethora of bird species with over 1,000 on record.

 

Safari Drive

Visitors can go on a safari drive where they encounter wildlife on the North Kazinga plains closest to the Lodge includes elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard, waterbuck, bushbuck and warthog. Another common-but unexpected-sighting in this area is the Giant Forest Hog, Africa’s largest pig, which is usually associated with dense forests rather than semi-open thickets.

 

Tree Climbing Lion

The Kasenyi sector on the east side of the Kasese road best known for the lions which prey on large population of Uganda Kob that live in this area.

The famous tree-climbing lions of the Ishasha sector are found in large fig trees in the remote southern extremity of the park. These tree-dwelling lions prey on the Topi, Uganda Kob, and (if feeling confident!) Cape buffalo which graze Ishasha’s beautiful acacia studded savanna.

 

Chimpanzee tracking

Visitors can track chimpanzees in the dramatic Kyambura Gorge on the eastern side of the park, 35kms from the Lodge.

It is home to a variety of wildlife, including the only primates in the Queen Elizabeth National Park. The area is an important water source for many animals and is surrounded by savanna, but is generally noted for its high concentration of primate life located in the gorge.

 

You can also find red-tailed monkey, black-and-white colobus, baboons and vervet monkeys. The gorge is also known for its variety of bird species including various falcons, the blue-headed bee-eater and the African Fin foot.

 

Community Encounter

A great opportunity to explore and enjoy the diverse cultural and traditional practices of indigenous tribes in the area. And a unique opportunity to interact with these indigenous people whose rich cultural heritage extends down the centuries.