Perched on Magashi Peninsula, Magashi Camp looks out over scenic Lake Rwanyakazinga towards the Mutumba Mountains in the west.
Six spacious and airy tented guest rooms offer uninterrupted views over Lake Rwanyakazinga while Magashi Camp has a main area comprising a luxurious lounge and dining area, bar and pool, as well as an expansive viewing deck with convivial fire pit. The architecture and interiors pay homage to traditional Rwandan culture.
On the peninsula’s western side, water buck, impala and warthog can often be seen grazing, while on the eastern flank, eland frequent the lakeshore. The shore itself offers views of hippo, large crocodiles and a chance of elephant bulls, while the core of the Amahoro lion pride is encapsulated by this spit of land.
Magashi Camp has been established in partnership with the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) and African Parks, demonstrating their commitment to pioneering sustainable and authentic ecotourism in Rwanda. Their core Purpose here is to help conserve Rwanda’s last protected Savannah ecosystem, and species like black rhino and the rare and elusive shoebill; furthermore, their presence in Akagera National Park will contribute towards enabling it to become economically self-sufficient for the first time.
Magashi Camp offers the ideal opportunity to combine an extraordinary gorilla experience while at Bisate Lodge with a spectacular savannah safari at Magashi. Guests can view East African bird- and wildlife specials from expertly-guided game drives, walks and boating trips. Guests are encouraged to join in their purpose by becoming ‘Citizen Scientists’ and participating in predator identikits and movement studies.