Magashi Camp

Magashi Camp

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Overview

Set in the only exclusive-use area of Rwanda’s triumphant Akagera National Park, Magashi is an airy and spacious tented camp on the shores of Lake Rwanyakazinga – home to one of Africa’s highest densities of hippo.

Thanks to successful wildlife restoration operations and strict anti-poaching laws, Akagera has become the biggest protected wetland in Central Africa. After an absence of 20 years, lions were reintroduced to the park in 2015, followed by black rhino in 2017. As a result, Akagera is once again a Big 5 safari park – but its impressive wildlife repertoire does not stop there! The park is also home to colossal crocodiles, giraffe, hyena and rare sitatunga antelope that love the water. Boasting almost 500 species of birds, including the perplexing stork-like shoebill (also known as whalehead), Akagera will delight even the most casual birdwatcher.

Magashi offers boat safaris on Lake Rwanyakazinga, an excellent way to view the area’s aquatic animals and water birds. And because the camp is located in Akagera’s only concession, guests can enjoy guided walks and thrilling night game drives. Fishing on the lake is also permitted on a catch-and-release basis throughout the year. A Big 5 safari in Akagera National Park combines easily with a once-in-a-lifetime gorilla-trekking adventure in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park.

Highlights

  • Situated in Akagera’s only exclusive-use area
  • Gorgeous lakeside setting with uninterrupted views
  • See the Big 5 on game drives and guided walks
  • One of the best birding areas in the world – 500 recorded species
  • Boat safaris on Lake Rwanyakazinga
  • Exclusive night game drives

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Activities

  • 4x4 Drives
  • Game drives

Rooms

Tented Room

Magashi offers six very spacious and airy tented suites with uninterrupted views over Lake Rwanyakazinga. Each tent features a contemporary interior equipped with a large bed, regal mosquito netting and a lounge area. Bathrooms are en suite.

Facilities

Magashi Camp’s architecture and interiors show reverence to traditional Rwandan culture. The main area features a luxurious lounge, wine cellar, and dining and bar area. The expansive viewing deck is equipped with a sparkling swimming pool and convivial fire pit.

Dining

Fresh meals are prepared in the camp’s kitchen and served daily in the indoor and outdoor dining areas.

General facilities

  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wine cellar

Amenities

  • En-suite bathroom
  • Mosquito net
  • Safe in room
  • Tea & coffee-making facilities

Rates

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Dates Board Price
2018-12-01 — 2019-02-28 Game Package (Meals, Select Transfers/Activities) $470
2019-03-01 — 2019-05-31 Game Package (Meals, Select Transfers/Activities) $470
2019-06-01 — 2019-10-15 Game Package (Meals, Select Transfers/Activities) $650
2019-10-16 — 2019-12-15 Game Package (Meals, Select Transfers/Activities) $470
2019-12-16 — 2020-02-29 Game Package (Meals, Select Transfers/Activities) $650

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently. Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice.
  • Single supplements may apply.
  • Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.

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