Find here a list of Lake Bunyonyi Uganda safari lodges suitable for Uganda safari travellers. These Lake Bunyonyi safari lodges have been categorized into 3 categories including; luxury Safari Lodges in Lake Bunyonyi Uganda, Midrange Lodges in Lake Bunyonyi Uganda, Budget Lodges in Lake Bunyonyi Uganda.

Birdnest @ Lake Bunyonyi Resort – Luxury

Birdnest @Lake Bunyonyi Resort is an upmarket / luxury accommodation establishment on the shores of Lake Bunyonyi – the second deepest lake in Africa with a count of 29 Islands.

Birdnest at Bunyonyi Resort

Birdnest @Lake Bunyonyi Resort Facilities & Services

  • 24/7 reception desk
  • Daily house keeping
  • Babysitting service from 8am-9pm
  • Self-contained rooms
  • DSTV in the lounge area
  • WIFI in public area’s
  • swimming pool
  • Pool table
  • Restaurant
  • Main Bar
  • Terraces
  • Sun beds
  • Pool bar
  • Library

Accommodation at Birdnest @Lake Bunyonyi Resort is presented both in the main lodge building and the Overseas Cottages.  The rooms at the main lodge are block rooms presented in;

  • Single room
  • Double room
  • Twin room
  • Triple
  • Family

While the Overseas cottages overlook the main lodge and the private cottages are price friendly with breakfast served there and the lunch and dinner served at the main lodge for Lake Bunyonyi.  The overseas cottages are self-contained.

Accommodation Rates for Birdnest@Lake Bunyonyi Resort Main Lodge

Room Type Rates on BB
Single $160 $140
Double $190 $170
Triple $210 $190
Family $235 $210

Accommodation Rates for Birdnest Eco Over seas

Room Type High season Low season
Cottage Deluxe double $95 $85
Cottage Basic Double $85 $75


Arcadia Cottages Bunyonyi – Midrange

Arcadia Cottages Bunyonyi is positioned on a raised hill with panoramic views of Lake Bunyonyi below. The Arcadia Cottages Bunyonyi is spread on 14 acres offering it an opportunity to present spacious accommodation and chilling places.

Arcadia Cottages

Facilities at Arcadia Cottages Bunyonyi

  • Remarkable lake views
  • 11 self-contained cottages
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • 14 acres of beautiful gardens
  • Motor launch for lake cruises
  • Jetskis and quadbikes for hire
  • Wi-Fi in main lodge area

Accommodation is presented in 11 en suite cottages with panoramic views of the lake and it’s islands and are configured as;

  • Single
  • Double
  • Twin

Accommodation Rates for Arcadia Cottages Bunyonyi

Room Type Full Board Half Board Bed & Breakfast
Single $145 $130 $115
Double $265 $245 $225
Twin $265 $245 $225
Family $485 $455 $425
Triple $440 $355 $330


Bunyonyi Safaris Resort – Midrange

Bunyonyi Safari Resort is a midrange / standard accommodation on the shores of Lake Bunyonyi in the Kagalama village overlooking the lake.

Accommodation at Bunyonyi Safaris Resort is provided in Single & double Cottages, Single & double hotel rooms, Suites and Dormitories.

Bunyonyi Safaris Resort - accommodation in bunyonyi on a uganda safari

Facilities at Bunyonyi Safari Resort

  • Restaurant
  • Gear for Camping and fishing
  • Vehicle/Car rentals
  • Gym, steam & sauna
  • Swimming Pier
  • Internet access
  • Boat & Canoes
  • 24Hour Room Service
  • Conference Facilities

Accommodation Rates for Bunyonyi Safaris Resort

Rooms Rate
Cottage $80
Single room Hotel $70
Double room Hotel $120
Triple room Hotel $150
Suite $250
Dormitory $45


Lake Bunyonyi Eco Resort – Midrange

Lake Bunyonyi Eco Resort is a midrange / standard accommodation establishment that is located on Kyahugye Island in the middle of Lake Bunyonyi surrounded by a count of wildlife including the Debrazza monkeys, the water bucks, Impala antelope and Burchell’s Zebra.

Accommodation at Lake Bunyonyi Eco Resort is provided in privately located cottages that are built using natural materials like timber and grass thatch and features a touch of modernity and tradition.

The cottages are self-contained secluded in the forest with private wooden decks overlooking the Lake of a thousand Islands – Lake Bunyonyi with its 29 Islands.  The cottages feature deluxe single, twin and double beds and the standard single, double and twin beds.

bunyoni eco resort - midrange accommodation in uganda

Lake Bunyonyi Eco Resort Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Boat transfer to & from the main land
  • Guides’ accommodation
  • On site wildlife viewing
  • Motorbike transport from the shore
  • Extensive gardens

Accommodation Rates for Lake Bunyonyi Eco Resort

Room Type Half Board Full Board
Standard room $120 $140
Deluxe $150 $160
Twin $140 $160
Single Occupancy $100 $110
Children (4 – 13) $80 $90


Lake Bunyonyi Overland Resort – Midrange

Lake Bunyonyi Overland Resort is a midrange / Standard accommodation establishment perched on the shores of Lake Bunyonyi.

Accommodation at Lake Bunyonyi Overland Resort features cozy safari tents, family cottages, cottages, rooms and provision for camping and self-camping.


Furnished Safari Tents at Lake Bunyonyi Overland Resort

  • Ten (10) safari tents perched on elevated platforms
  • Own terrace overlooking the Lake Bunyonyi.
  • Twin beds
  • Electric lighting
  • 2 directors chairs
  • Writing table
  • Hammock
  • Shared bathroom and toilet facilities.


Cottages at Lake Bunyonyi Overland Resort

  • 12 cottages positioned in two terraced blocks overlooking the lake
  • Twin & double beds
  • Self-contained
  • Small private terrace
  • Electric lighting & power points for recharging

Family Cottages at Lake Bunyonyi Overland Resort

  • 2 family cottages
  • En suite
  • Satellite TV
  • Lounge
  • Two bedrooms & takes up to 4 people
  • Equipped kitchen with utensils
  • Small terrace

Rooms at Lake Bunyonyi Overland Resort

  • 4 rooms
  • not self-contained & guests use toilet facilities of the safari tent & campsite
  • Electric lighting  & power points

Mobile tent accommodation at Lake Bunyonyi Overland Resort

  • Tents and the camping gear provided

Self-camping at Lake Bunyonyi Overland Resort

  • Carry own tent and camping gear

Facilities at Lake Bunyonyi Overland Resort

  • Accommodation in cottages, furnished tents & rooms
  • self-camping with shared running tap water, flushing toilets and hot showers
  • Adequate & secure car parking
  • Well stocked bar
  • Restaurant
  • Fire Place
  • Conference space
  • Craft shop
  • Reading material
  • Areas for picnic and relaxation
  • Satellite TV
  • Safe custody for valuables
  • Grocery with vital items
  • Laundry service
  • 24 hour security, first aid & emergency contacts
  • 24/7 internet connection charged $100 per minute
  • Wi-Fi

Accommodation Rates at Bunyonyi Overland Resort

Pitching own tent $8pp
Mobile Tent hire $12pp
Mobile tent hire with bedding $14pp
Dormitory bed $15pp
Furnished Tent Single $30pn
Furnished Tent Double $40pn
Single room $35pn
Double room $45pn
Single Cottage $45pn
Double Cottage $60
Family Cottage $120
Canoe rental $10 per day
Mountain bike rental $10 per day
Overnight parking $1pn per vehicle
Day Parking over 3 hours $0.5 per vehicle
Day Parking less than 3 hours Free
Picnic fee $3


Bushara Island Camp – Budget

Bushara Island Camp is a budget / basic accommodation establishment positioned on Bushara Island on of the 29 islands that are found within Lake Bunyonyi.

Bushara Island Camp is serenely located amidst lush eucalyptus forest and is accessed by boat Bushara Island Camp is part of the Lake Bunyonyi Development Company (LBDC) a local non-profit organization that undertakes a range of humanitarian initiatives like care for orphans, agro-forestry, projects for income generation, scholarships, HIV/AIDS sensitization among others.

Accommodation at Bushara Island Camp is presented in counts of cottages and the safari tents and all are self-contained.

Bushara Island Camp- accommodation on a uganda safari

Safari Tents at Bushara Island Camp

  • Feature original African experience
  • Feature 1 Queen bed or 2 doubles or 2 singles
  • Take up to four people

Dove and Pitta Cottages at Bushara Island Camp

  • 2 grass-thatched cottages
  • Feature 1 Queen bed and 1 single
  • Private patio with the views of the lake

Kingfisher Cottage at Bushara Island Camp

  • Largest family-size cottage
  • Has 2 bedrooms – 1 with a Queen bed & two singles in another
  • Living room
  • Private patio
  • Can take up to 4-6 with provision for addition

Whydah Tree house at Bushara Island Camp

  • 1st wooden cottage at Bushara
  • Has 2 double beds and 1 single,
  • Private patio

Group Sites at Bushara Island Camp

  • A range of group campsites for self-camping
  • Equipped with showers and latrines

Bushara Island Camp Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Conference hall named Obusingye
  • Bar

Accommodation Rates for Bushara Island Camp

Room Type Rate
Tent Bed only
Single Occupancy $35
Double Occupancy $40
Extra Night $18
Children 5 – 12 years per child $10 – 20
Children below 5 years Free
Cottage Pitta & Dove  
Single Occupancy $35
Double Occupancy $40
Extra Person $18
Kingfisher Cottage  
Single to Quadruple Occupancy $60
Extra Person $18
 Tree house Whydah  
Single or double occupancy $40
Triple Occupancy $50
Quadruple  Occupancy $68
Extra Night $18
Double to Quadruple Occupancy $10
Single Occupancy $18
Pitch own Tent $6

Free Boat Transfer but not for clients pitching own tents


Byoona Amagara Island Retreat – Budget

Byoona Amagara Island Retreat is a budget / basic accommodation establishment located on Itambira Island with in Lake Bunyonyi.  It presents a serene accommodation to the Uganda safari undertakers along with other guests.

Byoona Amagara Island Retreat is part of the Byoona Amagara Project that intends to build a sustainable livelihood among the local community featuring aspects of education, tourism, healthcare and agriculture. The lodge helps to generate funds for running the community initiatives.

Accommodation at Byoona Amagara Island Retreat is presented in a range of units including; Deluxe Geodomes, Basic Geodomes, Family Cottage, Wood Cabin, dormitories and self-camping.

Byoona Amagara Island Retreat- accommodation in bunyonyi

Deluxe Geodomes at Byoona Amagara Island Retreat

  • 4 Deluxe Geodomes namely; Emiizi, Ebimoori, Omuti & Eiguru.
  • Equipped with sofas, sitting tables, chairs and shelves
  • Private balcony
  • Private hot showers and eco-san latrines
  • Double & a single bed standard with provision for extra 2 single beds.
  • Mosquito nets
  • Large lockers to keep valuables.


Basic Geo domes at Byoona Amagara Island Retreat

  • 3 Basic Geodomes a bit smaller than the deluxe geo domes
  • Shared showers & latrines
  • 2 doubles named Eizoba and Okwezi
  • 1 twin named Eitaka
  • Private balconies
  • Mosquito nets
  • Large lockers to keep valuables.


Amagara Cottage / Family Cottage at Byoona Amagara Island Retreat

  • Luxurious in setting
  • Features 2 bed rooms
  • Sitting room
  • Tiled floors
  • Independent solar electricity
  • Hot showers
  • King size bed
  • 2 singles
  • Desk
  • Sofas
  • Wardrobes
  • Large private shower & latrine
  • Veranda overlooking the lake
  • private lush garden
  • 5 people maximum occupancy (4 adults)

Amaizi Cabin / Wood Cabin at Byoona Amagara Island Retreat

  • Very secluded
  • Private facilities namely hot shower & toilet
  • Log-cabin with papyrus thatched roof, timber shutters and offcut walls
  • Expanse deck with 270-degree overlooking the lake
  • Double & single beds
  • Mosquito nets
  • Roll-up canvas windows
  • Wardrobes
  • Desk
  • Cane sitting table and chairs.
  • 4 people maximum occupancy

Dormitories at Byoona Amagara Island Retreat

  • 2 dormitories i.e.
  • Big dorm with 12 beds
  • Little dorm with 4 beds & has chair, table & desk.

Dormitory facilities

  • Mosquito nets
  • Large private lockers at each bed enough to keep the back pack
  • Shared facilities with cold showers & toilet
  • Comfortable eco-san latrines
  • Hot showers are present at a small cost


Facilities at Byoona Amagara Island Retreat

  • Main building with canteen, lounge & sitting deck overlooking the lake and the Islands
  • Library & Multimedia Center
  • Shop and Gift Boutique
  • Toilets and Showers

Accommodation Rates for Byoona Amagara Island Retreat

Self-Camping 12,000/=ppn
BIG DORM (12 beds) 20,000/=ppn
LITTLE DORM (4 beds) 26,000/=ppn
BASIC GEO-DOME 46,000/=ppn
DELUXE GEO-DOME (self-contained) 60,000/= ppn
WOOD CABIN (self-contained) 50,000/=ppn
FAMILY COTTAGE (self-contained) 225,000=/nt (entire cottage)