Bushara Island Camp is located on one of Africa’s most breathtaking Lake Bunyonyi the second deepest lake with various beautiful islands and it is found on a 16-hectare private island.
The lodge is comprised of comfortable safari tents, cottages, dormitories, a treehouse, and group campsites to meet the needs of the individual, couples, groups, and families. All the private accommodation is self–contained, offering privacy and a beautiful view of the lake.
Luxury safari tents; These safari tents provide an authentic African experience. These tents are furnished with 1 Queen bed,2 doubles, and 2 singles. Generally, they can accommodate four or more than that upon request.
Dove and Pitta Cottages; These two lovely grass-thatched cottages offer excellent accommodation for couples or small families. Each cottage contains 1 Queen bed and 1 single and each has its private patio overlooking the lake.
Kingfisher Cottage; This is a comfortable cottage that was furnished in the largest family-size cottage, with 2 bedrooms, one with a Queen bed and the other two singles as well as offering a living room and private patio. It beautifully accommodates families or groups of 4 -6 people.
Whydah Treehouse; It is the newest addition to Bushara built on the island and furnished with 2 double beds and 1 single. It is also furnished with one large room cottage which is family-friendly. The area creates the unique feeling of living in the treetops. On your visit here, you can enjoy cool relaxation on the private patio with a bird’s eye view of the lake.
Group Sites; Apart from tents and cottages, the lodge offers several comfortable group campsites for individuals. Visitors are advised to carry their tents. All sites are equipped with showers and latrines and offer amazing surroundings and perfect views.
Lake Bunyonyi is famously known for its beautiful green hills and canoe is the main source of transportation for the locals and tourists here.
Bushara Island Camp –Amenities services
They offer a comfortable restaurant that serves delicious and affordable meals.
The cottages offer a spectacular view of bird species while hovering around.
The lodge offers dugout canoeing, swimming and rope swing, volleyball, and badminton.
They provide secure parking and motorboat transportation
The lodge was furnished with conference facilities
They offer group campsites.
The lodge offers a beautiful sunset from the docks of Bushara Island
Activities offered at Bushara Island Camp –Lake Bunyonyi Kabale
The activities include; cultural tours, guided day hikes, swimming classes, canoeing, sailing boats, and a great place to enjoy bird watching as it’s a natural haven for bird species among others.
Boat rides; On a visit to Bushara Island Camp which sits around Lake Bunyonyi, you can go enjoy a boat cruise through the exciting islands on the lake. Around the lake, there are several boats for hire on the banks of the lake ready to take you inland all day.
Community visits and hikes; While staying at the camp, you can go experience the beauty of Switzerland of Africa by hiking in the surrounding beautiful hills which is refreshing. Hiking trails take you along the terraces, banana plantations, and lush green vegetation thus giving a clear view of the stunning 29 islands. Thus giving also the perfect spot from all angles.
Bird watching; Well, the word Bunyonyi refers to many little birds and lake Bunyonyi is home to more than 200 bird species such as Woodpeckers, Slender-billed baglafetch , weavers, Egrets, Herons, Woodpeckers, Grey-crowned cranes, Red-chested sunbirds, Flycatchers, White-tailed blue Monad many more. For bird lovers, lake bunyonyi is an excellent place for a birding experience.
Swimming; Lake Bunyonyi has fresh water with no Bilharzia where you can chill in the afternoon and enjoy deep dives into the open waters. This is one top-done activity, you need to engage in on holiday while on a visit to Bushara Island Camp. You can chill on the bank of the lake, do sunbathe, and deep dive any time of the day.
Visit the local market; You can go enjoy the African market experience where you can great sights of beautiful African crafts, vegetables, clothes, shoes, and electronics among others.
Canoe Riding; This is one of the most done activities on Lake Bunyonyi for both the locals and tourists who wish to reach out to one of the stunning islands on this lake. While on canoe riding activity, you can choose to paddle yourself as long as you are escorted by an expert guide.