Rwetera safari park – Kibale National park


Rwentera safari park is strategically located in the village neighboring Kibale forest. It is a suitable base for chimp tracking experiences and other local tours in the area around Kibale National Park.

With a beautiful location on the shores of lake Nyabikere, Rwentera Safari Park offers one of the best lakes views that you will find in this area. The accommodation has extensive space on the gardens and therefore ideal for large groups, families or anyone looking for open playing areas or relaxing during their visit to this part of Uganda.

Lake-front shade

Accommodation options:

A range of accommodation options is offered here. You will be able to choose from the following option;

  • Camping grounds,
  • Safari tents,
  • Self-contained and none self-contained Bandas, cabins or family cottages.

The area in the facility is very quiet. Every guest room has a private balcony with furniture enabling guests to sit and meditate in a private natural setting. Cottages and other accommodations options are surrounded by forest giving the quietest and cool and freshly green environment that everyone would wish to have for a perfect holiday.

Birding at Rweteera:

Rweteera is a birders paradise. During the stay, guests enjoy the appearance of the colorful kingfishers on the woods along the lake. The bird list of this accommodation goes up to 350 bird species. This includes the woodland species, water birds and the savanna species. During birding tours on the lake shores, birders may sometimes be surprised by the appearance of the rare Hippo on the shore or swimming in lake Nyabikere. This is when they realize that Rweteera is also home for Hippos and other wildlife such as otters, primates and more, as the experienced guide will explain. It is a wildlife park on its own.

Kingfisher with a catch

Meals and activities:

Rwentera safari park has onsite restaurant and bar. Guests have the liberty of ordering a variety of drinks or foods and snacks from the wonderful chef who makes delicious meals. The friendly staff makes every guest feel at home during the stay. The camp also arranges all sorts of village activities including;

  • Canoe safaris on lake Nyabikere,
  • Traditional fishing tours
  • The crater lakes tours
  • A trek to the top of the world
  • Village experience, nature/ cultural walks and
  • The multiple nature activities inside Kibale national park.

This accommodation generously contributes to conservation and community development. They employ local people, arrange tree planting activities for both the locals and visitors. Part of the revenue generated is used to support other local community projects. During the stay, guests have the opportunity to involve with the community through these many activities or visit a given home to spend a day learning the local way of life.

Self-contained Cabin

How to get there:

If you want to stay here during your visit to Kibale National Park, Rweteera Safari Park is your ultimate home. It is easy to find. It is located 22km from Fort portal town, on Kamwenge road. You will find the road signs reading Rweteera on the high way at Rweteera trading center. The branch off access point is well signed. From the branch-off point, it about 400 meters on the right, off the Fort portal – Kamwenge road.

In case you need help arranging your stay at this accommodation, please contact us and all will be done by our team in the shortest time possible. We can provide more information, transportation, chimp tracking arrangement or any other activities done in Kibale National Park and Rwetera safari park.