Akagera Game Lodge

Inside Rwanda’s Only Big Five Reserve

Akagera National Park is in the northeast of Rwanda and is central Africa’s largest protected wetland. Situated along the border with Tanzania, this 112, 000-hectare reserve is the only Big Five sanctuary and the last remaining refuge for savannah-adapted species in Rwanda. Under the management of African Parks, Akagera has returned to its former glory and is home to the Big Five and nearly 500 bird species including the Shoebill and Papyrus Gonolek.

Akagera Game Lodge stands on a hill at the southern tip of the Akagera National Park elevated above the savannah with exceptional views of the Lake Ihema. With 60 rooms, a conference centre, restaurant, and bar - Akagera Game Lodge is the perfect home base while conferencing or exploring the conservation treasures of Akagera National Park. Your journey begins today.

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Located within the African National Park and just 5km from the South Entrance, the lodge is easily accessible, and guests can reach Lake Ihema within 20 minutes to enjoy boat cruises and river safaris. The trip from Kigali to the hotel is a two-hour journey through a beautiful scene of Rwandan culture, farming landscapes and rural settlement.

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