Why we like this lodge
- Elephant Plains Lodge has a spectacular location. Located 941m above sea level, the lodge has sweeping views of the surrounding flora and fauna.
- The restaurant offers a memorable al fresco dining experience on its outdoor decking area. Savour the 270-degree view of Queen Elizabeth National Park’s grasslands as you enjoy a delicious meal.
- The lodge restricts its impact on the environment by using solar-powered electricity.
- The lodge is constructed with locally sourced materials.
Discover Queen Elizabeth National Park
Lions in Queen Elizabeth National Park
Perched on the wide branch of a fig tree, the lion adopts a regal pose. Your hands quiver as a spine-tingling roar rings out across the plains. Your camera clicks to capture the …
Attractions in Queen Elizabeth National Park
From the crystal waters of the Kazinga Channel to the rugged wilderness of the Ishasha sector, Queen Elizabeth National Park has stunning natural beauty. With wildlife ranging from…
Queen Elizabeth National Park
The most bio-diverse park in Uganda. A beautiful combination of forests, grasslands and waterscapes. Queen Elizabeth National Park is the most popular safari destination in Uganda …
Wildlife in Queen Elizabeth National Park
With over 95 large mammal and 600 avian species, Queen Elizabeth National Park is now the most biodiverse place in Uganda. Its varied habitats include grassland, woodland, moist …
Jutting into Lake Edward’s sapphire waters, this thin strip of dense vegetation is home to a plethora of wildlife, from elephants to banded mongooses. The Mweya Peninsula is the …
Instead of scanning your eyes across vast savannah grasslands, look up, and you might find something lurking in the sycamore-fig trees. This is the Ishasha Sector of Queen …
The lodge offers 6 twin en-suite cottages, and family cottages with 2 en-suite bedrooms which can house up to 5 people. Elephant Plains Lodge is designed to maximise its stunning surroundings and each cottage has a private veranda that overlooks Lake Kikorongo.
The cottages also contain an en-suite bathroom with a bathtub and shower, and expansive windows providing excellent views throughout the day.
The roofs of the cottages are constructed using local brown savannah grass which provides an effective cooling system that seamlessly blends into its natural surroundings.
The communal area boasts a spacious lounge, a well-stocked bar with bistro seating, and a restaurant which serves a delicious international menu that fuses classic dishes with local flavours.
The lodge’s eco-friendly swimming pool is the perfect place to relax after a day of adventures at Queen Elizabeth National Park.
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