Why we like this lodge

  • Marafiki Safari Lodge has a spectacular location with panoramic views of Queen Elizabeth National Park's flora and fauna.
  • The lodge was delicately constructed by craftspeople from the local community who used locally sourced, eco-friendly materials.
  • The lodge empowers local communities by immersing its guests in the local culture via storytelling, culture walks, and dance performances.
  • Despite its remote location, the lodge has excellent transport links. Kasese Airport is only 16 miles away, and the lodge offers a free airport shuttle service.
Marafiki Safari Lodge

Ugandan Kob and Bushbuck roam the savannah plains at QENP.

The Accommodation

Marafiki Safari Lodge offers comfortable private bandas which blend eucalyptus gum poles with canvas.

Guests can roll up the canvas to showcase the breath-taking view across Queen Elizabeth National Park.

For adventurers who are seeking luxury accommodation, the lodge has 3 furnished safari tents which have their own bathrooms and outdoor showers.

Private banda at Marafiki Safari Lodge.

Marafiki Safari Lodge offers comfortable private bandas.

The Facilities

Marafiki’s restaurant serves breakfast on the veranda in the morning sun, and you can choose between a full English and seasonal fresh fruits.

The bar and lounge area is a great place to unwind after a day of adventures. Refuel with a delicious meal and sip your favourite tipple as you watch the Rwenzori Mountains swallow the sun.

The lodge’s en-suite open air showers are the perfect place to refresh yourself in the morning, or after a dip in the inviting waters of the infinity pool.

Open air shower, Marafiki Safari Lodge.

An open air shower is the perfect way to start your morning.

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