About The Lodge

A unique eco-tourism destination on the edge of Akagera National Park.


Akagera Rhino Lodge is the ultimate way to experience Rwanda's natural beauty.


Take a peek inside Akagera National Park and see why thousands return every year.


At Akagera Rhino Lodge, soak up the savannah night sky, enjoy the thrill of interacting with wildlife and connect with nature at one of Rwanda’s most unique tourism experiences. Located just 10 minutes from the entry to Akagera National Park, the lodge is the perfect place to sit back, relax and enjoy magnificent views of central Africa's largest protected wetland system.

Group Packages

Groups are our speciality! The Lodge’s comfortable and welcoming atmosphere makes it the perfect place to base your group, as you connect with nature and each other. We cater to special interest groups including bush walkers, artists and photographers, Rotary clubs, seniors and retiree groups, coach companies, tour groups and more.

Walking Trails

A network of marked walking trails meander through the lodge and park, tall grass and our very own plantings. Keep an eye out for native birds chirping in the early morning and late afternoon. Slow moving geckos and lizards are often spotted on the bush floor. Overhead, birds and butterflies can be seen with the naked eye or by using complimentary binoculars available from reception.

Honeymoon packages

Honeymoon packages at The Rhino Lodge provide a romantic honeymoon just a stone's throw away from Akagera National Park. Our spacious villas are the perfect retreat for you and your loved one.

Family Friendly

The Rhino Lodge caters to the needs of families and ensures everyone experiences the magic of the African savannah. We have a range of room choices for families of all sizes.

About Akagera National Park

Akagera has an inspiring conservation story and is now home to lions and rhinos. It is the only Big Five park in the country. Just two hours’ drive from Kigali, it is a beautiful and convenient savannah landscape to visit. The diversity of habitats is unique including lakes, marshes, savannah, mountains and woodland makes for spectacular scenery. Akagera offers an exceptional birding experience with more than 482 bird species documented including the rare and prehistoric looking shoebill.

Food & Wine

Our dining experience connects you to the tastes of African cuisine with a modern touch. Breakfast includes fresh fruits, yogurts, pastries and our famous freshly squeezed passion fruit juice. Our locally inspired menu offers a variety of salads, hot meat and vegetable dishes as well as a kid's menu. We also have a number of vegetarian dishes.

Book your room today and experience the Rhino Lodge magic.


The beautifully appointed rooms nestle among indigenous bush and trees that provide privacy, quiet and a haven for birds.

Lion Hill Family Room
Sleeps 4
$100 - $120/night
  • Private en-suite bathroom
  • Top quality mattresses
  • Crisp linen
  • Cosy down duvets
Pumba Safari Family Room
Sleeps 4
$100 - $120/night
  • Private en-suite bathroom
  • Quality mattresses
  • Lake views
  • Cosy down duvets
Rhino Room
Sleeps 2
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Top quality mattresses
  • Crisp linen
  • Panoramic views