Bushara Island Camp

  • Jetty
  • Kingfisher Cottage
  • Luxury Safari Tent
  • Whydah Treehouse
  • Garden
  • Reception
  • Dining room
  • Water sports
  • Group area
  • Description
  • Facilities
If you are you on your way to see the mountain gorillas or just looking for a retreat on your journey, come to Bushara Island Camp, a popular facility located on Lake Bunyonyi, which means "Lake of the Little Birds". The first of its kind, the camp is a stopover to and from gorilla tours, a bird-watcher's haven, and a private place for retreats.

This small island is peaceful, safe, natural and intriguing to day visitors and families, and a sanctuary for the weary traveller. The perfect location to get away from it all, Bushara Island is a wonderful place to relax in comfort surrounded by nature. The green hills and papyrus swamps offer many opportunities for bird watching, while eucalyptus trees and shady nooks along private paths provide quiet places to sit and read a book.

Bushara Island Camp offers a range of safari tents, cottages, and group sites to meet the needs of the lone traveller, couples, groups, and families. All safari tents and cottages are self-contained and offer privacy as well as a beautiful view of the lake.
  • Type: Camping and Caravanning
  • Sleeps: 30
  • Check-in: 01:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 0
  • Swimming Pool





Price & Availability

ON REQUEST
Thursday 11th September
  • Per Person Sharing:
  • R450
  • Per Person:
  • R600
  • Per Unit:
  • R1350
  • Minimum Stay:
  • 2 Nights
 
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Luxury Safari TentX 3
Includes: All Meals
The safari tents provide an authentic African experience and continue to be the most popular accommodation choice among our guests. The tents are furnished with one queen-size bed or two double or two single beds and generally sleep one to four guests, but can accommodate more upon request.
Bathroom Facilities Shared bathroom
Beds Single beds, Twin beds, Queen beds
Other Tea and Coffee Facilities
 
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Sleeps 4 Price:
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Dove and Pitta Cottages X 2
Includes: Room Only
These two lovely grass-thatched cottages are perfect for couples or small families. Each unit contains one queen-size bed and one single bed and features its own private patio overlooking the lake.
Bathroom Facilities Private bathroom
Beds Queen beds, Single beds
Other Tea and Coffee Facilities, Balcony/patio, Self-catering
 
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Sleeps 3 Price:
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Kingfisher CottageX 1
Includes: Self Catering
Kingfisher is Bushara’s largest family-size cottage and sleeps up to six guests. The unit comprises two bedrooms, one with a queen-size bed and the other with two single beds, a living room, and private patio. It can comfortably accommodate families or groups of four to six, and additional beds can be added for more than four guests if required.
Bathroom Facilities Private bathroom
Beds Twin beds, Queen beds, Single beds
Other Tea and Coffee Facilities, Balcony/patio, Self-catering
 
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Sleeps 6 Price:
  • R464
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Whydah TreehouseX 1
Includes: Self Catering
The newest addition to Bushara, Whydah Treehouse is the first wooden cottage on the island. Furnished with two double beds and one single bed, this large one-room cottage is family friendly. The treehouse rests on stilts on the side of a steep hill, creating the unique feeling of living in the treetops. Enjoy the one-of-a-kind experience of relaxing on the private patio with a bird’s eye view of the lake.
Bathroom Facilities Private bathroom
Beds Single beds, Double beds
Other Tea and Coffee Facilities, Balcony/patio, Self-catering
 
Whydah Treehouse
Sleeps 6 Price:
  • R487
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Dove and Pitta Cottages x 2

Includes: Room Only

These two lovely grass-thatched cottages are perfect for couples or small families. Each unit contains one queen-size bed and one single bed and features its own private patio overlooking the lake.

Features available

Bathroom Facilities Private bathroom
Beds Single beds, Queen beds
Other Tea and Coffee Facilities, Balcony/patio, Self-catering

Kingfisher Cottage x 1

Includes: Self-catering

Kingfisher is Bushara’s largest family-size cottage and sleeps up to six guests. The unit comprises two bedrooms, one with a queen-size bed and the other with two single beds, a living room, and private patio. It can comfortably accommodate families or groups of four to six, and additional beds can be added for more than four guests if required.

Features available

Bathroom Facilities Private bathroom
Beds Twin beds, Queen beds, Single beds
Other Tea and Coffee Facilities, Balcony/patio, Self-catering

Luxury Safari Tent x 3

Includes: All Meals

The safari tents provide an authentic African experience and continue to be the most popular accommodation choice among our guests. The tents are furnished with one queen-size bed or two double or two single beds and generally sleep one to four guests, but can accommodate more upon request.

Features available

Bathroom Facilities Shared bathroom
Beds Single beds, Twin beds, Queen beds
Other Tea and Coffee Facilities

Whydah Treehouse x 1

Includes: Self-catering

The newest addition to Bushara, Whydah Treehouse is the first wooden cottage on the island. Furnished with two double beds and one single bed, this large one-room cottage is family friendly. The treehouse rests on stilts on the side of a steep hill, creating the unique feeling of living in the treetops. Enjoy the one-of-a-kind experience of relaxing on the private patio with a bird’s eye view of the lake.

Features available

Bathroom Facilities Private bathroom
Beds Single beds, Double beds
Other Tea and Coffee Facilities, Balcony/patio, Self-catering

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