Jacana safari lodge

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Nestled within the beautiful Queen Elizabeth National Park is Jacana Safari Lodge, an exceptional tree house Lodge built with typically local materials in form of local volcanic rocks, gum poles, wood and rope, then designed with phenomenal organic furniture as well as rich textures.

Owned and managed by GeoLodges, the rustic Lodge sits along the northern tip of verdant Maramagambo forest, overlooking the spectacular Lake Nyamasingiri- the country’s largest Volcanic Crater Lake. It is about one hour and twenty minutes’ drive from the City of Fort Portal as well as about 35 miles from Kasese Airstrip.

Accommodation options and amenities at Jacana Safari Lodge

This exceptionally beautiful Safari Lodge is comprised of 8 stylish Cabins, each overlooking the Crater Lake as well as the far-flung Maramagambo forest and surrounded by private verandas. Additionally, each of these cabins has a bathroom with running water, a rain shower, slippers and clean towels, separate flushing toilets, wardrobe, spacious sitting area to relax and reminisce on the day’s experiences, a writing desk, in-room safe, private balcony and comfortable beds with mosquito nets.

The Family Room with Balcony

This beautiful room type features one king-size bed and can accommodate a maximum of four guests. Present here is the private bathroom with a shower, work desk, private balcony overlooking the Lake and far-flung Maramagambo forest.

The Double Room with balcony

This room has one king-size bed and accommodates a maximum of two guests. It also features a balcony for relaxing while taking in unrivalled views, an en-suite bathroom with rain shower, safe, to mention but a few.

Exceptional facilities and services provided at Jacana Safari Lodge

While at the luxurious Jacana Safari Lodge, visitors can enjoy the spacious lounge area with soft-cushioned sofas that surround the large fireplace. After a long day of exploring Queen Elizabeth National Park or the verdant Maramagambo forest, travellers normally cool off at the stunning swimming pool while enjoying views of the Lake and for sauna lovers, Jacana Safari Lodge has got you covered.

The secluded Tembo Bar is in the lower level and hangs over the Crater Lake’s jaw-dropping waters, providing the perfect relaxation that you need during a cool evening with friends or colleagues. Guests also enjoy candle-lit dinner at the Fish Eagle Bar found along the jetty close to the edge of the water body.  Also provided at this Lodge is guest parking, laundry services and a luggage storage room.

Unique activities and experiences enjoyed by visitors of Jacana Safari Lodge

Guided walks, birding tours, Bat Cave visits and Chimpanzee trekking through Maramagambo forest, the Gondola and Lake canoeing, kayaking on Nyamasingiri as well as bush walks, game drives and boat cruises within the sweeping Queen Elizabeth National Park are conducted by guests of Jacana Safari Lodge.

GeoLodges is a popular brand in as far as wilderness accommodation in Uganda is concerned and also owns/managed Silverback Lodge in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Equator Snow Lodge at the foothills of the Rwenzori Mountains and Rainforest Lodge within Mabira Forest.

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