Rwakobo Rock Location and Overview
Rwakobo Rock is a luxury safari accommodation facility situated at the edge of Lake Mburo National Park near the Nshara gate, overlooking the extensive Ankole cattle ranches and Bahima homesteads. The lodge is set on a massive and raised granite outcrop offering a scenic view of the park, the vast green terrain, the distant mountains and the abundant wildlife.
Rwakobo Rock consists of a main lodge and 8 luxury cottages which were built using eco-friendly materials to blend well with the surrounding natural environment. The lodge also has a recently built Hornbill house which has 5 self-contained rooms. All the lodge’s facilities are structured to offer ultimate comfort and a memorable safari experience in one of Uganda’s prime wildernesses.
Rwakobo Rock Range
Rwakobo Rock is a luxury/upmarket safari accommodation facility. Besides the luxury option, the lodge also offers a budget alternative in form of safari tents.
Rwakobo Rock Facilities
Rwakobo Rock is comprised of 8 spacious and well-furnished cottages spread across a hill. The cottages have ensuite bathrooms and flushing toilets with a supply of both cold and hot water. Each cottage has a Solar water heater to ensure guests have an adequate supply of hot water. All the cottages have private balconies fitted with comfortable chairs and hammocks where one can sit and enjoy scenic views of the pristine wilderness.
The lodge also has a recently built Hornbill house which has 5 self-contained rooms with ensuite bathrooms and private verandas. Lazy camping safari tents are the other accommodation option available to guests.
Restaurant and bar
The restaurant serves homemade dishes prepared by professional cooking staff. The meals cooked comprise of Ugandan and Western flavours. Fresh fruits, vegetables and meats are used to prepare the savoury dishes. Beneath the dining area is a waterhole where thirsty bushbucks, Impalas, warthogs, and zebras normally congregate to drink water. Guests are able to dine while enjoying the sight of these wild animals.
The fully stocked bar offers a range of liquors, beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks. Hot beverages including tea and coffee are also available to be enjoyed anytime especially during rainy afternoons.
Solar power supply
Rwakobo Rock has a good power supply in all its facilities including good lighting in the cottages and power outlets to allow charging of phones and other electronic gadgets. The ensuite bathrooms have solar water heaters to avail guests with a supply of hot water.
Rwakobo Rock has a supply of running water in all its facilities including both hot and cold water in the ensuite bathrooms. Solar water heaters are available for guests to have an unlimited access to hot water in their cottages. The lodge has a commendable hygiene and regular cleaning and housekeeping are done.
- Swimming pool
- Well trained and dedicated staff
- Free Wi-Fi
- Ample parking space
- 24/7 security
- Boat cruise on Lake Mburo
- Nocturnal game drives
- Bird watching in Lake Mburo National Park
- Guided hikes and nature walks
- Canoeing and sport fishing
- Community tours
- Picnics and Bush breakfasts
- Guided cycling
- Cultural encounters with the Bahima pastoralists
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