Bushara Island Camp, Kabale Uganda

Bushara Island Camp is a sustainable eco-tourism camp which raises awareness and promotes protection of the environment. Profits from the camp help local communities around the lake through activities like orphan care, income generation projects, agro-forestry, small livestock distribution, scholarships, craft co-ops, swimming instruction, and HIV/AIDS education.

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Bushara Island Camp is located some 9kms from Kabale on a private island on Lake Bunyonyi. The camp is set on 16 hectares of private land with accommodation in a mixture of safari tents with concrete floors and thatched roofs and brick cottages

HOTEL ROOMS(rates, types, services)

The rooms consist of some 'safari tents' which have a queen bed or 2 singles and sleep one to four guests.
The 'dove' and 'pitta' cottages are thatched with grass and good for couples or small families, each having a queen size bed and a single with private patios looking over the lake.
Then 'Kingfisher' is the camp's largest cottage for families with 2 bedrooms, a living area and private patio and can sleep 4-6. The 'Whydah Tree house' is a wooden cottage and has 2 double beds and a single and sits of stilts on a steep hill with a bird's eye view over the water.

Approximate accommodation Tariff
Furnished Safari Tents: Single US$16-, double US$22, or US$39- per person sharing on a full board basis.

Full board basis includes boat transfers, all meals, secure parking, guided tour of island, morning tea/coffee. Children 4 and under are free, children 5 to 12 US$10-.

Cottages US$16-, US$22- or US$40- per night ( in one or two bedroom cottages based on single, double or quadruple occupancy).

Cottage accommodation on full board basis: US$39-, or US$44- per person (based on single/double or quad occupancy).
Do it yourself camping” Ushs 2,500- per person per night.

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All rooms have views over the lake. Each tent has a private bathing facility and all cottages have en-suite bathrooms.

All tents are comfortably furnished with either two single beds or two double beds and have views of the lake. Each is privately situated with is own bathing facility and all superior tents have private composting toilets adjacent. Standard tents share toilet facilities.

The cottages offer private patios with expansive lake views, mosquito nets over each bed and private toilet and bathing facilities.

Additionally, if you intend to have a do it yourself camp you will find a pitch your own tent site with a communal toilet and shower facilities.

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Looking for a unique place to host your next conference, retreat, or event? The bright and airy, newly constructed Obusingye Hall (Obusingye means “Peace”) overlooking the water, provides a wonderful atmosphere and can accommodate groups of up to 100 for a wide variety of events and conferences.

The Hall is also used for local community events, such as agricultural workshops for local farmers, education and training workshops for HIV/AIDS awareness, as well as HIV testing, eye clinics, and other medical clinics for the local people.

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The restaurant is surrounded by beautiful gardens and has views of the lake, hills and distant volcanoes and serves both local and international cuisine.

The large dining room has comfy lounge sofas and a fire for cooler days and the home cooked food includes Ugandan specialties as well as the usual pizzas, snacks, curries and the local delicacy in various forms - crayfish!

Swallows Restaurant offers a variety of local and western cuisines and bar facilities. The restaurant's seating capacity of seventy is ideal for wedding receptions, conferences, and banquets. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served.

Some of the specialties you will find include crayfish Masala, Creamy Curry Chicken, Stuffed Peppers with Crayfish, pasta, pizzas, soups, sandwiches and vegetarian dishes.

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During free time, guests can enjoy a variety of activities including:
• Swimming in Lake Bunyonyi (Bilharzia free),
• Sailing,
• Windsurfing,
• Dugout canoeing,
• Nature walks (1.8 kms of maintained trails around the island),
• Bird-watching (Nyombe Swamp, Muko Swamp and Mukoni Village walks) and
• Nightly campfires.
• The facility has regular cultural and traditional music and dance performances presented by local community members.
• If you still have some energy left you could have fun with the badminton and volleyball

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