Cormoran Lodge – Kibuye on Lake Kivu

Posted by on April 17, 2016

Cormoran Lodge – Kibuye on Lake Kivu – set on a Hill overlooking Lake Kivu

Cormoran Lodge – Kibuye on Lake Kivu – rustic- up-market comfort – unique wooden cottages with splendid views overlooking Lake Kivu in Kibuye and all the amenities you will need. Great Views – Great Cottages, super service and very good service attending to your every need.


 Cormoran Lodge – Kibuye on Lake Kivu – is a unique-rustic lodge – made of wood – rustic yet up-market in style where your needs will be met in style. The Lodge is set on a steep hill – below you is a luscious tropical garden and beyond the magic of Lake Kivu.  You can visit some of the Islands on the Lake including Napoleon’s Hat Island and have a drink at the Island Bar while there.  From your room the, the view of the Lake is breathtakinly beautiful as you sit on the balcony of your cottage.

There are 5 wooden cottages found here with splendid views, all with their own deck on which you can sit for the amazing Lake Kivu sunsets with the islands in the distance.

Your lakeside cottage is reached along steep pathways – one thing to keep in mind if you have a disability. The cottages are elegantly, simplistic in style with its wooden floors, ceilings and walls.  They come with a sitting area, writing desk, flat screen TV, WiFi, Minibar, Safe, Umbrella out on your deck and of course mosquito nets over the beds. You also have a spacious  bathrooms that continuous the natural feel of the wooden cottage but is done in stone.

The beach is down a steep walkway through the manicured gardens.  It has a place for a fire-pit, sun-loungers and a children’s play-area for you to enjoy.  You can swim here, however you can also partake in other water-sports such boating, kayaking, or even water-skiing at an extra charge.

The Main Lodge is built into the hill and supported by stilts.  Here you will find the bar with a large fireplace  that will give a bit of comfort in the evenings. The Dining area has individual tables and for lunch and dinner it is an à la carte menu.  Breakfast is Continental Style, however eggs can be ordered.

Cormoran Lodge – Kibuye on Lake Kivu  is simply a unique experience when it comes a lodge along Lake Kivu. There are many activities for you to partake in while here, including swimming, boating, fishing, nearby hiking and biking on the Congo Nile Trail.  The food especially good here, try the local specialty – the Sambaza Lake Sardines – simply great and the national dish – Goat- Beef- Chicken- Brochettes roasted over hot coals – great food for you to enjoy. We always recommend that you check TripAdvisor Reviews to see if this lodge will fit into your itinerary with us.  It is good to know what others have said about the Cormoran Lodge, though it is one person’s opinion and you may have a different one when you stay at the Lodge.


Cormoran Lodge – Kibuye on Lake Kivu – if you like to stay here during your safari with us – please let us know.