Located on a peninsula in the heart of Queen Elizabeth National Park, Mweya Safari Lodge offers luxurious accommodations with views of the Rwenzori Mountains.
Accommodations at the lodge consist of thirty-two Standard Rooms, twelve Deluxe Rooms with air-conditioning, two Suites, Queens Cottage, Presidential Cottage, two family cottages, two luxury tents, and two standard tents. The rooms and suites all feature comfortable beds, an en suite bathroom, fans, and balcony door with the suites having an additional living room. The Queen and Presidential Cottages include a king-sized bed, en-suite bathroom, additional bedroom, large living and dining room, kitchen, air conditioning, plasma TV, and a balcony. The Family Cottages have an en-suite master bedroom with a king-sized bed, as well as two twin bedrooms with a shared bathroom. The tents have double or twin beds, ceiling fans, showers, dressing tables, work desks, and wonderful deck terraces.
The lodge is situated in the Queen Elizabeth National Park. The Park overlooks the water of the leisurely Kazinga Channel which flows into two natural lakes, Lake George and Lake Edward. Originally known as Kazinga National Park it was renamed in 1954 after Queen Elizabeth II. The Park has 619 species of birds, the second highest number recorded in Africa and the sixth highest in the world. It is also home to ninety-five species of mammals, more than any other park in Uganda, and includes elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard, waterbuck, bushbuck, giant forest hog, and warthog. On the eastern side of the park, in the dramatic Kyambura Gorge live chimpanzees, red-tailed monkey, black-and-white colobus, baboons, and vervet monkeys.