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Mfangano Island Camp

Lapped by the waters of Lake Victoria shaded by giant fig trees, and lost to the world, Mfangano Island Camp is an oasis of tranquility, an ideal retreat from the hustle and bustle of modern life. Your first view is of beautiful tropical gardens set on a secluded bay. Lawns hug the waterline, flowerbeds and rock gardens surround the camp. Enormous boulders sit at the water’s edge, a perch for cormorants or giant monitor lizards to sun themselves. If all you desire is to laze in the sunshine, each room has it’s own private veranda with sun beds. Or there are plenty of activities to keep you occupied. The food’s as fresh as can be, fished from the lake (hopefully by you!) or picked fresh from the island’s vegetable gardens and orchards.


Mfangano Island Camp has six double-bedded cottages situated right on the lakeshore. Each room has been built in the Luo tribal style, with banana thatch and natural clay.

All offer spectacular vistas across the lake with picturesque dhows sailing by. The rooms are light and airy with four-poster beds. From the dining and lounge area, sit and enjoy the life of the lake as it goes by. There is now also a " horizon " swimming pool located right on the lakeshore Mfangano Island Camp has a stunning honeymoon suite if you are looking for something very special. From your bed you have almost a 360 degree view of Lake Victoria. The meals at Mfangano Island Camp are superb. Fresh salads and the daily catch of Nile Perch are served overlooking the lake with freshly made crusty bread and chilled wine. Birds sing all day on Mfangano Island. The Cormorants dive for fish nearby or spread their wings to dry in the sun. Sunbirds flit from flower to flower in the lush tropical gardens and weaver birds busy themselves building nests in the trees. 


 Nile Perch fishing 

 Picnic on the speed boats on the river 

 Bird watching 

 Walking the island 


Accommodation & all meals, all activities on the lake including fishing from fully equipped boats, bird watching and visits to local fishing villages, return transfers by boat from the airstrip, laundry and room service.

Green Season (1 Apr-30 Jun)

From $432 per person sharing per night

Mid Season (1 Jan- 31 Mar,1 Nov-15 Dec)

From $363 per person sharing per night

High Season (1 Jul-31 Oct, 16 Dec-31 Dec)

From $254 per person sharing per night


Drinks and flights to and from Mfangano Island Camp.


 All ages welcome.

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