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Canoeing near Musanze

We absolutely loved our experience with Sandrene and this company. On time, well prepared, gave... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kigali, Rwanda
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Beautiful way to see Lake Kivu & Western Rwanda

I canoed about 20 KM to and from Cyimbili in a 1 day. I had limited time and had to change my trip... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Explore, discover and journey amongst the thousand hills and see more of Rwanda from a truly unique perspective. Soak up the peace and quiet on the water, watch the beautiful landscape passing by, see the amazing birdlife, engage with friendly...more
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We absolutely loved our experience with Sandrene and this company. On time, well prepared, gave clear directions and so enjoyable! Thank you.

Thank beckiwp2018
Reviewed 5 days ago

I canoed about 20 KM to and from Cyimbili in a 1 day. I had limited time and had to change my trip last minute, but they were super accommodating and made it an easy adjustment. I had a great day on the water. We...More

Thank Elise D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on Kingfisher’s afternoon canoe trip near Musanze. A fantastic trip. Loi was a great guide, fun and knowledgable about all the birdlife that surrounds you as you canoe. Loved getting to spend time in the countryside, and meeting lots of the local children...More

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have done a few of the Kingfisher activities and we have loved all of them. Paddling into the sunset on lake Kivu and canoeing close to Muzanse was a lot of fun. We are looking forward to the next adventure with the Kingfisher team!

Thank Viola D
Reviewed 1 week ago

With a group of 6 ( 4 adults , 2 children 13/15 ) we did a morning river canoe trip. It was a fantastic experience with beautiful views of the surrounding countryside, volcanoes and birds. The kids really enjoyed the " self canoeing " with...More

Thank 811lola
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kayaking during sunset on Lake Kivu was amazing. It was a first time experience. The guide Gratien was so professional and reassuring, he is so passionate. I strongly recommend the trip to all visitors esp Rwandan ones. The price is extremely reasonable for Rwandan Citizen...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Four friends and I did the late afternoon session and it was one of the most amazing activities we’ve done during our whole Rwandan trip. Some of us who cannot swim were extremely nervous at the start but our guide, Gracien, was so reassuring and...More

Thank Ssuuna G
Reviewed 28 June 2018

We really enjoyed our canoe trip near Musanze. We weren't very skilled (!) but still had a great time, and the views make it really worthwhile. The booking website is easy to use. Recommended!

Thank Françoise P
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Our guide was Gratien for a 2 person afternoon kayak + sunset tour. We had a small amount of difficulty finding the meeting point, Paradis Malhide, but as soon we we arrived we had the most amazing time! Gratien pointed out many birds including the...More

Thank AnsleyHa
Steve V, Owner at Kingfisher Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Hi Ansley I am so pleased you enjoyed the trip! Thank you for your kind words about your time and especially Gratien! We're very proud of him and I really like hearing about how as well as working hard, he does the small extra things...More

Reviewed 24 June 2018

The evening paddle on Kivu was straight out of a watercolor painting - it was a gorgeous evening with Francis as a superb guide. I highly recommend it - relaxing with a little bit of effort, high quality equipment, and perfect timing and location. We...More

Thank Leanne C
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Betty Betty's K
22 September 2017|
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Response from Steve V | Property representative |
Hi Betty. Kingfisher Journeys runs Stand Up Paddleboards in Gisenyi. Based at Serena hotel we accept children from 4 years old. We also run a canoe trip in Musanze that is suitable for children from 7 years old.
Alice P
7 June 2017|
Response from Steve V | Property representative |
Hi Alice. Yes there is somewhere you can keep your bags. We're based at the hotel Paradis Malahide who have an office where our clients often leave their bags when they're on the water. We also provide small dry bags for... More