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Kingfisher Journeys

Open today: 08:30 - 18:00
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Go on a morning or afternoon adventure on a gentle river and float through the thousand hills near to the gorillas! Discover a special way to travel, soak up impressive views, watch abundant birds, meet friendly communities and find just a little...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
| Kigali Road, near Musanze, Ruhengeri, Rwanda
+250 783 811 918
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All reviews canoe trip felt safe all the time recommend this trip great tour enjoyable experience beautiful countryside sandrine canoeing paddle rapids birds river musanze activity scenery meander boats
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely trip. Great guide. Very knowledgeable and friendly. Great fun and amazing scenery. Has to be done while in Ruhengeri.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Nanchang_Nel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our clients had a great experience canoeing at River Mukungwa with King Fisher Journeys. It is a great way to spot some birds and the adventure is simply amazing and favorable for both the middle aged and elderly. We were also impressed with how fast...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank HeritageSafarisRw
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent canoe trip down Mukungwa river. The river is absolutely gorgeous, lush and green, teeming with bird life and the Virunga mountains in the background. Very professional set-up with knowledgeable and friendly guides and good logistical organisation. Willy and Eloua were a pleasure to be...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Amir J
Reviewed 10 January 2019 via mobile

I used Kingfisher journeys to book a safari in Akagera national park, canoeing in Musanze and a trek up Mt. Bisoke when my partner came to visit. The director, Steve, was very helpful at answering my questions and the field staff/guides were outstanding. Did I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Avery W
Reviewed 4 January 2019

We were only in Rwanda for two days and decided a canoe trip would be a great way to see a bit of this part of the country. Sandrine was our guide and she did a fabulous job directing us down the river. My hubby...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank shoebears
Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

My sister and I had so much fun on Mukungwa river. We had no experience in kayaking before but our guide Eloï helps us feel safe and enjoy the activity. It’s an amazing way to discover Rwanda’s country side, all the kids, farmers, birds along...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Trek34362446363
Reviewed 19 November 2018

I am really happy that I did the canoe trip on the Musanze river. Eloi, the guide, is really amazing and he knows a lot about the river and all the animals there. The trip was so much fun and absolutely beautiful. I would highly...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank justushaki
Reviewed 24 October 2018

My luxury group of 7 clients who had a night at Volcano Manor lodge for their gorilla trekking during the time of booking, wanted something more crazy for them and adventurous after their gorilla trekking. I told them do not worry, our in safe hands...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Sandrine did a great job of taking us down the river. She was very informative and even taught us the best way to paddle in certain areas. I would definitely suggest! It wasn't too long, but we were able to see some beautiful views as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank heather2016
Reviewed 7 September 2018

I was lucky enough to be part of a group of 5 who were invited to be "clients" for staff training for Eloi as he transitioned from canoe guide to kayak guide on Lake Kivu with Kingfisher Journeys. Steve organized the morning and our group...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Betsy J
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22 September 2017|
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Response from Steve V | Property representative |
Hi Betty. Yes, you can bring children from 7 years. If they're under 14, please just mention that when you book. Thank you.