Mahogany Springs - The Gateway to Uganda's Mountain Gorillas

May 04 2018


Mahogany Springs Lodge offers an ideal base to visit the Mountain Gorillas in southwest Uganda. Located in Buhoma, next to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Mahogany Springs is a 2 minute drive or 10 minute walk from the Gorilla tracking headquarters. The Lodge is set on a stunning piece of open land facing the forest with a river running through the bottom of the lodge. The panoramic views when staying at this lodge are incredible. The main attraction when coming to Mahogany Springs is the Gorilla tracking experience, a once in a lifetime experience that you will never forget.

Other popular activities at Mahogany Springs include:

  • Birdwatching with more birds per square kilometre than anywhere else in the world
  • Cultural visits to the local community
  • Spending time with Batwa/Pygmy tribe
  • Various nature walks and forest walks to see waterfalls and other attractions
  • Spending time visiting local community/charitable projects and much more!

Over the last 18 months Bwindi's Mahogany Springs has been transformed, with a number of updates and upgrades. As well as two new rooms; the Honeymoon Suite and River View room added back in 2016, there is now a third suite, set to open in May.

A Birding Paradise

The new Bird Room opening soon, is ideally situated above the Munyanga river which hosts stunning views across the river and into the verdant Bwindi forest, incapsulating a sheer abundance of birdlife, making it the perfect room for birdwatchers.

Sit back, absorb the atmosphere, enjoy the panoramic views and listen to the birds all whilst sipping a Gin and Tonic. Mahogany Springs offers privacy and serenity blended with optimal comfort in a spectacular setting.

The Mahogany Springs team have also been busy adding new furniture and furnishings across the lodge. Stepping up their luxury offering has been high on the agenda with WI-FI now provided complimentary and eco-friendly skin care products from Africology placed in all rooms.

Honeymoon Suite

Couples have a fabulous option of the Honeymoon Suite, which is bound to ensure their holiday is extra special. With a larger bed, free standing bathtub, open terracotta shower and a sprinkling of other romantic touches, that makes Mahogany Springs the perfect, peaceful, paradise.

Presidential Suite

Offering absolute privacy and an abundance of space the Presidential Suite is perfect for family adventures. With 2 bedrooms, 2 en-suite bathrooms, a large living room and a private terrace that overlooks the river. Closely located right near to the action, there are a variety of activities for all the family to enjoy including; gorilla tracking, bird watching, & cultural visits to see the local community.

Outposts Travel Africa can tailor-make any itinerary to Uganda to suit you. If you would like to include Mahagony Springs in your safari, please get in touch with us today to start planning your adventure.

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