Boat trips in Akagera national park are done in the rivers and lakes located in both protected and non- protected areas in Rwanda. They are popular because of the relaxation, amazing wildlife, and panoramic views. Bird watching is rewarding while on a boat cruise near the banks of the rivers or lakes.

Rwanda is a mountainous country with a number of lakes and rivers covering around 10% of the country’s total land, the country’s biggest lake is Kivu which is shared by Rwanda and Democratic Republic Congo.

There are three pre-scheduled boat trips in Akagera national park and these include, day, morning and sunset. These allow you to enjoy the park from water level that is surrounded by the crocodiles, hippos, and birds.

This one-hour boat trip costs $40 per person at a maximum of 11 people and in case you want to schedule your own trip with a private group at your time, it will costs $180 to rent the whole boat.

You can as well take a boat safari within Akagera Park along Lake Thema where you will see many hippos and crocodiles.