Swimming Cows Experience
Some describe this experience to be "the stuff of dreams." Lake Kivu is home to a unique spectacle of swimming cows and exotic birds. It's truly fauna gone wild 🤪
3 hours (morning or evening) | $80 (group rate, 2 - 8 people) | Lake Kivu, Kibuye
Lake Kivu is home to a unique spectacle of swimming cows and exotic birds. It's truly fauna gone wild! This guided boat tour brings you to Lake Kivu's beautiful islands, where you can watch herders drive their cattle across the serene lake.
$80 is the price for a group of between 2 - 8 people
Visit Swimming Island
Easily walk (or jump) into the warm, clean waters of Lake Kivu from this picturesque island.
Don't worry about what you've heard about the methane lurking beneath Lake Kivu... you won't be swimming nearly deep enough to trigger a historic explosion 🌋!
Sight some exotic, colorful birds during our visit to the islands around where you'll see swimming cows.
Swimming cows experience
Follow the cows! Join the boating herdsmen who accompany their herd of cows between islands of Lake Kivu.