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Address: Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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Lake Kivu views all over Goma

you can find a lot of places in Goma, DRC that offer food and views to this lake which is incredible and peaceful.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

you can find a lot of places in Goma, DRC that offer food and views to this lake which is incredible and peaceful.

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Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

this lake with his islands, it is a beautyful gift from God. Ijwi is one of his island the second bigest island in africa, just behind Madagascar. Chegera also is another beutyful island you should visit during the tryp on the lake.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

This was our third and final stop in Virunga. After a hardy hike up to see the great Nyrigongo crater, the largest lava lake in the world, this was a perfect place to rest. it's a quiet and peaceful place-- polar opposite of the bustling city of Goma. Again, delicious food service and extremely comfortable facilities, Highly recommended.

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Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

It's nice hotel in the victinity of Goma. Lodge have 24 rooms with all facilities. Old furnitures and decor but good. Equipped with swimming; garden; restaurant etc.. Sports activities at lodge is NIL. You will miss the same. Might be they are constructing the same. No ac at room. Cool weather due to lake kivu is adjacent to lodge.

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Thank ZONGO
Washington DC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

If Lac Leman was on the equator it might look like this. Surprisingly cool, with sudden, sweeping thunderstorms. Beautiful serene scenes of fishing boats rocking on the water. Fast and slow ferries link Goma in the north to Bukavu in the south - between 3 and 6 hours (or longer, depending). Very relaxing trip.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Wonderful, tranquil respite after the hustle and dustiness of Goma. This horse shoe shaped volcanic island has luxury camp with magnificent setting about 15 mins boat ride from the harbor. A perfect spot to relax if you have hiked up the volcano or gone on a gorilla trek in Virunga NP.

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

What a massive lake, it looks more like an ocean. Ferry and catamarans cross on regular basis, would highly recommend the catamaran .

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Santa Fe, NM
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

We took an overnight boat from Goma to Bukavu last month in order to maximize our time in the national parks for gorilla trekking. Our excellent guide, Emmanuel of Okapi Tours and Travel, made the boat reservations and managed to get us a cabin with two bunks. That provided a very nice rest between treks. The boat was calm and... More 

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Kigali, Rwanda
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

though there isn't that much to do if an event isn't happening, lake kivu is a great place for a weekend getaway from the city!

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Luanda, Angola
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

We stayed both in Goma (DRC) and Kibuye (Rwanda) when visiting the lake. It offers some of the most spectacular sunrises I have every seen. The water in Kibuye was clear and warm and my girlfriend probably said "this is so beautiful" half a million times in two days. We used Kivu Travel to book our accommodation and they did... More 

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