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Review of Lake Kivu

Lake Kivu
Ranked #4 of 8 things to do in Goma
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Reviewed July 16, 2013

depends if you go the week end or during the week prices can change if you want to have a boat ride on lake kivu

Thank sunalpes
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Reviewed March 1, 2012

Getting on a yatch boat was a dream entertainment.

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Reviewed December 19, 2011

Kivu Lake is between DRC and Rwanda, Its very beautiful but as I had seen Tanganyika Lake before this so the attraction was a little dull for me. It has various types of fish in it but they dont grow much in size because of the large amount of Methane Gases in the Lake. Rwanda has Methane extracting Plant also in the Lake. Starting from Gissenyi in Rawanda, passing through Goma in DRC till Bakavu (again DRC) you will find many many Hotels on its beaches. In Gissenyi we have Sareena, inGoma the Ihusi, Linda, Cape Kivu and La Challet Restaurants whereas in Bakavu the Orchid Hotel, are few of the good places on its beaches. Its a dangerous lake because of the Methane gas and Volcanic Activities in the area. Its water is not very clean even seemingly..

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Reviewed November 18, 2011

The scenery is dense, green, mountainous with sparsely populated islands. Lost a small bays nestled away hiding ancient fishing villages and some beautiful beaches. Not the sort of place you will go and tan with your wife. This is a tough part of the world. On the return trip saw a huge waterspout and the steam from Nyirangongo as we approached Goma at sunset.

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Reviewed November 3, 2011

If you are lucky enough to stay at either a hotel or house which backs onto the lake, then get a bottle of wine and some snacks and relax and enjoy!

Thank benagirl83
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