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Buggala Island, Ssese Islands

#5 of 9 in Nature in Central Region
Island · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Navigate across the world's second-largest freshwater lake to arrive at Buggala Island, Lake Victoria's largest island. Covering over 275 sq km (106 sq mi), the L-shaped island is the best developed tourist destination on the large body of water. Several dirt roads throughout lead to different villages, where you can get a taste of local life. Several hotels line Kalangala Bay, providing you with front-row views over idyllic tropical beaches. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Ssese Islands holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Buggala Island and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Buggala island is not very popular amongst foreign tourist. It is the place, where local people from Kampala and Entebbe go for a weekend. In order to get to the island you should take a ferry from...  more »
  • Its a great place to relax and unwind. Clean fresh air, a lovely break from the stuffy city, white sand beaches that aren't crowded, ( I love peace and quiet) you can find nice affordable...  more »
  • Beautiful scenery, boat cruises to different Islands, beach parties, and forest walks
  • This is the one of the best places to visit in Uganda, the place has nice and welcoming people that make you feel comfortable. The island has alot of hotels, beaches that provide accomodation and restaurants. Lots of activities can be done on this island such as forest walks, swimming, boat cruising, camping and so much more. Its one of the best options for Vacation, outing, retreats among others ..

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