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Good place to wind down and relax !

We travelled with our friend and found the island to be very quite and peaceful. There are many lodges around , specially at the fairy docking area. Most of them are bacis but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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English first
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41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

We travelled with our friend and found the island to be very quite and peaceful. There are many lodges around , specially at the fairy docking area. Most of them are bacis but good and comfortable. Visiting the island by foot or driving a boda boda around the place is fun. Small town where u can buy the basic items... More 

Thank AkhileshMalik
London, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our time on Buggala Island, one of the most beautiful places I have ever been. We would not have discovered so many gorgeous, unspoiled places if it wasn't for happening upon the Sesse Island Tour Guides Association (SITGA) situated off Lutoboka Dock. We did a motorbike tour, and had such a fantastic time we went back the... More 

1 Thank kaje725
Kampala, Uganda
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I had a guided tour with Jackson.We visited the John, Speke point, went for canoeing.We were struck by the beauty of the Islands. Jackson is very knowledgeable. We listened as he relieved the history of the islands. The nature walks were very refreshing. We'll definetely come back here.

Thank erinesta
Kampala, Uganda
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

it is easy to get there, the ferry is a bit of fun and when on the island there is always people to talk too.... The Sesse Islands is a hidden treasure that no one know about

2 Thank Shane O
Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

beautiful Island with lots of opportunity to explore. very basic in amenities but enough to enjoy. Some of the Hotels can be recommended but remember that is Uganda and not Europe. Wildlife and especially the birds are spectacular. The Sesse Islands Tourist Guide Association (SITGE) located near the ferry dock has recently starting up and offer a tour, excursions, walks... More 

2 Thank JohnV336NA
Pretoria, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

i hated traveling on road and short distance ferry because the ferry from Entebbe had broken down. And it was more traumatising in the boat beacause the weather was windy n rainy.

Thank Majorine
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

This island is really quiet and relaxing. I stayed at Islands Club but spent time in the evening at Pearl Gardens and Mirembe. It's 2 hours from Entebbe but is a good choice after travelling around Uganda, if you just want some well deserved peace and quiet!

Thank Tunners556
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Hello ladies and gentlemen , come and visit or tour your destination adventure with jackson . Jackson offers , 1.forestwalks, 2. Sunset cruising on Canoe, 3. Gamefishing, 4 .motorbike tour ,5. Visit to other islands , 6 .swimming lessons, booking for you good resorts. Nice trip to the island.

Thank mjacksonethe
Halle, Belgium
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

Jacksonis a very good and nice guide. He knows what he s talking about and will make your trip paradise add the ssese iland. We had a great timewith him, so highly recommenden. When you are on the iland just ask your receptionist for jackson he s well known on the buggala island. Have a good journey withnhim, aurelie

Thank Aurelie A
Kampala, Uganda
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

The fish was very delicious but the journey was tiresome especially for my children because they would sleep and wake and ask me whether we have reached.

Thank zulah w

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