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Beautiful Island, make the most of it with a tour.

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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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 

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Kampala, Uganda
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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.

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Kampala, Uganda
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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

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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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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 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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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.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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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!

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KALANGALA DISTRICT
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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.

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Halle, Belgium
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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

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Kampala, Uganda
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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.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Amongst the tropical lakes in the world, Lake Victoria tops the list yet it is the second largest fresh water lake in the world in terms of surface area. The journey to ssese island therefore will grant you the opportunity to interact with nature and escape from the visually polluted urban areas. The relaxation at the beach is quite an... More 

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Address: Uganda
Location: Africa  >  Uganda  >  Central Region  >  Ssese Islands

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