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Ssese Islands
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Weekend escape for local people

Buggala island is not very popular amongst foreign tourist. It is the place, where local people... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2018
Delft, The Netherlands
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Ssese islands

Its a great place to relax and unwind. Clean fresh air, a lovely break from the stuffy city, white... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2018
Ann N
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Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

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 Entebbe (Nakiwogo) at 2 p.m. (better to be...More

Date of experience: October 2018
4  Thank Shimnik
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

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 accommodation, and view the most beautiful sunsets

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Ann N
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

We booked a tour with Sesse Island Tour Guides Association (SITGA) for a boat tour for 6 people, which also included fishing. Thompson, the head of SITGA, had not informed us that you are obliged to wear a life jacket when entering the lake. So...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank Noa v
Reviewed January 16, 2018

It was a two day break but the place was really good for those who enjoys the good beautiful gardens. It's a bit away from the beach but worthy visiting.

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank MartinL6273
Reviewed January 11, 2018

Because of positive reviews that included a phone number I contacted Abraham Johnson for a motorbike island tour. After discussing what would be included in the tour and how much it would cost I decided to do the tour with him which was possible the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank evertjan627
Reviewed November 20, 2017

I have been to Buggala Island several times in the last 4 years. It has become my favorite island spot with all its activities, relaxation and nature galore. The area of the island most visited is the Kalangala district side. Buggala is the biggest of...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank FannyMartinez
Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

This Island found in Uganda was so lovely and the waters were so amazing that we had the best stay around with our close friends

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank bahereza
Reviewed September 12, 2017

Not a lot to do here accept drink Waragi and relax. In all seriousness it is a quiet, respective island and aside from the Lake Flies I felt very comfortable.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank K1651ZEjamesh
Reviewed January 30, 2017

try it out. it is a beautiful place to be. nice places by the waters to visit, good fish, the island has good activities like camping. a visit to the pellican beach was also cool.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank carolyne162017
Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

A sleepy kind of place. Beautiful scenery. Nice for relaxation. Line jumping at the masala ferry should be discouraged.

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Dream660759
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