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Quiet getaway

It was a challenge to get to the Ssese Islands but the trouble was all worth it! As we travelled... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
Sakiko12
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Bocholt, Germany
Weekend cruise and fishing with friends

3 boats set off from Entebbe boat club and headed to Sesses for a weekend of watersports and... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2018
DaveScanlon
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Entebbe, Uganda
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Eighty-four forested islands make up this archipelago, home to more primates, birds and fish than humans.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good46%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“getaway” (5 reviews)
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Entebbe, Uganda
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

It was a challenge to get to the Ssese Islands but the trouble was all worth it! As we travelled with a group of 6 we took a private mininbus from Kampala via Masaka to Bukakata (about 39km via off-road to the harbor). Due to...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2018

3 boats set off from Entebbe boat club and headed to Sesses for a weekend of watersports and fishing. we stayed on the beach near the ferry port and had a lovely time.

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Reviewed 10 August 2017

It takes 3,5 hour ferry to the islands and locals like to watch American show wrestling (not my favourite). It stayed in Brovad Sands lodge and visited one day in town called Kalangala. There is possibility for bird and other nature walks but otherwise really...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Interesting place for adventurous people. Island activities include nature and village walk, trip to palm trees plantation, small zoo, fishing, kayaking, quad bike trips,...plenty to choose from; or just relax in your hotel near the lake, however be aware of bilharzia and warnings not to...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay and made a trip to Banda Island. A small beautiful place with nice food and we visit an fischervillage and did an walk trough the Forrest

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Reviewed 24 November 2016

Are you looking for some place to relax, swim and do fishing then Pineapple bay is the best place to be

1  Thank MIRIAM M
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Reviewed 23 September 2016

I must say the view alone is just breath taking, i had never seen anything like it. the Island is one place you can go and sure relax your mind

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Reviewed 8 September 2016

Sesse Islands provide some nice hotels and it´s a good place to relay after business, safari or so. But at the end, it tale min. 3h hours from Entebbe with the fast ferry or more. And on the islands there´s not much. just relax in...More

Thank Oliver K
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Sese island is 3 hours boat journey from entebbe and it is the best place to be for revealing stress with family .Nice beach on the side of nile river with camp fire and will get live fish to cook. And it is my one...More

1  Thank Sibi_Rajan
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Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

We spent 2 days on the island of Buggala and loved it! The ferry from Entebbe drops you off in Lutoboka where all the nice resorts are. The actual town of Kalangala is not waterfront and a simple Ugandan town. Tip for budget travellers: We...More

1  Thank Jack L
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