Ssese Island tours and beach holidays
Ssese island tours and beach holidays. The Ssese Islands are an archipelago of eighty-four islands in the northwestern part of Lake Victoria in Uganda. The islands are coterminous with the Kalangala District in southern Central Uganda, which does not have any territory on mainland Uganda.
HOW TO GET TO SSESE ISLAND
The MV Kalangala ship from Entebbe to Ssese Islands docks at Lutoboka pier, only 300 metres from our hotel.
With a capacity of 108 people and 10 small vehicles, it proves to be reliable and cost effective mode of transport to the Island passing through various scenery and is an experience of its own. Leaving daily at 2pm from Entebbe, it’s a 3 hour journey arriving at Lutoboka pier at 5pm.
Two and a half hours from Kampala to Nyendo (masaka)
40 minutes from Nyendo to Bukakata ( Masaka)
30 minutes crossing by ferry from Bukakata to Bugoma (Ssese Islands)
40minutes from Bugoma to Kalangala Town
5 minutes’ drive from Kalangala Town to final destination Ssese Islands Beach.
ACTIVITIES TO DO AT SSESE ISLAND
Ssese Islands Beach Hotel offers its guests a wide range of activities to keep them entertained while they are with us. Ssese Islands is known for sport fishing, hiking, quad biking, cultural village tours, bird watching, bird viewing and Golf.
Challenging greens, majestic fairways and extra ordinary views are all yours to enjoy at the Island.
Zoo and Bird Paradise Park
Come and have an up-close experience with small animals and birds that will entice your heart. This Conservation educational park attracts foreign and local urbanized families and children who have no touch or encounter with wildlife or livestock… Join us for an experience of a lifetime.
The island has many different birds. Ssese Islands Beach Hotel has set up a Bird Paradise Park that provides an excellent place to view many of the different species.
Guests have several options when it comes to fishing. You can try your luck from our jetty or hire a motor boat with a Fish Finder for the deep waters of Lake Victoria. Whatever you catch, we have a very large barbecue grill where you can cook your catch or get our chef to help you out. All these activities are on pre-booking.
Sunset Platforms, BBQ and Camp fires.
Enjoy a sun downers drink with a stunning view of Lake Victoria. At night relax at our night bonfire with a drink after enjoying one of Ssese’s famous sunset. Our BBQ offers juicy grill and fresh vegetables, all yours to enjoy at the beach.
Forest and Nature walks
Taking a forest walk through the island gives you a new lease of life; you get to see some of Africa’s greatest hard and soft woods. The trees create a complete environment for the birds, insects, and butterflies.
Village and Cultural walks.
It is not often you get to wonder into a stranger’s home and share quality time with them but in the S.I.B.H guided village walk, not only is it ok, it is expected.
Ride with us into the warm heart of Ssese, through palm plantations and villages. No previous experience of driving a vehicle is necessary. A training session is conducted before setting off. Mud is good, water puddles even better.
Canoeing affords you the opportunity to simply get away from it all and spend time on the shores of Lake Victoria winding down. Enjoy the fresh air of the outdoors.
Banana boat rides.
Banana Boat Rides are a great way for family or group of friends to cool off and enjoy the water. This is a unique attraction and just plain fun. Not everyone can say “they`ve had the thrill of skimming across the water on a giant high-speed banana”.
Experience the great outdoors on your camping holiday. Ssese Islands Beach Hotel Campsite is set right at the beach front.
Boat trip to tour islands.
Set off on a boat to different islands. With you, you will take a packed lunch, some drinks, an aperitif for the sunset or breakfast for the sunrise.
Island Tour on motor bikes.
Riding yourself on a boda boda or sitting behind a local driver can be experience. Enjoy some of the most beautiful scenery on the Island, visit different landing sites, palm oil plantations and local communities.Great Adventure Safaris offers Ssese island tours and beach holiday all year round, for honey moon and private retreats in Uganda.