Lake Victoria

Lake Victoria, also called Victoria Nyanza , largest lake in Africa and chief reservoir of the Nile, lying mainly in Tanzania and Uganda but bordering on Kenya. Among the freshwater lakes of the world it is exceeded in size only by Lake Superior in North America, its area being 26,828 square miles (69,484 square km). This mighty body of water is rich in fish life, with shimmering shoals of colourful cichlids and large Nile Perch. Fishing brings many visitors to this lake.
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Lake Victoria, also called Victoria Nyanza , largest lake in Africa and chief reservoir of the Nile, lying mainly in Tanzania and Uganda but bordering on Kenya.  Among the freshwater lakes of the world it is exceeded in size only by Lake Superior in North America, its area being 26,828 square miles (69,484 square km). This mighty body of water is rich in fish life, with shimmering shoals of colourful cichlids and large Nile Perch. Fishing brings many visitors to this lake.

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Rusinga Island Lodge- It  exudes an atmosphere of serene tranquillity. The manicured, velvet lawns stretch to the water's edge and the grounds, with its exotic trees, are a haven for a myriad of bird species - many of which are unique to this area of Kenya. The lodge's renowned hospitality, delicious home-grown, home-cooked food and indulgent accommodation combine to offer an ideal base from which to explore other areas of Kenya and the perfect mid-safari break.

Rusinga Island Lodge- It exudes an atmosphere of serene tranquillity. The manicured, velvet lawns stretch to the water's edge and the grounds, with its exotic trees, are a haven for a myriad of bird species - many of which are unique to this area of Kenya. The lodge's renowned hospitality, delicious home-grown, home-cooked food and indulgent accommodation combine to offer an ideal base from which to explore other areas of Kenya and the perfect mid-safari break.

Lukuba Island Lodge - Is located 13 km offshore from Musoma town in northern Tanzania. The lodge itself is comprised of five intricately built stone bungalows with 5 traditional grass thatched roofs, all with lake views. The stone built dining room encompasses a beautiful view of the rock islands scattered across the channel.

Lukuba Island Lodge - Is located 13 km offshore from Musoma town in northern Tanzania. The lodge itself is comprised of five intricately built stone bungalows with 5 traditional grass thatched roofs, all with lake views. The stone built dining room encompasses a beautiful view of the rock islands scattered across the channel.

Ssese Islands Beach Hotel-  Is set on the sunset of the longest white sand beach on Buggala Island, The hotel is built under a canopy of natural tropical forest. This luxury Hotel combines great romantic ambience, gracious life style, in-comparable recreational facilities and superlative service to create a unique tropical island holiday experience.

Ssese Islands Beach Hotel- Is set on the sunset of the longest white sand beach on Buggala Island, The hotel is built under a canopy of natural tropical forest. This luxury Hotel combines great romantic ambience, gracious life style, in-comparable recreational facilities and superlative service to create a unique tropical island holiday experience.

Kingfisher Safari Resort- is situated on the shores of Lake Victoria, near the source of the River Nile. It is located 82kms. from Kamplala and 9 kms from Jinja. The resort has a perfect ambience for guests whio want to relax, have a holiday or to be active. Off shore trips, and sunrise cruises can be organised with lunch and breakfast on different islands. Accommodation is either in the lodge or bungalows in the garden.

Kingfisher Safari Resort- is situated on the shores of Lake Victoria, near the source of the River Nile. It is located 82kms. from Kamplala and 9 kms from Jinja. The resort has a perfect ambience for guests whio want to relax, have a holiday or to be active. Off shore trips, and sunrise cruises can be organised with lunch and breakfast on different islands. Accommodation is either in the lodge or bungalows in the garden.

Lake Victoria Safari Village - is situated on the eastern shore of Lake Victoria in quiet and nice surroundings, 3 km from Mbita town and just inland of Rusinga and Mfangano islands.  Balmly tropical weather and the clear cool waters of Lake Victoria, make Mbita an ideal place for relaxing on the shores. Wide warm sandy beaches, perfect for swimming fringe the lake, surrounded by quiet fishing villages and lush green hills.

Kenya safari to Lake Victoria area, activities and accomodation

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