Kalangala Island, one of the Ssese Islands is located in the southern part of Central Uganda. The town is named after the district. The district is made up of eighty four islands widely scattered in Lake Victoria.
The biggest Island is Buggala and covers an area of 296Km2. It is bordered by Mpigi district to the North, Mukono to the East and Masaka and Rakai districts to the West. The islanders depend a lot on fishing. They always migrate following the seasonal movements of fish.
Apart from tourism, the district holds several investment potentials like the BIDCO/IFAD palm oil project. IFAD has started out-growers schemes involving 35,000 farmers. Lumbering is also another economic activity. For Livestock farming, Kalangala district is involved in production of goats, cattle, poultry (chicken) and ducks.
Has the best tranquil white sandy beaches, water wonder and natural rain forests. This is a heaven in its making that offer a wonderful get away destination from the shove and flurry of the main land with in Uganda.
Kalangala has attracted both the local and foreign tourists due to its uncountable beaches hence providing the great holiday.
Banda Island is the pearl of the eighty-four islands of the Ssese Island Archipelago in the Northwest of Lake Victoria, Uganda. Banda Island was privatized a while back.
The Island however opened its doors to travelers for the first time in 1999. Banda Island is serene, quiet and appealing to all kinds of travelers. Here we provide you with the ways and means of getting to this magnificent island.
Banda is a typical place to relax. So bring a book and chill. There is quite an interesting bird life to watch from your chair or hammock along the shore, and there is also the occasional family of otters passing by.
Banda offer a myriad of activities: Sailing, Kayaking, Swimming, Paddle boats, Boat trips, Fishing – shore and trolling, Volleyball, Birding, Nature and village walk, Bonfire, Darts.