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Bufala island

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

Reviewed 20 December 2016
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Kampala, Uganda
2 reviews
Reviewed 31 January 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.

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Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

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

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Toronto, Canada
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32 reviews
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Reviewed 3 November 2016

Since the Palm Plantations have removed 70% of the forest on Bugala Island, the wildlife that existed there has depleeted greatly; few monkeys, many less birds and almost no parrots. A few years ago, there was a most beautiful Rainforest that covered the island completely, with amazing canopies along the roads. Today these are gone and only a few patches... More 

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Thank David K
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

So peaceful to be there. The 3hour boat ride is totally worth the calm of the island. Beautiful birds all around. Mainly it's just a place to relax and enjoy the nature

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Thank chloe j
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2 reviews
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Amazing experience in a beautiful place! Buggala Island is a really nice place and I had the luck to enjoy a fantastic boda-tour with the Ssese Islands Tour Guides Association that I strongly reccomend! Abraham, my guide, was very knowledgeable and kind and he drove me around the island!

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Thank Giulia M
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Lots of amazing birds and lovely views. Very tranquil island. The quad bike hire was a shambles, as we booked for 4 and there was only 1 when we arrived. But we hired bodas and rode around the island ourselves.

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Thank dancingkim8
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53 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Biggest island of the Ssese Island group. Ferry from Entebbe to Kalangala. Easy to reach. Very safe and local experience.

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Thank felixhim
Kampala, Uganda
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98 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Buggala Island is an amazing place with amazing views of the lake from incredible angles. The palm plantations are also an interesting site. This island is also host to some amazing lodges.

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Thank Tumusiime K
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Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Beautiful scenery and nice people. Amazing. Good food especially in one particular restaurant next to the mosque in kalangala trading centre

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Thank O'cabo L
Kampala
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2015

We travelled with our friend and found the island to be very quite and peaceful. There are many lodges around , specially at the fairy docking area. Most of them are bacis but good and comfortable. Visiting the island by foot or driving a boda boda around the place is fun. Small town where u can buy the basic items... More 

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