Visitors touring the Ssese Islands

Activities at our Hotel

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.

Playing Golf at Ssese Islands Beach Hotel

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.

Bushbarks in the Ssese Islands Beach Hotel Paradise Park

Bird viewing/watching

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.

Bird Watching at the Ssese Islands Beach Hotel Paradise Park

Sport fishing

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.

Fishing at Sunset

Sunset Platform, BBQ and nightly bonfires

Enjoy a sundowners 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.

Nightly bonfires

Nature/Forest 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 l Cultural walk

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.

Visitors walking through the Ssese Islands Village

Quad Biking

Ride with us into the warm heart of Ssese, through palm plantations and villages. No previous experience of driving a vehicle is necessary. A free training session is conducted before setting off. Mud is good, water puddles even better.

Quad Biking

Canoe Rides

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.

Canoe Ride at Ssese Islands

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”.

Banana Boat Ride at Ssese Islands Beach Hotel


Experience the great outdoors on your camping holiday. Ssese Islands Beach Hotel Campsite is set right at the beach front.

Ready-to-use-tents (pre booking)

Enjoy hassle-free camping with our ready-to-use tents. These tents are ready erected for you with stunning views out to the Lake. Ready to use tents are perfect for families and anyone who wants to camp for the first time. Bring the whole family along and enjoy the freedom of a camping holiday with us before spending on a tent of your own. If you enjoy getting back to nature without the hassle of erecting your own tent, then this is the ideal option for you.

Pitch your Tent

Just need a soft grassy spot for your tent? Then this is the spot. In fact, however fundamental or grand your camping, we`ve got just the spot for you.


Island hopping / Boat trip

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 motorcycle (boda boda) or Car

Riding yourself on a boda boda or sitting behind a local driver can be experience. Enjoy some of the most beautiful sceneries on the Island, visit different landing sites, palm oil plantations and local communities.

Participating in a local religious gathering

This is always pretty a lovely time due to African Songs and dances in a local surrounding. Even when you`re not religious, you can still enjoy the traditions.

A Church at Ssese Islands
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