Island exploration

LAKE BUNYONYI

Explore the islands of lake Bunyonyi during  your stay at Lake Bunyonyi rock Resort. A cruise to different islands that make up this beautiful lake is a life time experience that you will live to remember. The lake is comprised of 29 islands each of which has a different story and features.  You will meet and interact with local people who live on some of these islands. Also a nature walk on the island gives you a fresh feeling of being in the  middle of Africa’s second deepest Lake. The islands of Lake Bunyonyi are:

Punishment island (Akampene)

This is the most visited island on Lake Bunyonyi.  as its name says, punishment island  was used by traditional bakiga to purnish wrong doers. The punishment island is where bakiga unmarried pregnant girls would be taken and left to die in isolation. These girls would be picked and taken  for marriage by men who had no money for bride price

Akacuraniko island

The island is locally translated as upside down. Its believed that  at one time a mukiga man was grazing his cows at the island when it turned down making the man drown  in the lake with his cows. 

Bushara Island

Bwama island

Itambira island

Kyahugye island

Njubeera island

 

 

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