Getting to Ngamba Island

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There are different types of boats catering to various groups and budgets. Boats can be booked through Ngamba Island Reservations Office, either on or by telephone: +256 414320662 or +256 758 221880. Speedboat travel from the dock in Entebbe to Ngamba Island is approximately 45-50 minutes; travel by traditional motorized canoe takes approximately 90 minutes and by air it’s approximately 20 minutes from Entebbe Airport or Kajjansi Air strip.

Independent operations also offer visits to the island. You can arrange your own transport, but make sure that you check availability with Ngamba Island Reservations Office to avoid disappointment. We strongly recommend that you book your lake journey directly with Ngamba Island Reservations Office or travel with a reputable company to ensure your safety.

No matter which method you choose for travel, pre-purchased entrance tickets from Ngamba Island Reservations Office must be shown upon arrival at the island.