Lake Victoria is widely accepted as the source of the White Nile, one of the Nile’s two main tributaries. Lake Victoria is also 

 also the largest tropical lake in the world and the one with the largest area on the continent. 

The banks of  Lake Victoria touch Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.

Markets line its streets and visitors will be charmed by the quaint city’s various attractions. Visit the Impala Sanctuary, watch the sun set on a seemingly endless Lake Victoria horizon, or venture out of town to visit the Kenyas only tropical rainforest known as the Forest National Reserve

Ferries link Kenya Uganda and Tanzania across Lake Victoria - its an experience to see.

LAKE VICTORIA is very much becoming a Tourist Haven.


The two lodges below offer refined luxury and seclusion in a scenic island setting - and can be combined with a range of activities to suit your every need.

A trip to Lake Victoria is almost like stepping back in time. There are no hordes of tourists or safari vehicles - just endless blue water and lakeside villages stretching as far as the eye can see. You can sail across the lake on a dhow and go fishing with the locals. 

You will love it 

Rusinga Island Lodge is on Lake Victoria in western Kenya and separated from the mainland by a thin causeway. It is a short flight from both the Masai Mara Reserve and Nairobi.

MFANGANO ISLAND CAMP  is an exclusive and luxurious tropical escape – without the cyclones. Accessible by air and boat, the lodge is on a private island, surrounded by landscaped gardens that run to the edge of the lapping inland sea. 

The living area at Mfangano Island Camp opens outto ancient fig trees to the spectacle of the world's second largest natural lake and from the comfort of the lounge and bar, the sunsets are sensational. Mfangano Island Camp is on Lake Victoria, which is about 45 minutes by air from either Nairobi or the Masai Mara Game Reserve

RUSINGA ISLAND LODGE  is an amazing  hideaway on Lake Victoria in western Kenya.

The supreme luxury and total seclusion offer a tranquil retreat from the bump and grind of an African safari.

Rusinga Island Lodge has seven rooms – one of which is a family suite – made of local stone, timber and thatch. Each one looks out over the the second largest lake in the world and easily the most spectacular sunsets in Kenya. 

Treat yourself its wonderful

Torchwood Travel can Tailor-make any Safari to suit your needs