Ferry service on Lake Victoria tickets online booking made easy. Lake Victoria takes up nearly 70,000 square miles and is shared by the East African nations of Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania. Most of its water comes from several rivers that drain into it, and rainfall. The White Nile is the just river leaving the lake, and exists on the north shore at Jinja in Uganda, snaking its way into Egypt and Sudan before emptying into the Mediterranean Sea. Here is the guide on Lake Victoria ferry schedule:
There is no international ferry operating on Lake Victoria. There is a scheduled ferry between Bukoba and Mwanza, both in Tanzania.
The first ferry on Lake Victoria started work in 1900 during the British Colonial age, from the port of Kisumu. The original steamboats were later changed by motor ships, some of which still run on the lake. Almost all ferries in operation at the end of the twenty century were decades ago. In 2018, most of them were still in operation. Newer twenty-one century built ferries made up the majority of all ferries on Lake Victoria as of 2018. The number of ferries known to be in business operation in 2021 was about thirty in Tanzania, six in Kenya and 5 in Uganda.
Operating ferries on Lake Victoria are largely Ro-Pax ferries on the simultaneous transport of vehicles, passenger and goods.
The lakes Islands also boasts big population of the fish eagle, pied kingfisher, and other species of Kenya birds. If you are a birder, or you just like viewing charming creatures, Lambwe forest is an amazing place to find them. About an hour from the Kenya Lake, the big forest is a famous place for nature lovers and wildlife.