Mabamba Lodge is privileged with lake shore access and located in Zziba village, found in Kasanje (Wakiso District), west of Entebbe on the northern shore of Lake Victoria. Access to Mabamba Lodge can be made by road or water. Transfers to be arranged prior to arrival.
Entebbe International Airport
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NEAREST FERRY PORT
Nakiwogo (Entebbe) and Buwaya (Mabamba - Kasanje)
Please note the attached PDF below for Ferry times.
ROUTE FROM KAMPALA
From Kampala one can use 3(three) routes
1. Kasanje nakawuka road (the main route)
When at nateete junction along old masaka road, take left and drive to nakawuka. This route is about 14.9km and takes around 36minutes.
When at nakawuka roundabout, there are 3(three) more route but take the 2nd(second) route and drive to Kasanje which is around 9.8km and it takes about 22minutes.
When at Kasanje roundabout there are 3(three) more routes, take the 1st(first) exist then drive towards kisindye ( Leadership and Discipleship Ministry - Sanyu City Church on your left with plenty of flags), Please look out for the Mabamba Lodge sign post on your right, by boda boda station). This is about 4.7km and takes about 6minutes.
At kisindye junction, drive to your right (boda boda station) along mabamba bay road for about 5.5km to a junction with mabamba lodge signpost on left, this may take 12minutes. Mabamba lodge will be about 450m along bavubi road.
The overall estimated distance from nateete is 35.35km and estimated time is 1hour17minutes
2. Masaka road
When at busega roundabout (this connects most of the country’s highways to kampala city) drive along masaka road to mpigi Kasanje road which is about 26km and takes around 47minutes. Along mpigi Kasanje road drive through Kasanje roundabout to kisindye junction. This is about 15km and takes around 19minutes. Then follow route 1 paragraph 4.
The overall estimated distance from busega is 46.95km and estimated time is 1hour19minutes.
ROUTE FROM MUNYOYO
Please note this route has TOLLS.
Take Entebbe expressway and drive through Kajjansi, exit off to Kitende road on your right, then turn left and drive until Kisubi - from Kisbui turning right to Nakawuka. From here, you will approach a roundabout, taking the first left towards Kasanje, which will bring you into Kasanje town. Then follow route 1 paragraph 3
Entebbe route (Kisubi Nakawuka Route)
Along old Entebbe Road opposite kisubi police station is kisubi nakawuka road with a distance of about 12km and can take around 27minutes to nakawuka. Use the 1st route off the roundabout to Kasanje then follow route 1 paragraph 2.
The overall estimated distance for this route is 32.45km from kisubi and estimated time is 1hour8minutes.
Entebbe route (Kitende Nakawuka Route)
At kitende along old Entebbe Road, take right through akright road to a junction with kisubi nakawuka road. This is about 5km and take about 14minutes then follow kisubi nakawuka route.
The overall estimated distance from kitende is 31.25km and estimated time is 55minutes
FERRY / WATER
Please note, the ferry is free & licensed to carry 120 passengers, 10 cars, and 20 motorcycles so waiting times are uncertain if using a car.
The ferry has got a number of routes per day and these have got a time interval of 30 minutes and below is the time table. **Ferries unavailable between 1000-1100am & 1300-1400
Ferry times can be uncertain and therefore we often recommend using road travel or planning ahead.
Entebbe road (Nakiwogo route)
From kampala to Entebbe it 44km and it takes about 44minutes. When at Entebbe, drive about 4.2km to nakiwogo landing site on the side of the ferry to buwaya. This route takes around 11minutes.The ferry has got a number of routes per day and these have got a time interval of 30 minutes and below is its time table
When at buwaya landing site, drive 5.3km along Kasanje road to kisindye mabamba road junction (Sanyu City - Church, Please look out for the Mabamba Lodge sign post on your right, by boda boda station), this may take 8minutes. Then follow route 1 paragraph 4.
The overall estimated distance from kampala is 61.35km and estimated time is 1hour58minutes.
We recommend going to Entebbe and use the Nakiwogo route for .
If you're accessing the lodge without a car, we recommend using a wooden public motorised boat if ferry unavailable, this will cost 3,000ugx per trip if sharing and we can either organise a car pick up or a boda boda (motorcycle).
We provide airport transfers and this can be arranged
We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.