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Saanane Island

Saanane Island, situated within Lake Victoria in Tanzania, offers a tranquil retreat amidst the vast waters of Africa's largest lake. Spanning approximately 2.18 square kilometers, this uninhabited island is a haven for birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts, boasting diverse ecosystems including woodlands, savannah, and rocky shores, along with opportunities for outdoor activities.

Wildlife in Saanane Island

  • Wildebeests

  • Zebras

  • Impalas

  • Rock Hyrax

  • Vervet Monkey

  • Numerous species of birds

Activities in Saanane Island
  • Sundowning and Sunrising

  • Birdwatching

  • Boating

  • Fishing

  • Camping

  • Rock Hiking


Best time to visit


dry season

The scenery remains the greenest during this period and is great for game viewing, rock hiking and picnicking.

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