Lake Bunyonyi is believed to be the second deepest lake in Africa with its deepest end approximately 900m. The lake is 24 kilometer long and 7km wide covering an area of 61 square kilometers.
Lake Bunyonyi is dotted with 29 Islands. The most prominent of theses include: The Akampene Island also known as the punishment island, it is believed that at this Island the Bakiga people used to leave girls that got pregnant before marriage so that they would die of hunger or drown if they tried to swim back as a way of punishing them. These girls would be rescued by poor men who did not have bride price to get the girls on the mainland for marriage.
This is found in Kasese District in Bugoye Sub-county 17km from the main tarmac road that continues to Kasese. The Ruboni Cultural Visit is done out side of the Rwenzori Mountain with in the Bakonzo Community that lives on the slopes and the Hills sarrounding Mountain Rwenzori. The bakonzo people were culturely Hunters and lived in the mountains they are known to be polygamous.
Lake Katwe is found in South western part of Uganda in Kasese district and is sarrounded by Queen Elizabeth National Park and is mainly dominated by goegraphical features which consist of ancient hard volcanic rocks and gentle slopeswith explosive crater lakes and a rift valley. Lake katwe is a traditional salt mining lake formed through volcanic eruption about 10,000 years ago.
Kazinga channel is a natural channel of about 32km and a natural channel connecting lake George from the East about 2.4m and lake Edward from the west which is 2000km and also known as the main fresh water lake in Uganda. The water flows from Ruwenzori Mountain North George through kazinga channel and west of Lake Edward. Kazinga channel is the main vein and dominant feature of Queen Elizabeth National park which can also offer the best view in the park.
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