Seeking an exotic yet tranquil getaway? Rusinga Island is an ideal choice. Located in Kenya, stretching to the edge of Lake Victoria, this destination is perfect for relaxation and exploration.
Rusinga Island has an average daily temperature of 20-28 degrees Celsius, with a gentle breeze provided by Lake Victoria. April to May is the wet season, and best avoided if looking to take part in outdoor activities. The closest airport is Kisumu International Airport, located just over 100 miles away by car. This location is best explored by car, but be sure to visit the neighbouring islands by boat.
Thanks to the weather, Rusinga Island's most popular attractions include fishing, sailing and watersports at Lake Victoria. No trip to Kenya would be complete without a trip to the Ruma National Park for an unforgettable safari. Likewise, you can simply enjoy delicious Kenyan food and the hospitality of the locals.
You can also visit the Mary Leakey Archeological Site where fossils of early man were discovered.