Hotels in Lake Victoria, Tanzania

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Lake Victoria overview

Nature lovers can visit Saanane National Park and Maji Matak Atifu Viewpoint while in Lake Victoria. There's plenty more to see, including local sights like Mwanza Port and St. Augustine University of Tanzania. If you're looking for a new favorite getaway, look no further than Lake Victoria.

Where to stay in Lake Victoria

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Lake Victoria has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Lake Victoria with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Lake Victoria hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Lake Victoria hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Lake Victoria

Fly in to Mwanza (MWZ), 43.5 mi (70.1 km) from downtown Lake Victoria. Bukoba (BKZ) is the next closest major airport, 74.5 mi (119.9 km) away.

What to see around Lake Victoria

Recognized for its natural setting with these places to visit:
  • • Saanane National Park
  • • Maji Matak Atifu Viewpoint
  • • Rubondo Island National Park
Here are some favorite choices:
  • • Mwanza Port
  • • St. Augustine University of Tanzania

When to visit Lake Victoria

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 84°F day, 64°F night
  • • April-June: 84°F day, 62°F night
  • • July-September: 85°F day, 61°F night
  • • October-December: 85°F day, 65°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 0.47 inches
  • • April-June: 0.31 inches
  • • July-September: 0.16 inches
  • • October-December: 0.55 inches