Rubondo Island

by / Saturday, 09 May 2015 / Published in Uncategorized

Rubondo Island located in southwest Lake Victoria is Tanzania’s only island National Park. The 240 sq km island provides a unforgettable experience for visitors, combining the breathtaking natural beauty of a forest refuge with the relaxing tranquility of sandy lake-shore beaches.

Giraffe, elephant, hippo and crocodiles can be found on Rubondo Island. The island boasts a unique diversity of flora and fauna. Only here you can be sure of seeing sitatunga and have the chance of observing chimpanzees (experimental stage). Other mammals frequently seen include otters, bushbuck and vervet monkeys. Rarer sightings are colobus, genet, marsh mongoose, suni antelope.