Rubondo Island 3 Days
Rubondo Island National Park which lies South-West of Lake Victoria is an extraordinary example of a unique wildlife conservation area in Tanzania. It’s Africa’s largest lsland National Park at 26km long and up to 10 km wide. More than 75 percent of the island is covered in pristine equatorial rainforest. The park boasts of its rich and diverse variety of butterflies and bird life, easily viewable from the lake shore.
The rare Sitatunga, an extremely endangered amphibious antelope, can sometimes be viewed escaping from the charging predators by hiding and camouflaging itself in the lake-shore marshes. Animal species including Sitatunga, Elephants, Giraffes, Hippos, Bushbucks, Pythons, Crocodiles, Chimpanzees (not fully habituated), Bush pigs, Suni and many more.
The Park is open and operates the whole year through with the peak/high season from July to February. The park normally opens at 0630am and closes at 1800hours the time in which all visitors are supposed to be in hotels, bands, lodges, campsites or any places sought for their accommodation.
Rubondo has unique activities such as motorboat ride, walking safari, fishing, canoeing and bird-watching are available in this ecological island. additional there is Cultural sites such as “Ntungamirwe”, “Maji Matakatifu”, “Altare” and “Solo” which explain the life of natives who once stayed in the park
Charter Flight to Rubondo Island National Park
Auric Air has flights which fly to Rubondo from either Mwanza or Bukoba
DepartureRubondo Island National Pack and Lake Victoria
Departure TimePlease be ready by 8:15 AM for a prompt departure at 9:00 AM.
Return TimeApproximately 4:00 PM in the last day.
Dress CodeCasual. Comfortable athletic clothing, spare clothing.
IncludedRubondo Island 3 DaysBottled water in safari vehiclesAll game drives viewing in a custom built 4×4 Safari Land CruiserAirport TransfersTransfers to and from the parkCrew salariesHelicopter RescueHotel AccommodationsAll TaxesPark Entry FeesPersonal GuideAll meals while on tour
Not IncludedNgorongoro Crater car supplement feeSleeping tentsSleeping MatCamping FacilitiesEmergency oxygenTipsPersonal ExpensesMeals Not ListedPersonal Trekking EquipmentTravel insuranceVisasClimbing Gears
Day 1: Mwanza to Rubondo Island National Park
Day 2: Full day in Rubondo Island National Park
Day 3: Rubondo Island National Park to Mwanza
Rubondo Island National Pack And Lake Victoria