Things to do at Rubondo Island Camp

An adventurist’s dream awaits in the tropical forests of Rubondo Island as Lake Victoria’s shores provide an opportune setting for boating and forest drive excursions and exceptional fresh water fishing trips.

Daily game drives take place in open safari vehicles alongside a trained and experienced guide. The drives navigate their way through the wilderness, affording photographic opportunities of the landscapes and wildlife including sitatunga, elephant, chimpanzee and bush buck.

Explore the forest in walks or hikes alongside a trained guide. The expeditions have differing time periods, from a casual walk through the vegetation to a full day hike that results in an over-night fly camp.

Enjoy a peaceful night’s rest that is above all others in a tree house sleep-out. Elevated above the landscapes will provide you with a spectacular view and an unforgettable experience.

Birding excursions introduce you to various species that form part of the Rubondo Island National Park’s prolific bird list. Species include barbets, flycatchers, herons, kingfishers, sunbirds and birds of prey.

Occupy the waters of Lake Victoria on a boating excursion ranging from a casual canoe trip in the morning to a sundowner cruise on a dhow.

The Nile perch challenges fishing enthusiasts in catch-and-release fishing trips in the advantageous waters of the large Lake Victoria. Fishing techniques uses during the trips include fly fishing, trolling, spinning, as well as live and dead bait fishing.

Educational walks through chimpanzee habitat allow an intimate peek into the home of these primates who remain hidden in the boughs of the trees, as guests stroll though.

Cultural visits will allow you to interact with the local communities and get an authentic view of their unique way of life.

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