Rubondo Island

Rubondo Island is an ideal place for nature enthusiasts and adventurers. Being the largest island in the Lake Victoria region, it boasts a variety of wildlife including chimpanzees, elephants, and giraffes. You can enjoy guided safaris, birdwatching, fishing, and snorkeling. The island offers a luxury lodge with comfortable accommodations and gorgeous views of the lake. Rubondo Island is a perfect destination for an exceptional and unique safari experience.



Rubondo Island offers many activities to the safari tourists.

  • Exploring nature
  • Hiking
  • Bird watching
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Game drives.

Getting there


Rubondo Island National Park can be accessed by boat or air. Daily flights take off from Arusha to Mwanza, from where you can take a boat to the island. It’s also possible to charter planes for private flights to Rubondo. The island is just over 150 km from Mwanza, and the boat ride takes around two hours depending on the weather and water conditions. Several tour operators offer trips to Rubondo Island National Park, which is famous for its pristine natural beauty, diverse wildlife, and bird watching opportunities.


Rubondo Island National Park offers eco-friendly lodging options for all travelers, from tented camps to luxurious lodges. Guests can enjoy modern amenities such as hot showers and delicious meals while experiencing the beauty of nature.

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