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Lake Victoria - Rubondo Island

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1/5 Wildebeest charge headlong into the Mara River, northern Serengeti
© Asilia Wildebeest charge headlong into the Mara River, northern Serengeti
2/5 Where the wild things are - Riverine woodland along the banks of the Rufiji River
© Paul Joynson Hicks / Nomad Tanzania Where the wild things are - Riverine woodland along the banks of the Rufiji River
3/5 Chada's stylish simplicity in the heart of Katavi National Park, one of Tanzania's wildest places
© Nomad Tanzania Chada's stylish simplicity in the heart of Katavi National Park, one of Tanzania's wildest places
4/5 Approaching elephant on foot is one of the most rewarding game experiences there is
© Jo Metson Scott / Nomad Tanzania Approaching elephant on foot is one of the most rewarding game experiences there is
5/5 Pared down simplicity and comfort in a light mobile camp.
© Wayo Africa Pared down simplicity and comfort in a light mobile camp.

Rubondo Island National Park includes Rubondo Island and several other small islands on Lake Victoria

Rubondo Island National Park includes Rubondo Island and several other small islands on Lake Victoria.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 tranquillity 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 (although they can no way be described as habituated to human presence). Other mammals frequently seen include otters, bushbuck and vervet monkeys. Rarer sightings are colobus, genet, marsh mongoose, suni antelope.

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