Introduction to Rubondo Island

Rubondo Island National Park is a true hidden gem of Tanzania and is home to a diverse range of wildlife.
This includes several species of primates, crocodiles, hippos, and over 200 bird species. This makes it a true paradise for nature enthusiasts and birdwatchers.
Despite being lesser known, Rubondo is a hidden treasure, offering a unique experience for those seeking adventure, wildlife, and culture!

Why visit Rubondo Island National Park?

  • Rubondo Island National Park is a hidden treasure, offering a unique experience.
  • It houses diverse wildlife, including several species of primates.
  • The park’s remote location has helped preserve its natural beauty, making it a perfect destination for off-the-beaten-path adventure.
  • Visitors can explore the stunning landscape, hike the trails, and get up close to the wildlife.
  • Rubondo Island National Park offers a variety of outdoor activities, such as fishing, boat safaris, and hiking trails.
  • Visitors can still see traces of the Bantu tribe’s existence, including rock paintings and archaeological sites.
  • The park is also a fantastic destination for travelers who want to avoid crowds and explore an unspoiled wilderness.

Getting to Rubondo Island National Park

By Boat

Rubondo Island National Park is accessible by boat. If you are travel from Mwanza, Tanzania, you can take a boat to Rubondo Island, which takes about 3-4 hours.

By Air

Daily scheduled flights operate from Arusha or Dar es Salaam to Rubondo Island with Auric Air and Coastal Aviation.

Best Time to visit Rubondo Island National Park

Rubondo National Park is best visited from June to October.
During these sunny months, the weather is mild, and the roads are more accessible, making it easier to see wildlife.
However, it’s worth noting that Rubondo is a year-round destination with something to offer visitors every season.
The wet season (March to May, and November) is when the park’s lush vegetation thrives, The wet season is also an excellent time for birdwatching and butterfly spotting.

Wildlife Safaris and Game Drives

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