Rubundo Island Camp, Lake Victoria

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Why we like it

  • Small and exclusive camp
  • Eight luxurious private cottages
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Activities on offer include forest walks, game-watching, birding excursions, canoe trips, trekking through wild chimpanzee territory and catch-and-release fishing
  • Birdwatchers paradise with over 300 endemic species
  • A true wilderness experience a great addition to any Tanzanian holiday

A&K Top Tip

Laze around in your hammock in front of your cottage with a good book or a pair of binoculars breathing in the smells of the surrounding ancient trees.

Guest Testimonial

My wife, Cindy, and I travelled with A&K this September. Saying that we were “very satisfied” would be an understatement. I did not feel that the survey I received provided a way for me to say how satisfied we are and to commend some individuals.

- DM, London



Rubundo Island Camp is a unique experience located on the largest island national park in Africa. Only an hour away by flight from the dusty plains of the Serengeti yet on arrival at Rubundo it is a true tropical paradise with verdant jungle and the mighty Lake Victoria, this is without question an alternative to a beach option before or after a safari. The camp has carefully been constructed using local materials and techniques so that the camp blends seamlessly into this untouched wilderness. The camp is set around a small bay the main area comprises elegant open-sided mess areas and a swimming pool with enviable views of the lake. As with all wildlife encounters the chimp sightings cannot always be guaranteed. Rubundo Island Camp is a great choice for families the camp welcomes children over the age of 6 years old.


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Fly to

Kilimanjaro (for Northern Tanzania), Dar es Salaam via Nairobi (for Selous, Ruaha, Zanzibar)

Flying time

11 hours 30 minutes including transit stop

Time difference

GMT +3 hours

Visas

Required for UK passport holders

Health requirements

Yellow fever certificate required

Best time to travel

December - March, July - October

Weather

Due to Tanzania's proximity to the equator the climate is generally warm year round ranging between 25°C to 32°C, there are however regional variations. With two rain seasons, the long rains fall in April and May (into early June) and the short rains falls in October and November. The best times to travel are December, January, February or late June to early October.

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