Rubondo Island national park is situated on the south-west shores of Lake Victoria. The national park includes many smallest islands of Lake Victoria. It’s a great place where the bush meets the shores.
The island covers up 456.8 km and governed by Tanzania National Parks Authority. The island was declared as a game reserve in 1965, to provide a sanctuary for animals. Afterward, in 1977 it was established as a national park.
There are 80% of the forested forest lands. People of the Zinza tribe used to inhabit the islands earlier that were mainly dependent on banana plantations and fishing.
The Rubondo Island national park is home to various water-birds and a high concentration of African fish eagles can be spotted in the national park.
Apart from the birds, you can spot Sitatunga, Elephants, Giraffes, Hippos, Bushbucks, Pythons, Crocodiles, Chimpanzees, Bush pigs and Suni inside the national park.
Exploring some magnificent beaches like Fly catcher, Mchangani and Michicoco can get you an exceptional view. It also offers breath-taking views of sunrise and sunsets.