It’s Now Easier To Get To Rubondo Island
By Britta Foulis – Content Marketing Manager
It is now easier than ever before to fly to Rubondo Island Camp. There are multiple locations within the Serengeti which have direct flights to Rubondo Island and what makes this even better is the fact that these flights are as short as 40 minutes in total. Now there is absolutely no excuse to not visit the island if you’re already in the Serengeti!
Rubondo Island is a hidden gem found in the southwest corner of Lake Victoria – the island is so special that only a handful of park wardens, wildlife researchers, and camp staff call it home. This makes visiting Rubondo Island extra special and is somewhere every adventure-lover should visit. The only accommodation on the island is our Rubondo Island Camp, this small and exclusive camp consists of just eight waterfront cottages – all built by hand using traditional skills and local materials – that blend seamlessly into the verdant landscape.The only problem was that it was really tricky to get to the island – travel wasn’t easy and flights were limited, but all that has changed.
Our Serengeti Camps
This is quintessential Africa: vast rolling plains stretching as far as the eye can see dotted with gnarled acacia bushes, jagged kopjes and lush riverine habitat. The Serengeti National Park covers nearly 15 000km² in northwestern Tanzania between the Ngorongoro highlands and Lake Victoria. We have 6 properties in the Serengeti which have their own unique touches and experience, click through to find out more about each of them:
Convincing someone to visit the Serengeti is not very hard – there is so much to do and see, not to mention the epic adventure of being a part of The Great Migration which passes through the Serengeti throughout most of the year. While heart-stopping wildlife encounters and extraordinary sightings in the Serengeti are guaranteed, there are many ways to experience and learn more about this very special wilderness. If you still need some extra motivation, the following activities are just a taste of what to expect when staying with us.
Combine The Serengeti & Rubondo Island
The Serengeti has so much to offer, combining it with a stay on Rubondo Island is sure to make your holiday a hundred times more enviable to your friends and family back home! Rubondo Island Camphas its own array of exciting activities on offer but the most exciting one by far is our very own Chimpanzee Habituation Program which guests are invited to be a part of while our chimps are being habituated. You can read more about this once-in-a-lifetime experience here.
The island is waiting for you to explore it, as well as the waterways. Head out on a drive through the forestto spend time with our resident elephant, giraffe, bushbuck and others. Or take a boat ride out on the lake and learn about the hippo, crocs, otters, and other water-friends that call the island home. There is so much to see, do, and explore on the island we’re pretty sure you will want to add on a couple extra days at the end of your stay to make sure you can experience it all!
Rubondo Island Flight Offer
If you’re planning on spending 3 nights or more at Rubondo Island Camp then you will benefit from our special Rubondo Flight Offer which allows you to enjoy heavily discounted access between Rubondo Island and the Serengeti or Kigali in Rwanda, saving over 55%% on the flights. Follow this link to find out more about the offer.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]
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