Rubondo Island Camp: A Brand New Look

By Asilia Africa News | 09 October 2018

By Britta Foulis – Content Marketing Manager

Rubondo Island Camp – A New Look

Rubondo Island Camp is made up of only eight waterfront chalets – this means that the Rubondo experience is extremely exclusive, and because of the location of the cottages, the experience is one that is full of adventure and excitement too!

The accommodations at Rubondo Island Camp have just been completely revitalized, and now are more inviting than ever before. Each of the eight chaletsisblended seamlessly into the lush landscape and are shaded by the surrounding indigenous forest. These chalets are surrounded by rolling green lawns that roll further onto the beachy shores of Lake Victoria. Guests can enjoy the sounds of the forest and the view of the world’s second largest lake while relaxing on the verandah.

Have a look at some of the updates we’ve made and get inspired to spend time with us on thelargest island national park in Africa.

The Rubondo Island Camp Experience

Your very own private beach on Rubondo Island.

Enjoying the sunrise overlooking Lake Victoria on the Rubondo breakfast deck.

Private dining set up around the pool, overlooking Lake Victoria.

Sundowners on the beachy shores of Lake Victoria.

Rubondo Accommodations

The new rooms at Rubondo Island Camp.

The en-suite bathroom at Rubondo Island Camp.

Idyllic settings from your bedroom – what could be better?

Something New – “The Nest”

We have an extremely exciting addition to Rubondo Island Camp, “The Nest” – now you may be wondering, what is this all about? As the name may suggest to you, The Nest is an information centre combining a whole range of information and interesting artefacts that will teach you all about chimpanzees. The name is fitting as each night, chimpanzees will make their way into the trees and build their nest for the night.This is a ritual they take part in each and every night, moving to a new spot and making a new nest for the night – which is why we have our Chimpanzee Trackers who head out early each morning in search of where the chimps will be for the day. You can get to know one of our trackers, Simon, a little bit better and what it is him and his fellow trackers do in this blog post.

Chimpanzee information centre – “The Nest”.

Rubondo Island is home toa very special group of chimpanzees whose ancestors were brought here in the 1960s as part of anambitiousconservation project, today you can be part of the Chimpanzee Habituation Process. Available for a limited time, this is auniqueopportunity to join the habituation team as theyaccustomthe chimps tothepresenceof humans and witness them up close in the wild.

The Nest is home to so many interesting facts and information about chimpanzees.

You’ll find information on the chimpanzees and their unique journey to the Island as well as infographics, books, and even skulls of different primates and chimps to give you an ideaof how each differs from the others.

Join Us At Rubondo Island Camp

We would love to welcome you to Rubondo Island Camp, get in touch with your usual travel agent to enquire about a stay or get in touch with us below.

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