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Rubondo Island National Park

Rubundo Island has been uninhabited for decades and almost untouched by tourism.

Rubondo Island National Park

Reviews of safaris to Rubondo Island National Park

6 holiday reviews from our travellers of holidays which include Rubondo Island.

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Pauanui NZ

"Surpassed expectations "

I visited Tanzania and 1 other country between 9 Jun 2019 and 5 Jul 2019
"Overall it surpassed expectations.

Would love to return in the future maybe to view the Crossings.

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No" Read full review: 26 nights in Africa; 8 on a Tanzania safari
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Mr & Mrs P

"A Fantastic Vacation!"

I visited Tanzania between 21 Jul 2018 and 8 Aug 2018
"This was our 4th visit to southern/eastern Africa, and although each trip has been different and wonderful, this was probably our best trip yet.

The highlight was our time spent at Kichaka in Ruaha, since walking safaris are our favorite activity. Owner/Guide Andrew Molinare (Moli) gets rave reviews, and deserves every one of them.

We visited 5 parks and camps, with significant travel distances involved. Expert Africa did a fantastic job coordinating all the internal flights with Coastal Aviation, and everything went extremely smoothly." Read full review: 18 nights in Africa; 18 on a Tanzania safari
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Mr & Mrs W-J

"Migration on the hoof - and a very large fish"

I visited Tanzania and 1 other country between 23 Feb 2015 and 9 Mar 2015
"We had wanted to visit Western Serengeti and Lake Victoria for many years and they did not disappoint.

The migration wasn't where it was supposed to be but we still saw it. Rubondo island is very different but we highly recommend it. Cheetahs abounded in southern Serengeti.

Travellers to Tanzania should be aware that all timings of Coastal flights are subject to change and that lodges should be asked to check them for you - every one of ours was changed. Also that if flying from Nairobi your point of immigration may be different from that on your ticket - we were told Tarime but ended up going through Musoma.

Thanks Ellie - you will not be surprised that we have ideas for our next trip!

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All staff are always friendly and helpful even though we are, to quote Chris 'particular' about our travels. However that means we have always had wonderful trips and is why we keep coming back again, and again, and again!

For first-time Africa travellers more information on the vagaries of internal flights might have been helpful." Read full review: 14 nights in Africa; 11 on a Tanzania safari
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Dr & Mrs S

"Northern Tanzania July/August 2014"

I visited Tanzania between 20 Jul 2014 and 3 Aug 2014
"The good parts of the trip were the lodges (with the exception of Lemala) and the logistics which all worked extremely well.

We found the game viewing rather disappointing compared with Zambia and Botswana, with which we are more familiar, in that the wildlife was often very distant from the roads and made photography and observing behaviours less satisfactory.

Although we had to actually book the flights ourselves, the suggested routing of Manchester/Amsterdam/Kilimanjaro worked very well." Read full review: 14 nights in Africa; 14 on a Tanzania safari
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Family of 4

"8-night Safari, family of 4"

I visited Tanzania between 1 Feb 2014 and 9 Feb 2014
"We had an outstanding and truly memorable trip, both luxurious and with astonishing wildlife experiences. Wonderful." Read full review: 8 nights in Africa; 8 on a Tanzania safari
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Mrs B & Ms W

"Serengeti & Rubondo"

I visited Tanzania between 1 Feb 2013 and 9 Feb 2013
"We visited in February and felt as if we had the Serengeti all to ourselves. It was the wildebeest calving season in the southern Serengeti which attracts several tourists. We saw plenty of calves but very few other tourists because of Ubuntu's location and the northern Serengeti was virtually deserted by visitors but full of "normal" resident wildlife.

Rubondo was the perfect ending - an unspoilt island with a new chimp tracking project. Serengeti and Rubondo together were a great combination." Read full review: 8 nights in Africa; 8 on a Tanzania safari
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Rubondo Island Camp

Rubondo Island Camp

Rubondo Island Camp's unique and idyllic location on Lake Victoria is ideal for adventurous travellers looking for an off-the-beaten-track experience.

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