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While walking safaris are also held at Rubondo Island, the water safaris on Lake Victoria are the real treat. You will be able to see wild hippos, crocodiles, lizards, and all kinds of birds. Trust me, it's really something.

The safaris are very personal, and depending on your guide, you could get a little extra out of it (I was scheduled for a 2 hour journey around the island, but my guide had so much fun entertaining us, he took us to different islands to show us the bird island as well as where the crocodiles lay their eggs, turning a 2 hour trip into 4!).

If you have a particular interest in a certain kind of animal, they will cater to that. Also, they will get very close to anything that you're interested in (aside from hippos, as they're very dangerous) and tell you all sorts of interesting facts. The guides are also very helpful with questions, and are eager to show you things.

You can stay in comfortable bandas for as long as you wish. They have comfortable beds and hot water to shower with. They're very nice!

Directions: The Northwestern part of Tanzania, west of Mwanza.
Right in Lake Victoria.

Website: http://www.tanzaniaparks.com/rubondo.html

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Oct 28, 2011
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