Ngamba Island located in Lake Victoria about 23km south – West of Entebbe is a conservation sanctuary for orphaned chimpanzees under the management of Chimpanzee Sanctuary and Wildlife Conservation Trust (CSWCT).
Full day Ngamba Island Excursion
You will be picked up by our driver/guide from your hotel in Entebbe or place of residence to catch the early morning boat to transfer to Ngamba Island. The transfer lasts between 45 -50minutes by a motorized speed boat.
On arrival at Ngamba you will be received and guided to the visitor’s center for an introductory brief about the island, an educational orientation by a care giver and witness the feeding sessions from a strategic point on the visitor’s platform.
There will be a lunch break in between activities before returning to the main land in the evening. Your driver/guide will be waiting to return you at your hotel or place of residence.
Meal plan – Lunch
The day tour Inclusions
- Ground transfers by a 4Wd Safari vehicle
- Return transfers by Speed boat to Ngamba
- Viewing of Chimpanzees.
- Entrance fees
- Driver guide allowance.
The day tour Exclusions
Local and international flights, Personal Travel insurance, Visa Fees, drinks, cigarettes, tips, souvenirs and any other items of personal nature.
Other Activities at Ngamba Island
Ngamba Island Nature Trail
A walk in the forest to learn about the rich ecosystems and abundant life in the Ngamba Island 95 acre rain jungle. Learn more about chimpanzees – how they spend their days, what they eat in the wild, how they hunt- by following their trails in the Ngamba forest. You will also be treated to sights of fruit bats, over 75,000 sighted, over 120 bird species, geological features like caves, different spider species and plants and trees from our knowledgeable staff.
While at it, you will have an opportunity to glimpse a chimpanzee or two up in the trees as they go about their daily routines and take closer pictures.
Fishing: 1 day fishing on Lake Victoria
We offer this exciting activity for either half or full day on Lake Victoria. Our UK Certified trained skippers know the lake intimately and will give you an amazing experience. Our experience in fishing the famed Nile Perch has grown. Whether you choose one day or one week of guided fishing, our staff will put you on to fish using their experience and know-how. Our fishing adventures feature 4 to 8 full hours of incredible fishing, and can cater a personalized experience which you’ll never forget!
Ngamba Island Sunset cruises
As the day ends and the evening sets in, join us for an exclusive sunset cruise. Enjoy the unique view of fisher men casting their nets, fishing villages as they wind down the day and of course the golden circular site of nature’s eye going to sleep. The thrill comes from knowing that you are crossing the globe from the southern to the northern hemisphere on the equator as you sip away on cold drinks in a romantic bliss
NB: An overnight stay at Ngamba Island can be arranged including longer stays, please inquire with us for details.