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When you arrive to Ngamba Island, you'll quickly learn why it's referred to as the chimpanzee paradise.
The Chimpanzee Sanctuary & Wildlife Conservation Trust founded the sanctuary for orphaned chimpanzees in 1998.
There are 49 orphaned chimpanzees that have been rescued from illegal trade.
The well-trained nursing staff will tell you all about the chimpanzees life and their endangered existence.
Visit Ngamba Island, the chimpanzee island
Encounter the 49 orphaned chimpanzees up close
Get an insight into the life of chimpanzees in the wild
Is your favourite animal the chimpanzee? On Ngamba Island, in the middle of Lake Victoria, visit the Chimpanzee Sanctuary & Wildlife Conservation Trust, a sanctuary for orphaned chimpanzees. During this experience, you can see the 49 orphaned chimpanzees up close while they are being fed.
In the middle of Lake Victoria, about 23 kilometres south of Entebbe, lies the 40-hectare chimpanzee paradise. Ngamba Island is a sanctuary for orphaned chimpanzees found by the Chimpanzee Sanctuary & Wildlife Conservation Trust in 1998.
The sanctuary houses 49 chimpanzees rescued from the illegal trade market or can no longer be released in Uganda’s forests for various reasons. The animals’ rights activists look after their protégés with lots of love and affection.
During the 60-minute boat ride to Ngamba Island, enjoy the views of picturesque fishing villages. When you arrive, the well-trained nursing staff will provide you with information about the chimpanzees’ lives and their endangered existence. And the highlight of your experience will be the chimpanzees’ feedings. Get up-close encounters with your favourite animal!
Duration of the trip: Half day