Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary

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Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary

Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary is part of the Koome group of about 15 Islands located on Lake Victoria 23km south of Entebbe.Ngamba Island is currently home to 49 orphaned and confiscated chimps that were rescued . The chimpanzees  are offered a sanctuary that is safe and semi-natural.

Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary offers 95 acres of natural forest where the chimps roam and forage daily with their diet supplemented multiple times . The chimps also have the freedom to stay in the forest at night or return to nighttime enclosures where they can build nests and receive an evening meal.

Activities & attractions

The approximately 100 acres Ngamba Island 98 of which are forested and for use by the 42 orphaned chimpanzees. Day trips involve viewing either a morning or afternoon feeding of the chimpanzees from the raised platform. Hear an informative talk by the sanctuary staff, enjoy the Island beautiful views, natural wildlife, birdlife and activities such as volleyball, darts, swimming in the lake, kayaking and island hopping.

Overnight visitors have lots of time to enjoy morning memorable chimpanzee noisily wake up calls, sun set huge number of bats flying out of the forest, chimpanzee integration and caregiver experience or optional activities as taking a visit to a local fishing village, Ssese trip, fishing trips, boat cruise on the Equator.