Ngamba Isaland chimpanzee sanctuary is found 27km from water front beach, next to the Uganda Wildlife Education Center in Entebbe.
Ngamba island chimpanzee sanctuary is a home for orphaned chimpanzees that have been rescued from pet traders within East Africa. It is the only place such as within the East African countries of Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda. It was started by Chimpanzee Sanctuary & Wildlife Conservation Trust which established as a combined national and international initiative and a globally recognized collaborative conservation effort, geared towards developing and implementing a long-term strategy for conservation of chimpanzees and their habitat, with the immediate purpose of establishing a chimpanzee sanctuary on Ngamba Island in Lake Victoria, and such other places in Uganda as the trustees may acquire.
CSWCT established Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary in 1998 for the care and welfare of entrusted animals while conserving as far as possible the ecosystem of the island.
Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary has since then emerged a popular day tour destination to for travelers and lovers of wildlife. Steady Safaris Tours Limited arrange such day tours to Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary and on request overnight stays can be planned and arranged for you, your family or friends.
To get to Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary you will travel by speed boat from water front beach and the speed boat is operated by wild frontiers based out in Entebbe.
This is an amazing day tour that will have you upon arrival at the sanctuary Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary, you will be directed to the visitor’s center where you will be given an introduction to the project, its history, the residents and their plight. On each of the two types of day visits (half day and full day), you will receive an educational orientation by a chimpanzee caregiver and view a feeding of the chimpanzees (full day visitors will view 2 feedings) from the visitors’ raised platform area along the edge of the sanctuary fence.
Contact Steady Safaris Limited for a day tour or over night stay at Ngamba Islanda Chimpanzee Sanctuary.