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Ngamba Island Tented Camp

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Reviewed 29 April 2017

About 10 years ago, we lived in Nairobi, Kenya so could travel to other East African sites easily. When our family came to visit 1 time, we trekked with the Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and stay overnight at Ngamba. Both were amazing. But if...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

A friend and I did a 1-night stay on Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary in their permanent tented camp. Our boat ride to the Island over Lake Victoria was very rough even though it was blue skies, so we arrived drenched and a bit battered. But...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Ngamba Island was one of the highlights of our Uganda trip. We stayed one night at the island, including the caregiver for a day program. The interaction with the chimps is really amazing. The staff is very friendly and makes you feel really welcome. Unfortunately...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2016

I’ve visited Ngamba a number of times and every time it gets better. The forest is fabulous - surely the densest and most protected outside the National Parks. I loved the boat trip from Entebbe - that crosses the Equator! We got a lovely welcome...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2015

I visited Ngamba Island just for a day trip and I cannot wait to return for the overnight experience. It is well-run and an amazing opportunity to see chimpanzees. The staff are committed, engaging, attentive and knowledgeable. The food was great and the entire experience...More

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"You have to like sleeping on cots in tents but with ensuite bathrooms, it is fine."
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"For best value for money, stay more than one night and/or arrange your travel so you are sharing a boat with..."
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"I was in the Mika tent, one that is the highest on the hill and separated from the other three. A great..."
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"The tents are all equally comfortable"
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