Rubondo island are located in the south- west corner of Lake Victoria, 300 km from Mwanza town. The islands are an ideal place for bird watching.
Among others these birds include fish eagles, martal eagles, goliath herons, sacred ibis, several species of king fisher’s, suckoos, bee eaters and many others, there are also good beaches for visitors.
Common mammals found on the islands include black and white colobus monkeys, black monkeys, buffalos, bushpigs, bushbucks, chimpanzees, dik-diks, elephants, giraffes, hippos, hyraxes, black rhinos, warthogs, water bucks, and velvet monkeys and sitatunga. The later is indigenous on the island and cannot be found in any other park in Tanzania (except Selous Game Reserve)