Ngamba Island is
100 acres (approximately 40 hectares) of rainforest situated
23kms from Entebbe, near the
equator in Lake Victoria, Uganda. It supports a rich diversity
of natural wildlife (over 120 species of birds, hippos,
crocodiles, (monitor lizards) and provides a variety of
natural foods for the orphaned chimpanzees.
Chimpanzees are amazing animals which
share many similarities with human beings, like hugging
and kissing each other, living in family groups, and really
enjoy the company of others in their daily lives.
is set up as an eco-friendly project with compost
toilets, rainwater collection, proper waste management
practices and solar energy (for electricity and hot
Do you want to miss these old famous chimps like Kalema,
Connie and others? Please don't miss, give it
This is Connie who is short
with a black face and a brown/pink outline around
her lips, and originated from Mbarara. What a great
a courageous woman chimp!!. Interesting on her is
her shortness and a large belly.
A visit to Ngamba island would take
one day but if you wish to overnight on the island for
chimp habituation exercise, G&C company offers comfortable