Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary

Details

Details of Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary

Owned and operated by the Chimpanzee Trust, the Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary is an orphanage for nearly fifty orphaned chimpanzees who are now cared for and studied by the island’s staff.

 

The sanctuary’s most popular tour is done as either a half-day or full-day tour, and introduces visitors to the work being done on the island as well as giving them access to a chimpanzee feeding that can be observed from a raised deck. Food and drink are also available on the island.

 

For those wanting to spend more time with the chimpanzees, overnights can be arranged.

 

Overnight visitors may also wish to apply for the Caregiver for a Day program, which allows them to take an active role in the preparation of meals and in assisting with other day-to-day maintenance for the island.

Extensions

Short Overview

Owned and operated by the Chimpanzee Trust, the Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary is an orphanage for nearly fifty orphaned chimpanzees who are now cared for and studied by the island’s staff.

Let us plan your dream
African trip!

Spotting whales along the Kenyan coast In early June, after travelling some 4000 kilometres from Antarctica, majestic humpback whales enter the waters along the East African shore and swim into warm tropical inner reefs to calve and mate. Large numbers and their playfulness make them easy to spot, and offer...
A great advantage of Mombasa is that the tropical beaches are close to such famous parks as Arabuko Sokoke National Park, Amboseli National Park and many others. Even the famous Maasai Mara is only a short flight away! Hence why you should not miss the chance to add a short...
Have you ever thought of setting off to Kenya for your holiday? Kenya has become a popular beach destination relatively recently, but it already boasts some of the best resorts in the world! That is not surprising because Kenya has something difficult to find in other places - a combination...
When you are enjoying yourself on the stunning sandy beaches of Mombasa it's worth remembering: being on the African coast, you cannot miss the opportunity to experience one of the most important sights of Africa - a real safari in the bush! To help you plan we have listed the...
Every year, the Great Migration, in the heart of the amazing Serengeti National Park, puts on a magnificent show. From late January to mid-March about 8,000 wildebeest are born every day!! Few things compare to seeing a baby wildebeest take its first steps and start running just minutes after being...