The Rubondo Island National Park provides a variety of habitats ranging from savannah to open woodland, dense forest, papyrus swamps and sandy beaches. Rubondo Island National Park water wonderland comprising Rubondo Islands and nine smaller islands tucked into a corner of Lake Victoria north-west of MwanzaThere are variety animals including bushbuck, crocodile, elephant, genet, giraffe, hippo, mongoose, velvet monkey and the reclusive sitatunga a shaggy coated aquatic antelope. The bird life is unique with species from central and southern Africa flocking to ‘Bird Island’ to breed. Bee-eaters, fish eagle, heron, ibis, kingfisher and both spoon billed and saddle billed stork will be seen. Tilapia and Nile Perch abound in the lake.