Monthly Archives: September 2012

15th Birthday Party

Volcanoes’ 15th Birthday Party!

Volcanoes Safaris celebrated its 15th Anniversary in style at an event in Kampala on 7th September. It also marked its work as pioneers in great ape tourism and as a leader in the safari and adventure travel world.
Vanessa Townsend, Sales and Marketing Manager for Volcanoes, described it not only as a celebration of Volcanoes but

Ebola 5 Dec

Volcanoes Safaris Statement on Ebola 17 Sep

In recent days there have been reports of Ebola in The Democratic Republic of Congo.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has stated that there is no need to restrict travel or trade to Uganda and Rwanda. Travel is proceeding normally to both countries. Guests are proceeding with their safaris as planned to all areas of the

Three Gorilla Deaths

Tragic Report of Three Gorillas’ Deaths

Volcanoes was hugely saddened to learn of the recent deaths of two wild mountain gorillas. Bwiruka, a senior female mountain gorilla, was found dead by trackers in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park on Monday. The cause of death is yet to be established but is suspected to be advanced age. Also, 3-year-old male mountain gorilla Akarusho

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Volcanoes Team in Great Gorilla Run!

A team from the Volcanoes Safaris London office have decided to participate in the 2012 Great Gorilla Run through the City of London and around the Thames to support gorilla conservation but we need your help!
The Great Gorilla Run is an annual event that takes place in the heart of the vibrant city of London

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Akagera’s Top Experiences

Akagera National Park, Rwanda’s hidden gem, only receives a fraction of the number of visitors that famous safari parks like Massai Mara or Kruger see. While Akagera lacks the density of wildlife these other parks boast, its dearth of tourists mean that those who do visit can experience the wilderness in near solitude. No convoys