Saanane Islands National Park

Saanane Island , the smallest national park in East Africa has a record of being the first to be located within a City center.

It is located 2 km southwest from Mwanza city centre, which lies in the Gulf of lake Victoria

The park is home to mammals like the Impala, Rock Hyrax, Velvet Monkeys, Zebras, Impalas, Clawless Otters to mention just a few.

Around 44species of birds have been documented in Saanane island and many more occur at different time of the year. The park can therefore offer opportunities for birdwatchers.

Saanane Island National Park is accessed by boat.