Take in the sights, whether close by or a short drive out of town.
130km from the city and deep in the Congolese rainforest. Day trips to the falls are best undertaken with a guide.
Many tour companies organise trips on the river. Nearby sandbars are a popular picnic destination. Boats are also available for hire from the Yacht club.
Outstanding views of the river and the heavily-laden barges heading inland to Kisangani. Picnic trips can be arranged up the river or to one of the islands.
A shelter for orphaned and endangered apes, called Bonobos, about one hour out of the city. Visitors can stay the night although space is very limited.
Zongo FallsZongo Falls, Zongo, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Congo RiverCongo River, Kinshasa
The Kinshasa Yacht ClubThe Kinshasa Yacht Club
Lola Ya BonoboLola Ya Bonobo, Kinshasa