White Water Rafting on the Nile

Single day | tour extension | Uganda

White Water Rafting on the Nile

Duration: Single Day

The White water rafting on the Nile adventure is a must do for adrenaline junkies. K safaris introduces to you the eastern tour where you will have either all day or half day water rafting on the river Nile. This particular tour is different from what you probably would expect to do in one day. The flipping of the boat, swimming on the river and working as a team in the boat would be later a memory you will not forget after this activity.

This particular tour has been executed buy those who spend a night in Kampala, have a day to spare before they go on their wildlife and gorilla trekking safari. Others have come for conferences and business trips. They usually arrive in Uganda a day before and spend the whole day adventuring Jinja white water rafting on the historical river Nile.


  • All day White water Rafting
  • Lunch as you raft
  • Celebration after the raft
  • Swimming on the river Nile

Trip Summary

  • Drive from the Hotel after breakfast towards Jinja
  • Briefing before the rafting
  • All day Rafting
  • Drive back to Kampala with an option of staying in Jinja for overnight

White water rafting the nile in Uganda

The price includes: 

  • A  car with Fuel
  • English speaking Driver Guide
  • Rafting fees
  • Lunch inclusive
  • Bottled drinking water

The Price does not Include:

  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips and gratuities
  • One Meal
  • Extra Activities

Rafting the Nile River

A K safaris driver guide will pick you up from your lodging or hotel after your breakfast and you will start your drive to the Eastern part of Uganda. This tour will take you to where the mighty River Nile starts its long journey to Sudan, Egypt and the Mediterranean Sea and also to mention. Here is the home for safe white water rafting. Along the way, go through coffee, Tea and Sugar plantations and the colorful roadside fruit/vegetable markets as well as some of the historical sites important to the cultural kingdoms of Buganda and Busoga.

Grade 5 Rapids on the Nile Rafting

The adventure  begins as you arrive, you will join with the group of other people that will also be waiting to start the raft. The enthusiasm of the rafting guides cannot go un noticed, some nervous people and the excited ones gives a full package of adventure. Whether you will mild, hard or family rafting it is safe and does not need any experience with a life jacket and a video footage all the way you will have the best experience.

You will then be given a briefing on your safety which will be followed by a practical training prior to the start of the raft. You will raft for close to 31kms. This day will be dedicated to white water rafting. You rafting experience will be spiced up by a fantastic buffet lunch and complimentary drinks after the safari. Expect to be back in Kampala around sunset – with a feeling of having been away on vacation for a long time because it is worth trying. You will be dropped off at your Hotel. It is safe and needs no experience or qualifications, fun all the way on the Nile River.

The Jinja City tour extension is a single day extension tour that suites well with multi-day Uganda safaris and tour packages. Here’s a good selection of tour packages that would go well with the city extension:

5 Day Amazing Gorilla & Chimpanzee Safari

5 Day Luxury Murchison Falls Safari

8 Day Uganda Wildlife & Gorilla Safari

15 Day Wildlife Viewing & Primates Holiday

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