White Water Rafting

White Water Rafting

White Water Rafting

White water rafting on River Nile -the longest River in the world is one of the most fascinating adventurous activity that has apparently become famous among the intriguing tourist activities in the Pearl of Africa. Are you planning a Uganda safari, don’t forget to include the thrilling adventure activity on your bucket list. White water Rafting is experience on River Nile in Jinja Town which is known as the second busiest town in Uganda and it is referred to as the “Adventure capital of East Africa”. Jinja hosts some of the wonderful and best accommodation facilities, grab a chance to encounter with a list of endless thrilling activities and the town acts as a connection point to other tourism destinations in Uganda like Sipi Falls and iconic Mount Elgon National park.

White water rafting in jinja is about 20 years old and it is one of the rewarding activities that can be considered on a Jinja Excursion tour and later transfer back to the Kampala or stay in Jinja for a wonderful overnight stay to catch up with other amazing activities at the site.

white water rafting on river nile

White water rafting on River Nile is done in Phases using paddle Rafts under the guidance and instructions from a professional Capitan working together with the Rafting team. Before you begin off the rafting activity, you are offer training and instructions about the safety measures and how best you can achieve an extremely rewarding experience while rafting. During the rafting experience, there is a rescue raft team that escorts you while on their Kayaks so that in case of an accident you are helped out as soon as possible. Rafting starts with the calm rapids that gets you familiar with the activity and prepares you for the tough rapid grade 5 that is a bit challenging when you reach Bojanala falls that takes you into fall after fall. This point requires experienced rafters. Therefore if you are a first time rafter feel free to inform the rafting team which rapid level you are comfortable with and willing to experience. The White water activity is quite strenuous but the experience is extremely fascinating and extraordinary in nature. At the end of the rafting exciting and wonderful experience, enjoy lunch on one of the dotted islands on River Nile and celebrate the wonderful achievement that reminds you about your visit to the Pearl of Africa. The rafting team records your rafting video from the start and until the end of the activity, therefore you can purchase the video that acts as a take home memorable experience of your white water rafting trip on River Nile.

The White Water Rafting tour can be tailored to suit the interest of your adventure safari in Jinja by combining it with other interesting activities. Delight in a two days Jinja Tour organized by Mumwe Safaris and you won’t regret a single dollar paid for your Uganda safari.

How to get Jinja

Our company representative picks you up from your hotel of residence in Kampala or at Entebbe international Airport. Begin off your wonderful journey  take drive long the Kampala- Jinja Highway, enjoy the exciting drive through Mukono to Mabira Forest where you can delight in an option stopover for a forest Walk. After Mabira Forest your next place is Lugazi, here you enjoy viewing the sweeping large tea and sugarcane plantations. The journey to Jinja from Kampala takes you about 2 hours’ drive on a day without the challenges of traffic jam.

When to go for the white water Rafting adventure in Jinja.

The White water Rafting activity is safe and open to all travelers throughout the year. It is important to note that the white water rafting tour can be arranged in various categories depending on the age of people such as; from the age of 2 to 72 years. The rates charged for Rafting depends of the category of people. There is both full day and half day experiences as well as an extreme rafting that takes you about 2 days where you rafting until you reach the climax of your satisfaction.

What is the cost of white water rafting in Jinja

The Price of white water rafting is 140 USD per person however it is important to note that you may encounter extra costs if you are planning a round trip.

Some of the activities that can be combined with white water rafting include;


Kayaking on River Nile offers you an insight to explore the source of River Nile, enjoy the scenic beauty of numerous farmlands, the surrounding communities close to river Nile as well as the mesmerizing Vegetation that hosts a variety of colorful birds and primates like Monkeys.

Jet Boating

Upon arrival at river begin exploring river Nile with a speed jet boat that takes you to rapids on river Nile. The boat cruise ride on the river is exciting and extremely rewarding.

Nile High Bungee Jumping

This involves Jumping over high raised platform of about 40 meters high on the source of river Nile. Under the guidance and instruction of a guide. Jump off the raised platform and swing above the water of River Nile. Here grab a chance to touch the surface of the water. The activity allows you to enjoy the picturesque views of the surrounding environment, enjoy viewing the impressive numbers of monkeys such as; vervet monkeys as well as colorful bird life.

To book with Mumwe safaris for an adventure tour in Jinja, contact our reservation team by sending an inquiry at info@mumwesafarisuganda.com or call us on +256-700135510 or Tel +256-414699459

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