White Water Rafting on River Nile is a top-notch activity to do in Jinja City. The stretch of rapids along the upper Nile near Jinja is considered one of the most spectacular places in Africa to go white-water rafting. Despite the intensity of some of the rapids (grade IV and V), most people who venture here are first-time rafters seeking an adrenaline rush as part of their tour in Uganda.
The waters of the Nile flow from Lake Victoria at Jinja, Uganda, as the White Nile River before its 4,200-mile journey to the Mediterranean Sea. There are several whitewater raft guides and outfitters operating near the town of Jinja that offer day trips down a 12-mile stretch of the White Nile River through eight world-class rapids with names including Overtime, Bubugo and Hair of the Dog. These Class IV and V rapids offer plenty of adrenaline for the adventure-seeking traveler.
Safety standards are impeccable, with all rafting trips accompanied by a fleet of rescue kayaks and a safety boar you can retreat to if you find things a bit too adventurous for your tastes. In addition to the standard big water runs, there are also less extreme options including a family float trip. Contact us to take on an awesome White Water Rafting on River Nile in Jinja City on your vacation.
Other Top Adventure activities to do in Jinja
Tandem kayaking makes you take on some of the biggest and best rapids in a single day. Facing huge wave trains, crashing white water and powerful hydraulics. It is such an experience and it’s a team effort between you and your guide to make it through all of the rapids successfully. You will be paddling the river with our expert tandem kayaking guides who know the river like the backs of their hands. For those who like the idea of having their own craft, taking on the white water truly down at river level and getting the best experience, or simply for those who have done rafting before and want to step it up, tandem kayaking is one of the things to do in Jinja City on your vacation.
Quad Biking Around Jinja and the Near the Nile
Quad biking is also a great experiential activity in Jinja city, you can opt for 1hr, 2hr, 3hr and 4hr quad biking safaris. You can do this activity after White Water Rafting on River Nile. You do not need previous experience driving a vehicle is necessary. A free training session is conducted before each safari and trips are tailored to suit the rider’s ability and give the best possible adventure. The wetter the better – ATV Quad bikes love mud and so will you, sliding across the puddles and potholes. Quad biking along the beautiful banks of the Nile is a thrill you won’t soon forget as you enjoy in Jinja City.
Horseback Riding in Jinja.
Horseback riding safaris provide a fantastic way to explore the Banks of the Nile, see a traditional Ugandan village and view the stunning panorama from the hills overlooking the Nile River valley during your honeymoon trip in Jinja city. A two- or three-hour ride on these great healthy horses is just one of those special experiences you will not soon forget. The horses are very well trained and maintained, there are horses for riders of all experience levels. Great activity for those note interested in White Water Rafting on River Nile
You can also do a Bungee Jumping trip on your Vacation to Jinja city. Leaping over the source of the Nile from one of the most spectacular bungee jumping sites in the world. There are more things to do in Jinja on your honeymoon trip such as Visiting the Sezibwa falls, Sugarcane Plantations, Markets, and fishing villages in Jinja city.
Where to Stay in Jinja during White Water Rafting on River Nile
Hotel options in Jinja during White Water Rafting on River Nile range from Budget, mid-range to luxury options. You will choose where to stay depending on your interests and Budget. Some of the best hotels in Jinja are Wild Waters Lodge, 2Friends beach Hotel, Jinja Nile Hotel, and many others. Contact us here for reservations and booking details.