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White water rafting in Jinja

White water rafting is an activity done on River Nile which is approximately 6400 meters long and ejects 3.1 million liters of water per second making it one of the strongest ranking rapids best suit for water rafting across the longest river in the world, white water rafting in Jinja can be tailor-made with other several activities like; bungee jumping, Mountain biking, and Kayaking amidst other bird species which can be found along the Nile.

The river grading which is between 1-5 offers you options on the level that you wish to sail along and experience a memorable moment as you paddle along the Nile with incredible waves on the river flow. Assistance is offered by experienced and highly trained paddlers when the raft flip upside down or when people are washed away by the rapids to get back to their boat thus safety is paramount to the sailors and is greatly exhibited.

Who is eligible to do white water rafting?

The activity does not exclude gender and age whereby family floats can be arranged, children below 15 years can as well enjoy sailing along the water from Owen Falls dam across the channels to Bujagali and to the beautiful forested islands.

What is the cost of white water rafting?

Different rafting companies for this activity price differently depending on the period you intend to undertake the activity, for example, Half day rafts, full-day rafts, and rafting combos which involve family and friends. This, therefore, entails us to arrange with our stakeholder companies whom we work with and the price normally ranges between $125 to $140 a day, the packages for include pickup from the major backpackers in Kampala or any hostel in Jinja, rafting, free photos, lunch, drinks, and snacks. Rafting is incredible and lasts for about 6 hours.   Optional activities like Jet boat riding costs $75 for adults and $50 for kids under 12 for those who may not wish to go for strong rapids on the Nile.

Note: Like any other safari activity you are required to follow the rules and regulations set by your preferred rafting company and the guides upon completion of your preparations before and during your rafting experience on the Nile.

What to carry for your rafting experience?

Carry a swimsuit, a pair of sandals and shorts to wear on the river. You will get wet, so bring a change of outfit. Amenities exist for cameras to be protected from the while on the river. Don’t forget sunglasses, sunscreen, and a grin.

It’s always a little costly, it’s always worth it to undergo a unique experience which is cost-friendly and memorable on your safari. Contact us as we take you through a tailor-made safari on a different excursion for your trip ranging from boat cruise in Queen Elizabeth national park, chimpanzee trekking in Kibale national park, Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable forest National Park amidst other tourist potentials found in Uganda.

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