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Coolest always

Been here several times, and guess what it is always the best fun anyone would want to enjoy,If one... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TravelWithVin
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Jinja, Uganda
Great day on the Nile

Davy and crew provided an excellent day of whitewater on the Nile followed by a tasty BBQ meal and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Eric A
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Staffed with a team of highly experienced travel and activity professionals with strong affiliations across the industry, Nile River Explorers offers the largest range of river and riverbank activities in Jinja catering for individual travelers, groups and businesses alike. The White Nile offers possibly the best grade 5 white water rafting in the world, but we offer experiences on the Nile that allow every level of thrill seeker and every age group a chance to enjoy this beautiful river. You will discover that our warm friendly service begins with your first contact with Nile River Explorers.
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Wilson Avenue, Jinja, Uganda
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here several times, and guess what it is always the best fun anyone would want to enjoy,If one has not tried out to raft. it is high time

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Leslie C, General Manager at Nile River Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks TravelWithVin, we hope to see you again. And don't forget you can raft again within 3 months for just $85.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Davy and crew provided an excellent day of whitewater on the Nile followed by a tasty BBQ meal and beers. Enjoyed it all.

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Leslie C, General Manager at Nile River Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks Eric A, providing an excellent day is exactly what we love to hear.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a very interesting place for camping Both rooms and tents are very clean and nice Staff is friendly Food is fair

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Leslie C, General Manager at Nile River Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi philip a, thanks for the review, and we are sorry if the food was not up to your expectations, we would very much like to know why it was only 'fair'.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Guys you need to be here and you experience the white Nile water rafting. We are here to give you the best of game spot and other water activities like Kayaking, boat cruise, bungee jumping, horse riding...

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Leslie C, General Manager at Nile River Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Twiza T

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed there several nights over two weeks. The view is unbelievable. The staff were all very friendly and helpful. The rooms were great, it was nice how half-walls helped break up the larger dorm (Hypoxia) but the door did not stay closed so when...More

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Leslie C, General Manager at Nile River Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi indecisive wench, glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and thanks for taking the time to write a review.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights as part of overland tour in a twin ensuite room. The room itself it small but clean. There is a good fan in the room. If you are sharing a room you need to be open minded that the toilet...More

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Leslie C, General Manager at Nile River Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks LouisaWilde, we are glad you enjoyed you stay at Explorers River Camp. Sorry about the power, despite the fact that we are situated between the only 3 hydropower dams in the country we are still subject to erratic supply. I will ensure your compliments...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

My daughter and I had an absolute blast! What a great adventure and a way to spend a day in Uganda. We were in Jinja for 4 days and this came highly recommended by a friend who'd rafted with NRE many times before. I can...More

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Leslie C, General Manager at Nile River Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Thank you teamrainey for taking the time to write a review and we are pleased you and your daughter had such a great time. I will ensure your compliments are passed on to our guides.

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Reviewed 10 March 2018

We have been working in Kampala and needed a day of fun. This was the best. Can't say enough good things about Hassan. Funny, capable and just a fantastic guide. (good thing he watched the guide video the night before:)). The food was good, the...More

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Leslie C, General Manager at Nile River Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Thank you Cliffside-Inn, your review means a lot to us and I will ensure your compliments of Hassan are passed on. And if you are able to do it again - our re-run price within 3 months is only $85 !!

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Reviewed 18 February 2018

White water rafting is thrilling, no mistake, but your rafting guides need to be reminded that customer satisfaction means more than trying to impress young women. We capsized on five out of the six grade 4 and grade 5 rapids - a major adrenalin rush...More

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Leslie C, General Manager at Nile River Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Dear Tom, In over 20 years of rafting on the Nile this is the first time our crew have ever been accused of capsizing the raft for 'the transitory pleasure of groping women'. Our reputation & the reputation of our river crew is very important...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

The best thing to do in Uganda. The scene, boat tour, the craft market were really good I didn't had the chance to do rafting but those from my friends who did it they really enjoy it. I would insist this visit to any one...More

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Leslie C, General Manager at Nile River Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Thank you Talal B - we agree, anyone who visits Uganda should definitely include Jinja

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Patriciadj101
20 July 2015|
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Response from Leslie C | Property representative |
Hi Tony, We have askaris at both our sites. No you won't be able to park directly outside the room but there is plenty of safe & secure parking close by. Cheers Leslie
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No, you don't need to know how to swim because adrift provides you with life jackets, so in case the boat flips over you will be able to float and the rescue team which is always around will come and help you
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