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Address: Wilson Avenue, Jinja, Uganda
Phone Number: +256 772 422373
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09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Staffed with a team of highly experienced travel and activity professionals...

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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The grade 5 rafting was totally awesome! We were lucky to go rafting on Global Raft for Rhinos and Elephants, so the opportunity to support a good cause and to have a lot of fun... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Hege S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The grade 5 rafting was totally awesome! We were lucky to go rafting on Global Raft for Rhinos and Elephants, so the opportunity to support a good cause and to have a lot of fun was perfect! Our guide Hassan did a very good job to make us feel safe and have the best time ever. Totally worth it to... More 

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Haifa, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

That was a great rafting! 5 rapid 5, and a few more lower levels turn this river to a great rafting experience! Also our staff members were really nice, and our boat instructor was very interesting to speak with, and gave us a nice overview of the river and Uganda, and gave us an answer to the question - "Hypos... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I were on the fence about rafting while passing through Jinja. In the end, we were really glad we went and that we chose Nile River Explorers. We did a full day rafting trip. We chose NRE in large part because they made the booking process so easy. Mark replied promptly to my web inquiry, answering all... More 

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Bern, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you for this great opportunity to kajak the Nile. Felt exciting but completely safe thanks to the great team. Special thanks to my amazing Kajak guide Hassan who steered me through the rapids and did everything to make this an amazing day!

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Leslie C, General Manager at Nile River Explorers, responded to this review

And thank you for the review Alessa H More 

Coral Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Most fantastic day ever! Transport from kampala, delicious breakfast and hours of heart pounding rapids with a crazy cool South African guide (that's you Jack!) to keep us laughing and safe at the same time. After we finished we had cold beer and a hearty late lunch. Reasonably priced and worth every penny. Would absolutely recommend to anyone looking for... More 

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Leslie C, General Manager at Nile River Explorers, responded to this review

Thank you meredithsloane More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ventured without any expectations an with much trepidation to this experience and has the most enjoyable, exhilarating time. Our guide, Juma, had a great sense of humour and running commentary that made us laugh and loose our fear. He approximated our needs and our level of comfort and geared out experience such that all had fun. The food provided... More 

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Leslie C, General Manager at Nile River Explorers, responded to this review

Thank you WifeofAriH. I will pass your compliments on to Juma. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a very nice place. Great dormitories and security is very good. The experience at the Nile is breathtaking

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Hassan was our guide and he made the experience even more enjoyable. He was very knowledgeable about the area and the river. The entire staff made the whole experience an extremely enjoyable one, even for a very inexperienced rafter. They make the safety for their customers their top priority and do so in a manner that still makes it a... More 

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Leslie C, General Manager at Nile River Explorers, responded to this review

Thanks Darren C and I will make sure your compliments are passed on to Hassan. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Did a day of white water rafting on the Nile with NRE whilst staying at their camp in Bujagali. Had the most awesome day with our guide Paulo who showed us a great time. Paulo was very keen on giving us the best possible experience and talked us through each rapid beforehand. It's a full day trip with meals included.... More 

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Leslie C, General Manager at Nile River Explorers, responded to this review

Thank you Amalie Schultz H, and I will ensure your compliments of Paulo are passed on. More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Did the full day white water rafting trip with a group of friends at the end of a business trip in mid-October & I'd highly recommend NRE if you're looking for an operator to go down the river with. I booked & paid for the group through a series of emails with George & the rest of the office staff.... More 

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Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review. Your compliments are very much appreciated. More 

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