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Nile River Explorers

Wilson Avenue, Jinja, Uganda
+256 772 422373
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Fantastic Nile River Rafting and Sunset Cruise

We initially were debating whether to go rafting given varying comfort levels with rafting, but... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
VauKV
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Enjoyable experience

This is our second year of rafting with NRE. Alex was our captain and did a great job on our... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
pwprince
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Truckee, California
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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.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sunset cruise” (13 reviews)
“pineapple” (16 reviews)
Closes in 19 min
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Wilson Avenue, Jinja, Uganda
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+256 772 422373
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We initially were debating whether to go rafting given varying comfort levels with rafting, but were so so happy we chose to go - specifically with Nile River Explorers. From the first phone call to book the cruise/rafting combo to dropping us off at the...More

Thank VauKV
Leslie C, General Manager at Nile River Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

And thank you VauKV. I will ensure your compliments of Peter are passed on.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is our second year of rafting with NRE. Alex was our captain and did a great job on our safety briefing and guiding us through the rapids. We never tipped, although that might have been fun. He gave us plenty of opportunities to swim...More

Thank pwprince
Leslie C, General Manager at Nile River Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Looking forward to seeing you again next year then

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Simply amazing! You must go to this. Saw Mono Lizards and Long Tailed Monkeys. The views were incredible, camping looked awesome with good facilities. Bar overlooking the Nile and watching the Zip Wire nutters hilarious!

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

Thanks Lyn H, we are pleased you enjoyed the cruise.

Reviewed 8 October 2017

From making a telephone booking to the cleanliness of the dorm, hot water showers, swimming pool, probably the fastest WiFi Ive had in Uganda, friendly and knowledgeable staff and no doubt the best breakfast I have had in a long time let alone in Uganda...More

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

From one Aussie to another - thanks

Reviewed 16 September 2017

Great day white water rafting with Nile River Explorers. Our guide Juma was a very experience guide who helped prepare us and then guide us amateurs through some awesome grade 5 rapids. We did flip twice and everyone was rescued safely. I have been rafting...More

Thank Guy D
Leslie C, General Manager at Nile River Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2017

Well thanks Guy D, we are pleased you enjoyed the Nile.

Reviewed 11 September 2017

The rafting experience was great. The gear was top quality and well maintained. The guide was experienced and fun. The whole trip was organized very well with lots of safety measures. Our stay at the Bujagali location was disappointing. I stayed in the double room...More

Thank Jeena M
Leslie C, General Manager at Nile River Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Dear Jeena M, Thank you for the review, we are glad you enjoyed the rafting and our sincere apologies for the robbing incident. Was this reported to management and were your bags moved by one of our staff ?? If so then it is imperative...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

My partner and I did the full day rafting trip. We were picked up in Kampala by the bus and taken to Entebbe. It was a very fun day! The rapids were much more intense than any previous rafting I have done (in Colorado)! We...More

Thank Anne K
Leslie C, General Manager at Nile River Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2017

Hi Anne K, thanks for the review. Our apologies about your guide, this is not a comment that we normally receive and we would be very interested in following up on this. If you feel inclined to contact us direct with more information it would...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017

The rafting trip was well organized. It can be a bit slow in between the rapids but very exciting when you hit them. Felt very safe and well taken care of by our guide Juma. Good meal at the end of the day.

Thank Katie G
Leslie C, General Manager at Nile River Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2017

Thanks for the review Katie G

Reviewed 5 September 2017

We stayed here for 2 nights and did the Grade 5 rafting for one day. I wish we could have stayed longer and done more! The NRE staff, especially Jack, were accommodating and kind. The food at the lodge was great and the view is...More

Thank Marie-Claire L
Leslie C, General Manager at Nile River Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

And thank you for the review Marie-Claire L. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us.

Reviewed 1 September 2017

Even it is a Grade 3 rafting, it was still an awesome rafting. Well organized, experienced guide (Mr. Juma). With his lead, our boat did not capsized, but everyone enjoyed. Fantastic rafting over all, will recommend to my friends.

Thank Lucy L
Leslie C, General Manager at Nile River Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2017

Thank you Lucy L

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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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Traveler2103
1 June 2015|
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Response from selfdriveuganda |
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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