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2 Days Whitewater Rafting in Jinja

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2 Days
Availability : 2
Entebbe Airport
Entebbe Airport
Min Age : 11+
Max People : 200

2 Days White Water Rafting In Jinja

2 Days Whitewater rafting in Jinja, Uganda is a popular activity for adventure seekers. Jinja is located near the source of the Nile River and is considered one of the best spots for white water rafting in the world. The 2 day trip typically includes a full day of rafting on the rapids with experienced guides, camping near the river, and a chance to explore the surrounding area. The trip can be customized to suit different skill levels and interests. Make sure to bring sunblock, a change of clothes, and waterproof gear for the rafting.

Trip highlights

Bungee jumping:

Jinja is the home of the first commercial bungee jump in Africa, offering an opportunity to jump off the Nile High Bridge. This adrenaline activity awards a pumping experience whereby you plunge yourself 43 meters down into an open space before partly immersing yourself into the Nile water at the Nile High Bungee.

Quad biking:

Explore the scenic countryside and rural communities surrounding Jinja on a quad bike. A free training session is conducted before each safari and trips are tailored to suit the riders’ ability. Straight away sliding across the puddles and potholes in mud makes quad biking much more fun.

Horse riding:

Take a leisurely horseback ride through the lush countryside and see the local wildlife up close. More so, the surrounding landscape and the local communities obviously make horse riding such a fun and adventurous experience.


Paddle down the Nile River and enjoy the serenity of the water while taking in the scenic views. Kayaking on River Nile offers a great experience on the river up close. The weather is always right foe Kayakers to explore the Nile, the beautiful surroundings and exotic birds.

Zip lining:

Zip lining is an adventure sport where a person is suspended from a cable attached to a pulley and travels from one end to another, often through a forest canopy or over scenic landscapes. It offers a unique perspective of the surroundings and can be a thrilling experience. Zip through the lush jungle canopy and enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape.

Stand-up paddle boarding:

This activity is a best suit for nature and adventure enthusiasts. Paddle boarding on the Nile provides a unique and intimate connection with the river and its surroundings. You can explore the river’s vast and diverse habitats and observe the various species of birds, fish and other animals that call the Nile home. Stand on a board and paddle down the Nile River, taking in the stunning scenery and spotting wildlife along the way.

River surfing:

River surfing on the Nile is not a common or popular activity due to various reasons such as safety concerns, limited infrastructure and lack of suitable surf spots. Surf the Nile’s rapids on a specially designed board, a unique and thrilling experience.


Explore the stunning surroundings of Jinja on a guided hike, including visiting local waterfalls and natural hot springs. These activities can be customized to suit different skill levels and interests, so you can choose the adventures that best suit you.


Detailed itinerary for 2 Days Whitewater Rafting in Jinja

Day 1: Pick up and Transfer to Jinja With evening Boat cruise to the source of the Nile

On day 1, you will transfer from Kampala to Jinja City, a city located in southeastern Uganda known for its adventure sports, including white water rafting on the Nile River and its most  popular activity in Jinja, offering an adrenaline rush and a chance to explore the beauty of the Nile River and its rapids. It is usually done in groups with a guide and can range from mild to challenging, depending on the season and the level of experience of the rafters. Along the way you will have a lot of sights to see, and you will not be bored in any way since there is a lot to see. Have a stopover around  Sezibwa falls for a guided nature walk and sighting seeing.

Thereafter, head to Mabira forest where you will engage in a nature walk through the forest, here you will see a number of monkeys, different types of tree species, birds among others. Later, proceed to Jinja passing through different sugar and tea plantations. On reaching Jinja visit the Bujagali falls, later take a boat to the source of the Nile and also visit Samuka Island where you will have a great time viewing birds. In the evening check in at the hotel, have dinner and an overnight at Lodge.

Location: Jinja Uganda

Accommodation Option:

  Luxury  Wild Water Lodge Jinja or Similar
  Mid-Range  Heaven Lodge Jinja or Similar

Meals Plan: Breakfast and Lunch as well as Dinner

Drinking Water and Fruits Throughout the journey


Day 2: Full day White or  half day water rafting experience – Water Rafting on River Nile 

On the second day of your 2 days Jinja and White Water Rafting, you will enjoy a full day white water rafting or half day water rafting experience escapade on river Nile. After having breakfast at your lodge, your driver director will take you for briefing before you start your white-water rafting escapade. From there, you will start the thrilling white water rafting. White water rafting on the Nile takes you through some of best grades of rapids. Expect to enjoy the experience as you raft through the most remarkable leaps and drops. You have the chance to swim when you reach the place where the water is easy going before heading for more rapids.

You will enjoy numerous sightings of forested islands, daily local activities like fishing, swimming and among others. White water rafting is one of the most popular and electrifying water activities enjoyed on River Nile. After spending a whole day in the rapids, return to your lodge. Refresh, check out of your lodge and transfer back to Kampala or Entebbe International Airport. The end of your 2 days Jinja and Whitewater Rafting in Jinja.

However, if you choose to do a half-day water rafting experience, you have the opportunity to enjoy a variety of other activities. These include; quad biking, horse-back riding, kayaking, and community walks and others. Thank you for specifically choosing Paradise Adventure Vacations and we hope to see you again in Uganda!!!

Location: Kampala (Uganda)

Accommodation Option: No (End of tour)

Meals Plan: Breakfast and Lunch

Drinking Water and Fruits Throughout the journey


Cost Includes on 2 Days Whitewater Rafting in Jinja:

  • Return airport transfers (pick up and drop off)
  • Private transport for 2 days in a well-modified safari Extended land-cruiser (4WD,air-conditioned and pop-up roof)
  • Flue for 2 days
  • English safari driver guide for 2 days
  • Mid-range accommodation for 1 night on full board (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
  • All en-route meals and bottled mineral water throughout your tour
  • All  entrance and activities feel and all applicable government taxes


Cost Excludes on 2 Days Whitewater Rafting in Jinja:

  • International and domestic flights
  • Country entry visa
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Items of personal nature/laundry/telephone charges
  • Souvenirs and gifts, Tips
  • Alcoholic and other soft drinks (sodas, special juice order at the lodge and wines)

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Our Safari Vehicles - Luxury 4x4 Land Cruiser Extended

All our Safari vehicles are Toyota Land-cruiser 4×4 with pop-up roofs. The vehicles are serviced and maintained to a very high standard before, during and after every safari. Paradise Adventure Vacations Ltd offering all-wheel drive safari vehicles suitable for off-road driving, which enable travelers to discover the magical areas of East Africa in a pleasant and reliable manner.

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What happens if the jeep breaks down?

Our Safari vehicles are serviced and maintained to a very high standard before, during and after every safari. The age of the vehicles in our fleet varies but most were built between 2008 and 2013. If your vehicle does break down and it cannot be fixed on the road, we will request a rescue jeep which will come for you so that you can continue your safari with minimum impact. Whilst every effort is made to prevent this from happening, the driving is rough and the vehicles do take quite a pounding!

We believe in value for money. Every guest would like to have the most reliable and comfortable vehicles on safari. In response to the clients’ needs, we have a very strict vehicle replacement policy that ensures a young fleet at all times. We have a total fleet of 225 well-maintained motor vehicles, predominantly 4-wheel drives. This does away with the problem of sub-contracting vehicles and driver-guides, which may compromise the quality of services. Our safari vehicles are specifically converted for maximum space and comfort. All of them have hatched roof and sliding windows to facilitate good viewing and convenient photography during game drives and sight seeing.

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