1 Day Jinja Rafting Tour

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1 Day Jinja Rafting Tour


Experience the ultimate adrenaline rush with our 1 day Jinja rafting tour. If you're an adventure enthusiast craving excitement, then this tour is a must-do. Located in Uganda, Jinja is known as the adventure capital of East Africa, offering some of the best white-water rafting in the world. Get ready for a thrilling day filled with powerful rapids and breathtaking scenery along the mighty Nile River.

Suitable for beginners and experienced rafters alike, our 1 day Jinja rafting tour begins with a comprehensive safety briefing and training session. Our expert guides will teach you the necessary skills and techniques to navigate the rapids safely. Equipped with all the knowledge and gear you need, it's time to hit the water and embark on an unforgettable adventure.

As you make your way down the Nile River, prepare yourself for a series of exhilarating rapids, each with its own unique name and character. From heart-pounding excitement at "The Bad Place" to thrilling drops at "Itanda Falls," every rapid will leave you craving more. Our experienced guides will ensure your safety while adding to the fun with their witty commentary and captivating stories.

The highlight of our 1 day rafting tour in Jinja is conquering the legendary "Nile Special" rapid. With grade 5 intensity, this rapid is known for its intense waves and powerful currents that deliver an unmatched adrenaline rush. Successfully navigating the "Nile Special" is a badge of honor among rafting enthusiasts, leaving you with a sense of accomplishment that's hard to match.

But it's not just about the rapids – the scenery along the Nile River is simply awe-inspiring. Paddle through lush green forests and towering cliffs, taking in breathtaking views that showcase nature's beauty. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife such as monkeys, otters, and various bird species that call this area home.

As part of your 1 day Jinja raftring experience , enjoy a delicious lunch served on a scenic island in the middle of the river. Take a moment to refuel and relax in this tranquil setting, basking in the sun, swimming in crystal-clear waters, or simply enjoying the company of your fellow rafters.

By the end of your 1 day rafting tour in Jinja , you'll have memories that will last a lifetime. The thrill of conquering powerful rapids, the stunning landscape of the Nile River, and the camaraderie formed with your fellow adventurers make this experience truly unforgettable. Ready to embark on an adrenaline-fueled adventure in one of Africa's most stunning locations? Book your 1 Day Rafting at Jinja tour today.

trip overview
trip overview
trip overview




Kampala to Jinja (White Water Rafting on River Nile) to Kampala

On this day, get set for an adventurous slot which starts with a pick up from Kampala around 6:00 am and drive to Jinja, a known spot for the best white water rafting on the entire African continent. The morning rafting session starts from 8 am. Upon arrival, you will have snacks and later be briefed by the instructors, be equipped with rafting gears/materials as you are joined by other rafters. This activity (rafting) will take you to the most popular rafting phenomena known as grade 5. You will have a break off for picnic lunch and some relaxation and continue with the activity till late afternoon. You will retire for the day and be transferred back to Kampala, to be dropped at your point of call.

Stay Location

  • Kampala Uganda


  • Day 1 - Lunch

Drive Times

  • Day 1 - Kampala to Jinja takes about 2 to 3 hours (87 km)

  • Day 1 - Jinja to Kampala takes about 2 to 3 hours (87 km)

Note 1 : These are estimated drive times. Because of the traffic, location of the accommodations, and several other factors, actual drive times may vary. Driving distances are approximate and do not account for exact places.


  • Park Fees or Entry Fees (for Non-Residents).

  • A professional driver/guide.

  • 4x4 Land Cruiser or Safari Van.

  • All Taxes and VAT.

  • Meals as per itinerary.

  • Drinking water while on safari (2 litres per person per day).

  • Activities mentioned in the itinerary.


  • International flights.

  • Airport Transfers (Unless mentioned otherwise).

  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour (Unless mentioned otherwise).

  • Tips.

  • Personal Items (Souvenirs, Travel Insurance, Visa Fees, etc.).

  • Government imposed increase of Taxes, and or Park Fees.

  • Any activities not mentioned in the itinerary.

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