White Nile Rafting

The River Nile – Jinja

In light of an evolving and developing world, the tourism sector has made consequential efforts to stay afloat through introducing new chapters in the tourism industry such as virtual tourism and a set of new and fun safari adventures. This has seen the masses embrace a new take on Uganda tours and the world at large with a willingness to take on new safari activities.

For over 20 years, White water rafting tour Uganda is still one of such thrilling activities that offer a new approach to Ugandan tourism other than the daily game viewing and boat safari adventures. It features adventurers tackling the White Nile in an inflatable raft smashing against intense rapids ranging from grade two to grade five.

With Uganda safari tour White water rafting Jinja, it is not just about hitting the rapids and floating on the Nile but it is everything from the point you get into your raft to the moment you return to shore. The picturesque scenery on the water’s edge is a perfect selection of open blue skies, warm water, Islands with colorful birdlife and fishermen in dug-out canoes.

“Live on the edge” only for a day with safari tours Uganda White Nile rafting as you grip the rope on your raft in the event of approaching rapids. We guarantee that witnessing yourself fly out of the raft and smash into a series of rapids is quite the mind-blowing experience.

What happens on white water rafting tours Uganda?

Picture an adventure on River Nile in an inflatable raft constantly smashing into rapids. The adventure features a one day water trip to the most exciting part of River Nile covered in rapids from grade 3 to 5 for about four to five hours. It is one of the best things to do on Uganda safari in Jinja.

Rafting amidst the Covid19 pandemic:

In an effort to eliminate transmission of the Covid19 scourge, procedures have been set up such as; social distancing, wearing face masks and using hand sanitizer. Guests will be required to sign a health pledge that states they haven’t had any covid19 signs and symptoms in the past 14 days prior to their trip.

Frequently asked questions?

  1. Is water rafting safe? Yes. Absolutely! White Nile rafting safari Uganda is safe and you will be happy to know that visitors are equipped with life jackets and helmets to guard against head injuries of any sort. Also, a well-trained guide will be with you at all times.  
  • What forms of water rafting are there? To adventure delight, there are several white-water rafting Uganda tours to choose from such as; grade 5 rafting, grade 3 rafting and family float. Grade 3 and grade 5 are the perfect choice for adventurers who crave the adrenaline rush while the family float is a calmer option for a family riding the Nile with their children.
  • Does White water rafting safari Uganda require expertise? No! White Nile rafting Uganda tour does not require any form of expertise. Adventurers are subjected to training on the calm part of the river before the real adventure. Such knowledge given will involve how you should fall out of the raft, how to constantly keep a hold of the rope while in the raft and how to keep afloat while in the water.
  • Where can I do White Nile rafting in Uganda? There is no better destination than Jinja at the source of the Nile for outdoor sports such as this. Invest into a journey to Uganda’s adventure hub; at the exact point where River Nile leaves the gigantic Lake Victoria for this elusive adventure.
  • How much does water rafting cost? Prices for Uganda safari tour White water rafting depend on how long you will be there and what grade of rapids you would be rafting. Also, children are charged differently from adults. Prices may range from $85 to about $255 for this magnificent activity on the Nile.  
  • Can children go for white water rafting? The minimum age to go white water rafting Uganda tour is 8 years and with a weight of 30kgs and above. Children below 8 years will not be allowed to participate in this sport. Moreover, all persons below 16 years must be accompanied by an adult onto the raft.
  • What should I pack for the adventure? These things should include; a change of dry clothes and underwear, towel, Jelly or body lotion, Sunscreen, and Extra cash .
  • What is the best time to go for White water rafting safari Uganda? During the warmer months of June, July, late December, January and February, the waters are warmer and also the water levels go down without compromising on the quality of rapids. Nonetheless, this experience can be enjoyed all year round.


It is without doubt that a White-water rafting tour Uganda is one of the best outdoor activities to enjoy in Jinja. So why wait to try it out! Book an adventure with us today at info@ugandasafaritour.com!


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