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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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This is amazing trip and memorable moments Source of Nile River and starting point. Kampala to jinja around 2 hrs by road. Road is so good. Many restaurants and local tourist... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is amazing trip and memorable moments Source of Nile River and starting point. Kampala to jinja around 2 hrs by road. Road is so good. Many restaurants and local tourist guides Boating cost is reasonable. Many tourists people every day

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

Thank you for the review Muthu K More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My son and I rafted down the Nile with Juma (and Moses, for me in the safety boat) and we couldn't have had a more amazing day. All the highly skilled guides and kayakers put our safety first -- and thank goodness for that! The first rapids are Class V and they were terrifying, but exhilarating. Was proud to have... More 

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

Thanks GammyJ for taking the time to write a review. We are pleased you enjoyed your experience on the Nile. More 

Edmonton, Canada
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

checked in for only two nights here at Nile River Explorers Campsite and ended up loving it so much we stayed for 6. There is a campsite, dorms, private rooms and en-suite rooms. The site is quite charming, the staff are extremely friendly and there is beer on tap! I was here in March so there were some nice quite... More 

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

Thanks MadisonD. Glad you enjoyed your stay with us and I will ensure your compliments of our staff are passed on. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They send me a car to pick me up at the hotel and the boat was ready to set sail. The ride was awesome, the crew was very animated and they give a lot of information about the river and the Owen Dam. The Sunset Cruise has an open bar and snacks. Very good experience y higly recomend River Nile... More 

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

Thank you bob a More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The crew picked us up from camp then took us to the meetup spot for a light (but delicious) breakfast. They then drove us the the launch area and gave us very good instructions on what to expect and how do properly and safely raft. We booked a full day tour so after the third rapid they gave us a... More 

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

Thank you wmena, your compliments are very much appreciated. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Camp site is set above the Nile with a gorgeous view. Nice bar with ok food. Poor wifi if any. Very noisy camping, if a light sleeper, the camping might not be for you. However, the Rafting experience was excellent. From professional staff to great bkfst, lunch and dinner to the Class 5 rapids!

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

Thanks Lisa W, yes the campsite can get a bit noisy - all the adrenaline left over from rafting. Wifi in Uganda is generally poor regardless of where you are but at least the view from the deck makes up for it. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

What a nature lovers paradise! We were extremely happy in our little tent facing the lovely view of the Nile. Breakfast and dinner were scrumptious as was the French press I had three times. We found the staff and all the other guests with pleasant smiles on their faces and exciting stories of what they had done while staying with... More 

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

Thank you Autumn R, we greatly appreciate your review. More 

Adelaide
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went on a full day rafting trip with NRE - we were really impressed with the service and had a great day. The office is organised, takes bookings easily and sorted out a transfer which all went smoothly. Staff were organised when we arrived, we were kitted out in safety gear and on the river given... More 

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

And thank you Lotraktor, I will ensure your compliments of our staff are passed on. More 

Aspen, Colorado
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

My trip with Nile River explorers could not have been better. The crew was engaging and energetic. In addition, they were extremely dedicated to providing the experience that I and others wanted. Weather it was mild, wild, or somewhere in between the crew was able to satisfy every person on our trip and every body finished the day with a... More 

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

And THANK YOU David_Kashinski, your compliments are highly appreciated. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I had such an amazing experience here! The rapids where a lot of fun, especially from where I was at the front and there were also plenty of opportunities to get out the boat and float down the river in your life vest. Nathan was a great guide! A lot of fun and really made it such a great day!

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

Thanks for the review Mia_Currey96, we are pleased you enjoyed your day. I will ensure your compliments are passed on to Nathan. More 

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