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Noosa Heads
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

I loved the location high above the Nile and the bar area had great views. The facilities are pretty good. Nice clean showers and bathrooms. It is also nice that you can use the pool at the hotel next door for sch.8000.

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Veronica O, Director of Sales at Adrift Riverbase, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us and am delighted you had a good stay with us. Warm regards Veronica

Woking, Surrey
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This is a well-positioned campsite that boasts "the hottest showers in East Africa" - an unsubstantiated claim! The shower block is VERY communal, with no real privacy available and shower cubicles too small to keep your possessions dry, assuming you find one with any usable hooks. At first, on the men's side of the curtain, none of the 4 taps...

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Veronica O, Director of Sales at Adrift Riverbase, responded to this review

I am so sorry that you didn't have a great stay with us. We have looked into the hot water problem you had and that I am pleased to say has been resolved and we are back to being the No 1 campsite that provides the hottest showers around. We have done a lot of maintenance work on our rooms,...

Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Tents are okay but simply broken things like lights and other equipments will not be replaced when damaged. Offering hot showers, but if fully booked it reaches only half. The air on the whole area smells mostly of excrement. Personal in restaurant unmotivated. For example, other things than ordered will be delivered in reason of unprofessional communication beneath the personal....

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Veronica O, Director of Sales at Adrift Riverbase, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing. I am sorry that you didn't have a great stay with us but would like to say that we used the feedback to look into all the areas of concern and have tackled them one by one and are delighted to say that the feedback we are receiving now is awesome. With the location...

Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night as part of an overground tour. It is perfectly located on the edge of the Nile. We decided to upgrade from a tent to a private cabin (a hostel option is also available). The cabin was large enough with two single bed and a bed side table. It also had two chairs outside. The...

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Veronica O, Director of Sales at Adrift Riverbase, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing the feedback with us and other travellers and that you have enjoyed your stay with us and that hopefully the rest of your trip to uganda was equally rewarding. Warm regards Veronica

West of England
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The tents were ok, and the shower block was reasonably clean with flushing loos and plentiful hot water. Monkeys playing around the campsite provided plenty of entertainment. However, while the location is good for whitewater rafting and bungee jumping, the thump of music into the small hours makes it difficult to get a good night's sleep

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Veronica O, Director of Sales at Adrift Riverbase, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing and with your mention of the music we have been able to deal with this problem and are happy with the results. Hope you have great memories of Uganda. Warm regards Veronica

Ma'alot-Tarshiha, Israel
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

If u in ughanda u have to visit this place. It's a great experience to do bunje jumping there. This facility is organised and u can know their services and prices in there official website, if u will contact them they will help u anytime by explaining to u how to reach the place and how much the transportation will...

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Veronica O, Director of Sales at Adrift Riverbase, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your experience and delighted you had a lovely stay with us and hope the rest of your experience in Uganda was equally wonderful. Kind regards Veronica

Alexandria
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We didn't stay there as the bathrooms were shared. We only got there for activities: Rafting, Bungee jump The place is so relaxing and the nature is breathtaking Breakfast was okay (pancakes, bananas, juices, )

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Veronica O, Director of Sales at Adrift Riverbase, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. Sorry you didn't stay with us but am glad you enjoyed the activities with us. Warm regards Veronica

Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We stayed here for two nights. We stayed in the Hair of the Dog room, I t had three level bunk beds. It was kind of cool and then a pain to get up and down. Bring earplugs, according to my friends there was a lot of loud noise at night. I wore earplugs, so I wasn't phased. The wifi...

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Veronica O, Director of Sales at Adrift Riverbase, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review. I appreciate the feedback on the water and am happy to say that we have resolved the issue of water and continue to offer great hot showers. Hope you had a great stay in Uganda in general. Warm regards Veronica

Cream Ridge, New Jersey
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Went here with a group of 9 and they were really accommodating - they set us up in a dormitory fit for nine that had all the essentials (beds, mosquito nets, electricity). The bathroom area was kept very clean and there was hot water for the showers, which was always a plus as we were a group of long term...

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Veronica O, Director of Sales at Adrift Riverbase, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share. Am delighted you had a lovely stay with us and went home with great memories. Warm regards Veronica

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 May 2016

If you're rafting in Jinja, this is a great place to stay. They arrange your trip for you and bring you back after your day on the Nile. The bar is fantastic - almost hangs over the edge of the river and it gives you a great view of the bungee if you're watching your mates take a dive. The...

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Veronica O, Director of Sales at Adrift Riverbase, responded to this review

So happy you had a lovely stay with us and enjoyed the activities. We have done some work on our menus so are delighted with the results and the feedback has been amazing. Hope to see you again soon. Warm regards Veronica

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
•Comfortable safari tents (8x) with thatched roofs, twin beds,•Wooden chalets (3x) with double beds and private decks,•Tastefully appointed dormitory rooms with 36x beds•Cliff-top bar and restaurant with unrivaled Nile views and great food•Night video showings of the day’s rafting action•Nile High Bungee jump and Full moon bungee jumping•Internet access: just ask our friendly staff•FREE vehicle shuttle from Kampala to Jinja. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Adrift Riverbase

Address: Next To Jinja Nile Resort | outside Jinja, on the River Nile, Jinja n/a, Uganda
Region: Uganda > Eastern Region > Jinja
Price Range: ₹ 2,915 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“If you want a good night''s sleep, stay elsewhere”
Tripsie, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Best sunset view of the Nile”
GangemiJ, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Free wifi reaches only some tents, but you don't spend your time in tent at this place.”
UkkoL, 9 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Away from the bar area sewerage smell lessens.”
holidays2407, 24 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Good WiFi at the bar.”
377wader, 27 Jul 2015 | Read review
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