Grade 5 Full Day Raft & Riverboard

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Red Chilli Kampala
Jinja Nile

Nile Full Day White Water Rafting in Jinja

Get wet! Get wild! Get rafting! You have no idea how much fun you are about to have!

In conjunction with Nile River Explorers

Tour Details

Only Nile River Explorers offer a full day raft, giant water slide, floating platform and riverboard combination, the most popular white water trip on the Nile.

Considered one of the best one day white water trips in the world, no safari to Uganda would be complete without truly experiencing the Nile from its source.
With a commitment to safety, quality and value for money, Nile River Explorers focus on providing our clients with an all inclusive experience of the Nile. We take personal interest in every detail of your day to ensure your time with us is simply unforgettable.
Our expert photographers capture all the smiles and action so that you can relive the adventure for years to come.

Departure & Return Location

Red Chilli Hidaway | Kampala

Departure Time


Price Includes

  • Shuttle transport
  • Rafting equipment
  • Tour Guide
  • Snacks and drinking water on the river
  • Cold buffet with beers and sodas at the end of the day

Price Excludes

  • Any Private Expenses
  • Breakfast

06:30 Leave Red Chilli Kampala

The shuttle leaves Red Chilli at 6:30 in the morning, if you would like to take a packed breakfast with you, please order it with the Red Chilli kitchen before 9pm the night before.

Rafting and Riverboard

On arrival at in Jinja, you will have the opportunity to meet your fellow rafters and guides while enjoying a tea or coffee with our delicious rafting breakfast. Rafting is a physical activity so make sure you eat up.

After an initial briefing, you will fitted out with life jackets and helmets before heading off down river to the start point. Once down at the river’s edge, you will receive a detailed safety briefing, before launching into the river on our 40 metre water slide for some practical instruction.

As the river meanders through beautiful scenery, we guide the rafts into the mighty challenges of some of the biggest and safest grade 5 white water rafting in the world. Five major rapids are rafted and a 6th rapid is surfed on river boards; all selected to maximise your safety and fun.

We stop before all grade 4 and 5 rapids to explain to you the planned route through. If at anytime you feel you would prefer to join the safety boat or where possible, walk around and then rejoin the raft, this is absolutely fine. Calm stretches of water separate the rapids – perfect for getting your breath back, taking a swim and enjoying the scenery.

At midday day we pull over at our floating double story deck anchored amongst pristine islands and rapids for a delicious freshly made ‘build your own sub lunch’. Shredded beef, chicken, cheese, avocado, tomato, humus and pickles make up some of the fillings. Once you have eaten your fill and sated your thirst we head off to surf Superhole.

Surfing ‘Superhole’ is unique to Nile River Explorers and our private walkway allows easy access to and from the river with your riverboard. Alternatively, take a leap off the boat into clear warm water or just hang out and absorb the raw beauty of the Nile.

We say goodbye to Superhole and head down river to our final rapids of the day, the infamous Grade 5 ‘Bad Place’ and the mighty ‘Vengeance’. Cold beer, soda’s and snacks are a welcome reward as we pack up the gear for the drive back to Kampala.

19:00Return to Red Chilli Kampala

You will then return to Red Chilli by shuttle, and should be back at round 7pm, depending on traffic.



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