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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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Nile you never looked so good

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Autumn R
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Ocean City, Maryland
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Ocean City, Maryland
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Super professional and very friendly crew took us on the Family rafting trip on the Nile. Really exciting and fun! Having two kids 8 and 12 and my old retired father with me in the boat was no problem. Hassan our captain handled it brilliantly! Big thanks for this great memory, highly recommended! 😀

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

Thanks Jakob H, we are pleased you enjoyed your day with us. I will ensure your compliments are passed on to Hassan. More 

Vienna, Austria
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17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

First time rafting in my life so little to compare with. The team is very professional and helpful. We had a great day with beautiful sights and so nice rafting. Bbq at the end is not so impressive but we didn't come for that.

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

Thank you, clients comments are always appreciated. More 

Breda, The Netherlands
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60 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Good organised and friendly guides. The white Nile has a large number of very spectacular rapids. The late lunch BBQ is delicious.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

The grade 5 rafting was totally awesome! We were lucky to go rafting on Global Raft for Rhinos and Elephants, so the opportunity to support a good cause and to have a lot of fun was perfect! Our guide Hassan did a very good job to make us feel safe and have the best time ever. Totally worth it to... More 

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

Thanks Hege S, will pass on your compliments to Hassan. And thanks for supporting Global Raft More 

Haifa, Israel
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

That was a great rafting! 5 rapid 5, and a few more lower levels turn this river to a great rafting experience! Also our staff members were really nice, and our boat instructor was very interesting to speak with, and gave us a nice overview of the river and Uganda, and gave us an answer to the question - "Hypos... More 

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

Hi Aviel A, Thanks for taking the time to write a review and we are please you enjoyed your time on the Nile. We apologise if you did not think $140 was good value for money, it is not something that our clients usually feel. Regards Leslie More 

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81 reviews
38 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were on the fence about rafting while passing through Jinja. In the end, we were really glad we went and that we chose Nile River Explorers. We did a full day rafting trip. We chose NRE in large part because they made the booking process so easy. Mark replied promptly to my web inquiry, answering all... More 

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

Thanks Chris F, we really appreciate your comments. More 

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