1-Day Uganda White Water Rafting Trip from Entebbe

1-Day Uganda White Water Rafting Trip from Entebbe

Are looking for what to do for a day while in Entebbe or Kampala? This an ideal before/after a gorilla trekking safari in Uganda & or before/after your flight at Entebbe Airport. The 1-Day Uganda White Water Rafting trip starts/ends in Entebbe but with provisions to start/end in any other places like Kampala, Wakiso, Masaka to mention but a few.

Day 1: Drive to Jinja and Do Activities and Drive back to Kampala

While most people come to Uganda for the chance to go gorilla trekking & Chimpanzee Trekking, other activity often ends up being a surprise highlight: 1-Day Uganda White Water Rafting Trip on the river Nile. Even first-time rafters report that spending a half or full day paddling & plunging down the river, crashing through deep rapids or gliding over silky green sections of calm water, is exhilarating. A riverside barbecue half way through or at the end rounds off the experience & in fact the whole experience of rafting rounds out a trip to Uganda, too, complementing the awesomeness of hanging out with gorillas with the adrenaline of plunging down the longest river in the world.
After your Early morning breakfast, transfer to the start point for your whitewater rafting adventure for a half day or full day. After the experience transfer back to Entebbe marking the 1-Day Uganda White Water Rafting Trip.

  • Main Destination: Jinja (Town)
  • Accommodation: No accommodation (End of tour)
  • Meals & Drinks: Lunch (Breakfast & dinner not included), Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

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1-Day Uganda White Water Rafting Trip

White Water Rafting Jinja Uganda

White Water Rafting in Jinja

White water rafting in Jinja, Uganda, offers an exhilarating adventure amidst the stunning natural beauty of the river Nile. As the Nile surges through the rugged landscape, adrenaline seekers have the opportunity to navigate thrilling rapids, including the famous Grade 5 rapids of the “Nile Special” and “Itanda Falls.” Guided by experienced instructors, visitors can tackle the rapids in sturdy rafts, enjoying the rush of adrenaline as they navigate the swirling currents and surging waves. Along the way, participants can also marvel at the breathtaking scenery of the Nile’s lush riverbanks and surrounding wilderness, providing a unique perspective of Uganda’s natural splendor.

Beyond white water rafting, Jinja offers a variety of activities and attractions for visitors to enjoy. For those seeking a more relaxed experience, sunset cruises along the Nile provide a peaceful way to unwind and soak in the beauty of the river as it winds its way through the countryside. Additionally, Jinja is known as the “adventure capital of East Africa,” offering a range of adrenaline-fueled activities such as bungee jumping, quad biking, and kayaking, ensuring there’s something for every thrill-seeker to enjoy. The best time to visit Jinja for white water rafting is during the dry seasons from December to February and June to September when water levels are typically lower, resulting in more manageable rapids and optimal conditions for rafting. However, rafting is possible year-round, with each season offering its own unique challenges and experiences on the mighty River Nile.

1-Day Uganda White Water Rafting Trip Inclusions and Exclusions


  • Costs
  • All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinking water (On all days)


  • International flights (From/to home)
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

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