2 Days White Water Rafting In Jinja

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2 Days White Water Rafting In Jinja

2 Days White Water Rafting, Welcome to an exhilarating and unforgettable two-day white water rafting adventure in Jinja, Uganda – the adrenaline capital of East Africa! Nestled on the shores of the mighty Nile River, Jinja offers the perfect playground for thrill-seekers and nature enthusiasts alike. Get ready to paddle through thundering rapids, immerse yourself in stunning landscapes, and create lasting memories in this adrenaline-fueled journey.


Trip Highlights:

Bungee Jumping.

Jinja is the home of the first commercial bungee jump in Africa, offering an opportunity to jump off the Nile High Bridge. This adrenaline activity awards a pumping experience whereby you plunge yourself 43 meters down into an open space before partly immersing yourself into the Nile water at the Nile High Bungee.

Quad Biking.

Explore the scenic countryside and rural communities surrounding Jinja on a quad bike. A free training session is conducted before each safari and trips are tailored to suit the riders’ ability. Straight away sliding across the puddles and potholes in mud makes quad biking much more fun.

Horse Riding.

Take a leisurely horseback ride through the lush countryside and see the local wildlife up close. More so, the surrounding landscape and the local communities obviously make horse riding such a fun and adventurous experience.


Paddle down the Nile River and enjoy the serenity of the water while taking in the scenic views. Kayaking on River Nile offers a great experience on the river up close. The weather is always right foe Kayakers to explore the Nile, the beautiful surroundings and exotic birds.

Zip lining.

Zip lining is an adventure sport where a person is suspended from a cable attached to a pulley and travels from one end to another, often through a forest canopy or over scenic landscapes. It offers a unique perspective of the surroundings and can be a thrilling experience. Zip through the lush jungle canopy and enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape.

Stand-up paddle boarding.

This activity is a best suit for nature and adventure enthusiasts. Paddle boarding on the Nile provides a unique and intimate connection with the river and its surroundings. You can explore the river’s vast and diverse habitats and observe the various species of birds, fish and other animals that call the Nile home. Stand on a board and paddle down the Nile River, taking in the stunning scenery and spotting wildlife along the way.

River surfing.

River surfing on the Nile is not a common or popular activity due to various reasons such as safety concerns, limited infrastructure and lack of suitable surf spots. Surf the Nile’s rapids on a specially designed board, a unique and thrilling experience.


Explore the stunning surroundings of Jinja on a guided hike, including visiting local waterfalls and natural hot springs. These activities can be customized to suit different skill levels and interests, so you can choose the adventures that best suit you.


Detailed Itinerary:

Day 1: Pick up and Transfer to Jinja with Evening Boat Cruise to the Source of the Nile.

On day 1, you will transfer from Kampala to Jinja City, a city located in southeastern Uganda known for its adventure sports, including white water rafting on the Nile River and its most  popular activity in Jinja, offering an adrenaline rush and a chance to explore the beauty of the Nile River and its rapids. It is usually done in groups with a guide and can range from mild to challenging, depending on the season and the level of experience of the rafters. Along the way you will have a lot of sights to see, and you will not be bored in any way since there is a lot to see. Have a stopover around  Sezibwa falls for a guided nature walk and sighting seeing.

Thereafter, head to Mabira forest where you will engage in a nature walk through the forest, here you will see a number of monkeys, different types of tree species, birds among others. Later, proceed to Jinja passing through different sugar and tea plantations. On reaching Jinja visit the Bujagali falls, later take a boat to the source of the Nile and also visit Samuka Island where you will have a great time viewing birds. In the evening check in at the hotel, have dinner and an overnight at Lodge.

Destination: Jinja
Accommodation Options:

Luxury Wild Waters Lodge Jinja or Similar
Mid-Range The Haven Lodge Jinja or Similar
Budget 2 Friends Guest House Jinja or Similar
  • Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Drinking Water, Fruits and Wi-Fi throughout the journey

Day 2: Full day White or  half day Water Rafting Experience – Water Rafting on River Nile.

On the second day of your 2 days Jinja and White Water Rafting, you will enjoy a full day white water rafting or half day water rafting experience escapade on river Nile. After having breakfast at your lodge, your driver director will take you for briefing before you start your white-water rafting escapade. From there, you will start the thrilling white water rafting.

White water rafting on the Nile takes you through some of best grades of rapids. Expect to enjoy the experience as you raft through the most remarkable leaps and drops. You have the chance to swim when you reach the place where the water is easy going before heading for more rapids.

You will enjoy numerous sightings of forested islands, daily local activities like fishing, swimming and among others. White water rafting is one of the most popular and electrifying water activities enjoyed on River Nile. After spending a whole day in the rapids, return to your lodge. Refresh, check out of your lodge and transfer back to Kampala or Entebbe International Airport. The end of your 2 days Jinja and Whitewater Rafting in Jinja.

However, if you choose to do a half-day water rafting experience, you have the opportunity to enjoy a variety of other activities. These include; quad biking, horse-back riding, kayaking, community walks and others.

Destination: Kampala (Entebbe)
Accommodation Option: No (Unless on request)

  • Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Drinking Water, Fruits and Wi-Fi throughout the journey

Thank you for choosing Arcadia Safaris and we hope to see you (or any referral) when you next visit!



  • Round Trip Airport Transfers (pick up and drop off)
  • Private transportation in a 4×4 Safari Cars
  • Meals specified on a Full Board basis
  • Accommodation with ensuite facility
  • Applicable Park entrance & activities Fees
  • English speaking professional Driver-Guide
  • All hotel/lodge pickups and drop off
  • All Taxes
  • Bottled drinking water and Fruits while on safari
  • Activities as stipulated in the itinerary (except those stated as “optional”



  • Activities not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Flight Fares (unless requested)
  • Country entry Visa
  • Personal/Travel insurance
  • Telephone charges
  • Laundry
  • Bar bills and all other kinds of drinks except water
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Souvenirs, gifts and Tips
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Covid-19 and other related tests and vaccinations


RATES PER PERSON: (Tour Rates/Prices are Per Person and exclude International Flight from or to your home Country).


2 People
1 Room
4 People
2 Rooms

6 People
3 Rooms

7 People +
Luxury  $1,122 $882 $802 GET A QUOTE
Mid-Range $992 $752


Budget $930 $690




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