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When it rains it pours!

Stayed here for 2 nights during my overland tour, unfortunately we were hit by bad weather which... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tej_Chau
A Great Day Rafting

We had a great experience on our full day rafting trip. The equipment was in great shape, the crew... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nils R
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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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  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Wilson Avenue, Jinja, Uganda
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 2 nights during my overland tour, unfortunately we were hit by bad weather which ruined the wanting of doing activities - however, we made fully use of the bar and spa facilities! There is a good food menu - quite a variety....More

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Leslie C, General Manager at Nile River Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Tej Chau, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Jinja in the raining season, you are right - when it rains it pours! But we are glad you still enjoyed yourself.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great experience on our full day rafting trip. The equipment was in great shape, the crew was friendly, the bbq at the end in the trip was delicious. Our guide Hassan kept us laughing while telling us what to expect at all...More

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Leslie C, General Manager at Nile River Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking the time to write a review Nils R, I will pass on your compliment to Hassan.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had amazing time rafting with Peter as our guide. He was very funny and professional and made the entire experience great! We had so much laugh and the BBQ afterwards was also great. However, we would have liked to see better photos. Perhaps a...More

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Leslie C, General Manager at Nile River Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review wer0ny and we are please you enjoyed your day on the river with Peter. Terribly sorry that the free photos were not to your expectations. We do not normally have complaints about them but I certainly look into whether it...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our guide Paulo scored an absolute 100/100 in my book. I have guided whitewater for 2 years now, so trust me when I say Go with NRE! they are the most professional and accommodating company on the river, from the camp to the river top...More

Thank Matthew G
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Leslie C, General Manager at Nile River Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Mathew G, that is certainly an amazing compliment coming from someone in the industry. I will definitely pass on you comments to Paulo.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The rapids and guides made the day incredibly fun and safe! I had an amazing time rafting with Alex as our guide. He was very funny and was very direct with what we needed to do. He kept everyone smiling and laughing the whole time....More

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Leslie C, General Manager at Nile River Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks kradisic17, I will pass on your compliments to Alex.

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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

I went White Water Rafting for the first time and Juma was my River Guide. He was an amazing guide who made the entire experience exceptional. He was hiliarous for the entire 6 hours and managed to calm all 8 girls in my boat down...More

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Leslie C, General Manager at Nile River Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Hi Sloan K, Thanks for the review and we appreciate your compliments of Juma - I will ensure they are passed on. We have always maintained that regardless of how great the Nile is for rafting, it is our guides that make the day exceptional.

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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

What an ADVENTURE! The rapids were phenomenal and the guides made it all the more fun! We had the honour of having Juma as our guide, he is very knowledgeable, entertaining, and safe! I felt VERY comfortable and safe the entire ride! This experience today...More

Thank Spencer R
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Leslie C, General Manager at Nile River Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Thank Spencer R, we really appreciate your review and could not agree with you more. We have always maintained that our guides are our best asset, and Juma is one of the best. I will ensure your compliments are passed on.

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Reviewed 26 April 2018

Awesome rafting joyride ! Many thanks to Juma, the guide, who was very good, entertaining and handled us with extra care !

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Leslie C, General Manager at Nile River Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Glad you enjoyed it Sreynaks, I will pass on your thanks to Juma.

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

Been here several times, and guess what it is always the best fun anyone would want to enjoy,If one has not tried out to raft. it is high time

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Leslie C, General Manager at Nile River Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Thanks TravelWithVin, we hope to see you again. And don't forget you can raft again within 3 months for just $85.

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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Davy and crew provided an excellent day of whitewater on the Nile followed by a tasty BBQ meal and beers. Enjoyed it all.

Thank Eric A
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Leslie C, General Manager at Nile River Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Thanks Eric A, providing an excellent day is exactly what we love to hear.

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Patriciadj101
20 July 2015|
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Response from Leslie C | Property representative |
Hi Tony, We have askaris at both our sites. No you won't be able to park directly outside the room but there is plenty of safe & secure parking close by. Cheers Leslie
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No, you don't need to know how to swim because adrift provides you with life jackets, so in case the boat flips over you will be able to float and the rescue team which is always around will come and help you
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