Adrift East Africa

Uganda

Intro

Cut yourself adrift to discover the source of the Nile, a fountain of fun, a spring of surprises, and a waterfall of wonder. Prepare for the whitewater adventure of a lifetime as you journey through Uganda - the pearl of Africa. Pop and party like fizzy champagne, accelerating out of churning whitewater and gliding over serene river pools. including raft and kayak.

The facts

The Nile River at 6,853 kilometres long is considered to be the longest river in the world. The White Nile in Uganda is the clean and pure headwaters of the Nile River.

Your first choice for a reason. Adrift are leaders in river-rafting having made the first-ever descent of the Nile in Uganda in 1996.

“Pearl of Africa" is a description of Uganda coined by Henry Stanley from 1871. It was later made famous by Winston Churchill.

Locations


Get Gnarly on the Nile – Rafting Uganda

Jinja, Uganda

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Challenge yourself as you get gnarly on the Nile. Raft through some of the best white-water and scenery on the planet. Prepare to join other explorers and adventurers in singing the praises of Uganda “For magnificence, for variety of form and colour, for profusion of brilliant life — bird, insect, re...More

SELECTED PACKAGES AT Get Gnarly on the Nile – Rafting Uganda


Showing 3 of 3 packages

Owls and Pussycats – River Cruise Nile

Like an Owl and a Pussycat - set sail for adventure as you glide into the sunset. Starting on Lake Victoria explore the source of the Nile and the firs...More

2 hours
Beginner

Starting at

$20


Raging Rapids on the Gnarly Nile – Full Day

Ready. Set. Go. Bobbing and weaving – rolling and rollicking – popping and fizzing, as you ride the worlds best rapids. Turbo-charge your adventure as ...More

1 day
Beginner

Starting at

$140


Raging Rapids on the Gnarly Nile – Half Day

Reduce your time on the Nile but not the excitement. Turbo-charge your adventure as you descend through the startling white-waters of the White Nile. ...More

3 hours
Beginner

Starting at

$125



SELECTED PACKAGES AT Get Gnarly on the Nile – Rafting Uganda

Showing 3 of 3 packages

Owls and Pussycats – River Cruise Nile

Like an Owl and a Pussycat - set sail for adventure as you glide into the sunset. Starting on Lake Victoria explore the source of the Nile and the firs...More

2 hours
Beginner

Starting at

$20

Raging Rapids on the Gnarly Nile – Full Day

Ready. Set. Go. Bobbing and weaving – rolling and rollicking – popping and fizzing, as you ride the worlds best rapids. Turbo-charge your adventure as ...More

1 day
Beginner

Starting at

$140

Raging Rapids on the Gnarly Nile – Half Day

Reduce your time on the Nile but not the excitement. Turbo-charge your adventure as you descend through the startling white-waters of the White Nile. ...More

3 hours
Beginner

Starting at

$125

About


General

Owl and Pussycat adrift in a pea-green boat - sailing away for a year and a day to a land where Bong trees grow. You can forget the nonsense and embrace the adventure as you cut yourself adrift in the exotic land of Uganda. Liberate your senses and set yourself free as you explore the ‘Pearl of Africa’, with exotic locales, outlandish scenery, and raging rapids.

Take your chance to be a legend on a legendary river. Ride the Nile - a river of mythological proportions. It is no exaggeration to say that these are some of the best rapids in the world Grade 3 and Grade 5 journeys are available.

Journey into your adventure knowing that you are helping the people of Uganda to leave some of their troubles behind. You will be helping to provide stability, jobs and training for people who have previously known years of uncertainty and subsistence living. Adrift has now been operating for over 20 years and many local employees are now in senior management positions, from which they and their extended families benefit.

The owners

Today when you raft with Adrift, you will work with a dedicated team of local people who are helping to bring prosperity and eco-sensitive tourism to East Africa. Showing deep respect to the cultures and ecology of their place. Dedicated to your safety and enjoyment – making sure this will be the best adventure ever.

Service

Discover the source of the Nile. White-water adventures – rafting and kayaking on the White Nile, Uganda. Outstanding scenic journeys through the ‘pearl of Africa’.

What can I expect?

Exceptionally high standards of safety and professionalism.

High-flotation life jackets and custom-made rafting equipment.

Rafting Packages suited to your level.

Breakfast and lunch provided on Grade 3 and Grade 5 white-water excursions.

Full day rafting packages include a BBQ dinner.

Outstanding scenery and views.

Adrenaline pumping excitement.

Excellent accommodation and food options.

Free vehicle shuttle from Kampala to Jinja

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