Whitewater rafting.

Weekend Packages.

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Nalubale Rafting Exclusive!

Book once, Pay once, enjoy a full weekend of adventure!

We designed these packages for those of you who want a complete and all-inclusive weekend out of Kampala. We will pick you up either on Friday afternoon or Saturday morning depending on the package you choose, and get you back on Sunday night.

Our basic packages options 1 & 2 are the best value for money with dormitory accommodation at the Nile River Camp, all your meals (including the most amazing BBQ), most drinks and a full day whitewater rafting.

Options 3 & 4 upgrade you to the Nile Porch for a a more luxurious experience.

Option 5 & 6 turns your great weekend into the greatest weekend by adding a full day tour on the Mvule Boat on Saturday and then Rafting on the Sunday.

Scroll down for more information on all our packages…

Congratulations to Nalubale for organising such a great experience. Everything was very well run. The preliminary training covered all the essentials and having the safety boat and extra staff in kayaks made the whole experience feel very safe. Food was lovely too. Providing photos is the icing on the cake.
— Libby W (March 2018) *****
 

FAQ
 
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Weekend Package #1& 2 Basic.

Weekend package option 1 includes 2 nights dormitory accommodation at the Nile River Camp and costs $195pp , it picks up from Kampala on the Friday evening and drops back on the Sunday evening. It includes a full day whitewater rafting on either the Saturday or Sunday (you choose), all meals including a BBQ on Saturday night at the Nile River Camp. This option with the Friday evening pickup requires a minimum of 4 people.

Package option 2 is the same as package 1 but picks up from Kampala on the Saturday Morning instead of the Friday evening. This is a good option if you are travelling alone or in a smaller group and has no minimum group size. This package with one night accommodation, all meals including the famous NRC BBQ is $165

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Weekend Package #3 & 4. Upgrade.

Weekend package option 3 upgrades you to the Nile Porch and goes for $315 / $395 double / single occupancy. This is with 2 nights accommodation and with a Friday evening pick up from Kampala. This includes all meals at the Black Lantern Restaurant .This requires a minimum of 4 people.

Package option 4 is the same accommodation upgrade to the Nile Porch, but ideal for smaller groups or individuals and includes just one night accommodation at the Nile Porch. It includes all meals at the Black Lantern and has a Saturday Morning pick up from Kampala. No minimum number, from $

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Ultimate Weekend Package # 5 & 6

Could this be the ultimate weekend away from the city? Start your weekend off sailing on Kaya, a beautiful hand made wooden boat for a trip on Lake Victoria to secluded forests and sheltered bays you’ll get to swim, kayak and SUP the lake as well as enjoy the best hospitality, coffee, snacks, lunch and a fully stocked bar (some drinks included, some not). The Mvule Boat sails from Jinja town between 10am and 4pm. After your trip we’ll take you up to the NRC to watch the sunset and enjoy the famous BBQ. Waking up Sunday morning we’ll shake off any lingering hangover the best way we know how - with a full day whitewater rafting. We’ll take you back to Kampala after a delicious meal and some lovely cold beers!!

Option 5 - Friday pick up (2 nights accommodation) $270 minimum 4 people

Option 6 -Saturday pick up (One nights accommodation) $215 (no minimum - condition on Muvule boat availability)

Logistics

Transport: Scheduled Kampala pick-ups:

We run a scheduled Kampala pick up at 5pm Friday afternoon form Oasis Mall. If another location is more convenient for you please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate you. (Minimum 4pax needed for Friday shuttle to run).

When you arrive to Jinja on  Friday night you order whatever meal you like from your accommodation including one free drink.

After spending the night at the NRC or Nile Porch we will pick you up at 7.45am and bring you to our base in town where you will get a delicious breakfast before heading out to the river for a full day of rafting. During the day we stop for a delicious lunch and keep you hydrated with plenty of beers on the drive home.

Saturday night at NRC we include a BBQ, at the Nile Porch you can order whatever you like from the menu. On Sunday depending on your plans you also can order breakfast and lunch all inclusive of the weekend package price.

Transport back to Kampala departs fro the Nile River Camp / Nile Porch at 2pm on Sunday afternoon.

Route

Our 1 day trip covers roughly 19km of the Nile. We start on the flat water just a couple of kilometers downstream of the Bujagali Dam where we'll run through a comprehensive safety training with you. We start the day with Jaws, Pyramid and Giggitty Giggitty, a great easy section of grade 2 whitewater to train you up and whet your appetite before the big stuff. By the time you get to your first major rapid of the day - Overtime (grade 5) you'll be feeling like a professional! Immediately after Overtime comes the choice between the grade 4+ Chop Suey and grade 4 Retrospect, (water level dependent). Then comes some flat water and a chance to relax before Bubugo (Grade 3/4) which though small to the eye often flips rafts over! After Bubugo we go visit the legendary rapid ‘Superhole’ (grade 3) for a spot of raft surfing before continuing down and having some light refreshments during a short flat before the incredible Itanda Falls! Itanda is a mandatory portage, being much too dangerous for us to commercially raft, we do however run the bottom third of the rapid known as the 'Bad Place'. Water level dependent there are 3 line choices here all depending how brave you are feeling!! Vengeance finishes up our day, a grade 4, two-tier rapid which can often offer a flip for those who dare hit the biggest waves! After loading our truck and a short 15min drive we stop at our Riverside base to enjoy a great meal and cold beers overlooking the river! All in all a great way to finish the day. From here we’ll have transport back to wherever you’re heading either Jinja or Kampala.


What to bring:

Shorts and t-shirt to wear on the water - if you sunburn easily consider long sleeves.

Suncream - you will be out in the sun for 4 - 5 hours - sunburn is our most common injury.

A change of clothes including a hoody or jacket for the drive home.

Any personal medication.

A water bottle - we have gone plastic bottle free - you will find water available throughout the day and we have cups should you need them.

Money to pay on arrival, extras such as t-shirts can also be bought from the base.

A sense of humor. It helps make the day a whole load more fun!

 

Guest Requirements:

Minimum age grade 3 - 14yrs / grade 5 - 16yrs

Average physical health

Sober

Please inform us of any medical conditions, asthma, epilepsy, allergies etc.

Contact us for dietary requirements.