Getting splashed in East Africa

East Africa is home to some of the world’s most breathtaking waterways, making it an ideal destination for travelers looking for an exciting rafting or boating adventure. The region is blessed with pristine lakes, winding rivers, and vast wetlands, providing plenty of opportunities to explore and discover its incredible natural beauty from a unique perspective.

Whether it’s the adrenaline rush of rafting down the Nile River, the tranquility of a sunset boat safari in Lake Manyara, or the chance to spot wildlife from the comfort of a boat in the Selous Game Reserve, East Africa has something to offer for everyone. So pack your bags, grab your oars, and get ready for an unforgettable experience exploring the waterways of this stunning region.

More about rafting on the Nile

Welcome to the thrill of white water rafting on the Nile River, the longest river in the world. Come to Jinja, where you’ll get to experience an exhilarating white water rafting ride that will take you through the spectacular scenery of Uganda and the heart of the Nile.

The white water rafting experience on the Nile River is suitable for everyone, whether you are a seasoned rafter or a first-timer. We offer a range of rafting trips that cater to different levels of experience and expertise, so you can choose the trip that suits you best.

Where to experience boating & rafting in East Africa

  • Rwanda: There are no rafting opportunities in Rwanda.
  • Uganda: Nile River (near Jinja)
  • Tanzania: Rufiji River (near Selous Game Reserve)
Canoeing and Kayaking:

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During your rafting adventure, you will be surrounded by stunning natural scenery, including rolling hills, lush forests, and towering cliffs.

See below for tours that include rafting and boating, or let us know what you’re interested in and we’ll tailor-make a tour just for you.

Let’s start planning your next safari.

Warren Ankwasa

Founder, Kikooko Africa Safaris

Our tailor-made safaris are designed to offer you the best possible value to make your East African experience a memorable one.

As a boutique tour operator, we are happy to personalise your trip budget and package according to your needs. When you’re ready, send us a message.

We’ll be in touch within 2 business days with ideas for your next adventure.

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