Located at the northern end on Lake Victoria and just 80km East of the capital Kampala, Jinja was known to be the most industrialized city in Uganda but now it’s known as the adventure tourism capital of East Africa because of a wide range of adventure tourism activities that leaves many tourists desiring to come back.
Bungee Jumping Over the River Nile
If you are in the country or even abroad, why not book for this most adventurous yet memory activity on the mighty Nile. The Nile high bungees is located 3km upstream from Bujagali Falls, leap out over the Nile from a tower purpose-built for bungee jumping, constructed and operated to the highest standards. The bar provides a great vantage point for spectators and source of calming fluids to help prepare for a jump.
The minimum age is 13-years and minimum numbers apply. It is best to book this activity in advance with Adrift Adventure Company
Prices 1 jump – $115 or 3 jumps for $165. East African residents $ 100
Whitewater Rafting on the Nile
Within less than 30minutes drive from Jinja city centre and about 95km from the capital Kampala dowm stream the mighty Nile lies Kalaga Itanda falls. This is the new haven for the rafters in the region after the sub mergence of the renown Bujagali falls upstream the Nile as a result of power dam construction. Here one can enjoy rafting of up to five levels. Our explained are always there to ensure maximum enjoyment of the activity and safety.
Prices; Full day rafting $ 140, half day rafting $ 125 while East African residents $ 100.
ATV Quad Bike Safaris
Enjoy the cool breeze on the Nile river banks and its surrounding on this memorable safari. The safari starts with training/practice session then a 1-4 hour safari depending on the package of your choice. The packages ranges from a one hour safari of kyabirwa village which gives a chance to bikers to taste the area around the source of the Nile to a long four hour challenging yet adventurous trailblazer safari downstream the river. This activity can be enjoyed by any one from child to adults and by people of all income levels .Prices ranges between $10-120.
Nile Boat Cruise
Have a variety of cruises which start at the source of the Nile and explore the start of the world’s longest river. There is a wide choice of boats to use on this adventurous trip from traditional canoes to speed and storey pontoon boat .On this trip you will be able to reach at the exact (zero) point where the longest river in the world starts its journey through rapids and falls to its mouth in the Mediterranean. Also birds like pied kingfisher, woodland kingfisher, black comorands, snake necked grey pelicans, and monitor lizards can be seen.
The price ranges between $8-15 for speed boat and $ 45-120 for storey pontoon boat per person depending on the package of your choice.