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From mild to wild, novice to expert, there's something for everyone at Kayak the Nile. Take a relaxing 2hr kayak cruise or go for high adrenaline with our grade 5 tandem kayak trip. Learn to white water kayak with Uganda's most experienced and...more
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Explorers Campsite | Bujagali, Jinja PO Box 277, Uganda
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I absolutely loved my day out with KTN. We spent the morning paddling around Lake Victoria, before heading to the source of the Nile. We were guided by Abraham who was incredibly friendly and patient with our terrible abilities, and provided some drinks from a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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ErinA1340, Public Relations Manager at Kayak the Nile, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Sarah, Thank you so much for your review! We're so pleased to hear you enjoyed your time with Abraham on our Source of the Nile kayak tour. We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review and hope to see you back...More

Reviewed 28 October 2018

KTN manages to be laid back and casual while providing world class instruction on world class whitewater. My Belgian guide (Gerrard?) was fantastic. My lesson was completely customized and we even ran a few rapids multiple times. He was also stoked about the sport and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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ErinA1340, Public Relations Manager at Kayak the Nile, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Thank you so much for your review Brent! We really appreciate you taking the time to write the review and we'll pass on your lovely feedback to our staff. We hope to see you on the Nile again soon! Many thanks, Erin

Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Kayak the Nile were professional from the start till end. From organising our trip, transport, safety briefing, our guides and the food everything was great. Thanks to Kora and Jackson our guides for a great day.

Date of experience: October 2018
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ErinA1340, Public Relations Manager at Kayak the Nile, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Thanks so much for your review Tim! We're so happy to hear you enjoyed your day from start to finish. We hope to see you back on the Nile again some time! Many thanks, Erin

Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Booked a Source of the Nile tour for a couple of hours. Spend the whole morning peddling the beautiful lake Victoria and source of the Nile. So quiet, relaxed and with Abraham being a very knowledgeable and warm guide. We just floated and talked about...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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ErinA1340, Public Relations Manager at Kayak the Nile, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Thank you so much for your review! We're so happy to hear you enjoyed your Source of the Nile tour with Abraham. We hope to see you back on the Nile again soon. Many thanks, Erin

Reviewed 30 September 2018

My wife and I are in our 60s, so we decided reluctantly not to whitewater kayak. But the flat water kayaking looked like fun so we signed up. We met our guide and companion, David, at Kayak the Nile headquarters, where we received a short...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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ErinA1340, Public Relations Manager at Kayak the Nile, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Hi Jerone! Thank you for your very kind and generous review! We're so happy to hear you and your wife enjoyed your kayak to the Source of the Nile with David. We hope to see you back here again soon! Many thanks, Erin

Reviewed 24 September 2018

Back in Uganda on a work trip, I cannot think of a better way to escape the stress of the city and and touch the beautiful heart of this country than learning to whitewater kayak on the Nile with KTN. Never kayaked before? Never been...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We kayaked with this group for two days with our group of three adults. We have some still water kayak experience and were interested in learning some new skills. On Day One, we worked on basic strokes and how to get out of a capsized...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Erin A, Public Relations Manager at Kayak the Nile, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Hi Patti, Thank you so much for your review and very kind words. I will pass this review onto the rest of the team! We loved having you and your family with us for two days on the Nile and we'd absolutely love to see...More

Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We went on a amazing float down the river Nile on hamocks. It was a beautiful sunset!!A place in Africa you must go!!!!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Erin A, Public Relations Manager at Kayak the Nile, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Hi Kya! Thank you for your review and kind words. We're so happy to hear you enjoyed your float down the river! Many thanks, Erin

Reviewed 8 August 2018

I used kayak the nile when I arrived in Uganda to get some kayak coaching, learn my way around and they were awesome! They have really world class instructors, I’ve had coaching in lots of different places on previous kayak trips, but kayak the nile...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Erin A, Public Relations Manager at Kayak the Nile, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Hi JP! Thanks so much for your kind review! It's great to hear you enjoyed your time on the Nile with us and we'd absolutely love to see you back here soon. Many thanks, Erin

Reviewed 8 August 2018

If you're a beginner kayaker or curious about the sport in general, I cannot recommend Kayak the Nile enough. As a Kampala local, I returned several times for kayaking lessons and had the best experience every time. The guides are all extremely knowledgable and fabulous...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Erin A, Public Relations Manager at Kayak the Nile, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Lauren! Thanks so much for your review! We love hearing that you've enjoyed your kayaking with us (and the Nile Specials on the Nile!). We hope to see you back on the river again soon. Many thanks, Erin

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Valerie J
26 April 2018|
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Hi Valerie, You can email us with any questions or to make a booking. Celia, our Bookings Manager, will get back to you very quickly. Unfortunately, Trip Advisor won't let us write an email address or website in this... More
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Patrick M
7 June 2017|
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Hi Patrick - Yes, it has been complete by kayak and raft. I highly recommend checking out Hendri Coetzee's book 'Living the Best Day Ever' for his memoir of the epic trip (and plenty of other adventures!)
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Ft43
30 August 2015|
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Hi there, Great! It's $115 per person at the standard rate or $140 for one-to-one tuition. If you're booking as an individual we can aim to team you up with a group where possible if you'd prefer to not go solo. This day... More
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