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Adrift Riverbase

next to Jinja Nile Resort | outside Jinja, on the River Nile, Jinja n/a, Uganda
Adrift Riverbase
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great permanent tents, clean rooms, Great facilities, very hot water, maybe even the hottest in Uganda, bar and restaurant has a great look and descent food. Staffs are super friendly and helpful. Must try paddling the kayak in the bar.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here because the place we were due to stay was flooded. It served very well for a filler. The six person room we booked was given to someone else for some reason and when we got it the next night it was extremely cramped and poorly ventilated. The staff were very brusque and loud very early in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

A great way to spend a break from Safari, adrift Riverbase resort offered Bungee jumping and white water rafting which were both a fantastic experience and would recommend for any one visiting the region. Our instructor from the white water rafting was Toto was very professional and also very enthusiastic about his job, one of the best experiences of my... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

In the beginning itself, let me clarify I am not reviewing their accomodation cause I didn't use it; this review is only about the rafting experience I had today. We three of us were staying at Kampala and this guy named Carlos picked us up at 0700 from our hotel. The drive to Adrift riverbase was a bit over an... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Arrived in Jinja after a hard slog overland and was disappointed to be herded to a seat and talked at to by a saleswoman from Birmingham who pushed the hard sell on their rafting tours. I already knew that I did not want to raft (their price was obscenely expensive) but was forced to listen for half an hour about... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

stayed here for 2 nights as part of an overland trip. stayed in one of the 3 wooden huts, Bed was comfortable there were 2 lights in the room and an electric socket, great for charging phones etc, Showers were hot and relatively clean (bit of mould on the walls) but nothing major with reasonable priced drinks. great bar overlooking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

You don't really expect much when you are camping for 6 dollars per night, but this place is fantastic! You will not be dissapointed when you stay here; with hot showers, proper toilets and good food to give you that much needed boost after a long journey. But the best bit has to be the bar area. A brilliant little... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Its Uganda, so there is that negative. But the fixed tents were ok, there is an electric light, but didnt help much. The bathrooms are pretty ok, with mirrors and great hot water. The rafting was fun, not sure they were level 5, but we all had a lot of fun. The bar has a view of the river and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Stayed for 2 nights as part of an intrepid tour. Both nights the bar and the music blaring from it didn't close down until 4am!! That might sound reasonable until you realise that the bar is directly in front of the tent site!! The camp manager had assured us it would stop at 12am but was clearly lying. Added to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Thought the accommodations and rafting were great the staff was extremely rude. The Ugandan bartenders were swell and great company but I would take my money elsewhere, particularly of your looking to escape a mini western culture transplanted into Uganda.

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