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Adrift Riverbase

next to Jinja Nile Resort | outside Jinja, on the River Nile, Jinja n/a, Uganda
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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
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Shelly Beach, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Camped two nights at this spot, it was the base camp for the many adventure activities on the White Nile. The facilities were ok and the showers hot. Great views from the bar and a good spot for a drink or two. Unfortunately the bar area does smell of sewerage.

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We've been at adrift for the water rafting on the Nile. We stayed at this place for only one night in a dorm but it was really good and clean. The view from the bar / restaurant over the Nile is fantastic. The bar is a very good place to stay after a hard rafting day. The stuff will always... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has a great location with tent sites, dorm rooms, permanent tents and chalets. There is a great bar overlooking the river Nile. However, the whole site smelt like sewage the 2 days we were there. Our dorm room smelt musty and damp and couldn't be locked. The mattress and pillow were awful. The staff did a really hard sell... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 July 19, 2015

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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Guwahati, India
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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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