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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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Wollongong, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015 via mobile

Had the best time staying at Adrift in Jinja. We did white water rafting on the Nile, bungee jumping and a sunset cruise while we were there. We did the canoe in the roof challenge at the bar also! We camped and upgraded to the permanent tents. The facilities at Adrift were great! Always hot showers which was a welcome... More 

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Espoo, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

My second time in this place and I want to go again. Accommodation is in tents close to clean bathrooms with best pressure hot showers in the country. Tents are nice but without power for phones and laptops. However this place is on beautiful riverbank of Nile, and they have great bungy jumping tower, not to even mention best rafting... More 

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Shelly Beach, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

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 August 23, 2015 via mobile

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 August 16, 2015 via mobile

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 July 27, 2015

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 via mobile

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 11, 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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