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Kayak the Nile

Explorers Campsite | Bujagali, Jinja PO Box 277, Uganda
+256 772 880322
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I must caveat my comments below by saying I am comfortable in kayaks being an avid flat water and... read more

Reviewed November 20, 2017
Fab-or-Forgotten
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Singapore
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G&T Source of the River Nile

Lots of drinks and beautiful scenery, Abra was a great funny guide..... would definitely recommend... read more

Reviewed November 19, 2017
charlie8901
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Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
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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 qualified coaches or improve your skills on the Nile's big volume rapids that vary from grades 1 to 6! Whatever your time frame, or your ability level, there's a kayaking opportunity here for you, so you too can experience Nile's natural beauty and its wild white water rapids.
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Explorers Campsite | Bujagali, Jinja PO Box 277, Uganda
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Reviewed November 20, 2017 via mobile

I must caveat my comments below by saying I am comfortable in kayaks being an avid flat water and ocean kayaker and having paddled white water a few times years ago. KTN are very professional and my morning session under the introductory instruction of world-class...More

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Alan W, Public Relations Manager at Kayak the Nile, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2017

Hi Fab-or-Forgotten, Thank you for the detailed review, it's great to have some in depth information about how we're getting on so we can feedback into the team. I'm pleased you had a good time with Sadat, he's a great guide and very talented kayaker....More

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Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

Lots of drinks and beautiful scenery, Abra was a great funny guide..... would definitely recommend Also the camp is a lovely place to eat & drink lots with a great atmosphereMore

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Alan W, Public Relations Manager at Kayak the Nile, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2017

Hi Charlie, Thank you for the great review, we're really pleased you enjoyed the trip. Abra is a total gem, and the Source of the Nile is his favourite tour so you always know you're going to have a good time! We hope to see...More

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Reviewed September 18, 2017

Off the beaten path within Nile River Campsite, which has a full bar and food for purchase, perfect for after you've burned off all those calories kayaking the Nile. Breathtaking views from the campsite where it sits high atop a peaceful cove where you start...More

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Management response:Responded September 21, 2017

Hi Shelia, What a glowing review, thank you so much. We pride ourselves in being able to offer something to everyone, no matter their experience level, age or their adrenaline level! It's great to hear that you had such a positive experience and were able...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

It was one of my best moments in ma life. It was my first time but it all went well, my wife Katie gave me more confidence to do it for she had done it b4 since she was young. Abra did a very good...More

Thank Figy2013
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Management response:Responded September 21, 2017

Hi Figy2013, Thank you for the brilliant review. I'm really pleased to hear you and your wife had such a good time kayaking with Abra. He's a real asset to our team of guides, a true entertainer! We look forward to having you again, Alan

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Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

Really good trip to the source of the Nile. Abra and Dan excellent guides. Well organized by Megan. Gin and Tonics very much appreciated. Highly recommended.

Thank Elizabeth F
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Management response:Responded September 12, 2017

Hi Elizabeth, Thank you for the great feedback. Abra, Dan and Megan make a great team and it's good to hear they're all doing so well. We're really pleased you enjoyed your trip to the Source and a few refreshments! Thanks again, Alan

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Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic paddle to the source of the Nile, accompanied with beers and drinks at the end. Our guides Dan and Ebra were fantastic, very knowledgeable and attentive to our needs. Would highly recommend using Kayak the Nile whose operations manager, Meg, was very...More

Thank Simon M
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Management response:Responded September 12, 2017

Hi Simon, We're really pleased you had a good time with Abra and Dan, and that Megan was so helpful. We're really proud of the Source of the Nile trips we run, so it's always nice to hear that our customers are enjoying their time...More

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Reviewed September 10, 2017

We went to the Nile, we splashed about and had the most wonderful time with paddles and Kayaks from Kayak the Nile. Ibrara and Dan. Really nice!

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Management response:Responded September 12, 2017

Hi Keltron, Thank you for the good review, we're really pleased you had a good time! Hopefully see you again soon, Alan

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Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic kayak trip to the source of the Nile so well organised by Megan. Ebra and Dan were wonderful especially taking the needs of our special needs son into account - we can't thank you all enough!

Thank Margesson62
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Management response:Responded September 12, 2017

Hi Margesson, That's fantastic news, we're really pleased you had a great time. We're always happy to help and make any adjustments to accommodate everyone in our activities. We love the river and are keen to pass the passion on! Thanks, Alan

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Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful few hours on lake and river with great guides Ebra and Dan and well organized by Meg Flowers. Highly recommended

Thank Neil M
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Management response:Responded September 12, 2017

Hi Neil, Thanks for the great review, we're so pleased you had a good time. It's always great to hear that Abra, Dan and Megan were so helpful. Thanks again, Alan

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Reviewed September 4, 2017

I have been learning to kayak with KTN for the past weeks in Jinja. My days on the rivers with them have been amazing. I would definitely recommend Robbie Mingay has an instructor. I paddle with him for almost five times and made some solid...More

Thank Simon D
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Management response:Responded September 8, 2017

Hey Simon, Thank you for taking the time to write us a great review! We've really enjoyed having you and Robbie always enjoys your sessions. It's so rewarding seeing someone progress so quickly, so keep at it! Thanks, Alan

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Valerie J
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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
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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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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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