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Excellent experience.

Our group of four weighed up the options and decided to sign up for the Intro to Kayaking course... read more

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bos_breker
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Stellenbosch, South Africa
Fantastic teachers and LOADS of fun!

I recently had the good fortune to do the Introduction to Kayaking at Kayak The Nile and i cannot... read more

Reviewed January 8, 2019
sonjaahoy
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Durbanville, South Africa
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Reviewed February 23, 2014

Kayaking on the Nile River is a wonderful experience. The water is cool and refreshing, you have experienced guides and get to see the beautiful green banks of the White Nile. Lunches are fabulously delicious! They also have kayaks for beginners so that you just sit on the top and have no chance of going upside down, so it is safe for everyone.

Date of experience: February 2014
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Emily W, Owner at Kayak the Nile, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2014

Hi BenefacTours - thank you for the review and for joining us on the Nile! It's great to hear about your experience. We're happy you had a fun time with us and we hope to see you back on the river again in the near future,

Thanks again,

Emily Wall
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Reviewed February 19, 2014

3 Songkang Canoe School members (korean) took 10 days freestyle lesson from sam. It was amazing experience, We really enjoyed. Highly recommand Kayak the Nile who want to visit Africa. Hope to be there again.

Date of experience: February 2014
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Emily W, Owner at Kayak the Nile, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2014

Thank you for the review Jeong M, and thanks for visiting! We hope to see you, and the South Korea freestyle kayak team, again next year!

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Reviewed February 10, 2014

Booking with KTN was one of the best things I have ever done, and believe me there is competition. These guys are amazing! They are flexible and easy going, I was able to book the perfect combination of lessons with a short trip, in single kayak and in a tandem. I learnt an amazing amount and had the best time on the rapids in one of the most beautiful places on earth. The organisation and communications from Emily pre-arrival and during my stay were perfect especially considering the logistics for my trip were not simple and coincided with the kayaking festiva. Also the instructors I had (David, Hassan and Jamie) were very professional, knowledgeable, friendly and so patient. They filled me with so much confidence I felt like I could do anything and I did! I can’t recommend it enough, THANK YOU so much guys I hope to see you again, Claudia

Date of experience: January 2014
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Emily W, Owner at Kayak the Nile, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2014

Thank you for the recommendation and review Claudia! I'll be sure to pass your compliments on to the rest of the team, I am sure that they will be as happy as I am to hear about your experience.

One of the fantastic things about the Nile here in Uganda is the variety of kayaking options available, from calm water cruises to white water adventures; we aim to tailor what we do to the individual so it's great to hear we got the right combination for you.

Thanks again and we look forward to seeing you on the river again soon!

Emily Wall
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Reviewed February 2, 2014

Being someone who cant really swim and is afraid of water learning to kayak down the white waters of the Nile was never something high on my to do list. After a lot of persuasion I decided to do a beginners class for the day. Possible one of the best choices ever. I had an awesome day, got over my fear of water, headed down some rapids and made it down a few the right way up. Kayak the Nile were awesome from start to finish. the Kits was good and explained well, our guide/ teacher/ Kayak guru (Jamie) was great fun and had the patience of a saint. If you come to Jinja and dont head out for the day with Kayak the Nile then you really will be missing a great day out and possibly the best hobby you ever have. Hope you all enjoy it as much as I did. Tom

Date of experience: February 2014
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Emily W, Owner at Kayak the Nile, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2014

Hi tomgill28 - thank you!

It's great to hear about your experience and well done for making such awesome progress! You're right that kayaking makes for a great hobby, I started about 15 years ago now and there's still plenty for me to learn and challenge myself with too.

Once again, thanks for taking the time to leave us a review and hope to see you on the water again soon!

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Reviewed January 26, 2014

I had great fun learning to kayak with KTN at an Mountain Club of Uganda weekend - Sam and Emily are both great teachers, and the safety kayakers are very professional and good fun too. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: October 2013
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Emily W, Owner at Kayak the Nile, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2014

Thank you for the review and recommendation, sallycinnamon999! We're happy to hear you had fun kayaking with us and hope to see you on the river again soon,

Thanks again,

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