Where to Go for White Water Rafting & Bungee Jumping in Africa


Africa is a large continent known among the top destinations to go for Adventure tours which include White water rafting, Bungee Jumping and more. Mostly these adventurous tours in Uganda are done in the Eastern part of the African Continent generally in Uganda, Uganda is located in the Eastern part of the African Continent bordering Kenya in the East, Democratic Republic of Congo in the West, South Sudan in the North, Rwanda and Tanzania in the South, this touristic destination is rated to be one of the best destinations with different adventure sites like Rivers, Lakes, Mountains, Falls and more.

White Water Rafting

This activity involves sailing on the Waters using air flatted boats, in Uganda White water rafting is done in Jinja along the Waters of River Nile. Driving from Kampala to Jinja is about 3-4 hours with a stopover in Mabira forest after Najembe Market for some forest walks where you are able to sight different species and primates like Black and White Colobus Monkeys, Vervets, Reptiles like Snakes, lizards, pythons, insects like Butterflies, Big tree species and ever green vegetation.

After that short experience you continue with the journey up to Jinja with crossing the Nile bridge. This White-Water rafting experience is always started in the morning and the starting point is in Kangulumira which needs you to drive off a bit from Jinja town, the minimum age legal for doing White water rafting is thirteen years.

Before starting the experience, you are first briefed about how to behave while on the Waters, what to do when you fall off the boat, what to do in case there is any capsized boat and also you are briefed about the importance of putting on safety gears.

This is strictly for life protection you are not allowed to sit on the boat when you don’t have a helmet, life jacket, paddles and more, electronic devices which can be destroyed by water like phones, watches, cameras and more it’s better you leave them behind.

White Water Rafting experience is divided into two you either do a full day experience or half day experience, full day experience is started in the morning and finished in the evening like at 4:00pm and it costs $145 USD per person, half day experience is finished in the afternoon stopping at Itanda falls and this costs $125 USD per person. While on this experience kayakers are following to rescue in case there is any problem like falling off the boat, capsizing of the boat and more.

Bungee Jumping

This is another adventurous activity done in Uganda mainly in Jinja, this involves tying you on a strong rope and you are left to fall from a high point down to a lower point where there is a pool of Water and you will be waited by a boat to transfer you off the Waters.

The minimum age for bungee Jumping is thirteen years, if you are pregnant, have heart problems, lung problems, Asthma, hymenia, Pressure and more you are not allowed to go for Bungee Jumping to avoid life problems.

For an amazing and adventurous White-water rafting and Bungee Jumping in Africa, Uganda is the best destination to go and all this is arranged by tour of Uganda.

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