Things to do while in Jinja

The upper stretch of the Nile, a long, rollicking string of grade IV and V rapids, is one of the world’s most spectacular white-water rafting destinations, and for many people rafting here is the highlight of their visit to Uganda. Despite the intensity of some of the

Quad-biking along the beautiful banks of the Victoria Nile is a real blast. After a little spin on the practice circuit, it’s time to explore the paths and trails criss-crossing the nearby countryside. There are several possible circuits, including a twilight safari

Nearer to Jinja, but more in tune with Bujagali’s vibe, Uganda’s only bungee jump is a 44m plunge to the Nile River from the Adrift rafting company’s Nile High Camp. Night jumps are also available. Minimum age is 13 years.

They run short safaris (1 hour, 1 and a half hours, 2 hour & 3 hour rides) 7 days a week at 10am in the morning and 2pm in the afternoon. Bookings are essential as they have limited horses and guides.