Tubing In Jinja


Nothing is refreshing like having a hot day water float on the Nile. Regardless of having family or being in groups, tubing in Jinja perfectly suits your choices and desires. Besides the beauty, Mabira forest and the Nile, Jinja has a variety of activities where tubing caught the hearts of many. The activity runs under acompany called Tubing the Nile that is operated by an ambitious team headed by Adam Bafilawala at Bujagali.

What makes tubing different from white water rafting is that tubes are used instead of rafts. It involves sitting on tubes (car tyre-like) that are tied together to the boat and later pulled to the water. Please note that your involvement in this activity is a give back to the community.

Tubing trips.

Among the tubing experiences offered on River Nile Jinja include flat water tubing, white water tubing and extreme tubing each rated at 30 USD, 55 USD and 75 USD respectively as follows:

Flat water tubing.

Although each trip is amazing in its own way, flat tubing is more fun with less efforts and it is suitable for family outings and picnics with an age limit of 4 years. It takes about 2- 3 hours and does not exceed 40 people.

White water tubing.

This trip is quite thrilling hence not for the weak hearted clients. It is arranged in 3 rapids with rewarding views accompanied with cool and fresh breaths as you sail along the Nile. This trip also commences at the minimum age of 4 years but with a group of about individuals and takes 2 and half hours.

Extreme tubing.

The higher you go, the more challenging it becomes. This experience will test your strength as you encounter the rapids. The trips are arranged in groups, individually with a simple briefing and a chance to practice to boast confidence while on water.


Not to worry, as you embark on tubing in Jinja safety of individuals is considered a number one priority. This is why heavy duty jackets are provided to each person together with highly experienced guides to render any immediate help on water just in case.

When it comes to the safety of the client’s belongings, gadgets like watches, phones and individual cameras are left at the river banks.

Packing list.

Since tubing is carried out on a sunny day, the clients must have proper requirements like

  • bathing suits,
  • footwear like sandals,
  • sunscreen for protection,
  • sun glasses among others.

A favorite drink like beer in the hands for a sip and a guide photographer makes the sail magical and memorable.

Why not turn your fears into loud fun screams as you sail calmly down the stream as you give back to the community with your number one company, Chosen Expeditions and Tours.

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