Trip Details - Family Float

Family Float - US$30

Family Float - US$30

For the not so adventurous or the not so tall, why not spend your time drifting down the River Nile. Beautiful islands, birdlife and low grade rapids make it the ideal short family outing for both young and old.

Trip Price

Rapid Grade

  • USD $30.00 per adult
  • USD $20.00 per child
  •  Grade 1 - 2

Trip Package Includes

  • Africa’s most experienced & qualified river crew
  • Packed breakfast at Explorers Backpackers with all 09:00 am departures
  • Cold drinks at the end of the trip
  • FREE Kampala – Jinja shuttle
Please note that the return shuttle to Kampala only departs at the end of our full day rafting
all the latest equipment
  • Safety kayakers with every trip

Time Table

Trip Duration

  • Departures every day
Except Xmas and New Years Day 
  • 7 kms
  • 1 ½ - 2 hours on the river 

Jinja Departure Points

Kampala Departure Points

  • Explorers River Camp 08:30
  • Explorers Backpackers 09:00
Pick-ups from other hotels in Jinja available on request 
  • Kampala Backpackers 06:30
  • Red Chilli Hideaway 06:30
  • Nakumatt Oasis Mall 07:00
  • Bushpig Backpackers 07:15
  • Fat Cat Backpackers 07:15
Bookings essential!

What you will need

What you will not need

  • Light clothing, shorts & t-shirt are ideal
  • Lots of suntan lotion
  • Towel & a change of clothes for the end of the trip
  • Any medication you require
  • Money for extra’s
  • Shoes on the raft
  • Watches & jewellery
  • Any other valuables
  • We do not advise bringing cameras 

Minimum Age


  • 4 years
  • Under 18’s – guardian conditions apply
  • We recommend that children under 16 be accompanied by an adult 
  • No rafting experience necessary, however clients should be water confident. 

Optional Extras


  • T-shirt USD $15.00
  • Ladies Singlet USD $12.00
  • We accept US$, UK£, Euro’s, Ugandan Shillings, Kenyan Shillings & major credit cards.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Due to banking regulations in Uganda we only accept US$ year 2006 & above.
  • Payments by credit card will incur an 5% surcharge