Nile River Festival 2020
30 Jan · Kayak the Nile

Welcome to Africa’s largest and longest running whitewater festival!

The 2020 Nile River Festival is a four day event that makes the most of some of the biggest rapids in the world and celebrates all that is awesome about the River Nile and the surrounding area, here in Uganda. Stay tuned to the Kayak the Nile website for more info for spectators and competitors...

Every year, the NRF draws some of the best athletes from around the world to compete for the overall champion's title.

There's four days of events hosted in paradise by Kayak the Nile in association with Nile River Explorers Camp. We're partnering with our friends at Kayak Session Magazine to cover the festival and bring it to a global audience.

Check back here for the latest updates whether you’re competing or spectating.

Share the event, invite your friends... this year promises to be the even better than last year!


30th January - 2nd February
02:00 PM
Kayak the Nile
Kayak the Nile


From relaxed to adrenaline fuelled, flat water tours and beginner experiences to advanced white water and freestyle coaching, there's something for everyone.

World class coaching, flights, accommodation, logistics, and kayak hire all on one of the best white water rivers in the world.

Kayak the Nile is owned and operated by husband and wife team Sam and Emily Ward, known around the world for their achievements, coaching and experience in kayaking.

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