About us
Kayak the Nile Staff

About Kayak the Nile

Kayak the Nile, based in Bujagali, Uganda, is owned and operated by two very experienced kayak coaches from the UK - Sam Ward (GB Team Coach) and Emily Wall (2x British Champion).

Between us we have 26 years of kayaking and coaching experience, 8 of which we have been in Uganda. We are both fully accredited British Canoe Union coaches, and have kayaked and coached in over twenty countries. Sam began his coaching career with the PGL Adventure Holiday Company, coaching school groups, and he has also coached for the British Army. Together, we provide a very high quality, professional and safe experience adhering to all UK standard safety operating procedures, and are the most experienced and professional coaching team in Africa.

Our kayak school is based at the Nile River Explorers campsite, which is an ideal location to explore the river Nile from. Kayak the Nile has been operating since 2001, and is affiliated to the Jinja Adventure Safety Association. The company has an impeccable safety and customer satisfaction record. Employing only the highest quality International and Ugandan guides, we are proud of the service that we deliver every day and hope that we can help you to an amazing experience that will a highlight of your time in Uganda.

From the left to right:
Charles (coach), Emily (co-owner and coach), David (coach), Abra (handyman and guide), Emmanuel (office manager and accountant), Sam (co-owner and coach)