Water rafting in Kenya is one of the best adventure sports safaris that you want to add on your Kenya tours and safari list. It is exhilarating and unbelievably amazing sport and experience. There is water rafting for beginners and on a rafting boat, river rafting, and water rafting makes you to enjoy the raft dash, canoe fights, glide over the rapids, waterfalls challenges, plunges and even raft flips.
As you raft, you get to enjoy the beautiful scenery, nature, in some places wildlife, mingling and making new friends and the fact that you forget about your day today schedule takes the stress and the pressure away and this becomes as the main benefit for water rafting.
Some of the Spots for the water sport include:
- Sagana river:
water rafting Sagana is the biggest river rafting spot in Kenya. Depending on the water levels, the rafting takes between 4-5 hours. You can also participate in other activities and choose to stay at the best lodges in Sagana like Sagana resort, Rapids camp.
- River Mathioya:
It is in Mathioya constituency and rafting is available only during the rainy seasons. If looking for a river that produces technical rapids, then Mathioya river Kenya is the place to be. Because of the technical rapids it is recommended to the rafters with some experience. You can stay at Mathioya river lodge and participate in other activities like fishing, swimming in the river, bird watching or enjoy traditional dancing.
- River Ewaso nyiro:
Ewaso River is a home for Crocodiles and Hippos and the banks also attract other wildlife like Elephants, Lions, Giraffes and several antelopes. There is also superb bird life that includes the kingfishers, heron and weavers. A rift in this river therefore gives you not only the adventure on the river but wildlife viewing and bird music.
- Athi River:
This spot also gives stunning views of wildlife as you enjoy the rafting.