RAFTING FOR RHINOS ON NOVEMBER 10TH 2012


Nile River Explorers have made a pledge to organize Rafting for Rhinos race event on behalf of Rhino Fund Uganda once a year and with the help of local businesses make it even more a success each year.

On Saturday 10th November 2012 the fourth annual Rhino Raft Race will be held at Explorers River Camp at Bujagali. This will be the first year that the race will be held on the new Bujagali reservoir and we intend to take advantage of this to make sure it is an even bigger and better event. The Nile Explorer, a 2 storey pontoon boat, will be available for spectators to follow the race more closely and the course will utilise more of the area directly in front of Explorers River Camp.

As well as the usual teams of 6 racing from below the dam wall to Explorers River Camp just above the Bujagali Falls, we will again be offering extreme racing in two man rafts.

Teams are made up of corporates, friends, associations and NGO’s. The winning team gets to hold the Rhino Trophy until the next year.

Will you be able to spot a white rhino in Kruger National Park? (Arno Meintjes)

Entrance Fees:

Teams of 6 Ush/ 1,000,000 for the team for the day
Teams of 2 Ush/ 350,000 for the team for the day

Gorilla Jet will also be offering jet boat rides for competitors to the start of the race for Ush/ 10,000 pp. All proceeds will go to Rhino Fund Uganda.

With the generous donations of businesses throughout Uganda an array of prizes are up for grabs both for entrants and spectators. And a special thanks goes to Nile Special this year for really coming on board and sponsoring the banners, t-shirts and fliers. Because rhino’s are special too !!

This is truly a fun day out for everyone, so if you are in the Jinja vicinity on the 10 November 2012 please come and join us and support Rhino Fund Uganda.

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