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Active African Vacations

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A wonderful experience. Great guide.

At first look, the 4 wheel drive is desperate need of good upholstery and a non electric cooler box... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Perth, Australia
Rented 2 times a car from Ugandacarrental. Amazing service! read this!

Perfect! Indeed not a new car but you do not want that in Uganda. We rented 2 times in 2 weeks with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Almere, The Netherlands
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We are an inbound adventure safari company with over 8 years experience of organizing day tours and exciting vacations in the East African Region. We conduct tours in Uganda, Rwanda, Congo, Burundi and Kenya.
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Plot 4, Kimathi Avenue, Kampala, Uganda
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Reviewed 5 days ago

At first look, the 4 wheel drive is desperate need of good upholstery and a non electric cooler box to keep drinks chilled is recommended. But our guide Jeff has gone out of his way to get us chilled bottles and stopped to buy the...More

Thank Kosing2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect! Indeed not a new car but you do not want that in Uganda. We rented 2 times in 2 weeks with different pickup and delivery points. They were always sharp on time. An important feedback: we had an accident with quite some damage. Godfrey...More

Thank AlexDusseldorp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently returned from a trip to Rwanda and Uganda with Active African Vacations and couldn’t have been happier with our experience. First, Maggie was incredibly patient throughout the planning process and did an excellent job with our itinerary. She made sure we were able...More

Thank teresaortiz78
Reviewed 8 July 2018

We had a great time on our vacation through Rwanda and some of Uganda with out guide Billy. He knew all the best spots and helped get us into the best groups for hikes and tours. We went from Kigali, to Volcanoes National Park, to...More

Thank burgle432
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

We have just completed our two weeks journey in Uganda. Visited Queen Elizabeth NP, Port Fortal, Murchinson Falls NP, Sipi falls, Jinja and back to Entebbe. We rented Toyota Rav from Self Drive Uganda with an automatic gearbox which worked much better on Ugandan roads....More

Thank avielShropshire
Reviewed 18 March 2018

We rented a RAV 4 through Self Drive Uganda (the car rental arm of the business). Joy dropped the car off in Bunagana and was incredibly helpful - she gave us some great advice about the route we were planning on taking, and was also...More

Thank Annie W
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We rent toyota landcruzer with open roof for 2 weeks from Billy. Although the roads were bad and we drove over 2000km the car did its job and didn't have any problems. Billy was very nice and drove the car for us out of Kampala...More

Thank Goldenberg I
Reviewed 28 September 2017

I booked my 3 day Bwindi Gorrilla Adventure thru email exchanges with Billy. My fears disappeared when he showed up the day before the trip to my hotel and we reviewed the itinerary. He was was extremely professional and always made sure that I was...More

Thank Provinsal
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We booked everything from our home by email, our contact was Billy Ssali and we was helpful all the time. He helped us with the car reservation and finally when we need, he also helped us with some hotels reservations. The car was a bit...More

1  Thank Tomas G
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We rented a Landcruiser from Active African Vacations in August 2017. We had a great experience, would highly recommend. The team were very responsive and helpful on email, as well as punctual, and the car didn't come with any hidden costs (fully insured etc). They...More

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Dayna W
15 February 2018|
Response from Billy S | Property representative |
The daily rates differs from the type of vehicle one wishes to take, for example small suv Rav4 goes for $40-45 a day which landcruiser prado goes for $70-80 depending on number of days one wishes to use the car for , people... More
Marnie G
31 March 2017|
Response from Billy S | Property representative |
Hi marnie, my name is Billy ssali iam the manager of active african vacations, its true maggie works for active African vacations, and i think you have seen some of the reviews talk about my name and i am a guide as well... More