FAQ

Check our FAQ to get better insights on our service list in NKC Cairo branches:

Q. Never tried Kayaking before, Can I join?

A. We accept scratch beginners as well as professionals, beginners will be given a briefing session and will be escorted by one of our trainers on their Kayaks


Q.How can I book?

A.Send us a message on Nile Kayak Club facebook page.


Q. How much does it cost?

#180LE for one hour (introductory short ride Near to Dahab Island)

#300LE  for two hours ride (From The Platform Maadi till Garden City) 1.5 hrs on kayak and 30 min return using Motor Boat. Difficulty level: Beginners/Intermediate 

#400LE for three hours current assisted ride (cross Cairo ride from Maadi to Zamalik ), return via motor boat. Difficulty level: Advanced

 

100% deposit is needed to book your spot .

Deposits can be paid through bank transfer,bank deposits or ATM Machine.

Deposit is non-refundable if canceled less than 24 hours ahead


Service includes tips for beginners, escort from one of our trainers, and an *on-call rescue boat.


Q.What are the operating hours?

A. Our operating hours are Fridays and Saturdays 6:00 am - 6:00 PM


Please be at your appointment on time as we always start sharp.

*Long Cairo crossing rides and weekdays rides can be scheduled for group bookings based on availability.


Q. Are we going to ride in confined water or in the main river stream?

A. We have different routes that includes sightseeing, islands hopping, coffee stops and more during the ride, it depends on the group physical fitness and wind forecast, we will offer you the best options onsite.


Q.What should I wear?

A. We use sit on kayaks that keeps you dry, however you will get soaked from water splashes while paddling, so we recommend wearing Lycra sports wear t-shirts/shorts or pants, padded gloves and snorkeling shoes if available.


Q.What do I need to pack?

For sun and dehydration protection get your sun glasses, hat, sun screening cream and a water bottle.

For long rides some energy bars or dates are highly recommended.  

Extra dry outfit and a towel, as you may get soaked from water splashes while paddling.


Q.Does it require to be a swimmer?

A.Yes, you have to be able to maintain your buoyancy and swim for at least 10 meters.


Q.Can I take my mobile phone with me? 

A. We highly do not recommend you to take any belongings such as car keys, wallets, mobile phones, etc with you on the kayak.

Anything else but the water bottle and (energy bars for long rides) adds to the list


Q. Are there any age or weight restrictions?

A. Yes, Children below 14 years will require direct monitoring through the ride, they can only join a private 1 to 1 ride not the group rides.


Q.Can I use The Platform facilities if I rent the kayaks?

A. Yes, you can use the toilets and restaurant access.

Note: Parking fees is 10 EGP at The Platform and you can enjoy our Discount 10% at Shakespeare and Co. Restaurant at The Platform


After confirming your booking, every kayaker is requested to fill the registration form to help serving you at our best and to shorten the briefing pre-ride time:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScYkA8VU0SjFPw7FM_c7xx6VXEFJwJCfp0xKe7kr5i9W3gCJw/viewform


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