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ORANGE RIVER RAFTING

ORANGE RIVER RAFTING

THROUGH THE RICHTERSVELD


“WET – FUN – SUN”


“One of the best entry level rafting adventures in South Africa”

“Rafting through the beautiful Richtersfeld Mountains. Priceless!”

“An outdoor excursion for the whole family and friends”

THE ORANGE RIVER AWAITS YOU

The Orange River and The Richtersveld have a lifelong partnership. This river rafting adventure is rated as one of the best entry level rafting adventures in South Africa. An outdoor adventure for the whole family and friends. Umkulu Safari & Canoe Trails have been operating on the Orange River for the past 20 years. Our team is well experienced and very knowledgeable about this region.

We have been living alongside the Orange River for many years and have experienced this beautiful river in all her forms and now we want to share this adventure with you! Visit the Richtersveld and river raft the longest river in South Africa. Feel the flow from the Maloti mountains in the Drakensberg while paddling through the Richtersveld desert. Let our experienced team of river guides open your hearts to the Richtersveld and natural surroundings of The Orange River.

Our team has 19 years of leading experience in river rafting and safari adventures in Southern Africa. We are a registered Tour operator in Namibia, Botswana and South Africa. A small owner operated company with a reliable and sustainable approach to conservation and adventure. Our safari experience separates us as a river operator. This allows our flexibility and responsible logistics with all our operations.

OUR CURRENT SPECIALS


Normally R3950 for 3 Days

Students Save R1000

For the budget conscious student. Only R 2950

A Orange River Rafting Adventure designed around the budget conscious student. Bring some friends and enjoy the best the Richtersveld has to offer.

Normally R4350.00 for 4 Days

10% off on standard rates

On all confirmed departures for the remainder of 2017

This 4 Day Orange River Adventure is rated the best adventure trail in the Northern Cape. Explore the Richtersveld on an ultimate river adventure.

Normally R16600 for 4 Days

SAVE MORE THAN R4000

Special is valid for 2 adults and 2 under 18's.

Bring the family on one of Southern Africa's iconic family adventures. Paddle through breathtaking mountain scenery and camp wild under the stars.

VIEW ALL OUR SPECIALS HERE

RIVER RAFTING ADVENTURES


R2950.00 for 2 Days

This is the perfect weekend adventure get-away filled with unforgettable experiences and suitable for the whole family.

R3950 for 3 Days

A Orange River Rafting Adventure designed around the budget conscious student. Bring some friends and enjoy the best the Richtersveld has to offer.

R4350.00 for 4 Days

This 4 Day Orange River Adventure is rated the best adventure trail in the Northern Cape. Explore the Richtersveld on an ultimate river adventure.

R16600 for 4 Days

Bring the family on one of Southern Africa's iconic family adventures. Paddle through breathtaking mountain scenery and camp wild under the stars.

R4850.00 for 6 Days

The 5 Day Transfrontier Rafting is suitable for adventure travelers. Discover the river less paddled this season and escape into the wild Richtersveld.

R4850.00 for 6 Days

The 6 Day Orange River rafting Adventure is the ultimate paddle on the Orange River. This trail os perfect for the adventure seekers that enjoys nature.

VIEW ALL OUR RAFTING TRIPS HERE

THE GROWCERY ECO CAMP – OUR BASE CAMP

THE GROWCERY

AWARD WINNING ECO CAMP


FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE CAMP HERE


ACCOMMODATION @ THE GROWCERY


From: R175.00

Vioolsdrift Accommodation at the Growcery Camp is rated as a 1000 star destination. Book your stay at our camp and join an unforgettable river adventure.

From: R120

Vioolsdrift Camping at The Growcery Campsite offers a tranquil retreat with grassed camping sites and spectacular river and mountain views.

From: R350

Vioolsdrift Twin Rooms is the latest edition to our Growcery Camp. This is work in progress and the first rooms are expected to be completed by October 2017

ABOUT THE ORANGE RIVER

THE GARIEP RIVER


Also know as “The Great River” by the local Nama people.


The Orange River was named after the dutch Prince William of Orange. The Gariep River or “Great River” as it is called by the local Nama people. The Orange River cuts through the Richtersveld desert reserve and is now part of the Richtersveld Ais-Ais Transfrontier Park.  From its source high in the Drakensberg Mountains, it meanders 2200 km until it reaches the Atlantic Ocean at Alexander Bay/Oranjemund.

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