The Orange River and Richtersveld

River Rafting in the Northern Cape.

The Orange River and Richtersveld have a lifelong partnership. Rated on the best entry level rafting adventures in South Africa. An Outdoor adventure for the whole family and all the friends. Umkulu safari & canoe trails have been operating the Orange River for the past 19 years. Our team is well experienced, trained and very knowledgeable of this region.

We have seen the movie, we have made the movie and loved it. Now we are sharing the adventure and living the life along the Orange River. 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. Choose our experienced team and enjoy the natural surroundings of the Orange River.

Why Umkulu Safari & Canoe Trails?

Our team comes with 19 years of leading 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 in all our operations.

Our river rafting adventures are well priced and we do need to secure our profitability to sustain a responsible offer in adventure. We have chosen the best equipment in South Africa and strive ourselves to offer reliable adventures with a financial guarantee. Umkulu Safari & canoe Trails are an inhouse adventure specialist company. We are small enough to care and big enough to secure an outdoor adventure of a lifetime.

Our company has expanded to offer safaris and river adventures combined. 

Our Base Camp :

Member of African Paddling Association
Member of ATTA

Welcome to Orange River Rafting and Umkulu Safari & Canoe Trails

The Team