River rafting equipment is of paramount importance with Umkulu Safari & Canoe Trails. We make use of the best equipment available in South Africa. All our gear is certified by the SABS and Marine Management for vessels (SAMSA). Our supplier is Ark – African River Kraft – River Rafting gear is of great importance and the maintenance and upkeep of our equipment is an important daily task for our operations along the Orange River.

Standard procedure is the cleaning and servicing of our equipment. We pride ourselves on our equipment and provide our adventure paddlers with clean and well maintained ARK Inflatable products.


 Standard River Equipment:

  • 2 Man inflatable rafts – crocodiles
  • 2 Paddles
  • 2 Buoyancy aids (PFD)
  • Dry bag for personals
  • Cooler box for drinks
  • Medical emergency kit



  • Customised 4 x 4 Toyota Land cruisers suitable for challenging terrains 6-8 seats
  • Customized overland trucks – design for cross country travelling 16-25 seats
  • Mini busses – suitable for transfers and shuttles
  • Luxury busses – perfect for more comfortable travel 25-65 seats