5 Day Orange River Fishing Trail
The 5 Day orange river fishing trail is the perfect fisherman’s adventure.
These fishing trails are perfect for the fisherman seeking some of the best opportunities of tag and release fishing. Our trails are done in 2 man inflatable rafts. The 4 day orange river fishing trails will start and end at our base camp the Growcery. This will be the meeting point and where the final preparations will be made.
The next 4 nights and 5 days are spent along the banks of the Orange River. A total distance of 38 km will be covered by the 5 day orange river fishing trail. Fish include big-mouth yellowfish, small-mouth yellowfish, tilapia, barble (catfish), bottom feeders (mudfish) and carp.
5 day orange river fishing trail Route Plan:
Day 1: Arrive at Base Camp 18h00 pm (D) – Briefing
Day 2,3,4: Orange River Rafting (B.L.D) – Camping on the banks of the Orange River
Day 5: Orange River (take out at Sjambok)/ Transfer Back to Base Camp (B) – Tour ends on arrival back at camp
B – Breakfast, L – Lunch, D-Dinner
NB – Valid Passport Compulsory.
Time Frame: 1 night base camp & 3 nights on river
Distance: 45 km
Tour Starts: 8:30 / 9:00 am on morning of day 2 on route plan
Equipment: 2 man inflatable rafts, paddles, floatation devices, cooler box for drinks and dry bags for personals
Starts: The Growcery Camp
Ends: The Growcery Camp (Transfer back to Base Camp at Take out Point)
What is not included?
- Own drinks & snacks
- Own fishing gear
- Own sleeping bags, tents, mattresses
- Stay over back at camp after completion of the fishing trail
- Last day’s lunch
Protecting the Environment on the 4 day orange river fishing trail
No glass is allowed on the river and all waste will be transported along the trail and returned to base camp. Please decanter supplies to plastic containers or make use of cans.
NB – Families traveling with children younger than 18 y/o will need an unabridged birth certificate to be allowed to depart and enter South Africa. Furthermore, minors traveling with only one parent, or another party need additional documentation. Please familiarize yourself with the required documentation as minors cannot travel without it.
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