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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 LANDSCAPE

The contrast of the glistening Orange River with its green banks against the rocky Richtersveld make for a beautiful landscape. An Orange River rafting adventure is rated as one of the best entry level rafting adventures in South Africa.

It’s an outdoor adventure for the whole family and all your friends. Guests love the opportunity to bond with their group, do something out of the ordinary and to sleep in the desert next to a beautiful river!

AN UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE

We have been living alongside the Orange River for many years and have experienced this beautiful river in all her forms. 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

Our team has 20 years of experience in river rafting and safari adventures in Southern Africa. We are a registered Tour operator in Namibia, Botswana and South Africa. We’re a small owner-operated company with a reliable and sustainable approach to conservation and adventure.

Our safari experience separates us as a river operator: allowing us flexibility and responsible logistics with all our operations. Umkulu Safari & Canoe Trails have been operating on the Orange River for the past 20 years.

OUR CURRENT SPECIALS

Currently there are no specials for Orange River Rafting

SEE ALL OUR SPECIALS HERE

RIVER RAFTING ADVENTURES

The 2-Day Wet & Wild adventure is the perfect weekend get-away filled with unforgettable experiences. It's suitable for the whole family.
R3150

FROM: R3150

2-Day Wet & Wild

The 5-Day Transfrontier Rafting is suitable for adventure travelers. Discover the river less paddled this season and escape into the wild Richtersveld.
R5850

FROM: R5850

5-Day Transfrontier Rafting Adventure

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.
R5000

FROM: R5000

6 Day Orange River Rafting

Escape into the Wild is part of our Wet & Wild collection combining the Richtersveld with the Orange River. It's a great entry level adventure.
R950

FROM: R950

Escape into the Wild

Half Day Rafting Adventures are available on the Orange River near Vioolsdrift. Book your rafting trail when visiting the Growcery Camp near Vioolsdrift.
R530

FROM: R530

Half-Day Rafting

Orange river kayaking is the perfect trail for adventurous travellers that seek to explore the river less paddled. The perfect desert adventure.
R9250

FROM: R9250

Orange River Kayaking

THE GROWCERY ECO CAMP – OUR BASE CAMP

THE GROWCERY

AWARD WINNING ECO CAMP


FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE GROWCERY CAMP HERE


ACCOMMODATION AT THE GROWCERY

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.
R215

FROM: R215

Vioolsdrift Accommodation

Vioolsdrift Camping at The Growcery Camp offers a tranquil retreat with grassed camping sites, a restaurant, bar and spectacular river and mountain views.
R150

FROM: R150

Vioolsdrift Camping

Vioolsdrift Twin Rooms is the latest addition to our Growcery Camp. This is work in progress and the first rooms are expected to be completed by June 2019
R350

FROM: R350

Vioolsdrift Twin Rooms

ABOUT THE ORANGE RIVER

THE GARIEP RIVER


Also known as “The Great River” to the Nama people


The Orange River was named after the Dutch Prince William of Orange. It’s other names are the Gariep River, or “Great River”, as it is called by the local Nama people. The Orange River cuts through the Richtersveld National Park and is now part of the Ais-Ais Richtersveld Transfrontier Park.

From its source high in the Drakensberg Mountains, it meanders 2200 km until it reaches the Atlantic Ocean at Alexander Bay/ Oranjemund. It feeds the surroundings and the banks of the river are home to many species of birds and other wildlife.

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