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5-Day Orange River Fishing

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The Orange river fishing 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. We use 2 man inflatable rafts on our fishing trips.  The 4-day Orange River fishing trails will start and end at our base camp The Growcery Camp.  We make our final preparations at camp, before embarking on our fishing adventure.

We spend the next 3 nights along the banks of the Orange River. The ideal location for the large mouth yellow fish and large catfish.  Fish include big-mouth yellow fish, small mouth yellow fish, tilapia, catfish, bottom feeders (mudfish) and carp.


Orange River Fishing Route Plan

Day 1 Meet at The Growcery Camp Camping and dinner
Day 2,3,4 Orange River Fishing and Rafting Camping, breakfast, lunch & dinner
Day 5 Return to The Growcery Camp Breakfast


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, flotation 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
  • Bring your own fishing gear
  • 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 travelling with children younger than 18 y/o will need an unabridged birth certificate to be allowed to depart and enter South Africa.  Furthermore, minors travelling with only one parent, or another party need additional documentation.  Please familiarise yourself with the required documentation as minors cannot travel without it.


Orange River Rafting Includes


  • 2 man rafts, paddles, flotation devices
  • Coolerboxes for drinks
  • Guide
  • Park fees, conservation fees
  • Transfer back to camp
  • Meals as indicated
Orange River Rafting Excludes


  • Own transfers to starting point
  • Own drinks
  • Own fishing tackle
Orange River Rafting Tour Information


DEPARTS FROM: The Growcery Camp

We will offer a 5-Day Orange River Fishing Adventure for a minimum of 8 people.

If your group is smaller than that, we can arrange for another group to join you.

Please specify if you would like a private trip.

Orange River Rafting Product Pricing


Orange River Fishing Trip Rates

Price 2021 2022
Per person R6500 R 7500
Orange River Rafting Tour Schedule

Adventure SCHEDULE

Day 1

The Growcery Camp, Vioolsdrift, Richtersveld

The Orange River Fishing Trip will start and end from the Growcery Camp. The camp is right next to the Orange River. We meet our fellow fishermen and enjoy a briefing around an open fire on day one at 5 pm. Camping and dinner is included.

Day 2,3 and 4

Orange River Fishing

Our fishing trip will be on the banks of the orange river for the next 3 nights. This will be a Tag & Release fishing trip and all fish will be carefully placed back in the river. Here you will have the chance to catch the large mouth and small mouth yellow fish of the Orange river. We will make a base camp along the banks of the river. Camping, breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.

Day 5

The Growcery Camp

We return back to the base camp on day 5. Please take note that the trip will end on arrival and all visitors that overnight on day 5 have to book additional accommodation. Only breakfast is included on Day 5.

DISCLAIMER: We reserve the right to cancel any activity due to weather or unsafe conditions. An alternative activity will be provided wherever possible.

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