Orange River Fishing

Orange River Fishing

orange river fishing
Orange River Fishing
Escape into the wild

Orange River Fishing

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 The Growcery Camp Dinner
Day 2,3,4 Orange River Fishing B.L.D.
Day 5 The Growcery Camp B

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, 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 Adventure Information


DEPART FROM: The Growcery Camp
Orange River Rafting Product Pricing


Adults R 5 500.00
Orange River Rafting Tour Schedule


Day 1

The Growcery Camp – Orange River – Richtersveld.

The Orange River Fishing Trip will start and end from the Growcery Camp. We meet our fellow fisherman and enjoy a briefing around an open fire on day 1 at 5 pm .

This will be a Tag & Release fishing trip and all fish will be carefully replaced in the orange river. The next days we will make a base camp along the banks of the orange river. Here you will have the chance to explore the large mouth and small mouth yellow fish of the Orange river


Day 2,3,4,5

Orange River Fishing.

Our fishing trip will be on the banks of the orange river the next 3 nights and we do return back to base camp on day 5. Please take note that the trip will end on arrival and all visitors that overnights and stay day 5 will have accommodation and dinner at own expense on day 5 Only.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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