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Umkulu Orange River Rafting

A trip along the Orange River is one of the most beautiful and tranquil experiences Southern Africa has to offer. The Gariep River as it is called by the local Nama people forms part of the border between South Africa and Namibia. The river slowly winds its way through the Richtersveld Mountains towards the Atlantic Ocean.

Trip Prices
Adults Children (under 12) Transport Cape Town
4 Day Orange River
R2 950.00 R2 150.00 R750
6 Day Orange River
R3 350.00 R2 750.00 R750

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A River Rafting trip will slowly take you downstream as you marvel at the stunning mountain scenery and the colourful birdlife. Camp out in mild temperatures and enjoy delicious meals in the most tranquil environment.

    

Umkulu’s Services

Qualified river guides make sure you get the most out of your Orange River experience. The guides are knowledgeable about the area, make sure a high safety standard is upheld and prepare delicious meals. You will paddle down the river in two-man inflatable boats known as “crocs”. Umkulu provides:

  • All river equipment
  • A cooler box per boat
  • Dry bags
  • All meals
  • 2 qualified river guides

The fun activities along the way include swimming, bird watching and mastering some of the fast-flowing rapids.

All you need is a sleeping bag and a mattress. The mild a temperatures and the absence of mosquitoes allow us to sleep under the stars.

4 Day Orange River Rafting

Day 0: Arrive at base camp (own meal)
Day 1: Orange River (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
Day 2: Orange River (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
Day 3: Orange River and re supply (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
Day 4: Depart to base camp after breakfast

6 Day Orange River Rafting

Day 0: Arrive at base camp (own meal)
Day 1: Orange River (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
Day 2: Orange River (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
Day 3: Orange River and re supply (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
Day 4: Orange River (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
Day 5: Orange River (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
Day 6: Depart to base camp after breakfast

Base Camp

Whether you choose a 4 or a 6 day rafting tour, you will spend your first night at base camp. Here you will get a full briefing on safety procedures and river rafting. The amenities of base camp include:

  • Showers
  • Bar facilities
  • Safe parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Campsites
  • Chalets

What you need to bring

The Orange River Rafting Trails are conducted in mild temperatures without the dangers of dangerous animals or mosquitoes. All you need to bring is:

  • Sleeping bags and mats
  • Drinks
  • Cutlery and crockery

You will be paddling downstream most of the time so only moderate levels of fitness are required.

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