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Half Day River Rafting

Vioolsdrift

Activity Description

The day starts with a transfer to our launch point a few kilometers upstream. Here you are met by your guide who will give a safety speech. We paddle about 7km back to our basecamp. You can expect a peaceful time, paddling through the “green belt”. There are no crocodiles or hippos, but we do have birds, water monitors and much more which the guides will gladly share some interesting information on. Throw a wave at the locals from both Namibia and South Africa as they sit on the banks and fish. Sit back in your boat and float gently with the current as you realize this is one of the many “Heavens on Earth."

Arrangements

Duration2 hours
WhenAlways, but subject to waterlevels.
WhereThe Orange River
WeatherN/A
What to Wear• Thin comfortable clothing • Hat • Sunglasses • Swimming costume
Things to Bring• Sunblock • Hat • Sunglasses • Swimming costume • Warm jacket, jersey or windbreaker (during winter) • Tracksuit or long pants (during winter) • Strops or flip-flops • Binoculars* • Sweets, chocolates, soft drinks and alcoholic beverages (please ensure that all refreshments are either in cans or decanted into plastic bottles, as broken glass tends to be hazardous in the river environment).
Guests or SpectatorsN/A

Requirements

Minimum Age6 years
Minimum Height0.0 m
Maximum Height0.0 m
Fitness LevelNo Fitness Requirement
QualificationsNot Applicable
Maximum Weight0.0 kg
CertificationNone Required
Experience LevelNo Experience Requirement

Inclusions and Exclusions

InclusionsCrocs (2 man ARK inflatable rafts) Paddles Lifejackets Dry Bag / Blue Drum (Day Trips only) for your luggage Transport back to Base Camp
ExclusionsWater, Soft Drinks and Alcoholic Beverages

Notes

Please book in advance (at least 1 day). You can pay on arrival at the campsite. No card facilities, but we accept Rand, Namibian Dollar, USD and Euro.

Absolutely no previous experience is needed. The section of the river that we operate on graded 1 – 2.

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