Rafting Orange River Trans-frontier Trail
ORANGE RIVER RAFTING RICHTERSVELD / NAMIBIA
8 DAY TRAILS
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Trans-Frontier Rafting 8 Day Trail
Richtersveld National Park border of Namibia.
Your adventures begins from the Base Camp on the banks of the Orange River 22 kms down stream from the Vioolsdrift (South African) Noordoewer (Namibian) borders if you are driving yourself.
Safe Parking, hot showers, flush toilets, grassy campsites, bar facilities and safe lock-up storage.
17h00: Meet your fellow paddlers, river trip briefing by experienced guides and famous bush cuisine.
After breakfast you launch the 2-man Crocs down the mighty Orange River through the untouched Trans-Frontier section of the river. We are the ONLY operators on this stretch, pioneering the way.
Highlights of this great adventure include; passing the Fish River Canyon, vegetated islands, exploration hikes, fast flowing water and the Gamkap Rapids.
The next few days are spent on the Orange River where you will explore this magnificent desert eco system. Your guides will take you through some fast flowing water and guide you with knowledge and experience to ensure maximum enjoyment of this magnificent river. You will have the opportunity to experience some wave surfing, rapid floating, hiking and fishing that provides fun for everyone. Stretches of still water will give you ample opportunity to admire the beautiful gorges and scenery. The expedition is not a race and along with our carefully planned route and itinerary, it allows you to have maximum time to complete the expedition.
PLANTS: Wild Raisin Tree, Tamarisk, Wild Tobacco, False Ebony, Shepard’s Tree, Camel Thorn Tree, Sweet Thorn, Quiver Tree, Bastard Quiver Tree (Endemic to the Richtersveld), Halfmens.
ANIMALS: Klipspringer, Steenbok, Hyena, Leopard, Baboon, Dassie, Vervet Monkey, Cape Clawless Otter, Wild Horses, Mountain Zebras, Oryx and Gemsbok.
BIRDS: African Darter, Fish Eagle, Black Eagle, Hammerkop, Goliath, Grey and Black Headed Herons, White Breasted Cormorant, Little Egret, Great White Egret, Cattle Egret, Black Stork, White Stork, Yellow billed Stork, Egyptian goose, Black smith plover; Malachite, pied, pygmy, giant - kingfishers.
REPTILES/ INSECTS: Red Roman, Scorpions, Horned Adder, Mountain Adder, Dwarf adder, Puff Adder, Cape Spitting Cobra, Water Monitor Lizard, Fog Basking Beetle.
ROCK FORMATION: Granite Rock, Metamorphic Rock and Sedimentary Rock.
RATES ORANGE RIVER from BASE CAMP
8 days/8 nights - R6500 per person.
Minimum booking of 12 persons.
Medium fitness is required - no children.
Please check Schedule for availability and complete rhe RIVER RAFTING BOOKING/ENQUIRY FORM