Orange River rafting

Join Trisport and Wilderness Ventures on an epic in style Orange River rafting trip: 7 to 10 Dec 2020

More than 30 years ago Andre and Willie from Wilderness Ventures were the pioneers starting paddling trips on the Orange river. Since then they have build a nice base camp on a farm called Raap en Skraap, close to a small Namibia/South Africa border town, Onseepkans.

On this trip Andre and his wife Maryna will do the catering. They are known for their fantastic catering and hospitality. They cant wait to share there experience on the river with you and to spoil you with their amazing catering. You will not forget this trip! You will share a tent each night with your paddling partner and be spoilt with great food.

Come and enjoy paddling /drifting down the Orange River, the border between South Africa and Namibia. Watch the amazing birds along the way, listen to the jackal calling during night, watch the starts with no artificial light close by and see the amazing rock formations along the river as you go down river in you canoe.

Cost: R3550 pp for 4 nights, 3 days

Includes:
All meals, from dinner on the 1st night at arrival to lunch on last day
Paddling gear,
Guides
Trisport Buff
Transfer back to the camp
Loads of FUN

Excludes:
Tips for guides
Meals after the river trip has ended (Last meal provided will be lunch)
Getting to the Camp

Schedule:

7 Dec:
– Arrive at the camp on the Orange River in the afternoon
– Dinner and off to bed in your tent

8 to 10 Dec: 
– Start with great breakfast
– Paddle to the lunch spot, prepared by the guides and cheff
– More paddling to the evening spot on the river where your tent will be waiting for you

Afternoon of the 10 Dec:
– Arrive at Finish point at about 12pm, lunch
– Transfer back to the camp, stay another night or say good byes

For more information, please contact Sonja on Sonja@trisport.co.za
0825797595

What to take with on the Rafting trip:

• Hat, big enough and with a rope so it won’t blow off
• Sunglasses with a rope so it does not disappear when you fall off in the water
• Sunscreen
• Head lamp
• Mosquito stuff, lots
• Sleeping bag
• Ground sail and Matrass, blow up (pumps are available)
• Clothes for protect again sun, sarong or 2, for men and women works well over knees and feet
• Clothes for 3 days on the rive
• Swimming costume
• Shoes that can get wet and then some dry for afterwards
• Warm jacket, down or something that can fold small and rain jacket
• Cycling or rowing gloves, your hands are wet and get sores easily
• Pillow, small that can roll up
• Towels
• Toiletries
• Snacks if you want to snack during meals
• Lip ice
• Alcoholic drinks and other cold drinks or mix for gin etc (you will get a cooler box to put it in) Drinks must be in plastic holder or cans, no glass containers
• A glass, metal or plastic for your drinks
• Toilet paper, each their own
• Fold up chair,
• Small drybag for phone, camera etc
• Your own medicine and we suggest small medical kit for something if you are getting nauseas, or somethings for allergies etc
• Chargers for your phone

Optional:

• Stretchers if they are not too big as you will carry it on your boat plus all your clothes, your cooler box etc
– Tent
• Remember Space is limited

CANCELLATION POLICY

PLEASE NOTE:

NO REFUNDS ON YOUR DEPOSIT: PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR TRAVEL INSURANCE COVER ANY INJURIES, ILLNESS OR CANCELLATIONS FOR ANY REASONS SUCH AS AN PANDEMIC, TERRORISM, FORCE MAJEUR.

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