6 Day Kayaking Adventure

6 Day Kayaking Adventure. This is one of the best 6-day kayaking adventure trails on in Southern Africa. Our kayaking adventure starts at the Growcery Camp. This is in South Africa and the Richtersveld. It is a 215 km paddle through the greatest part of the Richtersveld. One of the greatest expedition styles adventures on offer for 2016.

6 Day Orange River Kayaking Adventure Route Plan:

Day 1: Arrive at Base Camp 18h00 pm (D) – Briefing
Day 2,3,4,5,6: Orange River Rafting (B.L.D) – Camping on the banks of the Orange River
Day 7: Orange River / Transfer Back to Base Camp (B.) – Tour ends on arrival back at camp
B – Breakfast, L – Lunch, D-Dinner

The kayaking adventure will take you past the rugged edged Richtersveld mountains. We explore the gorges, rapids, islands and channels of the orange river. On this adventure, we will be operating with our lead guide and backup guide. We divide all our equipment and food supplies amongst our paddlers.  We take our sweet time in paddling the orange river. This is a team effort and a great expedition. The 215 km distance is on the edge of expedition level. You need no prior experience under the guidance of our expedition leader.

We do recommend a moderate level of fitness to participate on this kayaking adventure. We have carefully designed a raw food and superfood diet to assist our conditions. You require energy and health food to maintain your strength and stamina.

The pre-tour packing list is an essential guideline for your kayaking adventure preparations. We will be making use of two men sit op top kayaks. They are perfect for single paddlers with equipment.  There is efficient packing space on our kayaks, with careful planning we will be able to carry all our supplies.

There are no designated camps on this kayaking adventure. We will make our camps along the banks of the river. Our Lead Guide will be carrying a satellite phone, that will be used in emergencies only. Y Paddlers are welcome to use their own personal kayak on this adventure trail.

Our team has selected some scheduled departures for our kayaking adventures. These will have a minimum of 6 people and a maximum of 10 people per adventure.

You can book your private trail with a minimum of 6 people to guarantee a departure.

6 Day Kayaking Adventure Rates
Orange River Richtersveld

Tour Price :  Adults : R 7950.00 per person  U18 : R 5500.00
Time Frame:
 5 nights and a half day on the river
Distance: 215 km (depending on the water levels)
Tour Starts: 8:30 / 9:00 am on morning of day 2 on route plan
Equipment: 2 man kayaks – sit on tops – single paddlers on a double sit on top to allow for equipment.  Paddles, floatation devices, dry bags for personals
Starts: The Growcery Camp
Ends: The Growcery Camp (Transfer back to Base Camp at Take out Point)
Min 6 people, Max 10 people per kayaking Trail
Own Kayaks : You are allowed to bring your own Kayaks on this trail (no extra cost)

What is Included?

  • Meals and kayaks
  • guides, park fees, camping fees
  • Transfer back to base camp

What is not included?

  • Own drinks & snacks
  • Own sleeping bags, tents, mattresses