4-Day Orange River Rafting

4-Day Orange River Rafting

4-day orange river rafting
4-day orange river rafting
4-day orange river rafting
4-day orange river rafting
4-day orange river rafting
4-day orange river rafting

4-Day Orange River Rafting

Join our 4-Day Orange River Rafting trail through the Richtersveld. This trail is a more relaxed river rafting adventure and suitable for people without any prior experience. Our 4-Day Orange River Rafting will start at our base camp, The Growcery Camp, 22 km from Vioolsdrift. We paddle down the river and get picked up near Aussenkehr farm at the end of the trail.


What to Expect on Our 4-Day Orange River Rafting Adventure

We will sleep on the banks of the Orange River, explore the Richtersveld Mountains and just enjoy the great outdoors! You are welcome to relax outside next to the fire or in your tent. This isolated part of the Richtersveld makes you feel like a real adventurer.

We take all the food we need with us and prepare meals over open fires. There are no designated campsites. We start our day with an early morning paddle. In the afternoons we will stop for a picnic-style lunch and enjoy the tranquillity of the river. In the late afternoons we have time to relax and even do some hiking in the mountains. All our camps are natural areas along the river and we respect the ecosystem by taking all our refuse with us.

We will provide you with a full packing and kit list. It is essential to have the right preparation guidelines when joining a river rafting adventure on the Orange River. We recommend that you arrive at our base camp no later than 5 pm on the first day, when our guides will welcome you upon arrival. Our evening will be spent having dinner, preparing for our adventure the following morning and relaxing around the fire.


4-Day Orange River Rafting Highlights

  • Wild camping on the banks of the river
  • Excellent mountain views
  • Endless swimming opportunities
  • Hiking trails
  • Stargazing
  • Escape into the wild
  • No cellphone reception


Join us on a 6-Day Orange River Rafting adventure for an extra two days.


We are Protecting the Environment:

We do not allow glass or glass containers on the river trail. Please decant all glass content into plastic bottles or make use of cans.  Our travellers will transport all waste back to our base camp. Be mindful of the mark you leave when camping in nature. We want to conserve the untouched feel and help our guests by briefing them about how we do things on the river.


NB – No client will be allowed on the river without a Valid Passport and Unabridged Birth Certificate for minors.

Umkulu Adventures Includes


  • Camping fees on Day 1 at The Growcery Camp
  • Two-man inflatable rafts & paddles
  • Waterproof bags & flotation devices
  • Meals as indicated
  • Cooler box for drinks
  • Park fees, conservation fees
  • Transfer back to The Growcery Camp after trip
Umkulu Adventures Excludes


  • Travel arrangements to starting point
  • Drinks
  • Camping equipment
  • Bedding
  • Camping or Chic Shack accommodation on Day 5
  • Extra snacks
Umkulu Adventures Tour Information


DEPARTS FROM: The Growcery
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4-Day Orange River Rafting Rates

Age 2019  2020
Adults R 4 550 R 4 850
Children 16-17 R 4 150 R 4 150
Children 12-15 R 3 650 R 3 650
Children  5-11 R 3 350 R 3 350
Umkulu Adventures Tour Schedule


Day 1

The Growcery Base Camp

Arrive at our base camp no later than 5 pm for check-in. Your guides will meet and brief you upon arrival. They will also show you where you’ll be camping and the facilities we have on offer. You will get your waterproof bag and your cooler box as you arrive at your campsite. Use this time while it is still daylight to pack your bag and sort through the gear you will be taking on the river. Dinner is at 8 pm, and after dinner, your guide will give a quick briefing around the campfire. Dinner included.

Day 2,3,4

Orange River Rafting

Our river rafting adventure starts this morning after breakfast. We will explore the Richtersveld on our rafting trip for the next three days. A great outdoor adventure awaits us. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

Day 5

Orange River – The Growcery Camp

We end our river rafting adventure at around 10 – 11 am in the morning and will transfer back to our starting point, The Growcery Camp. Dinner will be at The Growcery Camp, and we then we end off our trip around the campfire. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.
  • The Growcery Camp Richtersveld

    The Growcery Camp Richtersveld - eco camp is situated on the banks of the Orange River. Visit our organic clan and enjoy the Richtersveld. 
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