6 Day Orange River Rafting Richtersveld

6 Day Orange River Rafting Richtersveld

6 Day Orange River Rafting Richtersveld

The 6-day orange river rafting trail will take you from our base camp through the Nababeep Community & Richtersveld community reserve.  Over the next 6 days, you can expect to have spectacular mountain views, fast-flowing channels, and excellent bird life.  The river is graded at level 1-3 in difficulty and is suitable for beginners.

The orange river is a pool drop river, which means after every rapid, there is always a pool. The Richtersveld is home to goat herders trekking through the endless desert mountains. We don’t have designated campsites and camp for the day depends on the progress made that day, where we will choose our overnight spot on the banks of the river.

The Richtersveld is an excellent combination of rafting and relaxing. We float along the Orange River and explore the hiking trails of the Richtersveld. It is not a race. It is preferably an outdoor expedition suitable for all with no experience. Our guides will be responsible for your safety down the Orange river. All our meals are organically grown and freshly prepared on open fires. On our 6-day rafting trail, there will be a resupply point on day 4. We will receive fresh supplies and drinks for the remainder of our river trip.

This 6 day Orange River rafting trail is suitable for the adventure seeker that wants to explore the Richtersveld region. Camp on the banks of the Orange River and indulge in star gazing.

We do cater for vegetarians. However, we do recommend to bring your food if you are following a strict diet. Our Guides will assist with the preparations of meals.

6 Day Orange River Rafting Highlights

  • Star Gazing in the Richtersveld.
  • Hiking trails along the Richtersveld.
  • Campfires and wild camping.
  • Escape into the wild.
  • Geological rock formations.
  • Semi-precious stones.
  • There is no cellphone reception.
  • Magnificent mountain views.
  • Experience the Great Birdlife along the orange river.


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

Umkulu Adventures Includes


  • 2 man inflatable rafts and paddles.
  • Floatation devices & cooler boxes.
  • Conservation fees & Park fees
  • Transfer fees back to base camp at end destination
  • 1st night camping fees at The Growcery Camp.
  • Meals As indicated
  • Dry Bags for personals.
Umkulu Adventures Excludes


  • Own Travel arrangements to starting point
  • Own Drinks
  • Own Camping Equipment
  • Own extra Snacks
  • Own Camping Fees Day 5
  • Own Umbrella and camping chairs.
  • Own Ice
Umkulu Adventures Tour Information


DEPART FROM: The Growcery
Umkulu Adventures Product Pricing


Adults R 5000
Children 15-17 R 4400
Children 12-14 R 3900
Children 5 - 11 R 3500
Umkulu Adventures Tour Schedule


Day 1

The Growcery Camp

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

Day 2,3,4,5,6

Orange River – River Rafting

Our next days are spent on the orange river. Early morning paddles, swim, floats and some hikes along the way can be expected. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 7

Orange River – The Growcery Camp

We pack our equipment on our transfer vehicle and head off back to our starting point at Base Camp. This journey can be between 2-3 hours. Tour ends back at Basecamp. Breakfast
  • 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.