River raftinf at Kalahari river and safari company

River Rafting on the Orange River (Canoe or Kayaking)

Want to do some river rafting on the Orange river in the Northern Cape only 14km upstream from the Augrabies falls? . Yes what fun, floating on down this beautiful river that’s Teaming with life.  All our river trips are led by experienced guides with over 17yrs of river guiding experience. You will be equipped with

  • a 2 man inflatable boat
  • 2 paddles
  • life jacket - keeps you afloat
  • helmet – to protect your head


We offer two types of river rafting experience on the Orange River namely;

  1. Half day river rafting
  2. Nature paddle

1.    Half day river rafting

This rafting experience is the perfect entry level adventure as no prior river experience is needed and is ideal for families and friends, where children are aged 11 and older.  This river rafting experience offers:

  • a 10km section of river that takes roughly 3 hours to complete
  • Difficulty grading between Levels 1-3
  • Water levels increase during peak summer months (September to March)

2.    The Nature Paddle

This rafting experience is perfect for familes and friends where children are aged 3 and older. This rafting experience offers

  • a calm 2km’s of fun floating along the longest river in South Africa that takes roughly 1 hour to paddle
  • some fast flowing water
  • 3 small rapids
  • Pools that make perfect spots to take a dip and cool off


All trips depart from Camp via vehicle to the Put in point and trip ends by paddling past the deck in front of camp . Best times of year for river rafting is in summer when the Northen Cape has its rains fall.  Although the Kakamas area has low annual rainfall the orange river is fed by the Vaal river who’s source is in Mpumalanga so there are plenty of tributaries that feed into us and give us good levels.  We suggest that you wear T –shirts, board shorts, costumes, sunglasses, caps / sun hat, strappy sandals.
We do provide a dry barrel with large groups for keep cameras,  smokes cellphones dry and a cooler box for drinks. If you require lunch to be arrange we have options available ranging from a river lunch to lunch set up at camp when you return.

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River Rafting Rates and Booking information

Half day river rafting  R400.00 per person
The Nature Paddle R200.00 per person
Lunch   R65.00  per person