Orange River Rafting
in South Africa
Speed Boat Rafting
River Rafting on the Orange River
Join us for a unique Orange River Rafting trip. It’s an unforgettable experience with 4 days on the river and we camp 3 nights along the river.
Experience a unique orange river rafting adventure with SA Forest Adventures. It’s more than just a river trip!
The starting point is the border post of Onseepkans between Namibia and South Africa. Our Orange River Rafting trails are owner run and we love rafting the Orange River Gorge in South Africa as this is one of the most untouched pieces of nature you will probably ever get to experience.
We never exceed the 18 guests per River Rafting group – to give you the best experience on the river. We love to have small intimate groups on the river as it also has less of an environmental impact, with more attention to our guests. Our group sizes can however be larger if you’re a corporate or a school group or just a large family.
This section of the river also provides for ample fun with white water rapids and spectacular campsites.
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When is the best time to do River Rafting on the Orange River in South Africa?
You can book your Orange River Rafting trip in South Africa from March – December, we did some summer rafting also before but can get hot for the guests
March & April is the best time – The Orange River Gorge is the most spectacular and easy runnable white water section of the Orange River Rafting Spencerian.
Do you do School Holiday trips? yes, We do school holiday river rafting trips in June-July, September, March-April, and also December.
The best times to go are autumn and spring, but those are also the busiest times. The peak season is Easter weekend and the September school holidays. Read our Blog: When is the best time of year for an orange river rafting trip in South Africa
What to expect on your Orange River Rafting Trip?
We run downriver over several days. Our Campsites along the river are as unique as the experience.
The Highlight of the Orange River rafting trip will be the camping and portage into the gorge itself and once at the bottom of the Gorge, we paddle a few meters up to where we see the Waterfall dropping into the Gorge itself.
Here we will lower everything into the Gorge +/- 40 meters down to the River below the Waterfall. The Orange River Gorge is a very remote destination and is only accessible by foot or rafting. It is one of the most undisturbed sights you will ever witness. This experience will be one of the highlights of our expedition if not your life.
We will also spend some considerable time “monster fishing” and if you don’t know how to fish one of our experienced guides will assist you.
At night around a small contained fire, we will look up at the stars and experience a sight unlike you have ever witnessed.
You can also book for the December School holiday trip or June – July School Holiday trip
If you are interested let us know and we will forward you the information you need and Our expedition experience will ensure you have memories for a lifetime. This is a must for any bucket list – we also cater to large groups and families and will adapt our itinerary to fit your needs and requirements.
If you have a group size of 20 we will consider booking you as a private group we do however reserve the right to add additional guests to your groups once we have consulted you.
March – April are the best months and thus book now in order to avoid disappointment. Also during June July Holidays 🙂
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More about the Orange River in South Africa
The Orange River begins 10,800 feet (3,300 meters) above sea level on a plateau, or raised, flat area, in the mountains of Lesotho. The plateau lies between the Drakensberg mountain range and the Maloti Mountains. In Lesotho the Orange River is called the Sinqu (or Senqu) River. In the area where the river rises, the rainfall is about 32 inches (800 millimeters) per year. However, where the river flows into the sea, at Alexander Bay, the annual rainfall is less than 2 inches (50 millimeters). Source: Britannica Kids