THE GROWCERY CAMP
The Growcery camp has been rated best Value for money by the Weg Magazine in 2014.
3 Day Wet & Wild Adventure. This is a perfect combination to escape into the wild. We have combined rafting on the Orange River with a 4×4 trail in the Nababeeb Conservency. The Richtersveld provides us with some of the best celestial night skies. Uninterrupted mountain views and and starkly beautiful scenery. The remote area allows you to have a real into the wild experience. Get connected with the land, mountains and nature around you and discover why this remains such a special place.
Trail starts at 9:00am after briefing and breakfast the following morning
Day 1: Base Camp (D) Chic shacks
Day 2: 4-6 hours Orange River Rafting (B.L.D) Chic shacks
Day 3: 7 hours Nababeep Conservancy 4 X 4 trail (B.L.D) Chic shacks
B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner
Min 2 people secures a departure
No Passports needed for our Wet & Wild Trails!
What to expect from a 3 day wet & wild adventure: You can expect introductory rapids with fast flowing channels and weirs along your way. The rafting trail is surrounded by working farms. You will be surrounded by granite rocks, lava deposits and reed beds on the banks of the river. Extraordinary Birdlife can be expected along this trip. Most common sightings will be Goliath Heron, Fish eagles, Jackal Buzzards, Gymnogene, Cormorants, Egyptian geese, African black duck, weavers and some migrating birds.
This is a relaxing morning with some options of rock jumping, bird watching, swimming and a picnic style lunch on the banks of the Orange River. On arrival back at basecamp – you will have the afternoon to relax, while a delicious dinner is prepared. From there you will head into the mountains and see the stark beauty of the Richtersveld up close and personal. Rugged mountains, intricate rock formations, quartz belts, endemic succulents, lizards, snakes and scorpions are often seen along the way as you traverse this ancient landscape. Escape into the wild on a 3 day wet & wild adventure.
Adults: R3 650
Children: U/12 R2 850