Richtersveld Transfrontier

5 Day Richtersveld Transfrontier Rafting Adventure

The Richtersveld Transfrontier Rafting adventure is the prefect outdoor adventure suitable for the whole family. Experience the Richtersveld / Ais Ais Transfrontier Park on a guided river rafting adventure. This adventure is on the verge of the ultimate desert experience. Rapids are graded from level 1-4 depending on the water levels of the Orange River. Join our experienced rafting team on an unforgettable outdoor river rafting adventure. Our transfrontier rafting adventure is one of a kind and the only trip paddling through the park.  Escape into the wild and camp along the river banks of the Orange River.

“Wild bush camping. Star gazing. Open fires, Richtersveld desert “

Richtersveld Transfrontier rafting schedule.

Departure for Namibian Citizens :

Day before our departure date: Arrive at Base Camp / Norotshama River Lodge 18 h 00 pm – Own Dinner
Safety Briefing and River and regional introduction.  (See directional map of Norotshama)
Please book your camp site, accommodation prior and post river adventure.
Camp site and accommodation fees are separate from our tour price.
We offer a 20% discount on all accommodation booked at Norotshama Lodge.

Departure for South african Citizens is a day before at the Growcery Camp

Day 1,2,3,4: Orange River Rafting (B.L.D) – Camping on the banks of the Orange River
Day 5: Orange River / Transfer Back to Base Camp (B.L.D) – Tour ends on arrival back at camp
Day 6: Depart after breakfast ( own expense)
B – Breakfast, L – Lunch, D-Dinner

Time Frame:
 5 nights and a half day on the river
NB – Valid Passport Compulsory for Non Namibian Citizen

Distance: 100 – 110 km (depending on the water levels)
Tour Starts: 8:00 / 8:30 am on morning of day 2 on route plan
2 man inflatable rafts, paddles, floatation devices, cooler box for drinks, dry bags for personals
Starts: Norotshama for Namibian & The Growcery Camp for South Africans
Ends: Norotshama (Back at Norotshama after a 2- 3 hour transit drive from our finishing point at Sendlingsdrift weir).

What is Included?

  • River rafting equipment, 2 man inflatable rafts
  • 2,4,6 man inflatable rafts
  • paddles, floatation devices
  • cooler box for drinks & dry bags for personals
  • All park fees, entrance fees, conservation fees
  • Take out and transfer to base camp fees
  • All meals as indicated
  • Professional and experienced APA registered river guides

What is not included?

  • Own drinks & snacks
  • Own accommodation, camping, meals at Norotshama river lodge: prior to departure and after your tour: Camping and lodge accommodation available. ( see our reduced rates on offer)
  • Own breakfast on the morning of day 6 at Norotshama River Lodge
  • Own sleeping bags, tents, mattresses



5 Day Transfrontier Rafting Adventure


Tour Price : Adults : R 4850.00 per person  U18 : R 3850.00
Time Frame:  4 nights and a half day on the river

What is included ?

  • Rafting equipment and rafts
  • Floatation devices and paddles
  • Dry bags and Cooler Boxes
  • Park fees and entrance fees
  • Take out and transfer fees
  • Meals as indicated
  • Professional River Crew – APA registered.
  • Camping is included on Night 5 at Norotshama River Resort
  • 20 % discount offer on accommodation at Norotshama

What is not Included?

  • Own drinks and extra snacks
  • Own accommodation or camping at Norotshama River Resort
  • Own sleeping bags and tents
  • Own mattresses
  • Own breakfast on morning of day 6

Trip Notes

  • NB – Valid Passport Compulsory for Non Namibian Citizens
  • Namibian citizens don’t need passports
  • Malaria free zone
  • No crocodiles and no hippopotamus
  • Please state any special dietary requirements
  • Please state any medical conditions ie allergies, Asthma