THE GROWCERY CAMP
The Growcery camp has been rated best Value for money by the Weg Magazine in 2014.
Our 6 day orange river kayaking trail is done as an expedition adventure. The trail starts and ends at the Growcery camp. Our orange river kayaking adventures are suitable for the more adventurous paddler. Ideal for the expedition seeker. We only take small groups 6-10 people. These will be accompanied by two experienced river guides and kayakers.
Experience the Richtersveld on a sit on top kayak or bring your own kayak. Our kayaks is our mode of transport and source of supply. Exploring the only mountain desert in South Africa. This orange river kayaking adventure is a team effort and our supplies will be divided amongst all paddlers.
As a team we start this adventure expedition 22 km from Vioolsdrift at the Growcery camp. Our finish point will be at Sendlingsdrift in the Transfrontier Park. This is truly one of the best value for money expeditions on offer. A moderate level of fitness is required. Entry level kayaking will be accepted on these expedition trails.
Vioolsdrift, Richtersveld Transfrontier Park , Sendelingsdrift Trail – 215 km
Day 1: Arrive at Base camp 5pm ( D) Tented camp
Day 2,3,4,5: Vioolsdrift/ Orange River/ Aussenkehr / Fish river mouth / Transfrontier Park / Sendelingsdrift (B.L.D)
Day 6: Complete the trail and transfer back to base camp after breakfast 5-6 hours (B*D)
Final feast back at base camp after our transfer from the take out point at Sendelingsdrift.
B- Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner, * Own meals
All meals will be divided amongst the paddlers and it will be high energy food.
Min of 6 people and a maximum of 10 people per tour
We offer 6 departures a year.
You can join any of our departures or book your own private trail
Book your private trail in advance.