Full Day River Rafting

Full Day River Rafting

Family Vacation on the Orange River
Rent A boat on the Orange RIver
Richtersveld hiking

Full Day River Rafting

Full Day River Rafting Tours

Full Day River Rafting Tours on the Orange River are  the perfect short stay adventure option for travellers and visitors passing through the Richtersveld and Orange River region with limited time.

Tour Price: R 800 per person
Min:  4 people secures a departure

Time Frame:  4-6 Hours
Distance: 14 – 22 Km (depending on the water level)
Tour Starts: 8:30 / 9:00 am
Equipment: 2 man inflatable rafts, paddles, flotation devices, cooler box for drinks, dry bags for personals
Starts: The Growcery Camp
Ends: The Growcery Camp
Lunch is provided – Picnic Style Lunch

This Full Day River rafting day tour is suitable for all people without any previous experience. Our team will supply all rafting equipment and transfers to the starting point of our trail.  The starting point varies, all depending on the water level of the Orange River.

What to expect on a Full Day River Rafting Tour

You can expect introductory rapids, fast-flowing channels, and weirs along your way. The full day rafting trail is surrounded by working farms, granite rocks, lava deposits and reed beds along the banks of the river.  Extraordinary birdllife can be expected along this trip.  The Full Day Rafting Tour allows us to offer a picnic style Lunch on the banks or even an island along the Orange River.  This is a very relaxing introduction to the Orange River and suitable for all ages.  You will have ample photographic opportunities on this full day trail.

A highlight on our full day rafting trail is our rock jumping underneath the yellow cliffs.  This is optional to those who seek a more adventurous approach.


  • Do I need any experience to join this trip? – No experience are needed.
  • What are the youngest realistic ages for these trips? – We suggest from 5 years and older.
  • Is there malaria in this region? – This is a malaria free zone.
  • How far is this trip? – Anything between 14km – 24 km, depending on the water levels.
  • How big are the groups? – Min 4 people secure a departure.
  • Can I book a private trip? – Yes, you can with a min of 4 people.
  • What is a scheduled Departure?– These are confirmed departures with open groups and anyone can join.
  • What must I pack? – You will receive a packing list with every reservation.
  • Will my car be safe while I am on the trip? – We offer safe and secure parking at The Growcery Camp.
  • What about a medical kit? We suggest that you bring your own personal kit.
  • What about special dietary requirements? We cater for vegetarians and vegans.
  • If you are on a special diet, we suggest that you bring the needed ingredients and our guides will assist in the preparations. For example gluten free, banting, etc. 
The Growcery Includes


  • All Rafting Equipment & Guides
  • Coolerbox for extra drinks
  • Lunch
The Growcery Excludes


  • Own extra drinks
  • Own extra snacks
  • Gratuities
The Growcery Tour Information


DURATION: 4 - 6 Hours
DEPARTS FROM: The Growcery Camp

50% deposit to secure booking.

A minimum of 2 people is needed to secure a departure.

The Growcery Product Pricing


2019 2020
Adults R 800 R 800
Child 15 - 17 yrs R 700 R 700
Child 11 - 14 yrs R 585 R 585
Child 5 - 10 yrs R 485 R 485
The Growcery Tour Schedule

Adventure SCHEDULE

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