½ day Orange River Rafting

half day Canoe the Orange River and explore its beautiful scenery while doing a day tour
Canoe the Orange River and explore its beautiful scenery while doing a day tour

OVERVIEW

The ½ day Orange River Canoe or Rafting adventure is something to experience and never to be forgotten. Whether you are starting your Namibian vacation or finishing it, it is an amazing experience. This half day Orange River canoe adventure on the majestic river is available all year round. You will enjoy a fun and exciting drift down the river. It is the perfect way to start or end your journey in Namibia, as our camp is only 10km’s away from the Noordoewer border.
The price includes, half day rafting, 1 night camping at our base camp, rafting equipment, guides, transport to starting point and 3 meals.

In addition to receiving a safety talk and demonstration of the ins and outs of rafting, you will paddle down the river and cool off in the river.  Besides your safety, scrumptious meals and our professional guides, your river rafting adventure will leave you with a lasting impression of Africa’s magic.

Highlights

Rafting, Swimming, Fishing, Bird-watching, Camping, Playing sports with friends and family

Camping Gear

There is no permanent accommodation set up on the riverbanks, you will need to bring your camping gear for the nights on the river.

Please visit our website for our Terms & Conditions: https://bundi.co.za/terms-conditions/

It is your responsibility to obtain and comply with the most updated border regulations and requirements for your trip. Please be sure to contact the border to get the most updated and current regulations.

Transport Option

There is an Intercape Bus that goes to the Namibian Border. Visit www.intercape.co.za to view their schedule. Please contact us should you wish for us to make your bus reservations.

2024 PRICE

*Adults: R 1 500

*Students U/23: R 1 250

*U/18: R1 000

*U/12: R 750

BOOKING

Option 1 – You can join a Pre-Scheduled trip.

We have a few set dates for the ½ day rafting adventure. To view a list of our pre-scheduled trips. Click the following link Pre-Scheduled Trips

Option 2Select Your Own Dates

You choose the dates that will work best for you for your ½ day trip. Pending the availability for the dates you request we will be able to book you in. For this option we require a minimum of 4 people. We also require a minimum lead time of 2 months for these trips to be booked and confirmed. If you want your group to be exclusive, you will require a minimum of 8 people out of season and 20 people in season.


We advise that you take out travel insurance and contact your medical aid to activate the 90 days out of the country setting before departing on your trip.

The balance of the tour fare must be paid no later than three (3) weeks prior to the arrival date; otherwise, the Company may treat the booking as cancelled by the Client. Please mail proof of payment to info@bundi.co.za

PLEASE NOTE: All bank costs/ charges are for your own account. Applicable for all payments.


GROUP DISCOUNTS

We also offer group discount:

  • Should you book and pay for 14 people, then we discount you the amount of 1 person.
  • Should you book and pay for 24 people, then we discount you the amount of 2 people.
  • Should you book and pay for 32 people, then we discount you the amount of 3 people.
  • Should you book and pay for 36 people, then we discount you the amount of 4 people.

The discount gets divided between the entire group once the final amount of the group is confirmed. Once discount is allocated late joiners will not be eligible for the discount.

Group discount does not apply to Family Special & Student Special trips.

½ DAYS / 1 NIGHT RAFTING

We have 2 half day trip options for you to choose between. Please see which trip suites
your needs best.

Option 1 – Morning Rafting:  Arrive for supper and overnight at our camp // the next morning you spend a half day on the river // you then depart after lunch.

Arrival day:
Arrive at our base camp any time after 16:00. Our camp is situated just across the Namibian border. Our camp manager will be there to welcome you. You may want to take a refreshing swim or play a game of volleyball after your day of travelling. Supper is served at 7pm. We start getting to know each other around the campfire.

Day on river & departure:
After an early breakfast, your guide will give you a safety talk and equipment demonstration. Here they will teach and show you how to paddle, what to do if you capsize and how to be safe when in a rapid. Before you go onto the river, you can fill your cooler box with ice and your refreshments. We will then transport you to the starting point. You will spend the morning drifting and getting the hang of paddling whilst enjoying the natural beauty surrounding you! Your end point will be at the base camp where you will enjoy lunch before departing.


Option 2 – Afternoon Rafting: Arrive for lunch and then go onto the river. After which you overnight at our camp// you then depart after breakfast the next morning.

Arrival day and on river:
Arrive at our base camp no later than 11:00. Our camp is situated just across the Namibian border. Our
camp manager will be there to welcome you. You will enjoy a hearty lunch before your guide gives you a safety talk and equipment demonstration. Here they will teach and show you how to paddle, what to do if you capsize and how to be safe when in a rapid. Before you go onto the river, you can fill your cooler box with ice and your refreshments. We will then transport you to the starting point. You will spend the afternoon drifting and getting the hang of paddling whilst enjoying the natural beauty surrounding you! Your end point will be at the base camp where you will enjoy supper and overnight.

Departure day:
After an early breakfast you are welcome to depart.

INCLUDES

  • ½ Day / 1 Night River Rafting
  • 3 Meals
  • All rafting equipment
  • Services of our guides
  • 1 night camping at our base camp

EXCLUDES

  • Arrival and departure transport from your house
  • Camping gear
  • All drinks and snacks (excluding coffee and tea)
  • Chalet Accommodation

For accommodation we have the following options available:

Option 1 – CAMP:

You camp with your own gear for all evenings of the trip. Cost for camping is already included in costs for the trip.


Option 2 – CHALET UPGRADE:

You camp with your own gear for the nights on the river, but should you wish to not pitch your tent on our green lawns for your first and last evening with us at our camp, we have lovely chalets available to which you can upgrade. Availability is dependent on the dates you choose.

Please complete the rafting booking form and indicate on the booking form if you would like to upgrade to Chalet accommodation for the first and last night at the camp. Payment for the Chalet accommodation are done in Namibian Dollars and not South African Rands. The payment is to be made into our Windhoek account. Bank fees are for your own account.


Option 3 – CAMP & CHALET PACKAGE:

This package is available to the ones in your group who does not want to bring their own camping gear for the evenings on the river and who also prefers to stay in a chalet for the first and last evening at our camp. Availability is dependent on the dates you choose.

We have a Chalet and Camping packet. This packet consists of:

  • First night chalet accommodation (to share- subject to availability)
  • Last night chalet accommodation (to share- subject to availability)
  • All camping gear for the days on the river.

The camping gear that forms part of this packet per person is as follow:

  • 1x chair
  • 1x sleeping bag.
  • 1x yoga mat
  • all cutlery
  • 2-man tent (to share).

All gear will be provided to you on the arrival day and will be available until your return to the base camp. All camping gear will be transported upon your own rafts -guides will not transfer any gear. Pitching of tents and camping gear will be your own responsibility. This is the basic camping gear requirements for on the river. If you require any additional gear, you will have to bring it along.

Please complete the rafting booking form and indicate on the booking form if you would like to make use of the Camp & Chalet package option.

Payment for the Camp and Chalet package are done in Namibian Dollars and not South African Rands. The payment is to be made into our Windhoek account. Bank fees are for your own account.

RAFTING TOUR DOCUMENTS

For more information on this tour – click on the links below for downloadable files:

OUR BASE CAMP

Our base camp is located on the river banks of the Orange River in Richtersveld, about 8 km from Noordoewer. Our base camp is 680km’s due north from Cape Town and 1300km’s from Johannesburg. Click here to find out more about the driving directions to get to our base camp.

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    Transport Option
    There is an Intercape Bus that goes to the Namibian Border. Visit www.intercape.co.za to view their schedule. Please contact us should you wish for us to make your bus reservations.

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