Orange River Rafting Trips

Book your Orange River Rafting Trips through Cape Adventure Zone and experience and explore the majestic, ancient mountain desert landscapes surrounding the riverbanks of the Orange River from your inflatable raft.


The Orange River defines the border between the Northern Cape and Namibia and is the longest river in South Africa. The Orange River is a perennial river and ideal for river rafting with a few fun filled rapids.

This adventure is an epic 4 or 6 day river rafting trip, suitable for the whole family, led by experienced river guides, paddling through and discovering the breathtaking, arid landscape of the Richtersveld. In the evenings you will be served a delicious meal prepared on an enjoyed around a roaring campfire. It is your choice whether you want to sleep under the brilliant, star-studded sky or in a tent.

Please follow the link below for scheduled departures and availabilities


Follow the link below for our updated scheduled and confirmed river rafting departures;

Scheduled Departures 2019

Activity Details

3 & 4 Day trails
Monthly scheduled departures
Self-drive, transfers can be arranged at an additional cost
Vioolsdrift, Northern Cape
All river rafting equipment provided
No experience required, must be able to swim
Minimum 8 participants to confirm a scheduled departure or join an existing confirmed departure
3 Day Rafting Trail R 3500 per person
4 Day Rafting Trail R 3600 per person
Additional Information:


Park fees & entrance fees

Breakfast, lunch & dinner

River guides

Two-man inflatable rafts (crocs)

Paddles & floatation devices

80L Dry bag for personal belongings

Cooler boxes

Transfer from take out point back to base camp


Transfers, can be arranged upon request

Snacks, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages

Notes and Requirements:

Ability to swim a requirement

River grade: 2-3 – waves with minor obstructions and possibility of strong eddies

Please note you need a valid passport (valid for a minimum of 6 months) as we start our river rafting trail on the South African side of the Orange River and return to base camp via Namibia.

The Orange River rafting trip is ideal for:

Corporate team building

School groups

Social outings

Special events

Family weekends


4 Day Orange River Rafting Trail Itinerary:

Arrive at base camp around 17h00. Safety briefing and dinner provided. Sleep at base camp (D)

Day 1: Orange River Rafting adventure departs after breakfast (B.L.D)

Day 2: Rafting Orange River (B.L.D)

Day 3: Rafting Orange River (B.L.D)

Day 4: Depart for base camp. Tour ends upon arrival at base camp (B.L)

(B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner)