Rafting Trips/Packages

Rates for 2018 Prices subject to change without notice (T's & C's Apply)

Self Catered
Specials indicated in RED

GroupsAdults ppU/12 ppU/18 ppSchools ppStudents pp
2-3R550R525R525R525R525
4-10R350R325R325R325R325
11-15R325R300R300R300R300
16-20R300R300R300R300R300

Self Catered
Lu
nch R 100 pp extra
Specials indicated in RED

GroupsAdults ppU/12 ppU/18 ppSchools ppStudents pp
2-3R650R625R625R625R625
4-10R450R425R425R425R425
11-15R425R400R400R400R400
16-20R400R375R375R350R375

One night on the river bank  –  Three meals included
Specials indicated in RED

GroupsAdults ppU/12 ppU/18 ppSchools ppStudents pp
2-3R1 590R1 565R1 565R1 565R1 565
4-10R1 290R1 190R1 250R1 190R1 190
11-15R1 090R1 050R1 075R1 050R1 050
16-20R990R950R975R950R950

First night-lodge – Second night-river bank
Specials indicated in RED

GroupsAdults ppU/12 ppU/18 ppSchools ppStudents pp
2-3R2 490R2 290R2 390R2 290R2 290
4-10R2 290R2 090R2 190R2 090R2 090
11-15R2 250R2 150R2 200R2 150R2 150
16-20R1 990R1 990R1 990R1 990R1 990

 

First night-lodge – Night 2-3 – river bank – Fourth night-lodge
Specials indicated in RED

GroupsAdults ppU/12 ppU/18 ppSchools ppStudents pp
6-14R3 590R3 290R3 490R3 290R3 290
15-20R3 490R3 190R3 390R3 190R2 990

First night-lodge – Night 2-4 – river bank – Fith night-lodge
Specials indicated in RED

GroupsAdults ppU/12 ppU/18 ppSchools ppStudents pp
10-15R3 990R3 790R3 890R3 790R3 790
16-20R3 950R3 750R3 850R3 750R3 750

* Engagement Package 1 ##
First night-chalet – Second night-river bank (tent)
Specials indicated in RED

GroupsAdults ppU/12 ppU/18 ppSchools ppStudents pp
2R3990N/AR3990N/AR3990

* Engagement Package 2 ####

First night-chalet – Second night-river bank (tent) – Third night-chalet

GroupsAdults ppU/12 ppU/18 ppSchools ppStudents pp
2R4790N/AR4790N/AR4790

THE ANSWER IS YES !

Scheduled Trip Dates

 Jan-19Feb-19Mar-19Apr-19May-19Jun-19Jul-19Aug-19Sep-19Oct-19Nov-18Dec-18
3 days/4 nights2 – 627/02 – 03/0321 – 25N/AComingComingComingComingComingComing21 -2513 -17
Min 6     soonsoonsoonsoonsoonsoon 27 – 31
Max 20            
 Jan-19Feb-19Mar-19Apr-19May-19Jun-19Jul-19Aug-19Sep-19Oct-19Nov-18Dec-18
4 days/5 nights29/01 – 03/0212 – 1715 – 2019 – 24ComingComingComingComingComingComing29/11 – 04/1219 – 24
Min 10  26 – 3126/04 – 01/05soonsoonsoonsoonsoonsoon  
Max 20            
 Jan-19Feb-19Mar-19Apr-19May-19Jun-19Jul-19Aug-19Sep-19Oct-19Nov-18Dec-18
5 days/6 nightsComingComingComingComingComingComingComingComingComingComingComingComing
Min 10soonsoonsoonsoonsoonsoonsoonsoonsoonsoonsoonsoon
Max 20            
 Jan-19Feb-19Mar-19Apr-19May-19Jun-19Jul-19Aug-19Sep-19Oct-19Nov-18Dec-18
Mini Survival 1ComingComingComingComingComingComingComingComingComingComingComingComing
Min 10soonsoonsoonsoonsoonsoonsoonsoonsoonsoonsoonsoon
Max 20            
 Jan-19Feb-19Mar-19Apr-19May-19Jun-19Jul-19Aug-19Sep-19Oct-19Nov-18Dec-18
Mini Survival 2ComingComingComingComingComingComingComingComingComingComingComingComing
Min 10soonsoonsoonsoonsoonsoonsoonsoonsoonsoonsoonsoon
Max 20            
 Jan-19Feb-19Mar-19Apr-19May-19Jun-19Jul-19Aug-19Sep-19Oct-19Nov-18Dec-18
Mini Survival 3ComingComingComingComingComingComingComingComingComingComingComingComing
Min 10soonsoonsoonsoonsoonsoonsoonsoonsoonsoonsoonsoon
Max 20            

Notes:
Scheduled trips may be cancelled by Orange River Rafters (Pty) Ltd (7 days prior to arrival)
if the minimum group requirement is not reached.
Clients will be refunded in full in the event of a trip being cancelled by Orange River Rafters (Pty) Ltd

Rafting packages marked with * do not require passports for SA citizens

•Rafting packages marked with ** may require passports for SA citizens. 

•Packages marked with # includes:
VAT, all rafting equipment, transport from the lodge to and from the river and three meals (lunch, dinner and breakfast or dinner, breakfast and lunch).

•Packages marked with ## includes: VAT, all rafting equipment, transport from the
lodge to and from the river, camping and dinner from the day of arrival to lunch the day of departure. 

•Packages marked with ### includes: VAT, all rafting equipment, transport from the
lodge to and from the river, camping (depends on what package) and meals from the day of
arrival to the day of departure (depends on what package).

•Packages marked with #### includes: VAT, all rafting equipment, transport from the lodge to and from the river, camping and dinner from the day of arrival to breakfast the day of departure.

To book your Rafting Package click the button below

Coming Soon

* Mini Survival Packages (big prizes to be won!!)
*5 days/6 nights (catered)
First night-lodge – Nights 2-5 – river bank – Sixth night-lodge

Add-ons (subject to availability)
and to be carried on your own croc

*Chalet Accommodation – Click here for the rates
*Bus Service: Inquiries to info@orangeriverrafters.co.za
*Tent with ground sheet and light (sleeps 4) @ R300 pn
*Camp Mattress @ R35 pn
*Sleeping bag with pillow R75 pn
*Ground Sheet @ R25 pn
*Fishing Rod @ R60 pn
*One man croc @ R250 pd
*One man croc with luggage @ R150 pd
*Snacks R75 pp/pd

LIST OF REQUIREMENTS YOU NEED TO BRING ALONG

Half/Full Day

• Swimwear
• Old sneakers / Crocs / ‘aqua’ shoes
• Long sleeve shirt
• Sun hat (preferably with a broad edge)
• Sunglasses on rope
• Towel / Kikoy / Sarong
• Sunscreen & Lip ice (minimum SPF 30)
• After-sun cream
• A small waterproof “dry bag” for quick and easy access to and safe storage
of cameras, mobile phones etc. (can be bought at the lodge)
• Camera (optional)
• Fishing gear (add-on @ R60 pd)
• Insect repellent (Tabard can be bought at the lodge)

• Toilet paper 
Plasters & personal medication
• Snacks (optional)
• Beverages, cold drinks and drinking water can be bought at the lodge (please note that you will drink more water than you think)
• Cutlery, glasses, cups and a squeeze bottle (if lunch on the river bank is required)
• Gloves (optional)
• Folding chairs (optional)
• Old umbrella (very important in summer)
• Rope to tie up personal belongings (2 x 2m per boat/croc)
• Black Refuse Bags (“heavy duty”)

EQUIPMENT PER BOAT (CROC) PROVIDED BY US:

• Croc with paddles (2 x participants per croc)
• Life Jackets
• Helmets (optional)
• 1 x 20-litre bucket (for all your personal belongings)
• 1 x 50-litre cool box for ice, drinking water, beverages, snacks etc.

LIST OF REQUIREMENTS YOU NEED TO BRING ALONG

Overnighters

• Swimwear
• Old sneakers / Crocs / ‘aqua’ shoes
• Long sleeve shirt
• Warm clothes for the nights
• Windbreaker
• Sun hat (preferably with a broad edge)
• Sunglasses on rope
• Towel / Kikoy / Sarong
• Sunscreen & Lip ice (minimum SPF 30)
• After-sun cream
• A small waterproof “dry bag” for quick and easy access to and safe storage of cameras, mobile phones etc. (can be bought at the lodge)
• Power bank for charging mobile phone (optional)
• Camera (optional)
• Fishing gear (add-on @ R60 pd)
• Insect repellent (Tabard can be bought at the lodge)
• Toilet paper

Plasters & personal medication
• Snacks (optional)
• Beverages, cold drinks and drinking water can be bought at the lodge
(please note that you will drink more water than you think)
• Cutlery, glasses, cups and a squeeze bottle
• Gloves (optional)
• Folding chairs (optional)
• Flash Light/Lantern
• Old umbrella (very important in summer)
• Small Tent and/or groundsheet or you can sleep under the stars (add-on R300 pn)
• Sleeping bag/pillow and mattress (add-on R110 pn)
• Toiletries (biodegradable)
• Rope to tie up personal belongings (2 x 2m per boat/croc)
• Black Refuse Bags (“heavy duty”)

EQUIPMENT PER BOAT (CROC) PROVIDED BY US:

• Croc with paddles (2 x participants per croc)
• Life Jackets
• Helmets (optional)
• 2 x 60-litre dry bags (for all your personal belongings)
• 1 x 20-litre bucket (for all your personal belongings)
• 1 x 50-litre cool box for ice, drinking water, beverages, snacks etc.

Rafting Notes

1) Booking in advance is essential for all rafting trips/packages.
2) Rafting trips/packages marked with * do not require passports for SA citizens.
3) Rafting packages marked with ** may require passports for SA citizens.
4) This section of the river is family friendly (small to medium rapids) and don’t need  previous experience.
5) Rafting trips (half/full day) includes: VAT, all rafting equipment and transport from the
lodge to and from the river (lunch or snacks are optional).
6) Packages marked with # includes: VAT, all rafting equipment, transport from the lodge
to and from the river and three meals (lunch, dinner and breakfast or dinner, breakfast and lunch).
7) Packages marked with ## includes: VAT, all rafting equipment, transport from the
lodge to and from the river, camping and dinner from the day of arrival to lunch the day of departure.
8) Packages marked with ### includes: VAT, all rafting equipment, transport from the
lodge to and from the river, camping (depends on what package) and meals from the day of
arrival to the day of departure (depends on what package).

9) Packages marked with #### includes: VAT, all rafting equipment, transport from the  lodge to and from the river, camping and dinner from the day of arrival to breakfast the  day of departure.
10) For self catered options please contact us.
11) Packages are quoted for camping. If you prefer to stay in a chalet or hire a tent etc.  please make use of the add-ons.
12) Add-ons to be paid to Orange River Rafters (chalets bookings etc.)
13) Always obey the guide’s instructions.
14) Beverages, cold drinks, water, ice, head nets and small dry bags for mobiles etc.  can be bought at the lodge.
15) Students must have proof of a valid student card.
16) Some of the trips may have no mobile reception.
17) Note that rates are based on the stipulated minimum group size. Should bookings for
groups be less than the minimum requirements, prices will be adjusted on a sliding scale.

Booking procedure
To secure a booking, we need the following:

1) Non-refundable deposit of 50% for each participant
(please send proof of payment).
2) Booking form for each group /
individual / couple or family.
3) Signed indemnity form for each participant
(separately attached).
4) All confirmation of bookings and any other necessary communication from
Orange River Rafters will be done via email. If confirmation of your booking is not
received within 3 working days, please contact our office.

Banking Details:

Orange River Rafters,
ABSA Bank,
Calvinia/632005,
Current Acc 4093955547 
(Swift Code: ABSAZAJJ) 

1) Please use your name and surname as reference
2) No cheques or cash deposits are accepted
3) Should you not be able to do an internet transfer, please contact us for alternate
arrangements
4) Final payment to be made 21 days prior to arrival (please send proof of payment)

CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancellation (rafting trips/packages excluding engagement packages)
Deposit and final payment will be refunded as follow:
More than 30 days prior to arrival: 75%
Between 22 – 30 days prior to arrival: 50%
Between 7 – 21 days prior to arrival: 25%
Between 0 – 6 days prior to arrival: No refund
No refunds when the client does not complete the trip or because of bad weather.
Non-refundable deposit and final payment for engagement packages.
Cancellations to be given in writing to info@orangeriverrafters.co.za

Contact Us

Vioolsdrift Lodge
Plot 133, N7,
Vioolsdrift
8246
GPS: 28°46’19.5″ S  17°37΄56.2″ E