Cape Winelands is an area of vast vines and vineyards as the name suggests. Situated in the north east of Cape Town, it constitutes fertile green valleys, towns and villages surrounded by proud mountains. It is characterized by Mediterranean Climate and the winter rain contributes to the famous wine production which can be found in most of the world's corners.
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Rafting in Olifants River, Kruger National Park, Limpopo South Africa
Olifants River, crossing the Kruger National Park, is a high-volume river and offers an amazing rafting experience. Rafting here is open to both the novice and experienced rafter. The river passes through a wilderness area, surrounded by the magnificent Olifants Gorge and has low gradients. Rapids graded between 1- 3 but sometimes it gets to grade 4, depending on water levels.
Paddlers get to swing smoothly into the current, then a gigantic wave that seems silent, then changes into wave trains, standing waves, pour-over and holes resulting in an incredible rafting experience!! The paddling area covers a distance of 12 km/7.4 mi long with exciting and challenging rapids. Level fitness needs to be taken into account and the minimum age limit is 16 years-old with a minimum pax of 4.
Relevant activites based in South Africa
This 2-3 hour adventure is the most popular adventure activity where you can experience the best that Tsitsikamma offers! If you are keen to explore deeper into the Storms River Gorge, and experience the deep, long, quiet pools with ancient forests and deep caves then the kayak and lilo trip is for you!