Rafting in Orange River, Green Kalahari, Northern Cape South Africa

Rapid Grade:
2 - 3
9km / 5.5mi
The Green Kalahari is located in the Northern Cape, bordering Namibia and Botswana. It is characterized by red dunes, mountain desert and grasslands. Green Kalahari boasts best of both worlds, unspoilt semi-desert with green vineyards at the fertile valley of Orange River and its shimmering waters, which thunder into a deep granite to form the mighty Augrabies Falls.

White water rafting on Orange River is an exciting adventure one cannot afford to miss!!

Fit for all levels of fitness, raft the amazing 9 km/5.5 mi stretch of the river to finish just about 300 m/984 ft from the falls. You get to paddle grade 2-3 while enjoying spectacular bird life and wild life in the nearby Augrabies National Park.

You get to have a qualified guide in this 4 hours adventure with options of choosing from either a single boat, 2 man rafts for the more daring or 6 man raft with an experienced guide for the less daring. Open for the ages of 10-60, all rafting equipment is provided… just bring your swim suits and cameras!!!

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Upington
83.5km ( 51.9 miles) 1hour 4minutes
Head south-west towards Basson street taking the 2nd left onto short street. Take the 1st right onto N14 and continue to take the left onto Voortrekker way and then turn right onto 11th Avenue onto the 12th Avenue and onto Green Kalahari.
Upington Airport,
89.8km( 55.8 miles)


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