The Gauley River is a 105 mi (169 km) long river in West Virginia. It is one of the most popular advanced whitewater runs in Eastern United States and attracts many people from all over the world. It merges with the New River to create the Kanawha River, a tributary of the Ohio River.
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Rafting in Storms River, Tsitsikamma, Western Cape South Africa
Rafting is conducted at the amazing Storm River with its waters classified as swift and water levels of medium to high.
Rafting is not only for the adrenalin filled but the spot’s steep, fern-filled walls and thickly forested banks over magnificent bird life and wildlife. Rafting trips last for about 5 hours filled with utter excitement. Depending on water levels, you can raft when the water is at low levels or when the river is flowing strongly with rapids up to grade 3 and rock faces as high as 8 m/26 ft in to the deep waters. September to November offer the most rapids with water levels at medium to high.
Advance booking is necessary and the trip normally begins at 7 am.
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!