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Rafting

 

NO 4 CONSTANTIA ROAD, WYNBERG 7800, CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA

Aquatrails is a company focused on providing exclusive tours to "the adventurous at heart"! On one of our 5 star tours, you will be in the safe hands of our qualified guides. All you have to do is turn off your cell phone, relax for the duration of the tour, bring your sense of humour have fun. So, get out of the concrete jungle and join us on one of our exclusive tours, rafting down the orange river, doring river, breede river or velddrif nature reserve.

DESCRIPTION

2-4 DAY DORING WHITE WATER CHALLENGE

Dynamic is definitely the only way to describe the Doring River that carves its way through the rugged Swartruggens & Cedarberg mountains on it's way to joining the Oliphants River - providing some of the best White Water in the Cape. Experience the thrill of rapids such as Aquaphobia, House, Krans. Island Letterbox and Fathers & Sons. Take in the beauty and splendor of this pristine environment with it's perfectly preserved Bushman/San Rock paintings.
DESCRIPTION : 2 to 4 day guided White Water Rafting trips (weekends or midweek) approximately 3 hour drive from Cape Town. Our season runs from early June until end September, this is sometimes extended depending on winter rainfall.

BREEDE RIVER WEEKEND BREAKAWAY (Example Itinerary)

FRIDAY
You depart from Cape Town and travel via the N2 to Swellendam to arrive at our base camp by 17H00 (traveling distance from Cape Town to the base camp is 245km) On arrival guests will be welcomed by the team of guides and shown the camp facilities. Dinner will be served around the campfire at 20H00, we overnight at the base camp .
SATURDAY
After a farm style breakfast guest are shown how to pack their personal gear into dry bags. Our transport will collect the group and transfer them to the put in point approximately 20 km upstream for the base camp. At this point guests will be introduced to the river with a safety and environmental talk after which the river guides will show guests how to pack their 2-man inflatable canoes (Croc's). Once on the river the group will make its way down stream to the lunch stop. After a snooze and lunch the group will raft down stream to the overnight stop (we make camp in the bush on the riverbanks). The group will enjoy dinner and the evening under the stars on the banks of the river.
SUNDAY

The guides will prepare a full farm style breakfast. After breakfast we will pack up and make our way down stream, to the lunch stop. After lunch we make our way back to the base camp (the group will arrive back at base camp by 15H00) where the group came together on Friday evening. Once at the camp, guests can enjoy a hot shower and a change of clothes after which time guests should be ready to depart for Cape Town.

4-6 DAY ORANGE RIVER CHALLENGE

DAY 1: 

DAY OF ARRIVAL Guests are asked to meet at the base camp after 17H00. On arrival guests will be met by the lead guide and shown all the facilities in the camp. Dinner will be served around the campfire from 20H00 onwards. Guests relax, meet fellow river trippers and we overnight at "Peace of Paradise" under the amazing African sky.
DAY 2: 

This morning we wake up with coffee/tea and rusks followed by a hearty breakfast. After breakfast guests are shown how to pack all their gear for the river trip into the rafts. After a safety/ environment speech, guides will assist guests with how to paddle and steer their rafts. Once this is done the group will set off on an unforgettable 4-day River Rafting Experience. We stop at midday on the banks of the river for a lunch prepared by the river crew. After lunch we make our way down stream to the overnight stop on the banks of the river. While the River Crew sets up camp for the evening, guests relax with a sundowner. The Crew then prepares snacks and dinner. After dinner guests relax around the campfire / falling asleep under the amazing African night sky
DAY 3: 

The same as day 2
DAY.4: 

The same as day 3
DAY 5: 

This morning we enjoy a last breakfast on the river and then make our way to the take-out point (approximately 11H00) where the trip is met by our transport, which will transfer guests back to the base camp where the trip started.

 

ALSO AVAILABLE : SEA RAFTING, HIKES THROUGH VELDRIF NATURE RESERVE, SUNSET CRUISES AND MUCH MORE.

RATES

Rates for rafting on Request

Cruises : 

SUNSET CRUISE: From 11/2 - 2 hours from 5.00 pm. Includes light snacks and wine.  (weather permitting)
DAY TRIPS: From 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. Includes full lunch and wine.  (weather permitting)
AFTERNOON/SUNSET CRUISE : From 2 pm to +- 6.30 pm. Included: a finger supper and wine. (weather permitting)

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