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Ultimate River adventuresRiver Rafting Trails River Rafting Trails with Umkulu Safari and Canoe Trails was established in 1996. Join Umkulu on a lifestyle of adventure on the Orange River in the Richtersveld region.The Orange River is the longest river in South Africa and originates from the Drakensberg Mountains.It flows through the majority of South Africa to finally meet with the Atlantic Ocean at Oranjemund and Alexander Bay.Join Umkulu from a half day Orange River rafting adventure to any the multi-day trails.The Richtersveld is the only true mountain desert in South Africa and this is where the Orange River brings a final visit before entering the Atlantic Ocean.The Richtersveld is known for its large deposits of semi precious stones. remains of volcanic mountains and a large variety of endemic succulents.

Umkulu has a base camp at the Orange River from where all our river rafting trails will depart and end. This base camp is also open to campers and visitors in the area.Unfortunately no Day visitors are allowed . Our base camp is 22 km form the Vioolsdrift Border. Visit the Growcery


What is New ?

River Rafting Adventures:  

Scheduled Tour : These are set departures and anyone can join these trails

Non Scheduled / Private Trails : You can book your own departure on a private trail with a min of 12 people. Choose your own departure date on a private Trail.

Expeditions: Umkulu offers safari & river expeditions on request and our mobile crew is flexible and able to service your adventure needs.

Scheduled Departure Dates 2014

Select a suitable trail for you and your friends.


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