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What Should You Pack for a Canoe Trip?

You might be wondering what you can bring with you on a Canoeing Trip. Well, we have put together a kit list below to help you prepare for your Canoeing Trip! Everything you will need to bring/ carry is listed below! 

PREPARATION FIRST
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When you’re going on a trip, you should fully prepare for it, right? Well, that is why we have put together a kit/ packing list for you to know what you will need. Come for a canoe trip prepared and fully geared up for an outdoor adventurous experience.

We have put together a checklist of items that you can use to pack and bring along on your Orange River excursion trip. Make sure to pack all the essentials  you will need during your Canoe Trip on the Orange River. Buckle up because you’re about to encounter a new Adventure!

Kit list - Orange River

Please use the below as a packing guideline
  • Your dietary needs replacement food (if you have a dietary need only)
  • Anorak / Wind-breaker
  • Shorts
  • T-shirts
  • Cap or wide brimmed hat (to keep the sun off) / woolen hat or beanie (winter nights)
  • Tracksuit (winter nights)
  • Long-sleeved shirt with collar (to keep the sun off)
  • Wet and dry shoes (strops or floppies or sandals are the best, then you only need one pair)
  • Closed shoes / booties for the river
  • Sleeping bag & pillow
  • Ground sheet / inflatable mattress
  • Towel, Sarong & swim wear – costume.
  • Tent – lightweight (not optional – due to possible wind/insects etc.)
  • Folding Chairs (Optional)
  • Ropes/Straps (to tie extras to boat)
  • Beach Umbrella (Optional)
  • Gloves (Optional)
  • Cutlery & Crockery: plate, bowl, mug, knife, fork, spoon, teaspoon & dishcloth
  • Cash for our Cash-only, limited bar.
BEVERAGES and SNACKS:
  • Bottled water 2 litres per day / soft drinks 
  • alcoholic beverages – in cans, no glass allowed on river
  • PLEASE: decant into plastic containers 

NOTE: There is no drinkable water at the base camp or on the river. Please pack at least 2 litres of bottled water / non-alcoholic beverages per day. It is recommended that you freeze some of your water, so that it will be defrosted but still cold towards the end of your trip.

TIP: Powered mixes are quite popular e.g. Packets of Game, Clifton etc. and juices for children. Snacks for the river like dried fruit, biltong, “droë wors”, peanuts, bars of chocolate, super C and jelly babies. Remember plastic jar to keep all dry.

Accessories
  • Camera
  • Binoculars
  • Torch with batteries or headlamp (this works best)
  • Sunscreen & lip-ice (Zinc works best)
  • Sunglasses (must have a strap)
  • Personal medication
  • Insect repellent
  • Toiletries – biodegradable soap, toilet paper
  • Garbage bags / dry bags for waterproofing (optional)
    *Certain times of the year the mosquitoes are very bothersome at camp, so please make necessary provision for this. (Peaceful Sleep spray works best)
Optional extras for fun:
  • Fishing rod – see various fish on Orange
  • Board games & cards
  • Frisbee, bats and balls, cricket bats etc.

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These prices are valid for 2025, if you pay a deposit of R1000 per person before the 30th of November 2024.

* Adults R 1 500
* Students (u/23) R 1 250
* Children (u/18) R 1 000
* Children (u/12) R 750

* Adults R 2 125
* Students (u/23) R 2 000
* Children (u/18) R 1 875
* Children (u/12) R 1 625

* Adults R 4 250
* Students (u/23) R 4 000
* Children (u/18) R 3 750
* Children (u/12) R 3 250

* Adults R 4 500
* Students (u/23) R 4 275
* Children (u/18) R 4 000
* Children (u/12) R 3 500

* Adults R 4 750
* Students (u/23) R 4 500
* Children (u/18) R 4 275
* Children (u/12) R 3 750

* Adults R 5 000
* Students (u/23) R 4 750
* Children (u/18) R 4 500
* Children (u/12) R 4 000

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