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This is the River Rafting trip that we do for individuals, groups & Corporates….on the Umkomaas river at the Hella Hella Outdoor Adventure Centre, just outside Richmond (only 1 ½ hrs from Durban, and 30 mins from Pmb). The Mkomazi River boasts Grade 3 rapids, which step-up to Grade 4 if there's been sufficient rain. The section from Hella Hella to Number 8 is regarded as the biggest traversable Whitewater south of the Zambezi. Rafting in an inflatable 2 man canoe, can prove to be more adventurous & fun than ever imagined! The challenge is not only negotiating the twist and turns, but also mastering the rapids, whilst enjoying the astonishing views along the quieter sections of the river. Be prepared for a bit of work-out as you will be paddling your own boats…. A typical Half day would be as follows: Meet at Hella Hella (22kms from Richmond) at around 9am., Safety briefing, paddling demo & get kitted up Get on the river by 10am in our inflatable self-paddling 2-man Crocs Then travel 6 kms upstream of Hella Hella, and begin with some paddling exercises to ensure you know how to steer & control your craft. We will then start the trip downstream back towards Hella Hella where you will encounter no less than 10 class 2 & 3 rapids,You will also be given the opportunity to do some Zip-lining & rock jumping during the trip (at Hella Hella), After our snack break, we will then continue on for another 3 kms encountering the notorious No.1 rapid, After No.1 rapid we will end the half-day trip, giving you approx. 3 hours on the river & covering about 9 kms. Once completed, you will get driven back to Hella Hella where your cars were left Grab a warm shower & some liquid refreshments of the amber colour…On the Full day trip, we will continue on for another 5 kms covering the well-known No.2 and No.3 rapids – a total of 14kms What to bring: River shoes or takkies (not slops), Baggies / costume, Long sleeve rash vest (if you have) for the sun, Towel & sun screen, Sense of humour Cost: R450 per person (half day) R550 per person (full day) Covers: all equipment hire (like Helmets, paddles, crocs), liquid refreshments & snacks on the river, transport to & from the river from the base at Hella Hella, river guide fees If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.
Why not come and White Water River raft in 2-man inflatables called Crocs on the Umkomaas River. You'll cover about 14kms and in between 3 4 hours. Perfect for the complete novice or an excellent time at a stag party!Rafting in an inflatable 2 man canoes, can prove to be more adventurous fun than ever imagined - not only negotiating the twist and turns, but also mastering the rapids, whilst enjoying the astonishing views along the quieter sections of the river.
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Full refund up to 5 days prior.