1. Whitewater Rafting on Vaal River in Vanderbijlpark, South Africa

Whitewater Rafting on Vaal River in Vanderbijlpark, South Africa

The Vaal is South Africa’s most popular river because it is just over an hour’s drive from the metropolis of Gauteng. You can do whitewater rafting as well as wilderness canoeing. No experience is needed on any route. Whitewater Rafting • Bumper Run – Dirty Harry via Tokoloshe to Otters’ Haunt. Class 3+. • Otters’ Playground – Otters’ Haunt via Big Daddy to Rocky Ridge. Class 2-3. • Drama Tour – Rocky Ridge vai LookSharp to Gatsien and sometimes Knucklecrusher. Class 3. • The Full Works – only at high water over 200cumecs, mainly midsummer. Class 3-4. Calm Water Rafting • Raft Floatalong – Easy and relaxed downriver drift via the Friendly Rapid Pricing: Standard • Half Day Rafting trip: R335 (US $25) per person • Half Day Rafting plus braai buffet: R625 (US $46) per person • Half Day Rafting trip: R565 (US $25) per person • Full Day Rafting plus Lunch: R625 (US $46) per person Spring Special • Half Day: R270 (US $20) per person • Half Day plus braai buffet: R625 (US $46) • All prices subject to additional VAT. 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.

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