ORANGE RIVER CAMP

ORANGE RIVER CAMP


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Location

Location

This lodge is focused on a pristine 35km section of the lower Orange River, around the Onseepkans Gorge. This stretch of river, bordered by pristine Kalahari desert wilderness, is inaccessible to the general public due to the class 4 rapids and technical portages that are needed to access water from day 3 to 6.
All trips start and finish at Red Rock River Camp, situated on the banks of the Orange River in the tiny village of Onseepkans, 50km north of Pofadder. 

Travelling here

Where to fly to: Upington (if not driving to camp)

Where your tour starts: Onseepkans, South Africa

Transfers on arrival in Upington: No, please arrange your own, or ask for assistance if not driving to camp.

Transport to camp: Self-drive or hire car from Upington

Accommodation

The camp consists of a grassed area, bomas for shade, shelter and cooking, washing and ablution facilities. 

Consist in semi permanent camp site and wilderness camping.

Communications - Cell communication at the base camp,and  limited cell communication when on the river.

We do not offer service to do laundry.

Simple itinerary

SUMMERY:
6 nights (2 nights at base camp and 4nights wilderness camping)
5 fishing days

Day 1 (Arrival at Red Rock River Camp):
• Check in from 14h00
• Evening dinner and detailed trip briefing by head guides
• Afternoon fishing around camp unguided should guests wish
• Dinner is provided

Day 2 (Wilderness Drift night 1):
• Early breakfast followed by packing and road transport to put in point (roughly a
45 – 60min drive from Camp)
• Safety briefing by head river guides
• Start drift and fly fishing
• Lunch and Dinner provided
• Camp wild

Day 3 to 6 (Wilderness Drift nights 2, 3 and 4 and finish last night at Red Rock River
Camp):
• Morning tea and coffee and light breakfast of rusks, muesli, fruit and yoghurt
• Pack personal belongings and begin fly fishing drift
• River guides pack rest of the camp and then leadfrog anglers to set up for
brunch/lunch on the river
• A hearty cooked Brunch or Lunch is taken on the river at around midday
• River guides generally move ahead after brunch/lunch to begin setting up the g
nights camp and preparing another delicious meal
• Fishing guests and guides aim arrive in camp in time for sundowners and snacks
• Continue fishing/drifting to the following nights camp ending at Red Rock River.
• Camp for your last night of tour

Day 7:
• Breakfast (planned according to your preferred departure time) and departure.
Check out must be before 10am.

Season

July to November

PHOTOS

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Species


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