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“the river”(35 reviews)
“day trip”(7 reviews)
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Growcery Camp, Noordoewer, Orange River, Vioolsdrif, South Africa
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All reviews base camp the river day trip last night food was great my birthday cake attention to detail unique experience big thanks stayed here friendly staff ablutions facilities guys banks campsite
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great 7 days spent on the Orange River. Amazing food, outstanding guide, a doable river rafting experience for beginners and the wildlife was amazing. Highly recommended for those with a sense of adventure. Would do it again.

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Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

This was the 2nd time we used Umkulu Safari. The first time was myself and my wife to visit Namibia, and this time was with all the family (9 people with 2 children - 11 and 3). I explained to Hennie (the owner) what we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dave A
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Lovely camp site, great trip down the river. Guides very friendly and helpful. Could have done with 1 more guide, though, to cope with the large group.

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Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Peter K
Reviewed 16 October 2018

What a trip, group of outdoor people from St. Dominics Newcastle took on the challenge and what a bucket list tick-off, the kids loved it and great bonding with my son. Awesome Vibe.

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Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Loerie5
Reviewed 15 October 2018

We started our full day Orange River rafting tour at the Growcery Camp, which has a very nice setting next to the Orange River and relax atmosphere. They have dogs as well who come greet you upon your arrival. We were only three people to...More

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Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Suzanna1990
Reviewed 15 October 2018

It was a complete value for money experience. I would recommend that anyone looking to start adventuring give this a try you will not be disappointed. The rubber boats are much better than the solid boats on offer by other companies.The professional service and experience...More

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Date of experience: September 2018
Thank barrie357
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Request to keep noise down at 2.30am leads to verbal abuse and physical threats from drunk tour leader ‘Hennie’. The night before last my girlfriend and I were staying at Onguma Tamboti on the edge of Etosha. During the afternoon we became aware of a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank BritsinNamibia2018
Reviewed 19 June 2018

super campsite resort to relax and enjoy nature after our adventure in the Richtersveld. we particularly enjoyed the hot showers, bar facility and the friendly staff.

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Date of experience: December 2017
Thank philts
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Not recommended as an overnight stay from Namibia to South Africa, as a NO NOISE POLICY is not in place during the night. We will prefer to stay at Amanzi on the Namibian side again in future.

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Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank guestgP3583VE
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Great and accommodating staff who were all ready to help with anything and everything. Food was fantastic too! In general you wont be disappointed!

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Date of experience: May 2018
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