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Canoe meets hippo at Mana Pools

Holed canoe. Two incisors about 90 cm aft of the guide’s bum.

There we were quietly enjoying the tranquility of the Zambezi from our Mana Pools campsite. As is so often the case, tranquility is an illusion in the wild. Suddenly there was a commotion upstream of us. A canoeing safari group had rounded […]

Running the Orange River

Photos of Orange River canoeing trips through the Richtersveld over the years

Orange River canoeing trips have become a great South African family adventure since the 1980s when commercial canoeing and rafting commenced on South Africa’s longest river. The classic canoeing trip leaves from near the border town of Vioolsdrif and winds west for […]