Orange River, People Like Us Safaris, Namibia, accommodation, adventure

Orange River: Life as a river rat

“Lifejackets!” shouts our guide Yango John. Yikes – that means there’s a rapid ahead. And this one’s a biggie. It’s called Sjambok, probably for a reason. My sister Sammie and I are paddling together and we shout instructions at each other as we get close. The rushing water is carrying us through a narrow channel. […] → Continue Reading Orange River: Life as a river rat

Fishing & River rafting tours South Africa

Catch Big Barbel on an Orange River Tour

Barbel or Sharp-tooth Catfish *Clarias gariepinus are easily the largest freshwater fish in South Africa and there are some real monsters in the Orange River. So how do you go about catching one? Recently a group of friends and I set off for a week of wild camping and canoeing down the mighty Orange River. […] → Continue Reading Catch Big Barbel on an Orange River Tour

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