River Rafting Equipment

All river rafting equipment is supplied by Amanzi Trails. Two 25-litre buckets per person and one 45-litre cooler box with ice per canoe / croc are provided for personal items to be packed into. There is additional packing place for a few additional luxuries.

The following is what you need to bring along:

  • All relevant documentation (passports, visas, unabridged birth certificates, affidavits, etc). (See Cross Border Information)
  • Sleeping bag & mattress (mat or inflatable)
  • Small tent
  • Ground sheet (if you wish to sleep under the stars)
  • Torch
  • Eating utensils, plate & mug
  • Heavy-duty black bags x 6
  • Old beach umbrella (especially in summer)
  • T-shirts x 2
  • Shorts / swimming costume x 2
  • Old running shoes / crocs / aqua shoes
  • Long-sleeved shirt
  • Hat (preferably wide-brimmed for full sun protection)
  • Sunglasses (with ties)
  • Towel / kikoy / sarong
  • Windbreaker & warmer clothes for evening
  • Toiletries (biodegradable please)
  • Sunblock and Lip-ice (minimum SPF 30)
  • After-sun cream
  • Insect repellent
  • Toilet rolls x 2
  • Plasters and personal medication
  • Water scoop (e.g. HTH bottle)
  • Rope (to tie your things down if needed)
  • Drinks – beverages and drinking water. Tea and coffee is provided. Please note that one will drink much more than one thinks so please ensure that sufficient drinks and water is brought along.
  • Snacks

Optional items:

  • Camera (please bring along a waterproof “dry bag”)
  • Gloves
  • Fishing gear
  • Fold-up camping chairs