Orange (Gariep) River, Namibia

The Orange River, South Africa's longest river rises in the Drakensberg mountains in Lesotho, flowing westwards for some 2200km to where it finally flows into the Atlantic Ocean at Alexander Bay. Although it passes through no major cities, it plays a major role in the South African economy by providing irrigation to the vital farmland. Optional Activities: Swimming and the Orange River canoe 2 hour trip through the Richtersveldt desert. The area offers unique fauna and flora, rock formations and perfect all year temperatures.


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