A flexible two- and a half- day rafting and hiking package, depending on season, river levels and client needs. Comfortable accommodation and optional meals available at Hella Hella. A scenic setting guaranteed to impress all outdoor enthusiasts.
Day 1 – White Water Rafting:
As your base, Hella Hella is situated 90-100 minutes from Durban and an hour from Pietermaritzburg. A 15-minute bakkie ride takes you to your drop-off point and the start of a 12km journey down the legendary Umkomaas River. After a 6km trip, you return to Hella Hella for snacks and drinks. A ‘foefie’ slide and cliff jump are available for the more adventurous. Proceed on to bigger water, where you will be entering class 3/4 territory if the river is running high. After your adrenaline-charged white water experience, you return by bakkie to your overnight accommodation at Hella Hella.The package includes all equipment and facilitation.
Day 2 – Hike:
Various trails about 12kms long and approximately four and a half hours in duration are available depending on river levels. All the hikes are fully mapped and you can opt to go on your own or be facilitated. Enjoy numerous swimming opportunities as you walk along the valley floor and some unforgettable views as you climb away from the river on your return loop to Hella Hella. Depending on group size, lunch can be provided at a picnic site at the halfway point of your trail.
Day 3 (Half day):
Enjoy a scenic 6km drive up the Hella Hella pass before turning off the main road onto the plateau grassland. Park your car within the secure fenced area, then walk the remaining 1.5kms to the lookout point. Here, you will be able to enjoy spectacular views of the Drakensberg and see a variety of game on the mountain and grasslands such as Eland, Black Wildebeest, Oribi, Natal Springbok and Blesbuck. You can also drive this route if your car has reasonable ground clearance.