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Tugela River Duo

N3 Gateway / Tugela River Duo
Upper Tugela River (Winterton, Central Drakensberg)
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Core Activity:White Water Rafting Type:Facilitated Duration:Two days Budget:From R1000 per person depending on accommodation type (camping vs. hotels) When to Go:Best during high summer (October-March), but you can also do the trip as late as May. Itinerary Rating:Moderate. Children younger than eight years of age will not be permitted to take part. Other:No experience required and all you need to bring is swim wear. All other information on specific requirements will be given prior to the trip. No off road vehicles are needed. Depending on your choice of accommodation, we are able to recommend and co-ordinate your travel and accommodation arrangements. Other Activities:Mountain Walking, Rock Climbing, Mountain Biking, Facilitated Field and Historic Walks, Horse Riding and Canopy Tours. Points Of Interest:Drakensberg Mountains, Bingelela overnight spot and Restaurant, Tugela Rapids Lodge, Three Tree Hill Lodge, Rolling M Ranch, Tugela River Lodge, Spioenkop.

This is a two-day outing on two different sections of the Tugela River. The first is a full-day outing above Spioenkop Dam and the second day below it.

Day 1 – Tugela River Above Spioenkop Dam

Although situated on the lesser known sections of the Tugela River, this piece of river offers more than enough white water action for all levels of experience. The rapids here are surprisingly big, fast, continuous and friendly, ranging from Class 1 to 3+ rapids. You will be seeing areas of the Tugela few people do, and we intend to keep it that way.

Day 2 – Tugela River Below Spioenkop Dam

Start just below the Skietdrift site where the Voortrekkers first entered KwaZulu-Natal. This features steep, technical and high quality rapids (Class 1-5).

Upper Tugela River (Winterton, Central Drakensberg)

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