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Kayak and Lilo Adventure into Storms River Gorge

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    You paddle from the harbour (next to the beach), across the ocean, then under the Storm River suspension bridge and up the beautiful Storms River Mouth.If sea conditions don’t allow for ocean paddling, you will take a short guided hike through the Tsitsikamma Forest and start your kayak trip from inside the river mouth!

    This is where the true kayaking adventure begins – paddling the Storms River, the pinnacle of Tsitsikamma National Park. After waving to all the tourists photographing you from the suspension bridge, you continue the kayak trip up the Storms River. You paddle right into the bats cave and spend time gazing up at the magnificent and spectacular cliffs all around you, all from the comfort of our double sit-on-top kayaks.

    At the low-water point you disembark your kayaks and jump on your unique lilos. (A lilo is small inflatable boat that has specially designed for this trip to access the narrow sections of the gorge). From here you walk and float over a short section of rocks and simply wade deeper up the river on the lilos. What a stunning view it is, lying on a lilo at water level, and gazing up to cliffs that touch the sky! Upon reaching your destination, you simply turn around and float back down river to your kayaks.

    For the young, brave and adventurous (and the young, brave and adventurous at heart!) You can take the opportunity to leap off the overhangs cliff walls of the gorge into deep pools. The cliff jumping adds a good dose of adrenaline for your trip back, as well as some good laughs, friendly encouragement and one-of-a-kind photo opportunities to brag to all your buddies when you get home. Cliff Jumping is not compulsory – you can simply enjoy the spectacle as you leisurely float in the long pools below. Kids as young as 5 and grandparents (as old as grandparents) take the leap and enjoy the liloing, so we can truly say that this activity can be enjoyed by the whole family.
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    Departure Point
    Stormsrivier, South Africa
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Bottled water
    • Local guide
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We absolutely loved the tour and would do it again if we get the chance. However... The price is already pretty steep, and they fail to mention that you'll need to pay extra for renting wetsuits and wetshoes. (which you'll probably need). They didn't have...More

    Thank tim0thydavidm
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Wonderful experience would love to it once again and would recommend to all intending to do the adventure to go for it but one should be a bit fit though

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Connector714115
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    I did the kayak & lilo trip last June, the location was amazing but I have couple of comments on the organizers - They give you a choice of not wearing the water suit, which doesn’t make much sense as in the lilo part you’ll...More

    Thank whomeveritis
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We we're recieved by Clinton and Regan. Really profesional Team. All went smooth and as planned. The views were gorgeous, kayaking along the river. Totally recomiendes experiencie if you visit the área. However, please remmembrr that you Will have to pay

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank claustorm
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    My husband, two friends, and I went kayaking and liloing with Norman and Freddie about a week ago. They were fun and clearly love what they do. They were very accommodating and efficient at getting people into the water. As for comfort, I appreciated having...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Heather C
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    Safari14160155916
    5 October 2019|
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    Response from Pumula01 | Reviewed this property |
    I would say as early as possible in the morning as the wind might pick up later during the day. Enjoy!
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    C2508
    3 July 2018|
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    Response from DianeRWhite | Reviewed this property |
    I would so a moderate level as you do paddle from the ocean side into the river mouth, so pending on the waves how much effort you need to put in bt if you do struggle the guides can tie your kayak to theirs and will help... More
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    Karen T
    5 May 2018|
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    Response from bremdieallesken |
    Our trip was about 2,5 ours.
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