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Follow the Orange

Embark on a thrilling 8-night off-road expedition tracing the majestic Orange River, immersing yourself in the unique landscapes of Richtersveld National Park, and conquering segments of the Namakwa Eco Trail. This is the ultimate overland journey for those eager to go off-the-grid.


Experience the surreal beauty of Richtersveld National Park, home to unique flora like the famous halfmens (Pachypodium namaquanum) and quiver trees (Aloidendron dichotomum). The park’s diverse scenery includes rocky mountain passes and sandy riverbeds, providing a rugged and breathtaking backdrop for your adventure.


Set up camp next to the tranquil Orange River and enjoy fishing, birdwatching, or swimming in its refreshing waters. The river’s lush banks offer a serene contrast to the surrounding desert landscape, making it an ideal spot to unwind after a day of exploration.

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What you'll love about the Follow The Orage tour

The Richtersveld, a World Heritage site for diversity has more succulent species than anywhere else on earth. View species like the Quiver and Halfmens trees.

We explore the park and it’s internal 4×4 road network, spectacular canyons and arid landscape.

We drive a section of the famous Namakwa Eco Trail, the ultimate trail for nature enthusiasts and 4×4 drivers. you will negotiate gravel, sand, rock, and travel ancient river beds, and mountain passes.

This overland tour is a true off-the-grid adventure to switch off and connect with nature.

Opportunites to swim in the Orange River, enjoy some fishing and stargazing with no one else around except the group.


What you need to know


8 nights / 9 days

Starting Point

Pofadder, South Africa

Trip Capacity

Maximum 5 vehicles

Camp Sites

A combination of rustic and established camp sites

Vehicle Requirements

High clearance 4x4 only
Off-road caravans and trailers welcome


19 - 27 October 2024 (FULL)
10 - 18 May 2025

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For detailed pricing, a complete itinerary, and additional information, check out the full tour brochure.

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