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Northern Cape

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TThe Orange River offers plenty of canoeing, rafting and fly-fishing adventures for the intrepid traveller. Whether you are seeking a relaxing day out in the sunshine or a week-long white-water expedition, the Orange River is an exciting option.

Canoeing, rafting and fly-fishing are just three adventure opportunities offered along the 2200km-long Orange River which is  South Africa's longest. Serious outdoor enthusiasts can take guided tours that involve sleeping under the stars for several nights while exploring  the river and enjoying its surrounds during the day.

Did You Know?
TThe Orange River was named by Colonel Robert Gordon, commander of the Dutch East India Company, in honour of William V of Orange. In Lesotho, where it rises, it's called the Senqu.

TThe Orange River winds through an assortment of topography, including some majestic mountain ranges on its way into the Atlantic Ocean at Alexander Bay.

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