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uMngeni - Canoeing- Unguided

Durban

Activity Description

Durban Green Corridor invites paddlers of all levels to come and experience canoeing on uMngeni River, starting at Durban’s Blue Lagoon. Get the family or your friends together and spend up to 3hrs on the water, testing your team work while paddling up the river and enjoying the nature around you. The river banks are full of exciting bird life, including for example Cormorants, Egyptian Goose or Grey Herons. You can paddle up to up the river to Conought Bridge (one way takes about 45min) and back down towards the river mouth with its great population of fascinating mangrove trees.

We will provide you with all equipment and safety gear and our experienced guides will give you a short introduction to the equipment and safety on the boat. You can be sure of a fun and safe paddling adventure in a beautiful environment.

Arrangements

Duration3 hours
WhenAll year round
WhereBlue Lagoon
WeatherRecommended not to go out in rainy weather
What to WearAnything comfortable
Things to BringSunscreen, binoculars, towel, extra clothes in case you get wet
Guests or SpectatorsAll canoe bookings are tide dependent.

Requirements

Minimum Age12 years
Minimum Height0.0 m
Maximum Height0.0 m
Fitness LevelNo Fitness Requirement
QualificationsNot Applicable
Maximum Weight0.0 kg
CertificationNone Required
Experience LevelNo Experience Requirement

Inclusions and Exclusions

InclusionsPaddles, canoes, safety jacket
ExclusionsFood and Beverages

Notes

BEFORE CONFIRMING YOUR DATE FOR A CANOEING EXPERIENCE, PLEASE DO CONFIRM THAT THE TIDES ARE SUITABLE FOR THAT PARTICULAR DAY, BY VISITING THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE:
http://www.tide-forecast.com/locations/Durban-South-Africa/tides/latest

ONCE YOU HAVE CONFIRMED THAT THE TIDE IS SUITABLE FOR THAT DAY, THEN PROCEED WITH YOUR BOOKING.

Our guide will steer you along the Umgeni River and point out points of interests like bird varieties, etc.

Customer Reviews

Thanks again for the lovely experience!!! WoW, from the warm welcome we received at the entrance, to being instructed on how to canoe and upon our exit, the staff was extremely hospitable that my friends and I will be sure to recommend the experience to others as well!!!:-) Thank you to all the guys and the lady who all were a breath of fresh air and patient with us as we navigated through the water! - Nokubonga Ngubane


Thoroughly Enjoyed It!!! - Ziyanda Mlotana


Staff amazing Canoes great - Samantha Willan


Very impressive! Loved every second I spent on the river with my girlfriend! - Kimosabi


Excellent service from the staff, but just a shame that the river is polluted and a little smelly as a result. Mother Nature's beauty shines through, but we really need to clean up our act as Durbanites - the public and municipality. It is a wonderful experience, especially if we can get it cleaner. - Tasmi Quazi




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