Dates, details and rates can be found on the information page for each of our tours:

For the Monthly 5km Paddling Race, if you have your own kayak you can just show up. If you don’t, make sure to book a hire kayak by the Friday before the event.

Bookings for the Two-hour Parys Scenic Paddle Tour can be made by contacting us directly.

Please download and complete the booking forms for the Two-day Vaal River Overnight Tour and Five-day Orange River Tour.

Lisa de Speville

Tel: 082 936 2509

Email: iwant2paddle [at]


  • A minimum number of guests are required to run a tour.
  • The group stays together and with the guide at all times. You are not permitted to go off on your own.
  • Guests may not get off their kayaks to swim at any time during the tour.
  • No smoking.
  • No alcohol may be carried on a kayak or consumed.
  • Any waste (cans, wrappers, paper, plastic, bottles) must be carried on the kayak and disposed of in designated bins at the end.
  • Paddle With Us reserves the right to refuse admission to any guest who appears to be under the influence of alcohol or other prohibited substances.
  • By participating in this tour you agree to follow all instructions given by the guide and to abide by the terms and conditions of Paddle With Us.


  • Minimum age depends on the type of tour (see tour-specific information).
  • Children from ages of 6 to 12 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. They will share a double kayak.
  • Children aged 13 and up may paddle single-seater kayaks (on multiday tours), if you have your own Vagabond kayak. A parent/guardian must be on tours with all children under 16.
  • Teens over 16 may come on tours without a parent/guardian; parental consent is necessary.


Cancellation periods vary with each tour. In general:

  • No-show, no refund.
  • No refund will be given for cancellations received within a defined period of the scheduled date and time of the activity.
  • For cancellations received within a defined period of the tour, a percentage of the tour fee will be charged.
  • Cancellations made more than a defined period before the tour will only be charged a 10% admin fee.
  • Paddle With Us reserves the right to cancel any tour should there be insufficient guests and/or unfavourable weather. We aim to give you a reasonable period of notice of cancellations. A full refund will be given.


  • All guests are required to sign an indemnity form prior to starting any activity with us. You will not be allowed to participate without signing an indemnity form.
  • A parent/legal guardian must sign indemnity for accompanied and unaccompanied minors under the age of 18.