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When last was a new mode of Safari born? Each of our journeys embrace the local communities we are paddling through. Each expedition combines local guides using mostly local modes of transport with our own expert adventure guides and support crew. Our team is headed by pioneers in SUPing in Africa. We visit remote areas with mobile camps being set up in advance and gourmet camp fire meals prepared under the stars.

Setting out from the Bayei People’s community concession in the heart of the Delta, spend three days paddling flanked by expert local Mokoro guides, and the nights fly camping on the Delta islands. This extraordinary safari brings together the traditional Mokoros with the modern SUP for the first time, offering you a unique perspective of the Delta usually reserved for the Mokoro Polars themselves. End in style with a helicopter transfer direct from our SUP base camp to one of the Delta’s luxury lodge.

Set sail from the historic Ibo Island on a traditional dhow to explore the islands of the Quirimbas spend the next 3 days sailing and paddling between islands snorkel o deserted white sand banks. Each evening sleeping in mobile eco-fly camps on uninhabited tropical islands. End in style arriving by dhow for a few days at one of Africa’s most remote and luxurious Indian Ocean lodges.

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The Orange River cuts through the Richtersveld desert reserve part of the Transfrontier Transformation Parks separating South African from Namibia. The remoteness of the Orange River combined with the surrounding mountains and endless night skies make this one of our most scenic paddles. Mobile camps are set up each evening on the rivers banks as you enjoy 3 days following the river through this remote and forgotten land.

Setting out from protected Lema rich rainforest following rivers and paddling across lakes before reaching the remote white beaches of Manafiafy Beach and Rainforest Lodge. On reaching the crystal clear blue waters of the Indian Ocean relax into lodge life with plenty of opportunity for adventure with whale watching by day and lemar spotting by night all from the unique vantage point of your SUP.

Pre-trip Training – One&only Cape Town (3 Nights)
A journey of contrasts each of our SUP Journeys begins at the One&Only in cosmopolitan Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront canals. Spend three days in the world’s most beautiful city, taking in some unique SUP training including paddling with penguins on the Cape Peninsula and between breathtaking wine farms on the Breede River..


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