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Address: Tugela Mouth 3340, South Africa
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+27 72 032 1557
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Itchyfeet is all about paddling white water, climbing rock and hiking the...

Itchyfeet is all about paddling white water, climbing rock and hiking the Drakensberg. Whether you are looking for river, rock or mountain knowledge, skills development, some adventure on your breakaway or just plain fun, Itchyfeet makes use of a variety of opportunities, teaching styles and methods to fulfil your needs. We cater for all levels of skill and experience. It does not matter if you are an expert or a complete novice. It is our mission to provide authentic experiences leaving you refreshed, informed, exhilarated and inspired. The white water you will be paddling is proper, testing your nerve and skill. Where else than the Tugela River? Climbing is real, on real rock, with real chalk on your hands, with real rubber on your feet and you are in charge of the belay. And how can you top the Drakensberg? The name says it all! Big, beautiful, spectacular, wild and rugged! If we cannot offer it on these terms we wouldn’t bother in the first place.

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Bushmans river paddle

Fantastic experience! Gustav's knowledge of the river and kayaking white water in general is quite amazing!! Definitely recommend!!

Reviewed 1 week ago
tiaanp2015
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic experience! Gustav's knowledge of the river and kayaking white water in general is quite amazing!! Definitely recommend!!

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Thank tiaanp2015
New Orleans, Louisiana
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gustav and his team did such a great job organizing this two week trip--five stars all the way around!

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Thank joesch1
Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
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Reviewed March 22, 2017 via mobile

I lived for many years in South Africa and hiked the 'berg on a near monthly basis. So when planning a family vacation, my initial thought was to go it alone. But while getting lost and nearly falling off the mountain just makes for a good story in our 20s and 30s, at 50 and with two kids it's a... More 

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Thank David P
Durban, South Africa
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23 reviews
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Reviewed March 22, 2017

Doing a white water rafting trip was a rather spontaneous decision but Gustav made it happen! We sent an enquiry the day before and received a reply only a few moments later. Even though we, me and my boyfriend, were the only two people participating, Gustav took us out onto the river and we owe him and his wife and... More 

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Thank krallkatrin
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed February 28, 2017

Recently went white river rafting! We were unbelievably spoilt with the HIGH water levels... at one point before the rafting we were actually concerned that the event may not happen, but fortunately conditions were great. We had Gustav and his team who are super experienced and very professional! Although an incredible experience, it was possibly a little too long a... More 

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Thank Anthony L
Hollywood, South Carolina
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Reviewed February 16, 2017

Gustav led us on a 3 day 2 night hike of Champagne Peak. We weather forced us to change our route, Gustav was prepared with alternstives, and led us on an exciting route over unmarked terrain where very few hikers have ever treked. Even through pop up storms and challenging terrain and conditions, Gustav led us, while importantly not babying... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed January 26, 2017

We spent 5 days on the river, rock and mountain with Gustav and enjoyed each one as much as the other. He is a professional guide with the best sort of attitude - tailoring the experience to what you want, and providing the encouragement for a challenge, if that's what you're after. I could highly recommend for anyone considering travelling... More 

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Reviewed January 23, 2017

We completed five days of adventuring with Itchy Feet and loved every minute! From rock climbing to white water rafting, we made amazing and adrenaline-pumping memories, and always felt in safe hands with the 5-star professional guiding afforded by the Itchy Feet staff. I would highly recommend all of the rock, river, and mountain activities run by Itchy Feet to... More 

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Krugersdorp, South Africa
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Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

Unforgettable, thrilling experience!! Gustav and Nerissa made this trip the adventure I absolutely wanted. Professional and yet conversational, we had a lot of fun. Gustav is very knowledgeable about the Drakensberg and could point out all the interesting peaks and things in the surrounding area. He is a great guide and I would highly recommend them! Will be returning for... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

We did the white water rafting with Gustav as our guide. Given the lack of rain we did the trip down the Bushman's river. He was the most absolute professional guide with the patience of a saint. We were not the most coordinated family and yet he made the day hugely enjoyable and made the Rapids achievable for even the... More 

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