This was my mom's first time in a raft and she took each rapid like she'd done this a dozen times before.
We take out on Jacques and Tanja's farm - it's a leisurely half-day trip with a stop on an island for snacks. If one were to paddle fast (a kayak, not a raft), it could probably take two hours or less for the same distance.
|Getting our kit ready and rafts inflated.|
|Mom and Ruben.|
|The Holtzhausen family raft|
|Boys playing bumper cars...|
|It is really challenging to get a non-funny-face photo of these two! Puffed out cheeks, wiggling fingers in mouths, hiding from the camera... This was the most 'normal' of the lot.|
|Start 'em young.|
|Celliers teaching Jacques the lines through the 'Stepping Stones' rapid.|