NEW! ORANGE RIVER 5-DAY TRAILS

Otters' Haunt and The Riverman are offering the wonderful 5-day ORANJE GORGE TRAIL between May and September. Don't miss this best and most exciting of all rafting safaris - Kalahari desert scenery, fun rapids, great hikes, fishing and relaxing. School holiday trips. Contact Graeme 084 245 2490 or Karen 082 475 8767 or info@otters.co.za. Watch the video.

FAMILY RAFTING

American style rafting on guided oar boats and paddle rafts

Bring the family and enjoy an exciting trip with a guide on board the raft with you. Run the river in expert hands, wield a paddle yourself, and show the kids how nature in the raw is fun! Ages 6 to 75. Bring granny too! Read all about us here.
couple-at-river-sept-2016 PEACE & NATURE: The ideal getaway close to Johannesburg. Look no further than our beautiful Otters' Den guest house at the riverside. Or maybe choose the Full Moon Bush Cabins for your group exclusively. Call now +27 82 475 8767 or email info@otters.co.za around-the-fire-at-rotary-function-15sept2015-bushcamp
!SQUARE_mtb domeview 180HIKING & MTB TRAILS: From easy to tough, from gentle river walks to boulder hopping. Single track and gravel routes for MTB. Come with kids, friends or your club. 

Mild winter – ideal for cycling

It may be global warming, it may just be freak weather. Whatever the explanation for our unseasonal “midwinter summer” it makes for great hikes, mountain biking and paddling on the river.

Recently Karen and I explored Rietpoort farm on our mountain bikes, enjoying the bushland paths and route along the foot of the […]

Rated best stay by Lonely Planet

Otters Den Guinea Fowl Cabin bedroom Cormorant Cabin

We are Lonely Planet’s “Pick” of the Northern Free State. Out of hundreds of lodges, hotels and guest houses in this area, we came out tops for adventure and hospitality. The international best-seller says: “Otters’ Haunt, the hub of all things outdoors in Parys…this secluded gateway […]

APRIL RAFTING DISCOUNTS

Standard price of a halfday rafting trip: R335pp. Our Easter Special Price: R295 Standard price of halfday rafting plus braai buffet: R625pp. Our Easter Special Price: R545. Discounts for under 16s and families Book 12 people and 2 more come FREE! Don’t delay, book today. Places are limited. EMAIL US. And remember, we have […]

Wilderness canoeing

Hire a canoe and go out on your own or go with a guide who knows the islands and the wildlife.