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BREEDE RIVER SCHOOL CAMPS

Breede River Schools, Camps, Breede River School Groups, Felix Unite
Breede River Schools, Camps, Breede River School Groups, Felix Unite

BREEDE RIVER SCHOOL TRIPS

Priced from R1295.00 – R2995.00 per person incl vat

Breede River Rafting School Camps will help you experience great outdoor fun and adventure. All it takes is one day in nature to rejuvenate the soul. For this reason, Be it a Family School Trip or Grade School Trip we have got just the thing to offer your School. In addition it’s only two hours drive from Cape Town.

The Breede River…

Here the Breede River originates in the GREAT Hex River Mountains and winds its way through beautiful green valleys, picturesque vineyards and farther on through quaint little towns such as Worcester, Robertson and Bonnievale before it disappears into the Indian Ocean at Witsand. Join Felix Unite on the next Breede River Rafting School Camp.

BREEDE RIVER : SCHOOL CAMPS

Breede River Rafting Adventure : School Camps
BRONZE LEVEL – BREEDE RIVER – RAFTING

Duration : 2 Days / 1 Night Activity : Min 8 Hours Rafting – 4 Hours Rafting per day
ALTERNATE ITINERARIES AND COSTINGS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST!

 

PROPOSED ITINERARY OVERVIEW :

DAY ONE :
10:00 /10:30      Arrival at Camp – Sandwich and Fruit on arrival with juice
11:00                 Safety Briefing – transport to PUT IN POINT – Paddling Begins
                          Paddling begins above Round The Bend Lodge – down river [+/-2hours]
13:30                 Lunch – on river – students to prepare under supervision of guides.
14:30                 Activity – Paddling Continues
                          Paddling continues from lunch towards Round The Bend Camp [+/-2hours]
17:30                 Arrive at Round The Bend Camp – Freshen up – Prep for Dinner
19:00                 Dinner – students to prepare under supervision of guides.
                          Students to clean up after Dinner
                          “Reflection Time” – Students to complete Adventurous Journey Forms for day 1
                          Guides to assess each Student – Students to hand over assessment books/sheets for Guides to complete.
                          LIGHTS OUT

 

DAY TWO :
06:30                 Breakfast – students to prepare under supervision of guides.
08:30                 Activity – Part Two Paddling
                          Paddling from Round The Bend down to Up The Creek camp [+/-2hours]
12:00                 Lunch – on river – students to prepare under supervision of guides.
13:00                 Activity – Paddling Continues
                          Paddling continues from lunch stop down towards Up The Creek [+/-2hours]
15:00                 Arrive at Up The Creek Camp – Transport back to Round The Bend
16:00/17:00       Freshen Up – Wrap Up
                          “Reflection Time” – Students to complete Adventurous Journey Forms for day 2
                           Guides to assess each Student – Students to hand over assessment books/sheets for Guides to complete.
                           DEPART

 

NOTES:
– Mid-Week Dates
– We offer 1 Free Teacher/Adult for every 10 Students Booked
– Min 10 Students Required to open trip

PLEASE NOTE : we do not recommend this trip in the summer months as water level is low and we will not
be able to guarantee +/- 4 hours rafting per day, better suited for Off Season Winter Months.

 

The above BRONZE PACKAGE includes :
 Accommodation No Linen – STUDENTS – Refer notes on Accommodation
 Accommodation With Linen – TEACHERS – Refer notes on Accommodation
 All catering + catering equipment + Juice + Tea + Hot Chocolate + Water
 All dietary requirements
 All crockery and cutlery
 River Rafting + Rafting Equipment

 

The above BRONZE PACKAGE excludes :
 Transport to and from the Camp from Cape Town – Quotes can be arranged for groups larger than 20 pax
 Soft Drinks
 Anything not stipulated above

 

TRIP NOTES OVERVIEW :
– All students will be required to carry all their own gear and assist with carrying meal gear and equipment
– Felix Guide Team will be on the trip to observe assist with regards to safety and wherever guidance is
  required with the various activities / tasks
– Felix Unite will supply all catering and catering equipment – All students will be involved in all food
  preparations/cleaning along with any camp set up requirements during their Adventurous Journey.
– Felix Unite will cater for specific dietary requirements – IE : Halaal, kosher, vegetarian, allergies etc

 

ACCOMMODATION – OPTION – OVERVIEW : ROUND THE BEND
OPTION ONE :
24 x Two Sleeper Thatched A-Frame chalets – en-suite bathroom
– Students to supply all their own sleeping bags, pillows and towels.
– Return Each night to Camp and stay in fixed accommodation

 

OPTION TWO :
Students to supply their own tents and they camp on the banks of the Beach Camp with shared ablutions
– Students to supply all their own sleeping bags, air mattresses, pillows and towels.
– Return Each night to Camp and stay in tents on bank of river at Beach Camp adjacent to Main Camp

 

Please note Chaperoning Teachers/Parents will get fixed accommodation with Linen and Towels they will not be
required to camp or bring their own gear, this however is entirely up to them – Guides will oversee Students at night
when camping or in chalets.

BREEDE RIVER : SCHOOL CAMPS

Breede River Rafting Adventure : School Camps
BRONZE LEVEL – BREEDE RIVER – RAFTING

Duration : 3 Days / 2 Nights Activity : Min 15 Hours Rafting – 5 Hours Rafting per day
ALTERNATE ITINERARIES AND COSTINGS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST!

 

PROPOSED ITINERARY OVERVIEW :
DAY ONE : 
09:00                          Arrive at Camp
09:30                          Light Breakfast
10:30                          Safety Briefing – Activity River Rafting [+/-2.5 hours]
13:00                          Lunch – on banks of river back at camp
                                   Students to prepare under guide supervision
14:30                          Activity – River Rafting [+/-2.5 hours]
17:00                          Arrive/Transported back at Camp – Freshen Up
18:00                          Students to prepare Dinner – under guide supervision
20:30                          Dinner
                                   Students to clean up after Dinner
                                   “Reflection Time” – Students to complete Adventurous Journey Forms for day 1
                                   Guides to assess each Student – Students to hand over assessment books/sheets
                                   for Guides to complete.
                                   LIGHTS OUT

 

DAY TWO : 
07:30                         Breakfast
                                  Students to prepare under guide supervision
10:30                         Safety Briefing – Activity River Rafting [+/-2.5 hours]
13:00                         Lunch – on banks of river back at camp
                                  Students to prepare under guide supervision
14:30                         Activity – River Rafting [+/-2.5 hours]
17:00                         Arrive/Transported back at Camp – Freshen Up
18:00                         Students to prepare Dinner – under guide supervision
20:30                         Dinner
                                  Students to clean up after Dinner
                                 “Reflection Time” – Students to complete Adventurous Journey Forms for day 2
                                  Guides to assess each Student – Students to hand over assessment books/sheets
                                  for Guides to complete.
                                  LIGHTS OUT

 

DAY THREE :
06:30                         Light Breakfast
                                  Students to prepare under guide supervision
08:30                         Safety Briefing – Activity River rafting [+/-3.5 hours]
12:00                         Early – Lunch – on banks of river at camp
                                  Students to prepare under guide supervision
13:30                         Safety Briefing – Activity – River Rafting [+/-1.5 hours]
15:30                         Arrive/Transported back at Camp – Freshen Up
16:00                         Wrap Up
                                  “Reflection Time” – Students to complete Adventurous Journey Forms for day 3
                                   Guides to assess each Student – Students to hand over assessment books/sheets
                                   for Guides to complete.
                                   DEPART

 

NOTES :
– Mid-Week Dates
– We offer 1 Free Teacher/Adult for every 10 Students Booked
– Min 10 Students Required to open trip

 

PLEASE NOTE : we do not recommend this trip in the summer months as water level is low and we will not
be able to guarantee +/- 5 hours rafting per day, better suited for Off Season Winter Months.

 

The above SILVER PACKAGE includes :
 Accommodation No Linen – STUDENTS – Refer notes on Accommodation
 Accommodation With Linen – TEACHERS – Refer notes on Accommodation
 All catering + catering equipment + Juice + Tea + Hot Chocolate + Water
 All dietary requirements
 All crockery and cutlery
 River Rafting + Equipment

 

The above SILVER PACKAGE excludes :
 Transport to and from the Camp from Cape Town – Quotes can be arranged for group bookings larger than
20 pax
 Soft Drinks
 Anything not stipulated above

 

TRIP NOTES OVERVIEW :
– All students will be required to carry all their own gear and assist with carrying meal gear and equipment
– Felix Guide Team will be on the trip to observe assist with regards to safety and wherever guidance is
required with the various activities / tasks
– Felix Unite will supply all catering and catering equipment – All students will be involved in all food
preparations/cleaning along with any camp set up requirements uring their Adventurous Journey.
– Felix Unite will cater for specific dietary requirements – IE : Halaal, kosher, vegetarian, allergies etc

 

ACCOMMODATION – OPTION – OVERVIEW : ROUND THE BEND

OPTION ONE :
24 x Two Sleeper Thatched A-Frame chalets – en-suite bathroom
– Students to supply all their own sleeping bags, pillows and towels.
– Return Each night to Camp and stay in fixed accommodation

 

OPTION TWO :
Students to supply their own tents and they camp on the banks of the Private Camp with shared ablutions
– Students to supply all their own sleeping bags, air mattresses, pillows and towels.
– Return Each night to Camp and stay in tents on bank of river at Private Camp adjacent to Main Camp

 

Please note Chaperoning Teachers/Parents will get fixed accommodation with Linen and Towels they will not be
required to camp or bring their own gear, this however is entirely up to them – Guides will oversee Students at night
when camping or in chalets.

 

WET GEAR

Costume, shorts, t-shirts, hat or cap, track shoes, strops windbreaker

DRY GEAR

Shorts, t-shirts, tracksuit, track shoes, strops, warm clothing for the evening

GENERAL

Toiletries, torch, towel, sun-block, insect repellent, lip-ice, camera, fishing rods

DRINKS

We supply juice, tea, coffee and water.
PLEAES NOTE THAT NO GLASS BOTTLES ARE ALLOWED ON RIVER !!!

 

VALUABLES

Please do not bring valuables with you if possible.
Please do not leave cameras or cellphones in the chalets.
Although security measures are enforced by our team we cannot take responsibility for any
missing property. If you require anything to be locked away please consult your lead guide.

 

CELLPHONES

MTN & Vodacom reception available, plug points in all chalets

 

SHOWERS & TOILETS

En-suite Bathrooms + Communal ablutions.

 

BEDDING

School Groups are required to bring their own sleeping bags + pillows

 

EMERGENCY NUMBERS
OPERATIONS MANAGER – Breede River Lodge – Alain Coetzee – 079 509 9975 / 082 827 3854

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

What boats do you use?

We use 2 man inflatable crocs. These are a lot of fun and work really well on the Breede.

 

How many can sleep at the camps?

We can sleep 56 sharing at Round the Bend in fixed chalet accommodation and an additional 150 sharing in tented accommodation with shared ablutions.

 

What if I have a larger group than that?

We have accommodated groups of up to 200 guests at both camps, however the extra people need to accommodated in tents that we out source, hence an additional charge. The tents are very nicely done, with carpets, beds, tables + lighting.

 

Can some of my group stay at the camp, whilst everyone else is on river?

Yes.

 

Is there a bar at the camps.?

There is a licensed bar at Round the Bend Camp and guests are not permitted to bring their own drinks or a corkage fee will be imposed.

 

What other activities can we do at the camps?

We offer a range of activities for groups. Ranging from abseiling, to survivor series, to raft building. For open trips, the guides will decide what options to offer, depending on the abilities of the group, the height of the river, the weather etc.

 

Can my special diet be accommodated?

Yes it can, but we need to know your requirements prior to the commencement of
the trip.

 

I have done the river before. Can I book which stretch I would like to do?

You can put in a request. However the final decision must be made on the day by the guide in charge. It depends on the ability of the group, height of river, time available etc.

 

Is there a shop at the camp in case I forget something?

No.

 

Can I pay my bar account by credit card?

Yes all major credit cards are accepted.

 

Can I download my email at the camp?

Yes we have WI FI at Round the Bend.

 

Can I use my cell phone at the camps.?

Round the Bend only has both Vodacom & MTN reception.

 

What grade is the river?

The river is grades 1 and 2. in other words fun for the whole family.

 

What is the best time of year to go?

This depends what you are looking for. The river is at its highest in the winter, so if you are looking for a river adventure the winter, and early spring in the time to go.
During the summer, although it does always flow, the river is very low. During these months, it is much more a case of fun in the sun. Lots of time for swimming, water fights etc.

 

What is the minimum group size that I can book for ?

6.

 

Can we have exclusivity at either camp, even if we don’t fill it?

You can only definitely have exclusivity if your group is 45 or bigger

 

Can we arrive a night early and just sleep over?

Yes however this is based on availability and needs to be pre-arranged with Head Office and paid for upfront.

 

Can we cater for ourselves?

No.

 

THE WETTER, THE BETTER