Orange Descent Canoe Marathon


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* Entries are now open and Normal Entries will close

   18 October 2024

As per the Canoeing South Africa Event Guidelines

  • All entrants must be currently registered members of a canoe club affiliated to a CSA member Union.
  • All entrants will enter the event online using the Canoeing South Africa online entry system at
  • Please read out RACE INDEMNITY

Entry Fees

  • Junior/Student: R1800
  • Senior: R2000
  • *LATE PENALTY FEE per paddler of R200

*What Value do I get for my Entry

    • Race Goody Bag
    • Official Race Cap
    • River Safety Marshals
    • On Site Medical assistance
    • CSA Liability Insurance
    • Access to Race Start and Finish Venues on both days
    • CSA – Time Keeping
    • Ice cold Beers, Grape Juice and Powerade at each days finish.
    • Generous lunch with drink after each days finish.
    • Saturday Night Evening Lounge & Dinner – All drinks and pizza included
    • Race Medal and Trophies
    • Price Money
    • Race Video & Photos


    *Book your Accommodation and Meals directly at

    Accommodation & Meal Package

    * Please visit our Race Information page to see details about this Package

    * 2 People sharing a spacious 2,5 x 2,5m canvas tent, camping mattresses, camping chair and all meals for the event weekend. *Bedding not included
    R1600 per person

    * Only 20 spots available!



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    Waldo van der Linde
    Tel: 072 184 9090

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