Orange Descent Canoe Marathon


13-14 November 2021 – K2

Enter Now

* Entries are now open and will close 29 October 2021

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

Entry Fees

  • Junior/Student: R1100
  • Senior: R1300

*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
    • Race DJ and MC
    • Ice cold Beers, Grape Juice and Powerade at each days finish.
    • Generous lunch with drink after each days finish.
    • Augrabies Falls – drinks and snacks platters
    • Race Medal and Trophies (Genuine baby Quiver Tree)
    • Price Money to the Value of R27 000
    • Race Video & Photos


    *Below you can book your additional item besides your race entry to make your race experience even better. 

    Stroke2max Kayak Ergometer Lucky Draw

     HOW TO WIN:
    1. Anyone can buy a ticket, paddlers, seconds or family members attending the race.
    2. You can buy up to 4 lucky draw tickets per person at a time on our website.
    3. All your lucky draw tickets will be included in the draw so it will increase your chance of winning! T’s & C’s Apply

    Accommodation & Meal Package

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

    Sundowner Cruise on Sakkie se Arkie

    * Please visit to see details about this Sundowner Cruise


    INDEMNITY: I/We, by entering online, declare that I/We am/are sufficiently competent to take part in the Orange Descent Canoe Marathon, assume all risks of participation in the Orange Descent Canoe Marathon, release and discharge the organisers and all their assistants as well as the sponsors from all and any claims arising from loss, damage, injury or death I/we may suffer arising from my/our participation in the race, and agree to abide by all the race and CSA rules, which I/we have read and understood. I further certify that the information above is correct. Paddler will be required to sign indemnity at registration. Signature of parent or guardian in the case of persons under 18 years old.

    PLEASE NOTE: By completing and submitting your race entry you acknowledge that you have read, understood and will abide by the race information and race rules. Please email proof of payment together with entry form to our entry office. Remember to use your boat number as reference. Regret no Credit Card Payment Option.

    • Entries will only be processed and appear on the confirmed entry list once payment reflects on our bank statement. Please allow 2-3 working days for processing of your entry. Remember to use your boat number as reference.

    • In cases where large payments (one payment for more than one boat) are made, please email a list of boats with their paddlers’ names and respective paddler numbers to

    • NO REFUNDS to entrants who for whatever reason, can no longer participate in the race.


    Due to the current Covid regulations the following rules apply:
    Unfortunately NO spectators are allowed, and only one second per paddler.

    Masks/buffs MUST be worn RIGHT up until your batch is called to the water and then put back on as soon as you get off the water

    No prize giving is allowed.

    Refund policy is either:
    1) Carry over to 2022 at no extra cost or
    2) Transfer to another suitably qualified, registered paddler.

    Sadly no refunds will be considered.


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    Contact Us

    Waldo van der Linde
    Tel: 072 184 9090

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