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!



    Catch up on all the latest news from the Orange Descent!

    Outdoor Race Lounge

    Outdoor Race Lounge

    This years Orange Descent will have an Outdoor Race Lounge, on the Saturday evening after Day 1 racing. You can enjoy music, food, cocktails, local craft bier and much more to look forward to.

    Newsletter 1 – August 2023

    Newsletter 1 – August 2023

    The planning is well under way for the 2023 edition of the
    Orange Descent Canoe Marathon.

    This race has always promised alot and delivered even more and every year we look at ways to improve the quality of the race and enhance the overall experience of this weekend in the Green Kalahari.

    We know it is a bit out of the way but we promise to make it an
    unforgetable weeked that will be a must on your canoeing calander for years to come.

    Contact Us

    Waldo van der Linde
    Tel: 072 184 9090

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