The Mkomazi River has its source at the top of the Drakensberg mountains and winds its way down to the Indian Ocean through the Midlands of Kwazulu Natal.
Situated only one hour from Durban and 30 minutes from Pietermaritzburg, the Mkomazi River offers a selection of rapids to suit everyone's ability. The River boasts some of the best rapids to be found in South Africa, with the Section from Hella Hella to Number 8 being regarded as the biggest traversable Whitewater south of the Zambezi.
Wylde Ride started commercial rafting on this stretch of water in 1999 and to date are the only experienced operators on this extreme stretch of water. All trips are under the guidance of experienced River Guides – with more than 1000 injury free trips you’re in the safest hands on the river – you can relax and enjoy the adventure!
The White Water trips start at our base in Richmond, where transfers are provided to the start and finish of the trip. Rafters are issued with all necessary equipment - lifejackets, helmets paddles etc.
Wylde Ride offers a range of dynamic packages whether you're seeking high adventure or a slightly more sedate excursion. Our trips are perfect for family and private groups as well as for corporate team building. We can tailor make your function by arranging meals, accommodation and other adventure activities to ensure that your escape to the bush is a memorable experience. The river runs through spectacular indigenous forest from where you can admire traditional Zulu village life and may spot a variety of wildlife.