White Water Rafting Swaziland

One of the most exciting adventure activities in the tiny kingdom of Swaziland is White Water Rafting on the Great Usutu River.

Usutu means ‘dark brown’ and after a short safety briefing you are ready to take on the turbulent brown waters of Swaziland’s longest river. The grade 4 rapids with names like ‘The Initiator’ give you an idea of what to expect, but we will leave it up to your imagination what a rapid with a name like ‘Monica Lewinsky’ looks like.  White Water…

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White Water Rafting in Swaziland

One of the most exciting adventure activities in the tiny kingdom of Swaziland is White Water Rafting on the Great Usutu River.

Usutu means ‘dark brown’ and after a short safety briefing you are ready to take on the turbulent brown waters of Swaziland’s longest river. The grade 4 rapids with names like ‘The Initiator’ give you an idea of what to expect, but we will leave it up to your imagination what a rapid with a name like ‘Monica Lewinsky’ looks like.  White Water Rafting in Swaziland is best in the rainy season from mid-October to August with peak season from January to March. Book White Water Rafting with our operators – you’ll be in for a wet and vigorous adventure!

White Water Rafting in Swaziland Operators

Swazi Trails - River Rafting - Swaziland

As one of the founders of rafting in Southern Africa, Swazi Trails have been offering white-water trips on the Grade IV Great Usutu River since 1991. Half- and full-day outings depart daily, with raft-tube-abseil combos in winter months. No prior experience is required. We make use of either 2-man ‘croc’ or 8-man Nile rafts, with experienced guides keeping a close eye at all times. can also...