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Geckoing or White water Tubing is one of the most popular adventure activities at the Adventure Centre in Hazyview.
With this unique adventure you get the chance to descent the Sabie River Gorge with a “Gecko”.
A Gecko is a white water tube that is oval shaped and it has a floor (so you don’t hit your bum on the rocks.
The rapids are Class 2 (Grade 2) rapids and half way down the section you get the change to jump of an 8 metre waterfall.
When you arrive at the Adventure Centre in Hazyview you will be introduces to your guides (APA qualified and well experienced) you will be kitted out with a PFD (Life jacket), Then you will get into a 4 x 4 vehicle and depart for the Gecko section of the Sabie River which is 15 minutes’ drive away.
Once you get to the river you will be briefed by the trip leader on safety aspects as well as how to handle your Gecko. The first section is calm pools, then small rapids followed by the
“One time rapid”. Here is where the action starts. After “One time rapid” it is time for the jumps. Start off with an 2 metre jump and then the 8 metre jump.
At the end of the trip you will have to walk out of the Gorge back to the vehicle that will take you back to the Adventure Centre
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the duration of the game?
2 ½ hours.
What are the departure times?
11h00 – 13h30.
Closed on Sundays.