Blyde Canyon Safaris

Blyde Dam Boat Trips

OUR OFFERINGS

Boat Cruise - Blyde Dam

Blyde Canyon Safaris, together with the Moletele community, offer scenic boat cruises on the Blyderivierspoort Dam in the Blyde River Canyon. It is a place of pure untouched beauty and is best seen and experienced from the water on our comfortable, 20-seater pontoon boat. You will be guided and accompanied by our experienced skipper who is a born and bred “Hoedspruiter” with a wealth of knowledge and passion for the canyon.

Blyde Dam Boat Cruise

Daily trips at 7am, 9am, 11am, 1pm and 3pm.

Private Boat Cruise

Guided Tour on our comfortable 20 seater pontoon boat

Boat Cruise - Pensioner

We offer a special price for pensioners.

Book Your Scenic Blyde Dam Boat Trip

Our Trips

Blyde Canyon Safaris offers you the opportunity to see the famous Three Rondavels and the Blyde River Canyon from the angle it is supposed to be seen: while you’re on the water, at the base of the towering mountains that form these breathtaking views.

Scenic Blyde Dam Boat Trip

R 260 / per adult

R 150 / years 2-12

Private Blyde Dam Boat Trip

R 2 900 / 1-10 guests

R 4 500 / 11-20 guests

Pensioners Blyde Boat Trip

R 200 / per person

School Groups

Blyde Canyon Safaris, together with the Moletele community, offer scenic boat cruises on the Blyderivierspoort Dam in the Blyde River Canyon. It is a place of pure untouched beauty and is best seen and experienced from the water on our comfortable, 20-seater pontoon boat. You will be guided and accompanied by our experienced skipper who is a born and bred “Hoedspruiter” with a wealth of knowledge and passion for the canyon.

Weather forecast for
Blyde River Canyon

HOEDSPRUIT WEATHER
“Spectacular boat trip! We went on this boat trip to get a better view of the mountains and the canyon and it was well worth it. It is so beautiful. The mountains, the water and the animals” 

Janine

“Ive done this three times and i will do it again and again!! The scenery is just magical!! The skippers give interesting info and the price is really not bad consider that you get to see an hour and a half of BEAUTY!!” 

Linda

“A fabulous couple of hours cruising down the canyon. Hippos and Crocks and the most stunning scenery. Informative guide and great captain.” 

Louise

“We took the boat cruise on a hot, still day and it was one of the highlights of our African holiday. The scenery was stunning no matter which way you looked, a photographer’s dream.” 

Nottingham, UK

Important Information

Things you need to know

We always put our guest’s safety first! We have SABS and SAMSA approved life jackets available on board for all our guests. Please note that any guest under the age of 12 will be required to wear a life jacket. Guests over the age of 12 will be given a choice of wearing a life jacket.

All guests on school trips will be required to wear a life jacket – regardless of their age.

Our boat undergoes an annual SAMSA safety check, as well as a pontoon safety, check every two years as per SAMSA regulations.

Our skippers are endorsed for vessels over 9m and are also qualified and experienced in First Aid and Fire Fighting. A first aid kit is available onboard for any emergency.

Blyde Canyon Safaris has public liability insurance – we have got you covered!
We regret to inform you that we do not allow children under the age of two (2) years on the trip

We do not allow any alcohol on the boat for our regular trips. Private trips may bring a reasonable number of alcoholic beverages.

Please refer to our Terms and Conditions page for our cancellation, late arrival and no-show policy.