Ride The River Rat

Cruising down the mellow waters of the Klein River you will find River Rat Boat Cruises, a Stanford-based boat cruise showing passengers Stanford’s unique riverside beauty. The River Rat glides five to eight kilometres down the Klein River and on your journey, you will come across a variety of wildlife such as varying bird species, bontebok, Cape clawless otters and helmeted terrapins. River Rat Boat Cruises is perfect for group activities and functions such as team building and family outings. Each boat trip is tailored to the group's needs and is two hours long, depending on what they want to see on the trip. Moreover, the River Rat boat is dog friendly, has braai facilities and other activities include river rafting tubes and swimming. River Rat Boat Cruises has a four-passenger minimum and can accommodate a maximum of 12 people. Cost is R220 per person.

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Daily Trips

Daily Trips

River Rat Boat Cruises daily trips are as follows:

  • Two  hours
  • R220 per person for groups of four people or more
  • Free for children under 4 (that don't swim) 
What to bring
  • Something warm
  • Something to drink
  • Binoculars
  • Snacks


  • Braai 

    • Wood included 

    • Braai utensils included

    • Meat and drink excluded

  • Toilet

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Function Hire

Function Hire 

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River Rat Boat Cruises is the perfect trip for functions. The cruise is ideal for team building, birthdays and birding excursions. Each group can hire the trip for the day and specify what you want to see and how long you want to be one the water. The boat features a braai with all its utensils and firewood, river rafting tubes and a toilet.   

Canoe Rentals

Canoe Rentals

If you want to glide down the Klein River under your own steam rather than on a boat, We can facilitate...

For more information on canoe/kayak rentals contact River Rat Boat Cruises directly.



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