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TriWaters Tour 2015

Earlier this year WESSA partnered with the TriWaters Tour – a ‘source to sea’ expedition on the Vaal River undertaken by paddlers to promote community conservation and to highlight the importance of the Vaal and Orange rivers along on the way.

Brett Merchant (Australia), Franz Fuls (South Africa) and Troy Glover (Canada) set off on 16 January from the source of the Vaal River, close to Breyten in Mphumalanga, and paddled for almost three months to the mouth of the Orange River in the Northern Cape.  Unfortunately Troy Glover had to withdraw shortly after the start for family reasons, but Brett and Franz continued and arrived in Alexander Bay on 4 April.

The line from the source of the Vaal River to the ocean via the Orange River is the largest continuous water body within the borders of South Africa with a distance of more than 2,500 km. En route, the team engaged with local communities and schools on river conservation with a focus on education and biodiversity. To learn more about the event visit You can also learn more about their epic journey on Facebook and Twitter.


Help the TriWaters team fund their documentary project!

The Triwaters Tour team are appealing to all individuals or businesses with a vested interest in conservation efforts to support their documentary film project capturing the tale told by the Vaal and Orange Rivers, as they paddled from source to sea. In order to make this film a reality, they are relying on the generous support of individual and corporate sponsorship. To support them simply complete the secure online payment below and use “Documentary” as your reference.  The TriWaters team firmly believes in value-added support and are happy to work with potential sponsors to target exposure to specific markets and needs! Contact Franz Fuls on /+27 17 819 4696 for further details.


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