No.3 Rapid - Umkomaas

No.3 has a high water sneak on the inside bend otherwise its best to head down the main channel. Keep left and avoid the big rock left of centre 3/4 of the way down. The water washes up against a big rock face below the rapid and does a sharp left turn.

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The image below shows the valley features to look out for to indicate that you are about to enter No3.

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Video Footage

This video footage was taken when the river was at 1.5m at Hela Hela (thanks to Don Wewege).


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