N3TC Drak by numbers

0 – the number of compulsory portages on the race 1 – The number of paddlers who have completed all 23 previous editions of the race – Owen Hemmingway 1 – the number of international winners of the race – Max Hoff (Germany) in 2007 2 – the number of weirs on the race 3


Drak entries match rising water levels

Buoyed by a month of exhilarating paddling on the full uMzimkhulu River, entries are pouring in for this weekend’s N3TC Drak Challenge canoe marathon in the Southern Drakensberg. The steady rainfall since the New Year seems to confirm predictions that the lean two year La Niña drought have been broken, certainly in the mountainous Eastern

Drak 2016

Welcome top the N3TC Drak Challenge 2016 on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 January 2016! Keep an eye on our river levels page here as the summer approaches and tripping season kicks in. Entries will open 1 December 2015.