Festivals in South Africa

South Africa has become without a doubt one of the most beautiful and iconic psytrance scenes in the world. Although geographically separated from the rest of the world, the psychedelic culture that started in the 1990’s has grown with every decade.

South Africa Festival Calendar

South Africa Travel FAQ

If you’re a local Saffa, you know all about music festivals and psytrance parties that take place across South Africa.

For international travelers, South Africa comes highly recommend for a brilliant holiday.

Besides for it’s diverse landscapes, awesome weather, delicious food and top-rated beaches, it has a vibrant night-life and outdoor festival culture filled with some of the best musicians, artists and performers.

If you’re keen to travel, music sure you check out a music festival or psytrance party in Cape Town, Durban, the Garden Route or Johannesburg.

South Africa is a year-round destination due to its varying regional climates. Right now, South Africa is headed towards the summer months – which begins in November and lasts until February.
South Africa has 11 official languages including Afrikaans, English, Ndebele, Northern Sotho, Sotho, SiSwati, Tsonga, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa and Zulu. If you can speak English, you’ll be able to communicate across the country.
South African Rand (ZAR). You will also be able to use a credit or debit card at most locations. Exchanges are also available at many places.
230V 50Hz Electricity. Outlets are European Type C Plug and South African Type M Plug. A Universal Travel Adapter is recommended for convenience.
The largest airport is O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg although you might want to head to Cape Town International Airport in Cape Town for music festivals or psytrance parties.
A new airline called Lift launched in 2020