South Africa is located in the southern part of the African continent and popular tourist destination. The country features some of the most diverse landscapes with great weather, and coupled with its affordability makes it a great location for psytrance festivals.

Psytrance 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.

Upcoming Psytrance Festivals in South Africa


25aug(aug 25)11:00 am26(aug 26)5:00 pmSunflower Festival 2018Continent:AfricaCountry:South AfricaCity:Cape Town

31aug(aug 31)10:00 am02sep(sep 2)5:00 pmMoksha Spring AwakeningContinent:AfricaCountry:South Africa


31aug(aug 31)10:00 am02sep(sep 2)5:00 pmMoksha Spring AwakeningContinent:AfricaCountry:South Africa

01sep10:00 am02(sep 2)4:00 pmAlien Safari Sprung 2018Continent:AfricaCountry:South AfricaCity:Cape Town

15sep(sep 15)11:00 am16(sep 16)2:00 amInto The Wild | Moon ChildContinent:AfricaCountry:South AfricaCity:Cape Town

21sep(sep 21)10:00 am23(sep 23)6:00 pmEarthdance Cape Town 2018Continent:AfricaCountry:South AfricaCity:Cape Town


19oct(oct 19)11:00 am21(oct 21)5:00 pmOrganik - Gaian Dream 2018Continent:AfricaCountry:South AfricaCity:Cape Town

26oct(oct 26)11:00 am28(oct 28)5:00 pmEcho Gatherings: Elements of LifeContinent:AfricaCountry:South Africa


02nov(nov 2)1:00 am04(nov 4)1:00 amTwilight Open Air Festival V14Continent:AfricaCountry:South Africa

03novalldayInto The WildContinent:AfricaCountry:South AfricaCity:Cape Town

24nov(nov 24)10:00 am25(nov 25)5:00 pmAlien Safari Flying CircusContinent:AfricaCountry:South AfricaCity:Cape Town


13dec(dec 13)1:00 pm17(dec 17)6:00 pmVortex Open Source 2018Continent:AfricaCountry:South AfricaCity:Cape Town

21dec(dec 21)1:00 am23(dec 23)1:00 amModern Primitives & Aloe Roots pres. Love Nature FestContinent:AfricaCountry:South Africa

22decalldayLove & LightContinent:AfricaCountry:South Africa


12jan(jan 12)11:00 am13(jan 13)2:00 amInto The Wild | Raised by WolvesContinent:AfricaCountry:South AfricaCity:Cape Town


01feb11:00 am03(feb 3)6:00 pmOrigin Festival 2019Continent:AfricaCountry:South AfricaCity:Cape Town


02marallday09Love & LightContinent:AfricaCountry:South Africa

30mar(mar 30)10:00 am31(mar 31)5:00 pmOrganik – Love Project 2019Continent:AfricaCountry:South AfricaCity:Cape Town

Tips For Visiting South Africa

Getting There: 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 psytrance festivals.

Best telecom carrier: Cell C or Vodacom

Best international air carrier: South African Airways

Best short-haul air carrier: Mango

Uber: Available

Best Time To Visit: South Africa is a year-round destination due to its varying regional climates. If you’re keen on attending psytrance festivals in Cape Town, summer begins in November and lasts until the end of February, although you can find festivals year-round.

Currency: South African Rand (ZAR)

Electricity Socket: 230V 50Hz Electricity. Outlets are European Type C Plug and South African Type M Plug. A Universal Travel Adaptor is recommended for convenience.

Language: South Africa has 11 official languages including Afrikaans, English, Ndebele, Northern Sotho, Sotho, SiSwati, Tsonga, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa and Zulu.