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

september

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

21sep(sep 21)10:00 am24(sep 24)1:00 pmEarthdance JHB 2018Continent:AfricaCountry:South AfricaCity:Johannesburg

21sep(sep 21)1:00 pm23(sep 23)6:00 pmEarthdance Nelson Mandela Bay 2018Continent:AfricaCountry:South Africa

29sep(sep 29)1:00 am30(sep 30)1:00 amThe Modern Primitives Springadelic PartyContinent:AfricaCountry:South AfricaCity:George

29sep10:00 am11:30 pmDreamcode 2.0Continent:AfricaCountry:South AfricaCity:Johannesburg

october

06oct(oct 6)11:00 am07(oct 7)5:00 pmSouthernTipsy Deception 2018Continent:AfricaCountry:South Africa

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 AfricaCity:George

november

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

03novalldayInto the Wild | Electric GardenContinent:AfricaCountry:South AfricaCity:Cape Town

10nov(nov 10)12:00 pm11(nov 11)6:00 pmOur Minds FestivalContinent:AfricaCountry:South AfricaCity:Cape Town

23nov(nov 23)4:00 pm25(nov 25)8:00 pmFreaky Forest Fun'ologyContinent:AfricaCountry:South AfricaCity:George

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

december

01dec2:00 pm02(dec 2)5:00 pmSunSpot Activity 2018 - Altered StatesContinent: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 RootsContinent:AfricaCountry:South AfricaCity:George

22decalldayLove & Light - Full MoonContinent:AfricaCountry:South AfricaCity:Cape Town

28dec01janWild Spirit Festival of Friends ~ AfrikaGrowContinent:AfricaCountry:South AfricaCity:George

28dec(dec 28)1:00 am03jan(jan 3)1:00 amFreaky New YearContinent:AfricaCountry:South AfricaCity:George

30dec01janOrganik - Roots NYE FestivalContinent:AfricaCountry:South AfricaCity:Cape Town

30dec01janConnexion New Years 2018Continent:AfricaCountry:South AfricaCity:Durban

january

28dec01janWild Spirit Festival of Friends ~ AfrikaGrowContinent:AfricaCountry:South AfricaCity:George

28dec(dec 28)1:00 am03jan(jan 3)1:00 amFreaky New YearContinent:AfricaCountry:South AfricaCity:George

30dec01janOrganik - Roots NYE FestivalContinent:AfricaCountry:South AfricaCity:Cape Town

30dec01janConnexion New Years 2018Continent:AfricaCountry:South AfricaCity:Durban

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

february

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

15feb(feb 15)12:00 pm17(feb 17)5:00 pmEquinox Experience Enchanted ForestContinent:AfricaCountry:South AfricaCity:Cape Town

march

19mar(mar 19)11:00 am20(mar 20)2:00 amLove & LightContinent:AfricaCountry:South AfricaCity:Cape Town

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

april

05apr(apr 5)11:00 am07(apr 7)5:00 pmHug a Tree 2019Continent:AfricaCountry:South AfricaCity:George

 

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.