Greenpop Reforest Fest: FRIENDS weekendA celebration of music, heart and soil!An idyllic, fun-filled weekend away full of music, play, digging in and getting dirty as you help plant thousands of trees and (re)connect with nature and a forest full of friends!Together we’ll help rehabilitate the ancient Platbos Forest and experience the spirit of holistic green living as we plant trees, camp under the stars and Milkwoods, dance to live music and become a part of growing Platbos Forest Reserve back to its original abundance.What are you waiting for?!10 Reasons the Reforest Fest: FRIENDS weekend is a magical weekend away1. You'll help plant 1000s of trees - that’s seriously epic!2. Make new friends and (re)connect with amazing people3. The activities are awesome (think yoga, forest walks, eco-workshops etc.)4. It's an easy 2.5 hour drive from Cape Town5. You can sleep under the stars: pitch your tent (or rent one from us)6. The forest is ancient and the Southernmost in Africa - visit a 1000 year old Milkwood tree.7. You'll be getting your hands dirty for a good cause8. Beautiful eco-ablution facilities provided9. What could be better than dancing the night away under a star-lit sky and forest canopy?10. You can unplug
All tickets include:
- A place to pitch your tent
- Tree planting
- Fun activities
- Live music
- Yoga classes
- Forest walks
- And so much more!
Please note: Ticket price does NOT include meals. We will provide some snacks during the planting and there will be a selection of food trucks and vendors on site preparing fresh, delicious meals for purchase, with a large selection of vegan- and vegetarian-friendly options.
NEW!! Into the Forest - Weekender Roadtrip Ticket - R1000 pp
This all-in-one ticket let's you focus on a full weekend of fun and dancing amongst the trees and leave the coordination of your reforest fest weekend to us! Ticket includes roundtrip transportation to/from Cape Town, a shared tent (set-up for you and including a camping mattress) and your three-day festival pass (access to a weekend with some pretty cool people, chill campfire vibes, an epic tree-planting experience, Earth Hour celebration, live music and party in the forest, an abundance of activity options from yoga and forest walks to eco-workshops and a trail cycle.)
- Excludes: transportation to/from Cape Town departure location, sleeping bags, pillows, all items of a personal nature, personal medical insurance, meals, beverages
- Departure: Friday 18 the March 14h00 from parking area, McDonalds - Greenpoint Stadium, Cape Town
- Return: Sunday 20th March 14h00 from Platbos Forest
- Transportation and tented accommodation provided by Acacia Africa in collaboration with Greenpop
If camping is not for you, you are welcome to book into one of the beautiful guest houses in the area and join us each morning.
PS. If you have kiddies in tow, maybe you'd prefer to join us for the Family weekend from 11-13 March 2016. Also fun for all ages but with more kid-friendly activities incorporated.
Watch this vid from last year's Fest: