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ALL OUT AFRICA CAMPSITE

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL CAMPERS MUST HAVE THEIR FULL FESTIVAL PASS BEFORE PURCHASING THEIR CAMPING TICKET.  A FULL FESTIVAL TICKET WILL BE REQUIRED TO ACCESS THE CAMPSITE.

 The official MTN Bushfire Campsite is set up and managed by All Out Africa. It is conveniently located on the Malandela’s Farm at House Fire, within walking distance of the festival arena. The All Out Africa Bushfire Campsite offers the ultimate festival camping experience and direct access to the festival.
Situated on well–serviced, clean and beautiful lands with plenty of space and 24-hour security, the site has a true festival atmosphere. Festival fans come from all over the world to mingle and share in the joys of one of Africa’s finest festivals.

In 2023, the campsite will have lots of new features which will add convenience and comfort to campers:
1. Regular shuttle service of mini trucks to assist campers to get their gear from car park to campsite (and back).
2. Brand new and extended toilet and shower block, centrally located in the campsite.
3. Brand new toilet and shower block for exclusive use by Canvas Camp and Family Camp residents only
4. Power points and lights inside Canvas Camp tents (Large size tents)
5. Elevated beds inside Canvas Camp (Large size tents)

If you wish to bring your own tent then you have two choices; camp in our large BYO (Bring Your Own) zone or pay a little extra and set up your tent in a semi shaded area known as the BYO IN THE FOREST zone.

If you’d like to hire ready erected tents then you can try one of our 3 tented camps: Tent Village, Forest Fire Tented Camp or Canvas Camp.

A Family Camping and a Camper Vehicle option are also available. In the campsite ticketing section, you will be able to view more info on all the camping options.

TO BOOK YOUR CAMPING AND BUY TICKETS FOR THE FESTIVAL VISIT OUR TICKETING PAGE AND CLICK ON THE BUY TICKETS BUTTON. IF YOU HAVE MORE QUESTIONS CHECK OUT OUR CAMPING FAQS.

 The All Out Africa Bushfire Campsite is opening on the Thursday before the festival.  Campers can check in from 11 am on 25th May.

The onsite café will open from midday on Thursday until 11 am on Monday.

 The campsite closes on Monday 29 May at midday.

Bring your own – camping zone

If you have your own tents, you can purchase a ticket to set up your own camp in the BYO zone. There is a special zone for families where only those with children under 12 years can camp. Family zone is the only zone this year that has a limited number of vehicle spaces, which allows you to camp right next to your car.

BRING YOUR OWN CAMPING – STANDARD

Adult camping spot/p for 4 nights – ZAR 670 
Child camping (1 – 12 years) spot/p for 4 nights – ZAR 335

Stay in the large Bring Your Own camping zone with people camping as individuals or in small and medium sized groups. Your own equipment is required. This campsite is in the official onsite festival campsite provided by All Out Africa. Campers park in our FREE official campsite parking area which is located 500m walking distance to the main campsite entrance. A free shuttle service will be available from parking area to campsite.

BRING YOUR OWN CAMPING – SHADED/forest

Adult camping spot/p for 4 nights – ZAR 850
Child camping spot/p for 4 nights – ZAR 425

Stay in our exclusive Bring Your Own camping zone which has access to shade and semi/shade of a forest. This zone is ideal for people wanting something more relaxed and out of the way. Your own equipment is needed. This campsite is in the official onsite festival campsite provided by All Out Africa. Campers park in our FREE official campsite parking area which is located 500m walking distance to the main campsite entrance. A free shuttle service will be available from parking area to campsite.

FAMILY ONLY CAMPING AREA

Adult for 4 nights – ZAR 710
Campers in this zone must have at least one person aged 16 or under or they will not be permitted entry into this area. No refunds or ticket transfers are possible from a child to adult tickets once tickets are sold out.
Child (child 1 – 12 years) for 4 nights – ZAR 355
Choose the option to put up your tent (own equipment) in a camping area available to families only. This area is where other family campers will also stay. This section will be fenced off from the rest of the campsite and will have exclusive access to those with family camping wristbands only. This area has its own toilets and shower block.
You can park in our FREE official campsite parking area 500m from the campsite. Alternatively, if you would like to park your car in the family camping area, you should purchase the “Car Pass – Family Camping” add on. This is the only zone where parking next to your tent is permitted and is only available to families. Please note that those without children will not be permitted to stay in this area.

Ready erected tents

If you’d like to hire one of our ready erected tents, then there are 3 distinctive zones to choose from; Canvas Camp, Forest Fire and Tent Village.
For all our ready erected tents, guests can park in our FREE official campsite parking area which is located 500m walk to the main campsite. A free shuttle service will also be provided to help carry heavy items.

READY ERECTED TENT – TENT VILLAGE

2 pax, 4 nights – ZAR 3,225
Tent Village is a private camp with 100 tents and a mini camp. It is fenced off from the main BYO zone with some shade coverage offered in the early morning by the forest behind. Within 5–minutes walking distance to the festival entrance and amenities, this campsite is fenced off from the main campsite and only those with Tent Village wristbands have access. Included is 1 tent which sleeps 2 people, 2 comfortable high density foam mattresses and 2 pillows (you must bring own blanket or sleeping bag). A new toilet and shower block has been built conveniently close to this camp. This campsite is in the official onsite festival campsite provided by All Out Africa.

READY ERECTED TENT – FOREST FIRE

2 pax, 4 nights – ZAR 3,850
This private camp is in a shaded eucalyptus forest away from the crowd. The tents are well spaced to allow more privacy and a relaxed atmosphere. This option is perfect for those wanting a bit more space in natural surroundings. It is only a 5–minute walk to the main festival arena. Included is 1 tent which sleeps 2 people, 2 comfortable high–density foam mattresses and 2 pillows (you must bring own blanket or sleeping bag). A new toilet and shower block has been built conveniently close to this camp. This campsite is in the official onsite festival campsite provided by All Out Africa.

READY ERECTED TENT – CANVAS CAMP (STANDARD TENT SIZE)

2 pax, 4 nights – ZAR 4,650
Canvas Camp has 40 standard sized (2m x 2m x 1.2m height) tents and is located in a semi–shaded exclusive area close to a large tree line. This private camp is spacious, has a relaxed atmosphere and is 5 mins walk from the main festival arena. Included is 1 tent, 2 comfortable high–density foam mattresses and 2 pillows (you must bring own blanket or sleeping bag). This campsite has its own toilet and shower block which it shares with the Family Camp. This campsite is in the official onsite festival campsite provided by All Out Africa.

READY ERECTED TENT – CANVAS CAMP (LARGER TENTS)

2 Pax (maximum) for 4 nights – ZAR 4,950 
Canvas Camp has 20 larger tents (2.5m x 2.5m x 1.9m height) for those seeking a little more space. These larger tents will have a new feature in 2023 with power points and bedside lights provided. This private camp is spacious, has a relaxed atmosphere and is 5 mins walk from the main festival arena. Included is 1 tent, 2 comfortable high–density foam mattresses, 2 pillows (you must bring your own blanket or sleeping bag). This campsite is in the official onsite festival campsite provided by All Out Africa.

CAMPSITE ADD ONS –

CAMP WITH YOUR VEHICLE

If you would like to park your vehicle next to your camp, there are 2 limited options: the first is to buy a car pass to park in the BYO Family Campsite (for families with kids 12 and younger only) and the second option is a pass to allow you vehicle access to the Camper-Car Zone. These are the only areas where you can park your car within the campsite, all other zones are vehicle free. Any type of vehicle with 4 wheels are permitted in the Family Camp however the Camper-Car Zone is permitted only for certain types of camper vehicles. Please read the information below clearly, so that you understand what is included and permitted.

 

CAR PASS ADD ON – Family Camping Area

1 vehicle for up to 4 nights (Fri, Sat & Sun) – ZAR 890 
The Family Camping zone is the only area where cars are permitted to park next to their tents. Only those eligible to stay in the Family Camp will be permitted to enter using their car pass. Therefore, all guests must be travelling with at least 1 group member aged 16 years and under, and should have booked Family Camping tickets. This is an optional add-on to the camping and ticket packages, so in your purchase you must select both the camping & ticket package you would like, as well as the optional car pass add-on. If your family consists of 2 – 6 people, you are permitted to have one vehicle. A family of 7 – 12 people is allowed 2 vehicles (this is subject to availability). Upon check in vehicles will be issued with a digital NFC chip which will allow access to the Family Zone. This will allow for seamless entry and exit for accredited vehicles.

CAMPER CAR ZONE ADD ON – Separate Zone for Specialized Camping Vehicles Only

1 Specialized Camper Vehicle for up to 4 nights (Fri, Sat & Sun) – ZAR 1,550 
Camper Car Zone is a new camp which permits only the following vehicles:

  • Vehicles pulling a caravan
  • Camper vans
  • Vehicles with a fixed roof top tent
  • Vehicles with a trailer which has a fixed roof top tent on it.

No normal cars will be permitted (unless pulling a caravan or trailer with a fitted roof top tent). This camp is within the official campsite but is sectioned off as a separate camp and uses the main BYO toilet and shower block. Each vehicle will be allowed a maximum of 6 Pax and will be allocated a demarked area to pitch. No stand-alone tents will be permitted on the ground. No gazebos. No power is provided. No vehicle with more than 7 fitted passenger seats is permitted. This is an optional add-on to the camping and ticket packages, so in your purchase you are required to select both the BYO camping & ticket package for each person in your vehicle, as well as the optional Camper Car Pass add-on. Upon check in vehicles will be issued with a digital NFC chip which will allow access to the Family Zone. This will allow for seamless entry and exit for accredited vehicles.

Groups

 If you are in a group of 20 people or more and wish to camp, please email us at tours@alloutafrica.com to make plans for your group. No unregistered groups will be permitted. Due to overwhelming demand, there will be a 2023 application process for groups over 20 Pax who wish to camp at the All Out Africa MTN Bushfire Campsite. This will help us bring diversity to the campsite by selecting groups that have something special to offer.

Groups will need to pre-arrange a set up and arrival date and time with the AOA team.  Vehicle access for groups will only be allowed from Monday at 10:00 until Wednesday at 16:00 before the festival to set up camp.   No groups will be able to set up on Thursday morning or late in the evenings, for logistical reasons.

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