7 Fun Things to Celebrate This Festive Season

Jan 8, 2024 Reading time : 3 min

New Year is the time to rejoice and start afresh. So, how are you planning to celebrate this time? Whether you are currently in South Africa or planning to visit this vibrant country during New Year’s, we got the best for you. Here are the top seven things to celebrate in South Africa this festive season. 

Orange River Rafting

Welcome 2023 in the uniquely South African style! Gear up in your swimwear and head to the banks of the Orange River in Namibia. This semi-desert region of the Northern Cape will make your heart miss a beat with its scenic beauty. Being an adventure junkie, you can plan a rafting ride on this amazing river. Conclude your adventure with a warm sunbath and a campfire. 

Revolution New Year Open Air Music Festival

Revolution, a popular outdoor music fest, organizes a total pumping, quaking 3-day open-air extravaganza for music lovers. International artists, 40+ DJs, live shows, and much more take center stage during this fest. Not to miss the mid-blowing lighting, sound, and UV décor!

Online Casino

Try your luck on the top South African online casino websites this New Year’s! The online casino South Africa market is booming with thousands of fantastic gambling websites and amazing offers. Yebo, PlayOJO, Punt, Europa, Mansion, Genesis, and Kassu are some of the top online casinos to try here.

NYE Cruise

Welcome this New Year, cruising along Table Bay Harbor by relishing the pleasant weather with a glass of sparkling wine. Sounds like a perfect New Year celebration, right? There’s more to it. You can also sail on a traditional catamaran and enjoy the marvelous midnight fireworks display. 

Hot Air Balloon Safari

See the first sunrise of 2023 from the skies, flying above the magnificent Magalies River Valley. It is a 60-minute balloon safari ride which is one of a kind. After the ride, you will be taken to the Bill Harrop balloon base for a lip-smacking breakfast in the lap of nature. You can contact the officials to get more details on this safari. 

Rezonance New Years’ Eve Trance Party

Rezonance hosts a mind-boggling event every new year in the Pat Busch Mountain Reserve, Robertson. It is a four-day event filled with international techno, crazy beats, and eclectic DJs. You can also opt for tents or enjoy a campfire with your friends and family.

Southbroom Beach Party

Are you a beach person? If yes, Southbroom Beach Party can be your best pick this year. It is one of the most popular and biggest celebrations in South Africa on New Year’s Eve. Serene tides, mesmerizing ambiance, and live performances by some of the top international artists are the highlights of this fest. Book your tickets for this amazing party if you don’t want to miss the best celebration experience in South Africa. 

Bottom Line

So, these are the top seven things you can do in South Africa and welcome the new year with a bang. Whatever option you choose, ensure you place your bookings in advance. Also, don’t forget to check the weather forecast and pack your stuff accordingly. 

Pleasant weather, vibrant nightlife, serene beaches, or adventurous rides, you name it, and South Africa has it!

Samara Davis
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