A Restoration Celebration, Easter Weekend 2025

18 – 21 April 2025 | Bodhi Khaya Nature Retreat

Reforest Fest is an annual restoration celebration that brings people together to plant thousands of trees while enjoying a celebration like no other. It’s a festival for everyone and whether you celebrate Easter or not, there is much to be grateful for over this long weekend.

Where creativity meets participation, join in the diverse array of entertainment with interactive art & theatre for the whole family – all whilst having a blast getting active for the environment. Help restore degraded land; attend workshops, talks & classes. Celebrate under the stars with local live music & DJ’s and delight in the wholesome food village.

Since 2011, Greenpop’s biggest tree-planting event of the year has always been the Reforest Fest! By facilitating attendees to plant between 5,000 and 10,000 indigenous trees each year, this event contributes towards Greenpop’s Uilenkraal Forest Restoration Project which aims to restore degraded forest patches at the Platbos Forest Reserve and Bodhi Khaya Nature Retreat. So far, the project has planted over 110,000 trees, restoring forest habitat and furthermore helping to preserve and expand a forest that is home to many incredible, often endangered, species, such as our elusive apex predator, the Cape Leopard. Other creatures that make use of the indigenous forests for their survival include Bushbuck, Large-spotted Genet, and baboons. 

Grab your tickets!

We will be releasing tickets in phases (read more below)

Greenpop has been producing the Reforest Fest since 2011, facing both the fun and challenges of building the needed momentum to get enough people to join this exciting weekend adventure with us. We aim to avoid becoming a marketing machine in the lead-up to the festival. Instead, we create set times and communications for ticket availability, allowing our social media and newsletters to feature a healthy amount of updates on our other great programmes and reporting. Thank you for understanding.
Please mark your calendars for the next release date. Tickets always sell out, so be sure to buy in the earlier phases, and support our festival by getting active for the planet.
Do you have a group you would like to attend? Buy tickets for 10 or more people and get you tickets immediately and at the previous phase price.
Are you unable to afford the current ticket price? Send us an email at [email protected]. Motivate the cost of what you would be able to afford and we will assist you no questions asked.
Stay up to date with the latest news, ticket phase updates and more by subscribing to Greenpop’s newsletter and selecting “Events & Festivals” to never miss a Reforest Fest update.

**Please take note that this is a family-friendly festival. Minors (U18s) must attend with a parent or guardian. We encourage you to bring the whole family! Tickets for Children between the ages of 4 – 12 are R390. Children under 4 attend free of charge.

Want to join the event but do not have the financial means? Email for reduced ticket price subsidised by our community: [email protected]


Greenpop Reforest Fest tree planting


Greenpop Reforest Fest 2024


Greenpop Reforest Fest 2024


Greenpop Reforest Fest 2024


Greenpop Reforest Fest 2024


Greenpop Reforest Fest 2024


Greenpop Reforest Fest 2024


Greenpop Reforest Fest 2024

Indulge in unique food experiences

Sunday Harvest Feast

Greenpop Reforest Fest 2024

Join Chef Bridget Bartleman from Kolossal Hospitality in celebrating the Overberg and the forests we preserve, for an array of locally sourced harvest indulgence of predominantly planted-based dishes, with options of local cheese and honey.

Bodhi Khaya Nature Retreat

The 2024 event is being held at Bodhi Khaya Nature Retreat, which is located only 2.5 hours from Cape Town, nearby Gansbaai and Stanford. The stunning surroundings of Bodhi Khaya Nature Retreat welcome explorers to its milkwood forests and fynbos trails, in addition to beautiful on-site accommodations.

This will be the third Reforest Fest to be held at this venue, which is also an ongoing Forests for Life Reforestation Partner of Greenpop.

Greenpop Reforest Fest 2024

Upgrade your stay!

Greenpop Reforest Fest 2024


Upgrade your stay at Bodhi Khaya Nature Retreat, in one of their tastefully decorated rooms / accomodation options. Contact them here: [email protected] for more information.

Greenpop Reforest Fest 2024


Our luxurious Glamping option by Expedition Glamping sees you enveloped in comfort inside a beautiful 5m bell tent.

It includes: Two single beds with comfy mattresses, quality linen and towels, bedside tables, solar lighting, rugs, throws on the beds and scatter cushions and two chairs.

Book now or alternatively email [email protected] for further information.

Luxury Bell Tent – 3 nights – R 5,300

Greenpop Reforest Fest 2024


This pre-erected tent sleeps two people for three nights. We set it up for you so that you can simply show up and join the festivities! Ticket includes: One 2.2×2.2m standard nylon tent, two camping mattresses with mattress covers, and two pillows with pillow covers. Blankets or sleeping bags are NOT included – please remember to bring your own! Check out time: 1 April at 10am NB- festival ticket not included. 

Easy Camp – 2 Person Tent – R1300

Greenpop Reforest Fest 2024


This ticket allows you to park alongside your tent, or camp in your vehicle/camper van/rooftop tent in a designated camp and park area. Each Camper Van tickets gets you a +-4 x 7m space and allows one vehicle. Festival ticket not included.

Camper & Park Ticket – R300

Greenpop Reforest Fest

Become a Patron

If you’re looking to contribute to (probably) the largest tree-planting festival in Africa, we invite you to become a patron of Reforest Fest.

Becoming a Patron will not only support your love for Reforest Fest, the arts, environmental experiential education and the inspiring, immersive nature experiences for thousands of people; but it will significantly contribute to the sustainable improvement of the event, co-creating a space with us to celebrate the age of restoration.

Need a ride to the event?

Tap the images below to sign up to carpool or buy a ticket on our Cape Town – Reforest Fest shuttles.

Reforest Fest 2024
Reforest Fest 2024

A Big Thank You To Our Partners & Sponsors

Bodhi Khaya Nature Retreat
Platbos Forest Reserve
Walker Bay Fynbos Conservancy
Wellness Warehouse
Jack Black Beer
Bains Whisky
Heineken Beverages
western cape government
Juniper Moon
Boland Cellar
Build It
Veld & Sea
WWF Conservation Wine
Kashana Travel
Tea For Life
OK Foods
Nomad Africa
Overstrand Muni
Gansbaai Muni
Bosman Family Wines
Live Kindly Collective
wellness warehouse
Better Earth
Whale Coast FM
Burmar Plant Hire
Cape Audio College
AGT Foods Reforest Fest 2023
Santa Anna
Van Hunks
Happy Earth People
The pole yard
eureka mills
Ou meul
Kolossal Hospitality
Lubanzi Wines
Fitch & Leedes
Essential Green
driven by nature
Overberg Honey Co
Viva Con Agua
Greenpop Reforest Fest 2024
Reforest Fest is a festival for all ages. We strongly encourage responsible drinking at our events and only align with brands who also have this as a part of their legacy, are a part of aware.org.za and have conservation efforts as a part of their brand ethos.

 No alcohol will be sold to persons younger than 18. Responsible drinking is encouraged. For more information visit aware.org.za.

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