WHAT IS IT? Now in its 12th year, White Mountain is KwaZulu-Natal’s only three-day acoustic music festival and the perfect opportunity to escape the city and unwind in a stunning setting while enjoying a line-up of some of the best acoustic acts in the country, plus so much more!

WHEN IS IT? Thursday 28 September to Sunday 1 October.

WHERE IS IT? Known for its intimate, relaxed atmosphere, the festival is held at White Mountain Lodge in the foothills of the Giant’s Castle Nature Reserve, only 185km from Durban and just 28km off the N3 on tarred roads.

LINE-UP: Performing at White Mountain this year are the likes of Luke Lovemore (Top 7 finalist on this year’s season of The Voice SA), Crimson House, Jenny & The Jameses, The Sextons, Black Whiskey, The Sweet Resistance, Jerry & The Bandits, Bianca Santoro, Luca Hart and Freddy Lalendle, to name a few.

ALSO ON OFFER: Colourful arts and crafts, a wide variety of food and drink outlets, plus loads of outdoor activities for the whole family including a 100m zip line and fun stuff (like scavenger hunts) for the kids. And that’s not forgetting the lodge’s spacious grounds, fishable dam, swimming pool and charming old pub (with satellite TV and late-night live music), which add another dimension to the usual festival experience.

FREE CAMPING: Situated on terraced ground overlooking the dam, the festival campsite has its own ablution facilities, plenty of space, and is adjacent to the main entertainment area. (No electrical points.) Camping in this area is included in the ticket price.

TENT HOTEL: If you don’t have camping gear, or the thought of putting up and dismantling your own tent sounds too much like hard work, there is also the option of booking into a stylish on-site ‘tent hotel’, offering a relaxing and affordable camping experience with all the comforts of home. (Think spacious walk-in tents, comfy beds, linen, towels, chairs, tables and hot showers.)

Price (festival tickets not included):
Min 2-night stay – R1 100 per tent per night – sleeps 2 persons
Min 3-night stay – R1 000 per tent per night – sleeps 2 persons
For more information or to make a booking, contact Rush Adventures at 011 963 3049 or email

TICKETS: Advance tickets cost R600 per person at Computicket and include camping for the entire festival. Tickets for children aged 4 – 11 cost R185. Children under four get in free.

BULK BOOKINGS: Groups of 10 or more people wishing to make a bulk booking will qualify for a discounted ticket price of R450 per person. This special rate is not available from Computicket and tickets need to be purchased directly from C-Weed Entertainment Promotions. Contact Mandy at 031 564 9074 or email

Expect great music, fun times and smiles all around from this gem of a festival!

For more information, visit or contact 031 563 0824.

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