South Africa’s premier outdoor lifestyle and adventure event returns in September
(South Africa, June 2017) One of country’s biggest travel, outdoor and adventure events, The Gauteng Getaway Show, sponsored by Mahindra, will return to Johannesburg and is set to be even bigger and better than ever!
Taking place over the Heritage Day long weekend, the popular travel expo spans three-days and will once again be hosted at the Ticketpro Dome from Saturday, 23 September to Monday, 25 September 2017. Featuring over 300 exhibits with more than 20 000 visitors expected to stream through the doors over the course of the long weekend.
After a highly successful event last year, the 2017 expo will see a unique mix of exhibits on display, offering a great selection of popular and very niche events for visitors to enjoy. This is certainly an event for all, from the ardent travel enthusiast to the outdoor sports fanatic and is extremely family friendly.
For the more adventurous type there’s beach volleyball, beach tennis and the adventure area where event goers can try their hand at rock climbing and clay pigeon shooting. Then for the less hard-core visitor there’s photographic workshops, the ever popular travel and taste theatre featuring great local cuisine; a gin and wine village; live music and vibey beer tent. Take full advantage of the Heritage Day public holiday on Monday to explore the Getaway Show.
Here’s a look at some of the highlights you can expect:
- Plenty of competitions
- Discounted offers and specials on various gear and products
- Browse through the latest camping and outdoor gear
- Plan your next holiday and indulge in local cuisine in the Travel & Taste Theatre
- The Gin and Wine Village will also offer an extensive selection of South African wines in a relaxed atmosphere
- Kids will be kept super busy with the various kiddies activities on offer
- After exploring the show you can visit The Beer Tent and unwind to live music whilst spending time with family and friends
- Getaway Magazine Wildlife Photography Workshop presented by world renowned photographer Michael Tucker of the Big 5
- Volleyball and beach tennis
Get in on the action and don’t miss out on a chance to plan your next holiday, snap up great deals, win trips and buy the latest camping and outdoor gear.
Unlock your travel dreams at the Gauteng Getaway Show!
Dates: 23 – 25 September 2017 (Heritage Day long weekend)
Venue: TicketPro Dome, Northriding, Johannesburg
- Saturday 23rd September: 9:00 – 18:00
- Sunday 24th September: 09:00 – 18:00
- Monday 25th September: 09:00 – 16:00
Price: Tickets are available at the gates, TicketPros or online: www.getawayshow.co.za
- Adults R80 for Saturday/ Sunday, after 3pm R40. Monday R80
- Pensioners (over 60) and students R40
- Kids 12 and under are free
- Family pass (family of four) R150 per day