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Walking the Daisies

We’re proud to announce Can Do, Nampak Bevcan’s consumer facing brand, as the headline sponsor for CAN DO! is Walking the Daisies 2018. Nampak Bevcan is Africa’s leading manufacturer of aluminum beverage cans and the CAN DO! brand strives to represent the youth of South Africa who portray the unbreakable nature of the cans they manufacture. The people that take the road less travelled, the go-getters, the dreamers, the achievers, the risk takers and the believers. Cans can be recycled, repurposed and reused almost indefinitely, making it the better choice for our environment. Prepare for an #Unbreakable #WTDxCANDO!

Brought to you by CAN DO! and Rocking the Daisies, in association with UNITlogic and SBSConnect, Walking the Daisies (WTD) is an annual two-day hike that starts in Cape Town on Thursday, 4 October and ends on Friday 5 October with an arrival at the RTD music festival in Darling. RTD festival developed the initiative into a group experience, growing the number of walkers each year.

An experience like none other. With flowers in bloom, and boundless positivity and laughter in the air, join in for this festive WALK OF ACTION. Two days filled with great people, exploring our beautiful coast line, music, camping, yoga, healthy eating, engaging with local communities, and so much more. Get involved. Be inspired. Join the action!

PLEASE NOTE:

If you purchase a Walking the Daisies ticket you have to participate in the walk, or else you will be denied entry into the festival.

Ticket Includes

  • All activities
  • Rocking the Daisies general entrance festival ticket
  • Secret mini-concert
  • Access to Priority Camping
  • Catered meal by Mamre Community
  • Lifelong friends
  • Walking the Daisies backpack & t-shirt

Route: 48km

4th October, Thursday:

  • Kreefte Baai – Registration, meet, greet, depart.
  • Kreefte Baai – Melkbos: beach clean up
  • Melkbos: refreshment stop
  • Melkbos – Duynefontein: beach clean-up
  • Duynefontein: lunch + activities
  • Buses drive walkers around Koeberg – drop on West Coast road.
  • West Coast Road – Sliverstroom Campsite (walk on paths through dunes and along coast line to campsite)
  • Silverstroom Campsite: activities, diner, secret mini-concert, sleep

5th October, Friday:

  • Silverstroom campsite: morning yoga/dance, breakfast, pack-up.
  • Silverstroom – Mamre (refreshment stop along the way)
  • Mamre: plant day, workshops, community engagement + lunch
  • Mamre – RTD (epic hike through farm land, over mountain to the festival)
  • Rocking the Daisies: arrival lounge + welcome

Activities

  • Beach clean-up
  • Walking along west coast and in nature reserve areas
  • Yoga & meditation
  • Dance-offs
  • Secret beach party
  • Morning Groove
  • Community interaction day
  • Meeting awesome humans
  • And so much more

What to Bring

  • Non-disposable bowl/plate, cup and cutlery
  • Tent & mattress
  • Sleeping bag and pillow
  • Warm clothes
  • Great attitude
  • Water bottle (non-disposable)
  • Cash for food
  • Hiking shoes
  • Open mind
  • Open Heart
Photo by aquachara on Unsplash