28 March – 01 April 2024




Ground in love, flowing
Light air moves joy all’round us, and
Blissfull grace arrives

Shelani’s heiku poem written to describe the event.

Event Program


Live music by Gerald Clarke, Jak Thomas and POD DJ’s
Treasure hunts
Movie nights under the Karoo stars on a big LED screen
Kids theatre in the Canyon
Interactive circus tutorials and workshops on POI, Hula hooping
LED dancing workshops


Sound journeys
How mental health is portrayed in film media by Dr Dave
Confidence workshops
Intuitive development
Make cuttings & Plant them to help us restore the veld at POD.


A variety of yoga
Cold water submersion
Jiu Jitsu classes for kids
Trail running
Pole workshops
HIIT classes with a DJ


Wine tasting
Family style dinners
Champagne breakies
Cooking classes

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Event Wrap – The Ideal Family-friendly Festival

Reflecting on the recent Pod Easter Family Edition in the Tankwa Karoo, we’re thrilled to share the myriad of experiences that made this family festival a resounding success. Designed with families in mind, this event seamlessly blended the thrill of adventure with the serenity of nature, creating a haven for both adults and children to explore, relax, and bond in the raw beauty of the Tankwa Karoo.

The festival kicked off each day with a diverse range of start-up activities. From the invigorating embrace of morning ice plunges and saunas at sunrise, to relaxing yoga sessions, high-energy HIIT gym classes, and the simple joy of a camping sleep-in, there was something for everyone to begin their day in their preferred style. This approach underscores our commitment to catering to the individual needs of our guests, ensuring that every family member starts their day on the right note.

As the days unfolded, the Pod Easter Family Edition revealed a treasure trove of activities set against the stunning backdrop of the Tankwa Karoo, known for its wide variety of succulent species and breathtaking landscapes. Families enjoyed unique experiences like showers under the canyon waterfall, sunbathing and swimming in the infinity dam, exploring the vast farm on the vintage Landy, and participating in treasure and Easter egg hunts. These activities not only provided fun and entertainment but also fostered a deep connection with the natural environment.

Moreover, the event was packed with workshops, shows, wine tastings, and various journeys that offered both fun and learning opportunities. By day, the festival was a bustling hub of interactive, engaging, and positive activities that were age-irrelevant, allowing families to enjoy their time together fully.

As night fell, the festival transformed into a lively scene with live music, night-time movies projected against the canyon wall, party bus boogies, and dancing. This ensured that the fun didn’t stop when the sun went down, providing adults with the perfect blend of relaxation and partying opportunities.

The Pod Easter Family Edition in the Tankwa Karoo stands out as a premier example of a family-friendly festival, offering a perfect mix of adventure, relaxation, and interactive activities for all ages. With its unique location surrounded by the natural beauty of the Tankwa Karoo, the festival is an ideal choice for families seeking an unforgettable experience. Whether you’re looking for a family festival that offers thrilling adventures, interactive fun, or a peaceful escape in nature, the Pod Easter Family Edition is a testament to how a festival can cater to the diverse needs and interests of every family member.

Some Meerkat facts:

Active and social animals, meerkats live in groups that can include as many as 30 individuals, although the average pack size is around ten to 15 individuals. Groups are called mobs, and each mob may consist of up to three families living together.