The Kirkwood Wildsfees annually attracts more than 45 000 visitors to picturesque Sundays River Valley in the Eastern Cape.
Wildsfees firsts include being the first – and only - game auction in South Africa where disease-free buffalo from the Addo Elephant National park are for sale; the first major festival to be wheelchair friendly; one of the first South African festival to go green; and the first to host a mohair expo.
It is also the first and only festival to include a mix of over 300 specialist stalls, agricultural and wildlife expos, supervised kiddies play area, “wild rides” and live entertainment. New firsts for 2013 include an “extreme fishing” tournament, and a “Lang Lag Tafel" where diners will savour ‘smileys’ (sheep heads) while being entertained by a comedian, tandem skydives.
Award winning artists head the three-day line-up of artists from around the country. The Absa Kirkwood Wildsfees - something for everybody young and old.