- Link your personal profile to your Passport wristband
- Ensure you’re #RageSafe with access to your emergency contacts and medical information
- Become part of the cashless community (no cashless, no anything at #Rage2017)
- Recieve first hand festival information
Collect your Rage Festival Passport at one of the Passport collection points listed below. Your Rage Passport will need to be registered before you can collect.
- Rage Passport Ticket (Printed or Digital)
- Valid ID, Passport or Driver's License
- King Shaka Airport: 1 & 2 December 10am - 8pm
- The Sands Hotel (Umhlanga) 2-8 Dec 8am - 10pm
- La Montagne Hotel (Ballito) 2-8 Dec 8am - 10pm
- Sound Factory (Durban) 2, 4, 6 & 8 December 6pm - 10pm
Pretty much everything you need to buy at Rage Festival can be paid for by tapping your Passport wristband! Tap-and-pay for transport (Rage Rides), all bars (Sound Factory, Clubs, Day Parties), Merchandise (Rage Threads), all food vendors (Sound Factory) and our preferred outlets around both Umhlanga Rage ® and Ballito Rage®.
Didn’t spend all your money? Don’t worry! Once the festival is finished you can refund your money - This will be communicated on our @ragefestivalsa social media platforms.
WHY TOP-UP ONLINE?
- Hassle free
- Pre-loaded onto your Passport wristband on collection
- Use the Rage Rides airport shuttles
- Avoid long queues
- It’s the only way to pay at most venues
- Never not have money
- Avoid carrying cash
Ragers can Top-Up anytime by visiting a Top-Up station. Parents/friends can also Top-Up remotely onto your Passport online using your Rage Passport ticket number.
- King Shaka Airport:
(1 - 2 December: 6pm - 2am)
- The Sound Factory:
(2, 4, 6, 8 December: 6pm - 2am)
- The Sands Hotel (Umhlanga):
(2 - 8 December 8am - 10pm)
- La Montagne Hotel (Ballito):
(2 - 8 December 8am - 10pm)
- RocoMamas (Umhlanga Village):
(2 - 8 December 8am - 10pm)
All Rage Rides will operate on our cashless system which means you load money onto your Passport wristband before entering the shuttle (at a Top-Up Station). The fee charged to your wristband will depend on your location. This year, each Rage Ride will have an official Rage Festival Marshal sitting on the shuttle scanning Passport wristbands to ensure a smooth tap-and-ride journey. This official will be on the shuttle for all shuttle journeys ensuring safety!
Vela (Umhlanga): 074 417 9758
Richard (Ballito): 076 494 2930
Sunshine (Ballito): 084 440 1583
**Please do not drink and drive! Rather make use of the transport we provide for you.
RAGE RIDE TIMETABLE
- All Routes: 2 - 9 December from 6pm to 6am
- Airport shuttles: 1, 2 and 9 December from 10am to 8pm
BE THE FIRST TO KNOW
- Full Rage Festival lineup and schedule
- Rage Rides routes and prices
- Artist profiles
- Preferred outlets
- And loads more!
Four stages! Four nights! One mega venue! The Sound Factory is the heart and home of Rage Festival and hosts the biggest parties, experiences and activations across the eight days. Join us on 2, 4, 6 & 8 December at Jacko Jackson Drive, Durban. Tickets are R290 online or R350 at the door.
The stages include the Samsung Mega Dome (EDM, Progressive House, Commercial House, Melbourne Bounce, Psy Trance, Electronic Live), Beat Burra (Tech House, Techno, Deep Tech, Drum & Base), Red Square Base Bin (Hip Hop, Trap, Afro House) and the new Mali Zulu Acoustic Stage (Live acoustic).
International artists who will play across the stages include incredible talent like Brynny, Teddy Cream, Sevenn, Stimming, Township Rebellion, Vini Vici, Cat Dealers, Stephan Bodzin and Black Coffee. A powerhouse local line features names like Austin Cassim, Crazy White Boy, Chunda Munki, DJ Speedsta, Capital, J Molley, Kyle Watson, Kyle Cassim, LA Cruz, Master Simz, Mogey, Nasty C, Pop Art Live, PH Fat, Rikay, Ryan Murgatroyd, Stab Virus, TiMO ODV, Vimo, Vin Groovin, Yeti, Apple Gule, Da L.E.S, Pascal & Pearce and Trancemicsoul.
THE SOUND FACTORY
PRESENTED BY SAMSUNG
SAMSUNG BACKSTAGE LOUNGE
This exclusive backstage lounge can be found at Sound Factory behind the Samsung Mega Dome. Mingle with DJ’s in this premium marquee boasting comfortable lounge seating, air conditioning and a private bar. There is only one way to get access and that by owning a Samsung. Samsung Galaxy Experience promoters will be roaming around at Sound Factory giving those with Samsung S8’s or Note 8’s access to this exclusive area.
Samsung Gear 360 and VR
Be the DJ
Located on the Platinum deck in the Samsung Mega Dome, you can be the DJ by placing the VR headset on and view a live stream from a 360 camera placed on the main stage DJ deck.
PRESENTED BY CONVERSE
7 Decemeber 2017
A once in a lifetime experience at a totally secret venue for a few very lucky Rage Festival fans only. The Converse Secret Party is set to be the most talked about experience at Rage Festival in 2017. The venue is set in a breathtaking location somewhere in Durban with spectacular features which we will keep a secret... This is without question the coolest, money can’t buy party at Rage Festival and the only way in, is to rock your Converse Sneakers day and night and find the Converse promoters giving away exclusive tickets in the days prior!
- All secret party attendees must be wearing Converse sneakers to gain access to the Secret Party on the day
- Rage Black Passport holders get free guaranteed entry but must be wearing Converse Sneakers to gain access
- Only Ragers with the exclusive Converse Secret Party tickets or the Rage Black Passport can attend
PRESENTED BY Po10C
Don’t miss out on the chance to party in the sky at the Rage Festival Rooftop Series. 3 intimate, exclusive events presented by PO10C. An endless view of the Durban city skyline and crazy decor will transport you from mid-day into the night, ensuring you're well warmed up for the Rage by night events thereafter.
- 4 Dec: Vimo & His Ou’s
- 5 Dec: Until Until Hip Hop Party
- 6 Dec: Kyle Cassim and friends feat Kyle Watson
PRESENTED BY CARRIBEAN TWIST
Rage Festival takes over 2 epic hotels at The Umhlanga Sands and La Montagne to bring you a series of awesome pool parties, kept chilled by Caribbean Twist. Delicious Caribbean Twist Cocktails, top South African DJ's, top sound and production, pool games, gorgeous people and you! See the full program on our Rage Festival App to see the lineup at the scheduled pool party dates.
The Sands Hotel: 3 & 8 Dec, 11am - 5pm
- La Montagne Hotel: 3, 5 & 7 Dec, 11am - 5pm
While Sound Factory is the main event and party hub of Rage Festival, this year the festival has partnered with MTV to present Club Life at #Rage2017. Most nights across the festival week, MTV Club Life will cover the hottest moments at all the Rage clubs – Azar, Crush, Origin, Sub Zero and TigerTiger – bringing Ragers and partygoers the best in local talent until the crazy late hours.
- Azar Nightclub (Durban): 3 - 4 Dec
- Crush Nightclub (Ballito): 3 - 7 Dec
- Origin Nightclub (Durban): 3 & 7 Dec
- Sub Zero Nightclub (Ballito): 2, 3, 5 & 7 Dec
- Tiger Tiger Nightclub (Durban): 5 -6 Dec
Get your hands on our exclusive Rage Festival 2017 Threads collection. Inspired by summer and the latest trends.
If you purchased online, don’t forget to bring your thread tickets along to collect your Rage Threads. Rage Threads can be collected at the airport on 2 December or at The Sound Factory on 2, 4, 6 or 8 December.
You can collect your Rage Threads at King Shaka Airport when you land on 1 or 2 December or at The Sound Factory Threads store on 2, 4, 6 and 8 December from 6pm to 11pm. Purchased online? Don’t forget to bring your ticket along to prove your purchase.
Every year Rage Festival works harder to boost security and safety measures for Ragers, and the festival boasts an excellent track record. These measures include working with both the local police services and private security who operate openly and in plain clothes to monitor the festival across multiple venues. A comprehensive safety team is employed that includes medics, The Red Frogs and is led by event-technology platform, Howler, Rage Festival’s NFC partner.
You've heard of the Red Frogs right? They make free pancakes, walk you home safely and help out in difficult situations... They're the coolest volunteer organization and seek to support as many young people as possible! It’s a completely free, no sign-up required, service!
- Red Frogs 060 733 3764
- Ballito Medical: 082 391 1911
- Umhlanga Medical: 086 112 7474
- Medical Emergency: 0861 127 4747
#Rage2017 offers more delicious food than you could eat in a single week! With over 12 preferred outlets serving everything from wood-fired pizza and hand-crafted burgers to fresh sushi and cocktails and booze. Use your Rage Credits on your Rage Passport to purchase. Top-Up using the information above. With plenty of options for every taste and budget, and ample menu items for vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free, Ragers, we promise you’ll never go hungry.
**Download our Rage Festival App for the exclusive specials offered to Ragers.
PREFERRED OUTLET LIST
The Varsity Sports Rugby 7s is heading to Durban along with Varsity Beach Volleyball. Kings Park will host an electrifying weekend of university sport from the 1st to the 3rd of December. Be sure to catch the action live with the next generation of sevens stars as they battle out in Durban at the Varsity 7's tournament. And if nothing else, be sure to be there on SUNDAY 3rd DECEMBER from 2pm to catch the massive finals!