Thursday, June 20

Surviving Daisies: Tips And Prep To Get You Ready


Cape Town’s largest and most popular music festival is taking place this weekend, and if you’re a first-timer you may need a few survival tips

Here’s everything you need to know before attending your first Rocking The Daisies


Stay hydrated and remember to eat

You’re here to have a good time, so be sure not to let that Saturday morning hangover cut too much into your day. Stay hydrated by taking with some bottled water to sip on throughout the day. There are plenty of food trucks around the festival grounds for you to grab something to eat, but also take with some dried fruit to keep your vitamin count and stamina up.


Look after your valuables

Theft is something a few unlucky festival goers unfortunately have to deal with. Avoid this by leaving unnecessary valuables at home, and if you have to take certain valuables with get a small padlock to lock them up in your tent. Keep in mind there are also lockers available for a fee at the festival.


Put together a checklist before leaving

Arriving at the festival only to see that you’ve left your tent pegs at home is a guaranteed vibe killer. To make sure this doesn’t happen put together a checklist a few days before leaving, and then check everything off your list as you’re packing everything into your car.


Get enough sleep

While you might want to party non-stop, it’s also important to get enough sleep. Find out when your favourite bands / DJs are playing and work a sleeping schedule around that. Or simply turn in a little earlier for a good night’s sleep.


Control your alcohol intake 

You’re there to party, but overdoing it too early means you could find yourself K.O on the first night. Pay special attention to not drinking too much too quickly, and have a glass of water in between drinks to ensure that you stay well hydrated.


Looking for some essential stuff? We’ve put together a list of RTD essentials guaranteed to improve your festival experience


OZtrail Sleeping Bag

Oztrial Foam Mattress

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Twin insulation – Polyester outer – Airweave polycotton lining – Coil zipper Portable foam mattress – 5cm thick – Water resistant fabrics – Webbing strap 



OZtrail Gazebo

OZtrail Crossbreeze 4-Man Tent

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2.4m side walls – White panel – Polyester wall included – 2m high Polyester inner – DryFloor PE flooring – Easy Step doors – Silver coated heat reflection 


OZtrail 3-Man Tent

OZtrail Skygrazer 4-Man Tent


Silver coated reflection coating – Heat taped fly – Large windows – Ultra fine insect proof mesh 100% polyester inners – Waterproof materials – Large sheltered entry – Sealed UX fly


Bushtec 40LT Electric Cooler Box

Bestway Inflateable Mattress


40 litre capacity – Can be plugged into car charger – Locking lid handle – Built in wheels    Screw cap valve – Built in foot pump – Coil beam construction 



Romoss Powerbank

OZtrail Camping Chair


2,000 mAh capacity – Lithium battery – LED power indicator  130KG weight rating – 600D polyester fabric – Side organiser pockets – Carry bag included


If you’re not lucky enough to be able to attend Rocking The Daisies, you can still get a festival vibe in the comfort of your own home with these quality sound devices 


Logiteck X100 Wireless Speakers

Samsung Wireless WiFi Speaker

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5 hour battery capacity – USB charging port – Compatible with smartphones – Connect and Play WiFi connectivity – Easy to use and portable – 360 degree sound – Wireless playback


Samsung 2.1 Channel Soundbar

Logitech Speaker System

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Subwoofer and sound bar – Bluetooth interface – Supports all formats – USB port 500 watt theater quality sound – 5.1 channel system – THX certification – Dolby Digital


Plantronics Wireless Headsets

Skullcandy Wireless Headphones

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18 hour listening time – Bluetooth connectivity – 100 metre range – Foam headband – Plantronic audio  Bluetooth connectivity – 4.1 sound – Works with all devices




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