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Otter Dance South African Pilgrimage

May 15, 2018 @ 12:00 am - May 25, 2018 @ 11:00 pm

$1200 – $1400


Join us after the Fire Dance ends at Amazing Grace Retreat center for a pilgrimage through some of South Africa’s most sacred and ancient sites. Together we will see the sites, hold ceremony and meetings with medicine peoples of South African and global heritage, and enjoy some good old fashioned R&R in beautiful spaces.

Facebook RSVP is not considered a formal reservation to join! Please reserve your space by following the RSVP requirements below.

Pilgrimage Dates: May 15 – May 23, 2018
(South Africa Fire Dance dates are May 11 – 13, 2018)

Pilgrimage Agenda:

Developing Pilgrimage Includes…

Hiking in the Magaliesberg Mountains and time together at Amazing Grace Retreat Center
Visit to the Cradle of Human Kind
Wildlife safari and night in Pilanesberg National Nature Reserve
A night in the Elephant Sanctuary at Hartbeespoortdam
Visit to the famous village of Kaapsehoop in the Drakensburg mountains
Horseback riding through the ancient stone formations of Kaapsehoop and wild horse viewing
Visit to Adam’s Calendar
Tour of Nelson Mandela’s home – now a museum – in Soweto
Ceremony and teachings with South African Sangoma healers and teachers
Ceremony and teachings with Robbie Warren Hill, OtterWoman Standing
Sound journey with Vaughan Harris, South African Fire Dance Chief
Therapeutic yoga & meditation for all bodies with apprentice to Robbie Warren Hill and yogini, Sarah Hemphill

Estimated budget: $1200 – $1400 / R17237 – R20109. Budget is subject to changes in exchange rate, lodging and transport quotes.

Budget includes:
– All lodging
– 90% of your meals
– Transportation within South Africa and local driver fees
– Transport to and from Johannesburg’s national airport
– Pilanesberg National Reserve access and wildlife tours
– Required access passes for all sites and museums visited
– Donations to all the medicine people who provide ceremony and medicine teachings

Not included in the above budget are: air fare, Fire Dance ceremonial fees and lodging, travel insurance and Visa requirements; adult beverages

RSVP Requirements
At this time we are planning for hosting 8-10 community members. Please reserve your space by sending a registration fee (applicable towards the final cost of the trip) of $175 via our PayPal link at otterdance.com. Please note your email address and that the payment is for our South African pilgrimage.

Full Payment
Final budget will be solidified in 2018. Complete payment is due by April 1st, 2018. Three partial payments are acceptable in the increments of:

$400/R5761 by January 30, 2018
$400/R5761 by February 30, 2018
$400/R5761-$600/R8462 (to be finalized dependent on final budget) due by April 1st, 2018

Payment is via PayPal at otterdance.com. Please note your email address and that the payment is for our South African pilgrimage.

Emergency Refunds: Upon the need to cancel your reservation based on unforeseeable and uncontrollable changes in schedule, Otter Dance will refund as much of your cost as possible, based on our ability to change lodging reservations with our providers to whom we may be bound by certain reservation and refunds policies.


May 15, 2018 @ 12:00 am
May 25, 2018 @ 11:00 pm
$1200 – $1400
Event Category:


Global Retreats