Venue and accommodation


Located near Fourways in Gauteng, The Canvas Riversands is located within the Riversands Incubation Hub and comprises a number of versatile spaces for events, exhibitions, and training. RareX 2018 made use of the main auditorium and the atrium and exhibition spaces.



Room rate: R1408.95 (single)

The official conference accommodation was the Indaba Hotel, Spa & Conference Centre. Located just 6km away from the conference venue, beneath the Magaliesberg Mountains, Indaba offers business-like convenience and efficiency in a relaxed and warm country-hospitality atmosphere.

The quoted rate was per room, per night. The rate includes breakfast, 15% VAT, and the compulsory 1% Government Tourism Levy.

Alternative accommodation options

RareX participants that choose not to stay at the conference hotel could try Airbnb. We set up a search function to make it easy for you to find Airbnb options close to the conference venue – see the search fields and map below.

If you’re not familiar with Airbnb, it’s an online community marketplace that connects people looking to rent their homes with people who are looking for accommodation.

Please note that no Airbnb homes are affiliated with RareX and we have not vetted any of the homes or hosts. Using the service is at your own risk.

We encourage you to keep personal safety and security in mind when choosing an Airbnb home. Use the Airbnb messaging tool to ask a potential host any questions you have about their home before you book.