TransFormance: Kinburn – a conceptual journey to the southern Ukrainian deserts, one of the cleanest parts of the Black Sea, a place of recreation and inspiration.

Four days of unity with nature and art interactions
Our adventure begins with a trip to the Kinburn Spit. We start from Kyiv (Podil) and go by bus "Alkofira" (alco-bus) to Ochakiv city. Then we take a vintage longboat through the mouth of the Dnipro to Spit. The rest of the road to Authentic Camp (final location) will be finished with the off-road vehicles.

Departure – September 15, Wednesday, from Kyiv
Return – September 20, Monday morning, to Kyiv

Accommodation: we will sleep in tents next to the seashore in the farthest Camp of Kinburn Spit.

The cost of this adventure is 5500UAH (or 170EUR).

The program is below.


September 15, WED

21:00 departure from Podil (Kyiv) with a legendary bus Alkofira

September 16, THU

We will sail on boats from Pokrovske village to Kinburn Spit.
Off-road vehicles trip to the final destination – Authentic Camp.

On Thursday we will settle down in the Camp, cook and share meals, and do some activities to get to know each other.

We'll finish the day with a chill Dj-set from Bella during the sunset.

September 17, FRI

In the morning, we will hike to the relict forest – remnants of ancient forest Hylaia, mentioned by Herodotus.

Those who'd prefer to stay in the Camp could enjoy morning yoga or chill on the beach.

That day we'll have lectures, play board games, enjoy swimming, and participating in tea ceremonies.

After sunset, there'll be an acoustic concert next to the bonfire on the seashore: the hang, played by Eric, the gentle voice of Kate Kulyna, and author's songs from Maxim Ruban.

September 18, SAT

On Saturday, we will go for another hike to the southern point of the Spit – to the Kingdom of Birds.

Those who'll stay in the Camp could have morning yoga, swim, play beach games, have tea time, and practice.

Before sunset, we'll go to the old harbor of the abandoned oyster factory, where Nemo, co-founder of 20ftRadio will play a Dj-set. For these few hours, we will open BARvinok and tea-house on the location.

September 19. SUN

We will have our last day at the island, free time, swimming, eating, packing. Nude Swim is also on the schedule.

Departure to Ochakiv at 19:00, and then – transfer to Kyiv.

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What’s included in the price?
All transfers, food, placing on the territory of Authentic Camp, place in a tent, a sleeping bag and a mat (if you do not have your own), all art and activities programs, tea.
What is the departure time from Kyiv, and when do we arrive back?
On Wednesday, September 15, we'll leave by bus at about 20:00 from Podil Bus Station.
We'll return to Kyiv on Monday, September 20, early in the morning (we plan to be back in Kyiv by 08:00)
And what about our Camp?
Authentic Camp is the southernmost and the most remote campsite on Kinburn Spit. There are all the conditions for a comfortable stay: toilets, showers, kitchen, tea place, etc. And the most important are friendly people on site who will help us feel as comfortable as possible.
What should I take with me?
We recommend taking: snacks, hiking shoes, warm clothes, a bowl, a cup, a fork, a spoon, a knife, a water bottle, personal hygiene items, a towel, musical instruments.

If you have it, bring a tent, a sleeping bag, and a mat. If not, we will help you with it.

What about food?
All meals are included. You do not have to cook anything, we prepare everything for you! Please note that all food will be vegetarian, but you can bring a meat snack if you wish.
We will also have a tea place, where tea ceremonies will be held regularly!

As for food, the only thing you need to take care of is to have something to eat on the transfer.

And what about the alcohol?
At the territory of the Authentic Camp, we won't have a bar. However, you are free to bring alcohol with you.
In 300m from our Camp, there is a neighboring camp, SurfHutir, with a professionally equipped bar. At SurfHutir, we will have an acoustic concert on the second day, so you could order a cocktail far away from civilization.
There will also be BARvinok Sprout working during the DJ set – this is a conceptual ghost bar that appears only in the most unusual locations for a short time!
Pay attention:
- tickets or any other confirmations are not sent by mail
- soon after payment (1-2 days), we'll add you to the Telegram chat of the trip
- a refund is possible until September 9 (90% of a price) and until September 12 (50%)
- for all questions, please write in Telegram to @olegpss or by phone +380634285015

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