Cape Electric Tattoo is situated in the heart of Cape Town at the foot of Table Mountain, since 2011. Owned and operated by Waldo del Rocca. We are 3 resident artists, specializing in a large variety of tattooing from Western Traditional, Black & Grey, Japanese and Portraiture.

All the artists are generally occupied with appointments, but our days are structured to take walk-ins and consultations, where and when possible. We offer a relaxed and fun tattooing environment, yet very professional and sterile. We are looking forward to hearing from you. C.E.T

The South African International Tattoo Convention

The next SAITC is officially on, it’s been a long excruciating 3 years of absence due to the pandemic. 2023 would have been our 7th show, how crazy is that thought? but alas, number 4 is a lucky number, the number of stability.

The South African International Tattoo Convention is a 3-day event that hosts 100 of the world's best tattooers from over 17 countries, at the beautiful Lookout in the V&A Waterfront. Giving you the chance to get tattooed by expert local and international artists specialising in a large variety of tattoo styles in Cape Town and now also In Johannesburg. The convention is a heartfelt tattooer owned and family operated event. Each year we consider it a great honour to gather an amazing groups of artists under one roof to and share with them a bit of our beautiful life in South Africa. Over the convention weekend, both in Cape Town and Johannesburg we host local live bands, a beer tent, create a deck bar, and serve you street food made by of the best local food trucks around. If you are into shopping for unique, local designer products, you can also do this at our local curated marketplace. The show is family friendly and under 12's get in free! After the three days of tattooing the fun is not over, the tattooers have established a few traditions like taking the train to swim with the cape penguins, getting out for a boat trip in the V&A harbour and heading down the west coast for #tattoosafari We can't wait to see you in Johannesburg this year on the 24th of March 2023 and then of course as always in the mother city, beautiful Cape Town, 31 March 2023. Doors open 5pm sharp, and as always everyone is welcome!

The convention was founded to gather like-minded tattooers, exhibit world class tattooing, and create a place for you to come and get tattooed in a relaxed comfortable environment. If you have thought of coming to see what it’s about, please join us for an exciting weekend focused on tattooing. As always. Everyone is welcome. Your mom, your kids, your bestie, bring them all!

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South African Tattoo Convention