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Win a luxury safari adventure for two worth $16,000… including flights from anywhere in the world!

Have you ever dreamed of a luxury safari adventure of a lifetime?  Well, here’s your chance. We’ve teamed up with the great team of safari experts at Southern Destinations to offer you the opportunity to win a trip of your dreams to Botswana. The prize includes international flights and a safari experience for two from &Beyond (their Botswana Explorer Expedition Package) which will allow you and your safari soulmate to experience a 10-day (9-night) mobile expedition that includes all meals (from dinner on day 1 to breakfast on day 10) and local wine, beer and soft drinks. Elephants More importantly, you’ll enjoy an incredible guided tour of the Victoria Falls, unforgettable interaction with elephants at Elephant Camp, and water and land based game viewing while on safari (with all National Park entrance fees included), as well as the services and expertise of a specialist &Beyond guide throughout your adventure. The total value of the prize – which even includes flights from your closest city to Johannesburg to Maun, as well as flights from Victoria Falls to Johannesburg and home, is estimated to be worth around US $16,000. Camp To be in with a chance of winning this fantastic competition, all you have to do is answer the question “Who’s your safari soulmate?”. To enter, simply upload a photo or video (15 seconds maximum) of you and your ultimate travel companion, say why you want to share this once-in-a-lifetime adventure with them and don’t forget to use the hashtag #SafariSoulmates. Lion You can submit your photo or video entry via Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram or Google Plus. Entries/submissions close on 16th July 2014, when the Big 5 finalists are announced. The competition will then head into a second (voting) phase and a grand prize winner will be announced on 1st August 2014. For more detailed prize information and to read the full terms and conditions, visit www.southerndestinations.com/safarisoulmates/ and follow Southern Destinations on Google Plus for competition updates and the grand prize winner announcement. Makoro

Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson is Editor of A Luxury Travel Blog and has worked in the travel industry for more than 30 years. He is Winner of the Innovations in Travel ‘Best Travel Influencer’ Award from WIRED magazine. In addition to other awards, the blog has also been voted “one of the world’s best travel blogs” and “best for luxury” by The Daily Telegraph.

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45 Comments

  1. Wow, that is an amazing prize! Someone will be very happy when they win this. Very happy indeed. best of luck

  2. Wow what a fantastic giveaway!!! I haven’t left for my safari but already want to go back!!!!!! need to enter!!!

  3. Wow! This is something I’d really want to win. Number 1 on my bucket list! It sounds amazing… Will enter with #safarissoulmates hashtag now

  4. Is this for real? I want to give it a try! I have always been wanting to go for a safari trip in Africa and see those wild animals with my two eyes. I really want to explore the world.

  5. Hi! My family and I would love to be able to go to Botswana in safari! On our bucket list items! We have two boys that have never been outside south Africa never mind on a Safari so they would be over the moon if we win!

  6. Botswana is one of my all-time favorite African destinations!! No crowds, totally raw and pure, and amazing safari camps. This is going to be a lucky winner!!

  7. This is without a doubt, going to be the greatest trip of someone’s lifetime. And FREE too? Wow. What an incredible contest.

  8. This really is one stunning trip that someone will be very fortunate to win! Kudos to you Paul for working with this company to provide this great opportunity.

  9. An amazing prize, that real money couldn’t buy apart from the few! I’m too scared of wild animals (snakes) to go on safari, but I loved our time in Kwazulunatal – amazing being so far away from anywhere!

  10. Wow, this sounds like my ultimate dream holiday. Even a regular safari, let alone a luxury one! Definitely going to enter this!

  11. InFreakinCredible! This is a bucket list dream come true ! This is an opportunity not to be missed…YAYNESS!!

  12. I’m not surprised there’s so much reaction to this amazing prize!! I would love to go on a safari. Whoever wins will have the time of their life.

  13. Pretty amazing prize! Sounds incredible and I already envy the winner! But I can´t think of who my safari soul mate could be at all :(

  14. When my husband says, “How about a safari?” THIS is what I’m thinking. Not sure it’s what’s he’s thinking. Probably something far more ‘rustic’. Looks fabulous.

  15. Sounds like a great experience, what if you have to do this solo? In any case it sounds like a great opportunity.

  16. What an amazing opportunity and such a fantastic prize. Botswana is THE destination for a safari…it’s like my dream trip! Maybe one day me and my #safarisoulmate will get the chance to go!

  17. What a fascinating combination – it’s like having the best of both worlds. You get to be out in nature, communing with the wildlife, then go back to your luxe tent and relax in style!

  18. looks amazing! My family would love to travel and see these amazing animals! this would be a trip of a lifetime!

  19. That is an amazing prize! I’ve never been on a safari but it’s high up on my list. Whoever wins is going to have a great time…

  20. This post definitely gets a big “share” on Twitter. What a great idea. I was on a similar safari years ago and it was wonderful, however I went by way of Kenya (Treetops). Thank you for running this contest, it’ll make one couple very, very happy.

  21. Awesome prize, I would so love to win this!! A safari is one of my dream trips, and a luxury safari sounds amazing :)

  22. How great would it be to win this?! I am going back to Zambia this year to winning this would so be up my alley in a good way.

  23. A luxury safari in Botswana…what a fantastic price! This is definitely a “once in a lifetime” experience. The #SafariSoulmates competition is on! Super.

  24. This kind of safari is something I’ve been dreaming of for so long so I’m definitely in. Fantastic price!

  25. Wow! Amazing! It´s a great opportunity. Go to Africa and stay some days close to all that wildlife is simply a dream for me. And more if I can share that experience with someone special

  26. Wow.what could I begin to say about an opportunity as this is giving some lucky couple. My husband is my soul mate.he has stood by my side through two major surgeries, colon cancer, and blood clots in both lungs. Never once complaining about the medical bills or hardship we were to go through. What a great gift this would be if we could share this together. Please consider us.

  27. Hello Kathleen… I’m sorry to hear of you and your husband’s circumstances and hope things have improved for you both. Just to clarify in case this wasn’t clear, please note that just posting a comment here doesn’t automatically enter you for the competition. Have a re-read of the post if you’d like details of how to enter (you can enter via Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram or Google Plus but not via the comments here).

  28. A dream vacation, my wife of close to 27 years and I have always planned for, and a great opportunity to go to a continent we have always wished to visit, but have not gone… yet!~ Best wishes from Honduras, cradle of the portentous Maya civilization and culture.

  29. My dream come true ! I’m obsessed with safaris. It would be te best experience of my life. When I was a child until I was old enough, I kept asking Santa every Christmas to have a lion or a zebra or a tiger !!! To be able to see all my favorite animals in their wild life would be the best day of my life :)

  30. Honestly, being two Leo’s who met after a ma yo a broken road, I honestly cannot pick a better man to be my safari soulmate to accompany me and enjoy the gift of nature on a safari. With five kids and zero help in our single hood, it would be a dream come true to spend a respite enjoying god’s perfect balance and experiencing the beauty of each other and nature’s gift combined.

  31. A dream vacation, my soulmate -my wife- of close to 27 years and I have always planned for, and a great opportunity to go to a continent we have always wished -and wanted- to visit, but have not gone… yet, since we have dedicated, through several different prestigious 100 % non-profit NGOs- close to 24 years to helping others in need!~ Best wishes from Honduras, cradle of the portentous Maya civilization and culture.

  32. Too breathe deeply, to smell the bush…………to feel that freedom which only Botswana truly still has!!! The beat of Africa is in my heart, this is a trip which we dream so much about doing………… if only!!!

  33. This is such an awesome opportunity to witness some of the most beautiful gifts of mature for us. @luxurytravel My Little Princess #Eram who I call as E for #Elephant is my perfect #SafariSoulmates to explore this safari

  34. Africa is stunning, would love to visit again! What an amazing prize. Once I was on safari in Africa. Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days we had to live on nothing but food and water. This seems to be a better option.

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