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1st Prize: North Island, Carana Beach Hotel and Mason’s Travel, Seychelles

By 30th May 2018Apr 20th, 2022No Comments

Awarded to the participant who raises the most additional funds. There is a reserve minimum on this of R99 000.


North Island is a place of barefoot luxury for those seeking an unspoilt, spectacular tropical retreat. There are only 11 individually- handcrafted guest villas on the entire island, each constructed to create a sensorial experience in surroundings of understated elegance and providing a unique atmosphere and distinct flavour of the Seychelles.  All the villas are built directly on the eastern beach. North Island offers the opportunity to enjoy an exclusive experience in a rare sanctuary of island biodiversity. The result is a special destination that touches the lives of its guests and inspires them long after they have left.

Complementing the North Island stay are two-night stays Carana Beach Hotel, Mahé, as well as a half day excursion, reef safari and transfers with Mason’s Travel. With spectacular views of the ocean, tropical forests and mountains, this boutique hotel is one of the most sought-after establishments on Mahé.


  • Return economy class flights Johannesburg / Seychelles;
  • Accommodation at North Island (four nights on full-board basis), Carana Beach Hotel (two nights on half-board basis);
  • Transfers to and from North Island and Mahé with Mason’s Travel;
  • Day activity with Mason’s Travel – half day car Tour and reef excursion.

  • North Island inclusions:
  • Breakfasts, lunches, dinners and all alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks plus cocktails (with the exception of high-end premium wines and champagnes on the reserve list), service charge, laundry;
  • All scuba diving courses and activities, and snorkeling in and around North Island and Silhouette dive sites;
  • All activities including sea kayaking, mountain biking, sunset cruises, guided walks and fully equipped gymnasium on and around North Island;
  • Daily group yoga classes every morning;
  • Complimentary welcome treatment at the spa (30 mins per person for guests staying in a Presidential Villa);
  • Shore-based fishing on North Island and half-day fishing trips;
  • The use of one “North Island Buggy” per villa for the duration of your stay;
  • In-villa wireless internet connection.



  • Drinks on the reserve list, snacks and other excursions, over and above those included;
  • Compulsory travel insurance and visa fees (if applicable);
  • Full day deep sea fishing trips;
  • Gratuities, curios, telephone calls, private yoga sessions and items of a personal nature


  • Valid for travel from 01 October 2018 to 30 September 2019 (excluding Easter, Christmas and New Year periods).
  • Prize reserved for the participant who raises the most additional sponsorship received by 30 September 2018.
  • There is a reserve of a minimum of R99 000 additional sponsorship on this prize.