Shamwari Conservation Experience

Competition Rules - Photo Competition

Competition Rules:

  • The competition will run from March to November 2020, with the winner being announced in mid-December 2020.

  • Picture must have been taken on site, Shamwari Private Game Reserve, by the entrant.

  • Participants can only enter 1 picture per month and related theme

  • Pictures must be sent to before the 22th each month, so we can put the top 10 on social media by the 25th of every month

  • On entering any pictures in the competition, entrants automatically waiver any copy right and further acknowledge approval of and for Shamwari Conservation Experience to make use of their images on its social media platforms and in print media (canvas as per monthly winners) for the duration of the competition.

  • Should any entrants wish to lodge any enquiries in regard the competition or any aspects thereof, they are requested to do so in writing to

  • The grand prize as advertised, consisting of and includes a 2-week experience with Shamwari Conservation Experience, a one day experiences with photographer, Ryan Plakonouris, a one day weekend activity experience with Beckmann Tours, one way entry and exit airport transfer to Shamwari Private Game Reserve, but excludes any flights and other related travel expenses considered as extra’s, which will be for cost of client, recognised as the prize winner.

  • No part, or total worth of the prize, can be exchanged for cash, credit, traded or passed on for third party exercise or usage.

  • Only original pictures or images may be submitted by the rightful owner thereof.

  • No entries by proxy will be accepted, with only entries directly entered by the photographer being considered.

  • The availability for any desired calendar period of stay requested in exercise of the prize by the winner, will need to be lodged and verified as confirmed in writing via email, with our SCE Operations Manager, Kate Stuart, at with a lead time of no less than 3 weeks prior to arrival. We would suggest a lead time in excess of a 30 day period be exercised, as to avoid any potential lack of availability. In the case of a first choice date not being available, SCE will endeavour to offer a mutually acceptable alternative closest to date.

  • The Validity period for exercising the prize, will be within the 2020 season, for arrival start dates ranging from Monday, January 8th to December 7th 2021 only.

  • In the case of a tie, whether in monthly or final voting numbers, the judging panel will assess and elect a winner.

  • The judges decision is final and no deliberation will be entertained or entered into.