Canon Collins

Win an incredible holiday and hot air balloon flight in the Drakensberg

worth over R28 000

The Canon Collins Trust is having an auction to raise funds

All proceeds from the auction go to supporting scholars developing local solutions to climate change.

Enter this competition, be registered as a bidder, secure fabulous deals, AND stand to win a dream holiday.


  • Free to enter!
  • Simply answer the questions below.
  • Be automatically registered for the auction.
  • All successful bidders stand a chance to win this unforgetable 6 night holiday for two with a hot air balloon flight over the Drakensberg.
  • Bid high to win big!

Online bidding: 30 April to 15 May

    To thank you for entering this competition we will email you a R1000 complimentary travel voucher.

    Competition Ts & Cs:

    • The competition is open to everyone except employees of and their close relatives, and those associated with the prize draw.
    • Entry to the competition is free.
    • The competition commences at 18h00 (SA time) on the 30 March 2021 and closes on the 15th of May at 18h00 (SA time)
    • How to Enter: Entries are submitted online. Entrants are required to enter their contact details, be automatically registered for the auction, and receive communications about the auction, and our prize sponsors.
    • The prize winner will be randomly drawn from winning bidders who have made payment within 7 days of being notified of their success.
    • The draw will take place within 14 days of the close of auction  under supervision of an independent auditor, and the decision will be final.
    • The draw will be broadcast live and the winner will be notified by email.
    • The competition prize is as stated, will be valid till 30.11.2022 and no cash or other alternatives will be offered. In the event that the services are unavailable, a similar alternative will be sought and offered to the winner.
    • Prizes are transferable, but the winner may not sell the prize. However, the winner may donate it to an organization or person of their choice, subject to availability, and agreement with the service providers.
    • Disqualification: The winner shall be disqualified from the Competition in the event that (a) payment is not made within the stipulated period, or (b) the winner has not complied with any of the provisions of the Competition Terms and Conditions. In the event of disqualification of a winner, the Canon Collins Trust shall convene a new draw, and select a new winner from amongst the eligible entrants.
    • All information submitted will be subject to protection as per the GDPR and POPIA regulations.
    • By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions, and those applicable to participation in the auction.
    • You may unsubscribe from further communications about the auction and this competition at any stage.

    About the Competition Giveaway

    Special thanks to all our partners who have generously donated the competition prizes

    Win a 6 night holiday for 2, including a hot air balloon flight in the Drakensberg Mountains.

    This prize has a value of R28 300

    Antbear Lodge has offered 3 nights for 2 persons in a mountain view suite including dinner and breakfast. (Value R13 500)

    Antbear Lodge luxury caveAntbear Lodge luxury cave

    What makes this lodge so unique is that it offers accommodation in a luxury cave. Food is a farm to fork experience. You can take part in a star gazing hammock camp experience where a local villager tells his grandmothers folktales of the night skies. Hiking, horse trails and abseiling also available. See more  details at

    Ardmore Guest Farm has offered 3 nights for 2 persons in a mountain facing cottage including dinner and breakfast.
    (Value R9 000)

    Ardmore Guest Farm - Drakensberg MountainsCentral Drakenbsreg - Monks Cowl

    Ardmore Guest Farm offers a delightful agritourism experience in the Central Drakensberg. There are so many activities in and around Ardmore Guest Farm that you won’t be short of things to do!

    Hot Air Ballooning SA has offered a hot air balloon experience for 2 in the Drakensberg Mountains. (Value R5 800)

    Hot air balloon fligt in the DrakensbergHot air ballooning fun

    Experience an exceptional hot air balloon ride in the Drakensberg Mountains. Hot Air Ballooning SA has been flying for more than 16 years. Their balloons, professional experience and hospitality will guarantee you a magnificent experience.