18th Feb, 2023 18:00

The Cape Wine Auction 2023

  Lot 20


An Ultra-luxury Safari Experience for Three Nights for Eight Guests at Cheetah Plains

Indulging the successful bidder in the next level luxury sojourn in the Sabi Sand.

Three unforgettable nights with friends or family (eight guests) at the award- winning Cheetah Plains.
A refined, personalised and private safari experience of a lifetime - immerse yourself in the wild with zero-emission game-viewing electric vehicles; take pleasure in fine dining and pairings; simply unwind in luxurious surrounds.


Indulging the successful bidder in the next level luxury sojourn in the Sabi Sand.

Three unforgettable nights with friends or family (eight guests) at the award- winning Cheetah Plains.
A refined, personalised and private safari experience of a lifetime - immerse yourself in the wild with zero-emission game-viewing electric vehicles; take pleasure in fine dining and pairings; simply unwind in luxurious surrounds.


• 3 nights for 8 pax
• Return flights – JNB/Arathusa or KMIA on Federal Air
• Accommodation in an exclusive-use villa with four adjoining private guest suites
• A full selection of South African fine wines, beers and spirits
• All meals daily for the duration of your stay
• Twice-daily game drives in your private zero-emission game- viewing vehicle expertly led by our field guide and tracker team
• Guided bush walks
• Wellness treatments by a dedicated in-suite spa therapist
• Use of the on-site gym
• Outdoor dining experiences
• Laundry service, excluding dry cleaning
• Wireless internet service
• Use of a Nikon D500 series camera and lenses
• Transfers between Arathusa Airstrip and Cheetah Plains
• Mandatory Sabi Sand Guest Conservation Contribution levied to all bookings: ZAR345 per person effective 1 Jan 2023 to 31 Dec 2023

Terms and Conditions:

• 8 people sharing in 4 suites – one villa.
• Valid 01 March 2023 - 29 February 2024, subject to availability – excluding June, July, August and December 2023 •Cost of transfers to and from Cheetah Plains other than from Arathusa Airstrip not included.
• Cost of after dark escorts from the reserve gates not included.
• Gratuities, telephone calls, purchases and all other incidental costs for guests' own account.
• Emergency medical evacuation, travel insurance and travel cancellation refunds not included (We highly recommend guests have sufficient travel and medical insurance to cover any unexpected incidents).
• Gift shop purchases for guests' own acciount.

Please note, we are not qualified conservators and these reports give our opinion as to the general condition of the works. We advise that bidders view the lots in person to satisfy themselves with the condition of prospective purchases.

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Auction: The Cape Wine Auction 2023, 18th Feb, 2023


Established in 2014, the Cape Wine Auction Trust was created to raise money to support education in the South African winelands. It is well established that the most effective method for uplifting underprivileged communities is by providing quality education.

The Cape Wine Auction Trust sets the agenda for change through education in the South African winelands. We are proactive, not reactive, and work purposefully and consistently to reach our ultimate goal of quality education for every child in the region.


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