Win a 4 Night Getaway in Mozambique



To enter this competition, simply find the answer to the following question (the answer can be found in the text below) and click HERE to enter.

“Which local community trust does NKWICHI Lodge support?”

The first correct entry drawn after the closing date will win the prize, with the compliments of NKWICHI Lodge.

The prize, which is valued at R23,760.00 consists of:

  • Four nights for two adults sharing a chalet at NKWICHI Lodge.
  • Inclusive of full board accommodation (all meals including tea and coffee), laundry, non-motorised activities, community bed-night levy and government taxes;
  • Excludes air fares to and from Mozambique, land or marine transportation to and from NKWICHI Lodge, drinks, motorised boat activities, items of a personal nature, gratuities, insurance, flying doctor service and medical evacuation.

NKWICHI is a hidden hand-built lodge located on the dazzling Mozambique shores of Lake Niassa.

By entering this competition, you stand a chance to savour an unspoilt corner of real Africa and to see for yourself how responsible tourism supports local people and their timeless surroundings, besides sugar-white ‘’squeaking’ sands, washed by clear fresh water teeming with tropical fish.

NKWICHI Lodge supports The Manda Wilderness Community Trust to ensure that local communities also benefit from the growth of responsible tourism in the region.

The Trust also manages the Manda Wilderness Community Conservation Area, which was created to protect and manage a 120,000 hectare community reserve on the shores of Lake Niassa. The Trust is registered as a UK charity. The Community owned Conservation Area protects 120,000km² of brachystegia forest, savanah, streams and rivers, mountains and freshwater lakeshore.

NKWICHI Lodge employs 59 local staff members, who directly support over 1,000 family members.

The Manda Wilderness Community Trust, in partnership with local communities has built ten schools, a maternity clinic, a maize mill, two church roofs and many bridges in the 16 villages in the area. It also runs a number of community upliftment projects. The Manda Wilderness Agricultural Project has assisted over 350 local farmers and contributed to the improvement of nutrition in the area.

Just your presence helps develop local communities and preserve the natural environment they live in – US$5 is donated to the Manda Wilderness Community Trust for every night you stay.

Arriving at this idyllic location by boat one would never know that a luxury lodge is secluded in the tropical bush. The lodge itself and each of the six chalets have been carefully tucked away in the tree line so that the pristine lakeshore scenery is unspoilt and each chalet is located far enough apart to provide privacy.

Note: This competition closes on 27 May 2013.  NB: Read the Terms and Conditions of this competition, which can be downloaded at:



CONGRATULATIONS to Sharon Hunink of Indaba Hotel in Fourways, Johannesburg and to Alanna Baulch of Alakat Publishing in Rickmansworth, United Kingdom whose competition entries were the first and second correct entries to be drawn.

Sharon and Alanna have each won a Wine Weekend Away for 2 valued at R9,600.00 each and consists of: Two nights for two people sharing in an Icon Suite, a fill South African breakfast each morning, a dinner for two, a wine tasting in the L’Avenir tasting room and  a 3 bottle LAvenir wine hamper on arrival.

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