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The exclusive Mantis Founders Lodge in the Eastern Cape of South Africa offers guests a luxurious safari experience focused on lesser-known wildlife and ecology as well as the 'big five', which can be viewed on guided game drives on 25,000 hectares of private game reserve.

Accommodation at the eco-lodge includes seven luxury suites and a vintage railway carriage, all set amid breathtaking views of the expansive natural bushveld. There are two outdoor swimming pools, a gym and steam room, revolving dining locations including a formal dining room, on-site picnics and a causal dining terrace and a bar and billiards room.

Complement your wilderness experience with a stay at an art-deco boutique hotel located an hour away in the coastal city of Gqeberha, and just 10-minutes from the airport. The nine-suite Mantis No5 is a beautifully restored art-deco hotel in the affluent suburb of Summerland. Guests can browse the impressive privately owned art collection, relax in the spa, and eat out at the fine-dining restaurant, which serves South African cuisine inspired by international flavours. There is also a private dining cellar, whisky and cigar lounge and a private cinema, where you can choose your own movie and company. 

The prize for two people includes:

• Three nights’ accommodation at Mantis Founders Lodge on a full-board basis;

• 4x4 guided safari game drives;

• Interactive experience joining the guides to learn about the tracks and signs wildlife leave behind;

• Observe and monitor rhino to record vital information for the research database; 

• Visit and learn about Munu, the blind rhino;

• Two nights’ accommodation, on a bed and breakfast basis, for two people at Mantis No5 in Gqeberha;

• A private tour of the Mantis No5’s art collection;

• A private cinematic experience in Mantis No5’s cinema; and

• A three-course dinner in The Jazz Room.

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