Win an off-the-grid luxury escape with Garmin + inReach® device


Win an off-the-grid luxury escape with Garmin + inReach® ...

For those who like to go off-the-grid!
Garmin’s inReach® Mini keeps you connected,
even in the most remote parts of the world

Win an off-the-grid luxury escape with Garmin + inReach® device

2 exclusive prizes: remote, luxury stay + inReach® Mini

It’s been 10 long months; you deserve an off-the-grid escape. Stand a chance to win a Garmin Getaway, an all-expenses-paid trip into the wild that includes game drives, meals and drinks*, flights, transport and accommodation at the remote and luxurious Sanbona Wildlife Reserve – it’s the perfect place to test your new Garmin inReach® Mini, which you’ll also scoop as part of the prize.

Garmin inReach® Mini is a compact, hand-held communication device that helps you connect to the ones who matter, even in remote parts of the world. Image: Garmin





The winner will receive an all-expenses paid trip to the Klein Karoo valued of R20 000. The getaway is for 1 night, 1 person and bookings are subject to availability. It includes:

  • Accommodation at Sanbona Wildlife Reserve’s luxurious Dwyka Tented Camp

  • Nature drives or guided wilderness walks

  • All meals

  • Non-alcoholic beverages

  • On-drive beverages

  • Return transfers from Cape Town Airport (if coming outside of Western Cape)

  • Tea and coffee in each room

Dwyka Tented Camp is in a remote location in the Klein Karoo. Image: Sanbona Wildlife Reserve



The lucky winner will be able to test their Garmin inReach® Mini at the location. The Garmin inReach® Mini is a compact, hand-held communication device that helps you connect to the ones who matter, even in the most remote parts of the world.  

This tiny satellite messenger, worth R6 699, is the perfect safety device for those who like to go off the grid when hiking or camping. It’s small and fits in the palm of the hand, so it's light and takes up very little space, which is important for adventurers who need to travel light. 

It’s the the perfect safety device for those who like to go off the grid when hiking or camping. Stand a chance to win it by entering the Garmin Getway above. Image: Garmin



The 100% global Iridium® network means you will always be connected, even in areas where mobile phones have no reception, so you can still communicate with friends, family or emergency personnel. It means you can get weather updates, two-way global text messages, and track your location all from the palm of your hand. 

Get weather updates and track your location on the Garmin inReach® MiniStand a chance to win it by entering the Garmin Getway above. Image: Garmin


US review magazine GearLab was so impressed with this tech that it was chosen for its Editor’s Pick for 2021. It was their reviewers’ most highly rated satellite messenger. “It does everything any other device can do, in a much, much smaller package — it's hard to imagine it getting any smaller. In our decades of using and testing satellite communications, this holds its own at the top of the pack,” it said.

US review magazine GearLab calls the Garmin inReach® Mini impressive. It was their reviewers’ most highly rated satellite messenger. Image: Garmin



Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, deep in the expansive Klein Karoo, is known for its remarkable flora (you can do a walk focused on these distinct plants). Dwyka Lodge is made up of nine spacious tented suites, each private and set facing a remarkable red, jagged rock face. 

From the private wooden deck (with plunge pool), you’ll be able to marvel at baboons scaling up and down the cliff with uncanny agility, or watch for eagles and other birdlife nesting in the nooks. It’s incredibly quiet and peaceful, and the night sky is worth staying up for – there’s so little light pollution that the stars are beautiful and bright.

You can stargaze from your front porch. Image: Sanbona Wildlife Reserve


Sanbona Wildlife Reserve is a two decade-long conservation project come to fruition. It has been a gradual process of rehabilitating land and reintroducing wildlife that was once found there. You’ll find lion – including the rare white variant – and bigger game such as cheetah, elephant, giraffe and rhino.

 You’ll find lion, cheetah, elephant, giraffe and rhino at Sanbona. Stand a chance to win this trip by entering the Garmin Getway above. Image: Sanbona Wildlife Reserve

The Karoo land is expansive and the reserve’s carrying capacity is carefully followed. This means sightings are good, and also that it’s possible for guides to lead walks on foot, which is an exhilarating experience. You’ll feel like you’re in ancient territory, completely off the grid.


  • To stand a chance to win the prize, all questions must be answered correctly. 

  • Entrants must also follow Garmin on Facebook and Instagram

  • Competition closes 22 November 2021. The winner will be randomly drawn after 22 November 2021. 

  • The subscription fee for satellite activation will be for the winner’s expense; you can read these details on the Garmin site.

  • Entrants must read all terms and conditions here.

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