Experience the Magic of Africa and a tantalizing taste of the wild in the heart of Africa’s richest conservation regions in Zululand, South Africa! Take big-city glamour, mix in some country escape, lush grounds, warm hospitality, excellent food . . . and you’ll have Zulu Nyala Country Manor. Situated on the outskirts of Northern Johannesburg on 13 beautifully landscaped acres, the Manor is home to zebra, blesbok, springbok, nyala, and other creatures that provide a taste of the bush.And you’ll be just five minutes away from Johannesburg’s premier nightlife, restaurants, shopping, and exotic bird garden, as well as near golf courses and a lion park.
The film “I Dreamed of Africa” was filmed here, but you won’t have to dream . . . You’ll spend six days and six nights experiencing – and photographing - elephant, rhino, leopard, giraffe, hippo, zebra, leopard, cheetah, cape buffalo, and many other plains game, as well as over 400 species of birds that call Zulu Nyala Private Game Preserve home.
This package for two includes luxury accommodations (Safari Lodge or Tented Camp, depending on availability); three delicious meals per day, prepared by local chefs with a flair for African cuisine; and two daily expertly guided open Land Rover trips.
Tastefully designed to pay tribute to their cultural heritage, the Safari Lodges feature panoramic views from many common areas and its styled suites. Relax in the comfort of your room or bask by the poolside in the African sun, then top the day off with cocktails from the comfort of the lodges’ balconies and verandas as a legendary African sunset unfolds. The amenities of the lodges range from tennis courts, craft and curio centers, game rooms, bars, restaurants, and reading lounges to ensure that there’s always something enticing to do.
The Hemingway Tented Camp provides the sense of safari adventure with all the comforts of a luxury camp. The elegant and spacious tents are situation within the grounds of the Heritage Safari Lodge, with antelope and zebra freely roaming the grounds.
This package is valued at $5,950 and does not include airfare, transfers, personal beverages, side trips, phone calls, or gratuities. Your trip is valid for two years from the date of purchase and is non-refundable, non-transferrable, nor may it be gifted or bartered to anyone. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity at a once-in-a-lifetime price!
Calling all lake lovers!
Brian and Jamie Dunham are proud to offer you their tranquil retreat on Stone Lake in La Porte for a seven-night getaway. This lake cottage, which can accommodate up to six guests, is rich with amenities and is easily adaptable to fit your needs! Whether you are a couple seeking a quiet, romantic retreat or a larger group coming to the area to enjoy the lakes and parks, this home is for you! The Dunhams have received 10 five-star reviews from Airbnb-ers who have stayed at their home.
Completely rehabbed inside and out, this home on Stone Lake in La Porte boasts 2310 square feet of finished living space for your enjoyment year-round. And Stone Lake offers a variety of activities . . . float in the lake’s no-wake waters, or take a stroll around its scenic three-mile perimeter.
Both bedrooms have beautiful Stone Lake sunset-views, and the upper bedroom features an ensuite bathroom and shower. The lower level includes a full bathroom with steam shower, gathering area, and lakefront views with access to the patio with table/chairs and wood burning stove.
The fully-equipped kitchen opens to the family room and screened porch with a gas-burning kettle stove and eating area. There is also plenty of outdoor space – a tiered patio walking down to and overlooking the lake, fenced courtyard, and access to the beach and public dock just steps away. The perfect end to a day on the lake is the beautiful sunset view you will enjoy from the comfort of the screened porch or deck below.
All linens, including beach towels, are provided, as well as coffee and fixings, basic condiments and paper goods. Guests can use all space, including the one-car garage, fenced-in courtyard, bikes, paddleboard, floating tubes and gas grill! If you have questions or need advice about bringing a boat, please ask.
Rental is subject to availability and good for two years from date of purchase. First available dates for 2017 are currently in September.
Spend seven nights in a newly renovated 10th floor beach condo on beautiful Marco Island! This two bedroom, two bath unit sleeps up to six. Amenities include beach access, a large pool, indoor parking, tennis courts, a fitness center and all other essentials.
The winning bidder can enjoy an action-packed trip, or spend the week lounging on the beach! Marco Island attractions include dolphin and whale watching tours, stand-up paddleboarding, fishing charters and the Marco Island Historical Museum.
This rental can be redeemed from April 29th through November 17, 2017 or May 7th through November 17, 2018, subject to availability. Airfare and other incidental expenses are not included in this package.
This evening of decadence begins with a one-hour cruise around scenic Pine Lake, as your party of up to six enjoys a summer sunset in style and comfort as guests of Jimmy and Susan Aaron on their luxurious pontoon boat.
Jimmy is an expert captain and Susan a gracious host. You will want for nothing as you take in the sights and good company, all while enjoying cocktails and appetizers while you float your way around the lake. There may even be a surprise stop or two along the way! You will eventually make your way to the Pine Lake home of Craig and Pam Dwight for dinner.
But this is no ordinary dinner! It will appeal to all your senses. Pam and Craig Dwight’s lakefront home offers breathtaking views, which you will enjoy while feasting on a multi-course, gourmet dinner prepared by Craig and Pam Dwight themselves!
Good conversation, great friends, delicious food and drink, generous hosts . . . all on picturesque Pine Lake!
*Must be 21 or over to bid on this action item.
This exciting package will meet all your summer entertaining needs! The Happy Hour Assortment includes 12 bottles of spirits, 10 bottles of wine and an assortment of beer along with various accessories. The winning bidder will enjoy top quality products like Bombay Sapphire gin, Tito’s vodka, Bacardi rum and Jack Daniel’s whiskey. Bid on your own, or combine efforts with a friend and share the prize!
The La Porte County Family YMCA has been serving our community for more than 107 years. We focus on three main priorities:
youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Today, we provide programming at 11
different sites, including our La Porte, Long Beach and Michigan City Elston branches, our Childcare
and Learning Center, our Andrew Avenue Outdoor Center and 6 area schools. We are proud to be one
of nearly 2,700 Ys across America, joined together to make a greater impact.