We are delighted to be working with Tusk as our headline conservation charity partner for the 2018 Wildlife & Safari Travel Show. Tusk is a dynamic and pioneering organisation with over 28 years of experience initiating and funding wildlife protection, community development and environmental education programmes across Africa. Under the Royal Patronage of Prince William, Tusk has invested more than £35 million into a wide range of conservation projects across the continent.
Converge Exhibitions will raise funds for Tusk through ticket sales from visitors attending the show. There will also be an exciting Tusk auction taking place at the Wildlife & Safari Travel Show on Saturday 29 September 2018 which you do not want to miss.
Kindly donated by Hurtigruten
12 day Classic Round Voyage (Bergen to Bergen) departing in 2019 for two people! This famed sailing with Hurtigruten is described by Lonely Planet as `The World’s Most Beautiful Voyage´. Please note this lot is voyage only, no cash equivalent and non-transferable. The trip must be booked at least three months prior to departure. The value is based on basic pricing for an inside cabin for two people.
(Upgrades / flights / hotels / transfers / excursions / drinks are extra.)
For more information on this trip and Hurtigruten, please click here
Kindly donated by Remembering Wildlife
A set of 3 books: Remembering Elephants, Remembering Rhinos and Remembering Great Apes, all signed by Margot Raggett
Remembering Wildlife is the charity book series which includes Remembering Elephants, Remembering Rhinos and now, thanks to another successful Kickstarter campaign, Remembering Great Apes. Our mission is to create the most beautiful books on a species ever made and then, sell those books to raise awareness of the plight facing that species and funds to protect it. Our work is made possible by the generous donation of images by many of the world’s best wildlife photographers including Steve Winter, Art Wolfe, Frans Lanting and Jonathan & Angela Scott.
For more information on Remembering Wildlife, please click here
Kindly donated by Elephant Gin
6 personalised bottles of premium Elephant London Dry Gin 500ml. Elephant Gin’s labels are hand-written by a calligrapher and carry the name of a past great tusker or elephant that its partner foundations currently help to protect.
Elephant Gin produces award-winning handcrafted premium gin products made with rare African botanicals.All ingredients are hand-selected, bottles custom-made, labels hand-written and production efforts controlled by working in small batches.
For more information on Elephant Gin, please click here
Kindly donated by Sketch for Survival
A limited edition signed and numbered print of Karen Laurence Rowe’s Ngorongoro Lioness – only 25 in this run. This piece is rolled 50cm x 34cm.
Sketch for Survival ask artists, illustrators, cartoonists and celebrities to spend just 26 minutes, the same amount of time it takes for an African elephant to be poached for its tusks in the wild, on a sketch of any endangered species. Don’t miss the 2018 showcase at the show!
For more information on Sketch for Survival, please click here
Kindly donated by Silversea Expeditions
A high-performance 2-in-1 parka developed exclusively for Silversea Expedition sailings and inspired by guest requirements. The waterproof outer shell and cozy puff jacket provide the perfect warmth-to-weight ratio and include thoughtful features such as a key card pocket and convenient adjustable toggles to keep out cold air.
For more information on Silversea Expeditions, please click here
Kindly donated by Botswana Tourism Organisation
A unique bundle consisting of: the latest edition Bradt guide to Botswana, a DVD – Painted Dogs of the Okavango by Tim Liversedge, Botswana branded microfleece blanket which folds and zips into a cushion for travel on safari, a branded laptop bag, a hand woven basket and a wooden biro in wooden presentation box. Whether your thing is safaris, mokoro rides, quad biking, fishing, 4×4 off-road adventures you are sure to make the best of your stay in Botswana.
For more information visiting Botswana Expeditions, please click here
Kindly donated by Painted Wolf Wines
A dog box of 12 assorted Painted Wolf Wines. Founded by Jeremy and Emma Borg, drawing inspiration from the African Wild Dog. The winemakers own Painted Wolf pack is a community of talented individuals who bring the best available grapes, technical and practical skills to Painted Wolf, allowing them to craft a range of delicious, authentic satisfying wines. The Painted Wolf (Lycaon Pictus), also known as the African Wild Dog or Painted Dog , is one of Africas most fascinating and highly endangered animals. They have a highly co-operative family social structure and are extremely persistent and effective hunters.The Winemaker supports the conservation of these intriguing and beautiful animals with a contribution from every bottle sold of these fine wines.
For more information on Painted Wolf Wines, please click here
Kindly donated by Sue Flood
A signed copy of Sue’s latest book – “Emperor – The Perfect Penguin”. Sue Flood is an award-winning wildlife photographer and former BBC Natural History Unit filmmaker, who worked on The Blue Planet, Planet Earth and the Disney movie Earth, before leaving the BBC to concentrate on her photography. Her adventures include swimming with humpback whales, diving under the Arctic ice with beluga whales, and camping in the Antarctic for 6 weeks to photograph her favourite subject – the Emperor penguin. When not on assignment, Sue regularly guides wildlife photography trips for clients to all seven continents.
For more information on Sue Flood, please click here
Details on more auction lots to follow soon!