After the infamous Sylvester, the three-and-a-half-year-old male lion, escaped from Karoo National Park for a second time, SANParks decided to relocate the big cat with the itchy feet. His new home? A private contractual area to the greater Addo Elephant National Park, Kuzuko Lodge. One lucky Wild traveller will win a two-night all-inclusive stay for two at luxurious Kuzuko, including a visit to Sylvester’s new boma. All to the value of R11,400!

Escape artist Sylvester has a new home, a boma within an existing 200ha enclosure at five-star Kuzuko Lodge, a private contractual area to the greater Addo Elephant National Park. The boma not only promises the young explorer a safe and protected haven, but also the opportunity to make new friends.

And love is definitely in the air. According to Catharina de Lange, Kuzuko Lodge’s general manager, Sylvester and two young lionesses are getting along like a house on fire. Sylvester has also made a new coalition mate.

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The famous Sylvester. Pictures courtesy of Kuzuko Lodge

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Meet two of Kuzuko’s lionesses and Sylvester’s new best pals.

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Sylvester’s new coalition mate, Fielies.

To celebrate Sylvester’s homecoming we are giving away a two-night stay for two at Kuzuko, worth R11,400. Wait until you hear what’s included!

Want to win this indulgent stay at Kuzuko? One thing is for sure; they do not call Kuzuko “Place of Glory” for nothing. Situated high upon a hill in the northern part of Addo, Kuzuko offers luxurious chalets with private verandas, spectacular stargazing and, of course, day and night game drives.

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The prize includes…

Per night

  • Accommodation
  • Karoo afternoon tea and snacks
  • Dinner and breakfast

As well as the following activities

  • A morning game drive, including a visit to Sylvester
  • Sundowner game drive
  • A nature walk and Khoisan paintings exploration
  • 30 minute wellness treatment

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How to enter

Win this incredible prize by answering our simple question. Email your answer to [email protected] (subject line: Sylvester) before 21 August 2016 and remember to include your full name and contact details. QUESTION: What is Kuzuko Lodge also called? Wild will randomly select a winner. The winner will be notified telephonically. The competition is only open to entrants 18 years and older.

Terms and conditions

The prize is valid for 12 months from the date of issue, cannot be exchanged for cash and is not transferable. Please note that the prize is subject to availability. The winner will be required to present the prize voucher (to be issued by Wild after a winner has been chosen), when making a booking. All activities are weather dependant. The prize excludes: Transport, all beverages, and all extras such as curio shop purchases, telephone calls, additional wellness treatments and laundry.

How was Sylvester relocated?

Video courtesy of SANParks.

WINNER: Denis Pinnock