Donate & Win with Misty mountains and Shark & Marine Research institute

Donate & Win with Shark & Marine Research Institute!


Help Support vital Shark Research in South Africa and have something incredibly exciting to look forward to in 2021!

We are running an awesome fundraising initiative while humans are staying indoors! Everyone loves a great competition, and this one is EXTRA GREAT!

Entering is easy – Donate as little as R50 to our Non-profit Shark Research Organisation and stand the chance to win one of 3 SHARKTASTIC prizes:


First Place Prize: A two week-long stay at our Institute worth US$1690

Second Place Prize: A one week stay at our Institute worth US$950!

First & second place prizes include: Accommodation in our beautiful Volunteer house overlooking the gorgeous Kleinbaai. All Airport transfers, all transportation while on the programme, supplies for two meals a day and two dinners; multiple cage diving sessions, multiple research vessel trips, snorkelling sessions in our local kelp forests, training in all data collection methods by our scientists, as well as ethical shark handling and tagging. The prize also includes Lectures and presentations by our Marine Biologist, Mary Rowlinson, plus lots more!

Third place prize: An all inclusive Shark Cage Diving Tour for two, including two nights accommodation at the spectacular Misty Mountains Estate, situated between Hermanus and Stanford in Cape town – all worth $US500

Misty Mountains Estate is also sponsoring the competition a FINTASTIC boutique hamper filled with Exclusive bottles of Gin, Vodka and Wine, all made with love at their award winning Distillery!

The hamper will be the 4th prize and a winner will be randomly selected after the 3 main prize winners have been announced in January 2021.


To enter and have a chance to win, please donate here:


*These prizes are not transferrable. The winner will be randomly selected and  announced in January 2021 via a Facebook live session – date to be announced closer to the time.

* The prizes do not include flights.

*The winner will be able to extend their stay at an additional cost.

*Volunteers who have already confirmed their places will be able to extend their stay if they win!