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South African Tourism 2019 InstaMeet

South African Tourism 2019 InstaMeet

To celebrate 25 years of democracy in South Africa, on 27 April 2019, Freedom Day, South African Tourism is hosting their second InstaMeet in Arniston, Western Cape. As the 5th most Instagrammable country in the world, the #InstaMeetSouthAfrica will be showcasing 25 Instagrammable locations across all provinces. These places range from iconic Heritage Sites to picturesque locations.

Where Is the InstaMeet & Who Can Join?

Arniston is a seaside settlement on the coast of the Overberg region of South Africa, close to Cape Agulhas, which is the southernmost tip of Africa. It seemed befitting to hold the #InstaMeetSouthAfrica at a location with a historical significance matched up with postcard-worthy views.

Top local and international Instagrammers will be coming together in this small town, to meet and exchange ideas while capturing breathtaking images and footage. If you would like to join us, please ensure that your accommodation is booked soon so you don’t miss out! Register here to receive more information about the event.

Competition duration27 April 2019
Competition durationArniston, Western Cape

Locations:
Waenhuiskrans Caves, Arniston Dunes, Kassiesbaai Fishing Village, De Mond Nature Reserve, Willeen’s Arts & Crafts, Sterna Hiking trail, Whale watching, Rasperpunt hiking trail

Meet the Instagrammers

Meet the local and international Instagrammers that will be showcasing the 25 most instagrammable places throughout South Africa in April 2019.

Mpumalanga & Eastern Cape

The first group of influencers will be taking on the wonders of the Eastern Cape and Mpumalanga including jaw-dropping locations like Blyde River Canyon, God’s Window, Bourke’s Luck Potholes, the Garden Route from Cederberg Arch, Valley of Desolation, Hole in the Wall to Storms River Mouth and Tankwa Quiver Tree Forest.

Western Cape & Limpopo

The next group will create content around the stunning regions of Western Cape and Limpopo including global favourites like Table Mountain, Robben Island, Cape Point, Bo-Kaap and the popular Kruger National Park.

Gauteng & North West

The third group of local and international Instagram stars will take on The Cradle of Humankind, Hartbeespoort Cableway, Pilanesberg hot air ballooning, Nelson Mandela Bridge and Freedom Park. All dotted in and around the Gauteng and North West province.

Western, Eastern & Northern Cape

This route will include the top must-sees in and around the Garden Route from Cederberg Arch, Valley of Desolation, Hole in the Wall to Storms River Mouth and Tankwa Quiver Tree Forest.Table Mountain, Robben Island, Cape Point, Bo-Kaap, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park and the Augrabies Falls.

KwaZulu-Natal & Free State

Last, but not least, the majestic KwaZulu-Natal and the Free State will be captured from The Drakensberg, Sani Pass, Durban Golden Mile to Oribi Gorge and finally the Golden Gate National Park which shares a border with Lesotho.

#InstaMeetSouthAfrica

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Terms and conditions

1. General

  • 1.1. The terms and conditions set out below apply to all attendants / participants of the national Instameet to be held in Arniston, Western Cape, and organised by South African Tourism (the “Event”)
  • 1.2. These terms and conditions are known as the “Rules”
  • 1.3. South African Tourism reserves the right to cancel or amend the details of the Event or any part of the Rules without notice for any reason that is outside of South African Tourism’s reasonable control. Any changes to the Rules, or amendment or cancellation of the Event, will be posted on the Event website located at https://www.travelstart.co.za/lp/south-african-tourism-2019-instameet. It is your responsibility to keep yourself informed as to any changes to the Rules by visiting the Website at https://www.travelstart.co.za/lp/south-african-tourism-2019-instameet or the #InstameetSouthAfrica.
  • 1.4. You are required to register for the Event by completing the registration form located at https://www.travelstart.co.za/lp/south-african-tourism-2019-instameet
  • 1.5. Participants under the age of 18 must obtain permission from their parents or guardians before registering.
  • 1.6. South African Tourism will not be responsible for booking or arranging travel to and / or from the Event, or accommodation at the Event.
  • 1.7. You agree that you shall be responsible for all travel and accommodation arrangements and logistics relating to your attendance and participation in the Event.
  • 1.8. By registering for the event, you are agreeing to receive communication from South African Tourism and Travelstart.

3. Event Registration

  • 3.1. You may register for the Event by completing the registration form located at https://www.travelstart.co.za/lp/south-african-tourism-2019-instameet
  • 3.2. The registration closes on the 25th April 2019
  • 2.3. You warrant that you have the legal authority to register for the Event, alternatively you have the necessary guardian or parental or consent to register for the Event.
  • 3.4. You acknowledge and agree that any failure to comply with the Rules could lead to South African Tourism deregistering you, without South African Tourism giving any reason for such deregistration or granting any opportunity for challenge.
  • 3.5. Event attendants may be required to take part in the publicity campaigns for broadcast or publishing purposes. Such publicity includes, but is not limited to, images, statements, and information about the attendant and the Event. All publicity materials remain the property of South African Tourism and their promoters.

2. Event Participants

  • 2.1. By registering and participating in the Event, you hereby agree to promote #InstameetSouthAfrica on all content you share / publish related to the Event.
  • 2.2. You warrant that all information submitted by you in your registration is true, accurate and complete in every respect. South African Tourism reserves the right to verify any information contained in your registration and / or your eligibility to register for the Event.
  • 2.3. You warrant that you have the legal authority to register for the Event, alternatively you have the necessary guardian or parental or consent to register for the Event.
  • 2.4. You acknowledge and agree that any failure to comply with the Rules could lead to South African Tourism deregistering you, without South African Tourism giving any reason for such deregistration or granting any opportunity for challenge.
  • 2.5. Event attendants may be required to take part in the publicity campaigns for broadcast or publishing purposes. Such publicity includes, but is not limited to, images, statements, and information about the attendant and the Event. All publicity materials remain the property of South African Tourism and their promoters.

4. Liability

  • 4.1. South African Tourism accepts no responsibility for any damage (whether direct, indirect, or consequential), loss, injury or disappointment of any kind whatsoever suffered by any attendant at the Event.
  • 4.2. South African Tourism does not make any representations or give any warranties, whether expressly or implicitly, as to the Event, and in particular, but without limitation, makes no representations and gives no warranty that-
  • 4.2.1 the Event, or any aspect thereof, will your requirements, preferences, standards or expectations, of
  • 4.2.2 the Event, or any aspect thereof, will be satisfactory, punctual, free from defects or safe
  • 4.3. All Attendants agree to:
  • 4.3.1. the use of their name, one or more photographs of themselves and disclosure of their city of residence; and
  • 4.3.2. co-operate with or participate in any other reasonable post-Event publicity.
  • 4.4. Where the attendant is below 18 (eighteen) years of age, express permission will be received by the attendant’s guardians or parents.

5. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

  • 5.1. These Rules shall be governed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Republic of South Africa.
  • 5.2. The Parties agree that the South African courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction with regard to any matter contemplated herein.

Frequently Asked Questions

An instameet is an Instagram get together, where anyone with a love for photography and Instagram can come together, meet each other, take and post photos. Instagram has a strong community in South Africa and it’s a great reason to go to a new place and explore with like-minded people. Early this year South Africa was ranked the 5th most instagrammable country in the world.

South Africa is celebrating 25 years of democracy on the 27th April 2019, our Freedom Day. This is a big milestone for our country and to help celebrate we are hosting an instameet in Arniston in the Western Cape. It’s a great opportunity to showcase a stunning coastal town and show off the beauty of South Africa.

The event is open to anyone. All you need to do is register for the event on the website and show up. We have organised a range of voluntary events you can join if you wish.

You will be responsible for your own travel and accommodation costs, but the events and instameet party on the evening of the 27th April are sponsored by South African Tourism.

We encourage everyone to book their accommodation early to ensure you have a place to stay. Arniston has a hotel, lots of guesthouses, and a campsite. If that doesn’t work you can also book in the town of Bredarsdorp which is very close.

We have a range of activities available for you to join, from hosted photo walks of the town, to sea cave and sand dune explorations, and event surf lessons. The main event will be cocktail beach party on the 27th April. Besides the organised walks, you’re free to explore the town on your own, or join friends.

A number of top local and international Instagrammers are confirmed attendees, along the teams behind SA Tourism’s @meetsouthafrica and @southafrica Instagram accounts, plus wide range of amazing South African photographers.

Not to worry, registration simply helps us to gauge how many people are coming, but if you register and can’t make it we understand.

The event is being hosted by South African Tourism and we encourage everyone to tag @meetsouthafrica and use the #InstaMeetSouthAfrica hashtag on all your content.

The moment you tag @meetsouthafrica and use the #InstaMeetSouthAfrica tag your photo will automatically be entered. The amazing team at SA Tourism will choose and notify the winners after the event.

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