Auction at Safari on the River
In addition to all the other Fun, Food and Friends at the Safari on the River, we will be hosting a Live Auction.
A Sampling of Our Auction Items from 2016
Luxury African Safari for Two
The two of you will enjoy a seven-day luxury safari at the Bushcamp Company in Zambia's iconic South Luangwa National Park. The Bushcamp Company operates six exclusive bush camps in the remote south of the park, as well as the award winning Mfuwe Lodge just inside the main park gate. Adventure out from any of these secluded, intimate camps to experience unrivalled wildlife in one of the last unspoiled wilderness regions of Africa – the very place where the African walking safari was pioneered. Includes airfare from NYC or Washington, DC.
Private Plane Ride to San Francisco For Two Plus Lunch
Enjoy the historic and beautiful scenery from the cockpit as you fly over San Francisco with Ron Lamb as your Pilot. Afterwards, Enjoy a delectable lunch at Half Moon Bay.
A week in Waikiki, Hawaii Condo for Four
Stay in a 2 bed, 2 bath condo on the 29th floor of Discovery Bay overlooking the boat harbor. Enjoy ocean view from all windows and the best sunset in Waikiki. With everything in walking distance there is no need for a car, Ala Moana Shopping Center is a 5-minute walk and the beach is across the street.
Two Night Las Vegas Get Away and Cirque de Soleil VIP Seats
Two-night stay in a fabulous on the strip hotel where you will have access to everything Las Vegas has to offer. In addition, enjoy two tickets to see the spectacular Cirque du Soleil show MYSTERE.
Original Art from Our Chipembele Students
Beautiful original art from our students in Zambia showing you the animals and land that they love and are learning to protect. We will auction off the best of the many pieces these children created for the school's annual art contest.
Gourmet Wine-Tasting Experience for Twenty
The ideal stress-free gathering. Invite Twenty of your favorite friends to gather in Hock Farms restaurant private room. Enjoy delicious hors d'oeuvres while you taste Sobon Vineyards reserve wines.
Sacramento River Cruise "Wine Cruise"
Captain Steve Turner will be your host as you enjoy a river cruise on the 78' Motoryacht MATSURA. We will sell individual tickets to 40 people. Enjoy wine, appetizers, and great scenery aboard this beautiful yacht!
Value: $75 per person
Private Plane Ride for Two or Three
Fly over Placer County and view the scenery with former Air Force pilot Stan Stewart. Land in Auburn at the airport's well-known Wings restaurant for breakfast or lunch and watch the planes come in.
African Snare Necklace
Save their necks by adorning yours with this exquisite snare-wire jewelry with pendants of semi-precious stones. This wire was actually removed from a snared animal (photo of removal and recovered animal are included). The most meaningful piece of jewelry you may ever own.
A Week in Kauai
Spend a week at Hanalei Bay Resort near Princeville in Kauai. It is a one bedroom and sleeps four (sofa bed). Full kitchen. Overlooks the famous Hanalei bay.
Safari West Wildlife Preserve Overnight Adventure for 4
The spirit of Africa lives in the heart of wine country! An extraordinary adventure for two adults and two children. Stay overnight in a beautiful safari-style tent with plush beds, hot showers and rustic but elegant trappings. Scrumptious safari-style breakfast and dinner. Take a four-hour jeep safari of the park AND an exclusive behind the scenes tour of this 400 acre preserve, home to over 400 exotic mammals and birds. NOT a zoo, not a drive-through park — it's a wildlife preserve where the whole family can share a memorable experience of nature's most beautiful animals in natural habitat.
Flight over San Francisco for Two
Enjoy historic and beautiful scenery from the cockpit as you fly over San Francisco with Ron Lamb as your private pilot. Afterwards, enjoy a delectable lunch at Half Moon Bay.
9 day Journey through the Galapagos aboard a private yacht
Accompanied by two experienced naturalist guides, two of you will snorkel with sea lions, swim with turtles, sunbathe with iguanas, scout for whales, and spend a night with wild tortoises at a private camp in the highlands of Santa Cruz . This auction item was contributed by Natural Habitat Adventures, official travel partner of World Wildlife Fund and the planet's first 100% carbon-neutral travel company.