Darling's Biggest Giveaway

Darling's Biggest Giveaway (EVER!)

WIN a bundle of more than 25 PRIZES worth over R12k+!

'Tis the season, and the wonderful producers in and around the West Coast hamlet of Darling are feeling it in a big way. So, we got together and crafted Darling's Biggest Giveaway (EVER!) - an opportunity for one lucky person to WIN more than R12 000 worth of (multiple!) getaways, awesome experiences, and all sorts of local-is-lekker eats and treats.


To stand a chance to win this great big festive giveaway, you have to be sure to follow the following entry mechanics carefully.

  1. LIKE our #DBGiveaway post on Facebook or Instagram 
  2. Follow all 16 local businesses on Facebook or Instagram (depending on which platform you're using to enter - see accounts in the table below).
  3. For an EXTRA ENTRY: Tag a darling (or two or three) in the comments with whom you'd like to enjoy these amazing stays, experiences, and treats. 



The Marmalade Cat


The Marmalade Cat

Queen Vic Bed & Breakfast


1 Queen Vic

!Khwa ttu


Khwa ttu

Darling Brew


Darling Brew

Darling Brew Tasterooms


Darling Brew Tasterooms

Darling Cellars


Darling Cellars

Doornfontein Wildlife Estate


Doornfontein Wildlife Estate

Darling Orchids


Darling Orchids

Kossie Sikelela restaurant


Kossie Sikelela restaurant

Darling Olives


Darling Olives

Darling Sweet


Darling Sweet

1910 The Old Forge


1910 The Old Forge Bar & Restaurant

Groote Post


Groote Post Vineyards



Cloof Wine Estate

Darling Lodge Guest House


Darling Lodge Guest House

Hello Darling


Hello Darling

TOP TIP: It's much easier to follow these pages when you are logged into Facebook or Instagram and follow the links from our competition posts rather than doing so from here...


Are you ready for the prize breakdown? It's a mouthful, so take a deep breath & dive right in! Please note – T's & C's are noted lower on the page. Remember to read those as well 😉 


Weekend accommodation at 1 Queen Vic (sponsored by Darling Green Estate) 

1 Queen Vic offers comfortable accommodation in a tastefully furnished and spacious room, situated in Darling. The private room is located on a residential property and has a private patio overlooking the garden and swimming pool, with lovely sunrises for the early risers. The guest room comprises a queen-size bed, an en-suite bathroom with a shower, a kitchenette, a small fridge, microwave, kettle, and toaster. Guests have access to braai facilities, off-street parking, and free Wi-Fi.

A one-night stay & San-guided experience at !Khwa ttu

!Khwa ttu will be offering the lucky winners a one-night stay for two in their glamping bush lodge accommodation. This will also include a lovely breakfast at their restaurant and guests will be treated to a San guided experience.


Quad-biking at Doornfontein Wildlife Estate

Doornfontein Wildlife Estate will give the winner and a companion the opportunity to enjoy a 1 -hour guided quad bike experience through the estate to drink in the magnificent views of the Atlantic Ocean and Table Mountain, whilst spotting game en route.

Darling Orchids greenhouse tour & shopping voucher

Enjoy an exclusive private tour for two through the greenhouses at Darling Orchids, and redeem a R500 shopping voucher at their on-site plant shop!

Don't miss Groote Post's October Country Market and annual Country Run -  Wineland Media

Groote Post wine tasting, charcuterie platter & wine hamper

Visit Groote Post with a companion to enjoy a wine tasting experience, as well as a delicious meat and cheese platter. Round off your experience by taking home a two-pack of Groote Post wines.

Darling Lodge Guest House - Contact Us | Darling Lodge Guest House | South  Africa

2 x Open-air movie night tickets at Darling Lodge Guest House (4th or 5th March 2022)

Darling Movie Nights have been a traditional annual summer event for a decade now. The movies – most of them awarded at festivals around the world – are presented in the open air in the garden of Darling Lodge Guest House. Guests are welcome to bring a picnic, drinks, blankets or camping chairs and enjoy the movies under the stars and pepper trees.

2 x Darling Mystery Trail tickets

The Darling Mystery Trail hosted by Hello Darling! offers fun for the whole family. It is a relaxed treasure hunt and takes visitors on a stroll of around 1.5 – 2 hours through the scenic historic village of Darling. Solve the over 10 riddles, have fun and find a treasure!


Darling Brew-Brewing a Sustainable Future - AFRICAN BUSINESS QUARTERLY

Darling Brew beer hamper

Darling Brew will be treating our winner to a pack of our renowned slow and zesty Bone Crusher, accompanied by a case of our premium JUST Beer and a case of our JUST Right Light Lager. We will also throw in a pack of our refreshing Apple Bomb, 2 x DB Trail buffs, 2 x DB Facemasks, and 2 x signature DB bar blades.

Duo Platter Special at Darling Brew Tasterooms in Woodstock & Darling

Lunch or dinner at the Darling Brew Tasteroom in Darling

The Darling Brew Tasteroom in Darling will give our winner and a companion the opportunity to come and enjoy any lunch of their choice, accompanied by two drinks each. They will also each receive a 1-litre Growler to fill up with any beer of their choice.

Darling Cellars - Wine Tasting & Tour | Winetourism.com

Darling Cellars wine hamper & wine tasting

Darling Cellars will treat our winner to a wine hamper, and a voucher including wine tasting for two guests of 8 wines each, accompanied by a cheese board, and a 10% discount on any wines they purchase on the day.

Marmalade Cat, Darling - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews - Tripadvisor

Pizza at the Marmalade Cat

The Marmalade Cat invites the winner and a partner to come and enjoy the Friday Pizza Night, for the best pizza in Darling. A pizza of any choice will be on offer, and they will spoil you with a bottle of "The Cats Whiskers" red or white wine for the table, to share. 

Kossie Sikelela at Evita se Perron, Darling | Dineplan

Lunch or Dinner at Kossie Sikelela Restaurant

Kossie Sikelela Restaurant, the new addition to the renowned Evita se Perron will provide the winner of Darling's Biggest Giveaway and a companion with a two-course fine dining meal that puts a modern twist on South African cuisine favourites (valued at R285 per person). 

Darling Olives - 2021 All You Need to Know Before You Go (with Photos) -  Darling, South Africa | Tripadvisor

Darling Olives goodie hamper & tasting 

The winner will receive a goodie hamper filled to the brim with amazing Darling Olives products, as well as 2 x tasting vouchers to enjoy in person. 

Darling Olives not only produces great-tasting wonderful olives, but also offers a great-tasting experience so you can discover their range of delicious products right on the farm. Whether bringing your family for an insightful olive tasting around the main table, or as part of a larger group in the tasting hall, they look forward to sharing their passion for all things olive related with you.

21 Darling Sweet Mood board ideas | toffee recipe, homemade candies, candy  recipes

Darling Sweet goodie hamper

Darling Sweet will treat our winner to a gift hamper from their Sweet factory valued at R500 which will include a variety of toffee bars, toffee spreads, and a selection of soft caramels of various flavours.

1910 The Old Forge - Darling - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews -  Tripadvisor

R500 off a meal for two at 1910 The Old Forge

Sit down to a scrumptious breakfast, lunch, or dinner at 1910 The Old Forge and get R500 off your bill!

The ENTERTAINER - Cloof Wine Estate

Cloof wines in a can (perfect for picnics and concerts!)

Cloof will be providing the lucky winner with a Perfectly Canvenient hamper of their Darling wine-in-a-can range - 4 Rosy Darling cans (Rose), 4 Daisy Darling cans (Sauvignon Blanc), and 4 Ruby Darling cans (Smooth Red).


The winner of Darling’s Biggest Giveaway will be announced on Monday, 20 December 2021. 

Once entries have closed on Friday, 17 December 2021 all entrants' names will go into a lucky draw (each name once or twice depending on whether the entrant commented on the post). The winner will be announced on Monday, 20 December 2021 on the Darling Brew Instagram account.


Please note that the following terms and conditions apply for each prize as listed below. Read these carefully to ensure that you will be able to partake in the various prizes if you should be the lucky winner. 

    • The Marmalade Cat
      • Bookings are essential to enjoy the Pizza Night at the Marmalade Cat. Please call ahead to secure your booking and mention that you will be redeeming your prize. 
    • 1 Queen Vic
      • Accommodation at 1 Queen Vic is subject to availability. The prize is redeemable between Thursday and Sunday in the off-season (i.e., not in August or September - flower season - or December/January). Transferable. Redeemed within 12 months. Non-refundable.
    • !Khwa ttu 
      • The stay at !Khwa ttu is non-cash-refundable, valid until April 2022, and bookings are dependent on availability.
    • Darling Brew
      • The Darling Brew prize includes a 4-pack Slow Beer (R95), a 4-pack Bone Crusher (R105), a case of our premium JUST Beer (R299), a case of our JUST Right Light Lager (R299), a 4-pack Apple Bomb (R80), 2 x DB Trail buffs (R200), 2 x DB Facemasks (R59 x 2 = 118), 2 x signature DB bar blades (80 x 2 = R160). 
      • These elements are not exchangeable for any other products. All hamper products will be available for pick-up from Darling Brew Tasteroom in Darling. 
    • Darling Brew Tasteroom
      • Bookings are essential to enjoy your meal at the Darling Brew Tasteroom in Darling. Please call ahead to secure your booking and mention that you will be redeeming your prize. 
    • Darling Cellars
      • The Darling Cellar wine hamper will contain: 1 x DC MCC Blanc de Blanc Brut, 1 x DC MCC Brut Rosé, 1 x Darling Gustus Skattie Pinotage, 1 x MCC Stopper and 1 x Pink Ice Bucket Darling Cellars Voucher. 
      • On the day, the winner and their companion will also get a 10% discount on wine sales at Darling Cellars, as well as 1 x cheese platter for two and 2 x wine tastings at Darling Cellars. Voucher is valid from 26 November 2021 – 31 January 2022. Voucher is valid on 1 x sale. Non-refundable. Wines cannot be exchanged. Please book the wine tasting in advance at tasting@darlingcellars.co.za to ensure availability.
      • All hamper products will be available for pick-up from Darling Brew Tasteroom in Darling. 
    • Doornfontein Wildlife Estate 
      • Doornfontein excursions have to be pre-booked. Quad bike adventures are not suitable for anyone with serious injuries - contact the estate to confirm if you feel you might have a condition that could preclude you from partaking. The quad bikes are automatic and quite easy to handle, but participants will be given basic training on using it on the day, and helmets are provided. Come wearing comfortable clothing and closed shoes. You will need to sign an indemnity form before you can partake. 
      • A booking is required before redeeming the tour and the shopping voucher can only be claimed in person, on site at the physical  Darling Orchids store. Prizes are not refundable or exchangeable for cash.
    • Kossie Sikelela Restaurant
      • Bookings are essential to enjoy your meal at the Kossie Sikelela Restaurant. Please call ahead to secure your booking and mention that you will be redeeming your prize. The meal includes a two-course fine dining meal valued at R285 per person. This is not exchangeable for cash. Drinks are for diners' own account.
    • Darling Olives
      • The Darling Olives gift hamper includes 1 x jam gift box , 1 x rosemary and garlic rub, 1 x 1l EVOO tin, 1 x calamata 500g doy pack) Prizes are not exchangeable or exchangeable for cash. The tasting vouchers must be redeemed by 30 June 2022. Products have an expiry date as indicated on each product.
      • All hamper products will be available for pick-up from Darling Brew Tasteroom in Darling. 
    • Darling Sweet
      • All hamper products will be available for pick-up from Darling Brew Tasteroom in Darling. 
    • 1910 The Old Forge
      • The prize consists of a R500 towards breakfast, lunch, or dinner at the restaurant, which will be deducted from your bill. The prize has to be redeemed by 31st Jan 2022, unless arranged otherwise with the owners of The Old Forge. This voucher can't be transferred, can’t be redeemable for cash.
    • Groote Post
      • Prizes are to be redeemed 6 months from winner announcement. Pre-booking is compulsory, no cash exchange or transfers allowed.
    • Cloof
      • All hamper products will be available for pick-up from Darling Brew Tasteroom in Darling. 
    • Darling Lodge Guest House
      • The prize consists of 2 x tickets for an open-air movie night that can only be redeemed on 4 or 5 March 2022. Food and drinks not provided. Please bring your own seating. 
    • Hello Darling!
      • The Darling Mystery trail is available all year round. Just get in touch with Darling Museum to see if the date you plan to visit will definitely work. Tours start whenever is suitable for guests, but it's recommended to come earlier in the day to enjoy a slow meander around town. It's relaxed walking, but comfy shoes and sunscreen are recommended. You may also want to bring some water. These tours are unfortunately not wheelchair-friendly or suitable for young children or much older, frail individuals.  
    • Who May Enter
      • Entry into this Competition is open to people who are above the age of 18 years, in possession of a valid South African Identity Document (“natural person”), resident and citizen of South Africa. Any employee, director, member, partner, agent or consultant or any person directly or indirectly who controls or is controlled by the Promoters and/or immediate family members of any employee, director, member, partner, agent or consultant of or person indirectly or directly in control or controlled by the Promoter/s, their advertising agencies, advisers, dealers, suppliers, its affiliates and/or associated companies are not eligible to participate in this Competition.
      • The prize will only be awarded:
        • to a natural person as stipulated in these rules and will not be awarded to any legal entity;
        • if it is not unlawful to supply the prize to a person in terms of any legislation or public regulation and the Promoter/s reserve the right to require proof that it will not be unlawful to supply a prize.
    • Disputes
      • In the event of a dispute, the decision of the Competition judges is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into.
    • Rejection or Forfeiture of Prize
      • If the winner/s fail/s to comply with any of these rules or the terms of acceptance of the prizes, or if they refuse to sign the Promoter/s winner/s declaration or the Promoter/s winner/s prize acceptance form, this will be construed as a rejection of the prize and then, without prejudice to any other remedy which the Promoter/s may have, the winner will be automatically disqualified and will forfeit the prize.

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  • It would definitely make a great present to my lucky lady. As we will be celebrating our nearly 1 (one) year relationship. 2021 has been one hell of a Rollercoaster year

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    Lance Thompson
  • Awesome prize 🏆 🏆 🏆 would love to win this. ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️


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