Son Safari: Book now for conference in Mauritius

Nici De Beer

So, you’ve been looking for the perfect excuse to trade the farm for a few carefree days on an island filled with inspiration for the year ahead? Why not join the Sun Safari in Mauritius, an agricultural conference with top speakers, world-class entertainment and more than enough time for sun and surf.

Best of all: you don’t have to feel guilty for taking a quick break because you’ll learn all about agricultural investments, diversification, biosecurity, precision farming and much, much more.

You better hurry, though. Last-minute bookings are now accepted for Sun Safari from 30 April to 5 May 2022. The agricultural show is presented by Laeveld Agrochem, a leading agricultural enterprise.

The speaker line-up includes Kobus Hurter who will explore the increasing importance of small-scale farming. Television host and Galileo Capital CEO Theo Vorster and Athol Trollip who will provide expert advice on agricultural development. Dr Ruben Richards, the Cederberg farmer who made headlines after becoming a mayor, will explore future scenarios.

Other speakers include:

  • Todd Cardwell on spray technology.
  • Erik de Vries on precision services and technology.
  • Ernst de Beer on pest monitoring.
  • André Fox on biological products.
  • Dr D’Wall Hauptfleisch on biosecurity.
  • George Robertson and Roelf van der Merwe on agricultural law.
  • Bennie Engelbrecht on saffron farming; and
  • Kobus Hurter on small-scale farming.

Sun Safari also features no less than two music concerts with the A-list of Afrikaans musicians. From Elvis Blue and Corlea Botha to Demi Lee Moore, Appel, Karlien van Jaarsveld, attendees can expect non-stop entertainment.

Wait, there’s more. Motivational speaker Lynette Beer is also on the programme along with former Springbok rugby player and businessman Victor Matfield, author Arina du Plessis and former Miss World and Mauritius resident Anneline Kriel.

Click here to download the day-to-day programme. And remember that there are loads of downtime for lazy walks on the beach and island excursions like a round of golf, snorkeling, windsurfing, and swimming.

The five-night Sun Safari package starts at only R22 640 per person sharing. There are special rates for children under 18 and 6 in case you wanted to tag the whole family along. Five-star accommodation at the Sugar Beach Resort as well as all your meals and refreshments are included. Flights are for your own account.

What are you waiting for? Click here for more information or call 060 458 8483 if you have any further questions.