Win a 10-day trip to visit monarch butterfly reserves in Mexico with G Adventures!

ENTER NOW! Contest closes November 30!

Every fall a “super” generation of monarch butterflies leaves Canada to renew an ancient, 4,000-kilometre migration to the Mexican oyamel fir forests. Like many Canadian “snowbirds,” monarchs spend the winter in the sun! Want to join them?

Enter the David Suzuki Foundation’s Monarchs in Mexico contest! You could win a trip for two to visit magnificent monarch butterfly reserves!

The monarch butterfly is now considered an endangered species and they need your help. Win the chance to admire their beauty in Mexico. You may be inspired to become their ambassador for life.

The 10-day trip includes visits to historic Mexico City, colonial towns and national parks, and the awe-inspiring spectacle of millions of butterflies in flight at the El Rosario and Sierra Chincua reserves, part of the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

How to enter?

  • Complete the entry ballot and hit “I want to win!”
  • Want to double your chances of winning? If you have an Instagram account, make sure to include your Instagram name in the field below, head to our Instagram page @davidsuzukifdn and find out the full details. If you do not have an account, you can download the mobile app. This contest is not affiliated with Instagram.
  • The contest is open to permanent residents of Canada, aged 18 or older.
  • The trip takes place from February 17 to 26, 2018.
  • The contest will close on November 30 2017 at 11:49pm ET.

  • The prize includes:
    ✔ Return flight (economy class) for two people to Mexico City, from the largest city near the winner’s residence
    A 10-day organized tour for two people in Mexico, including accommodations

  • The prize does not include:
    ✔ Transportation to and from the winner’s home to the airport
    ✔ Meals during the trip (allow approximately CAD 460-600$)
    ✔ Travel insurance (mandatory)
    ✔ Tips (not mandatory, but strongly recommended)
    Optional organized activities during your stay
  • The winner’s name will be drawn at random and contacted on December 4, 2017 using the information provided on the entry ballot. The winner will have 24 hours from this contact to confirm whether they accept the prize.
  • The winner and travel companion must have valid passports for at least six months following the departure date, and be prepared to share their information and copies of their passports within 24 hours following the contest draw.

See the full contest rules and regulations here.

Please note: Aeroplan will buy carbon credits to offset greenhouse gas emissions from flights to and from Mexico.

By entering the contest you certify that you have read the full contest rules and regulations, that you are aged 18 or over, and that you have a valid passport for at least six months following the travel dates.

Special thanks to our partners, G Adventures and Aeroplan, who made this contest possible!

Generous sponsors Cascades, Nature’s Way and Espace pour la vie make the Butterflyway project possible.

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