Come splash for a cause at Lakeside Lodge and Spa

Benguela Cove and Lakeside Lodge are proud supporters of the Pink Loerie Foundation and it is with great hope that we spread the message of peace, love and pride.

All proceeds will go towards The Pink Loerie Foundation.

30 April 2017

9:00 to 11:00       The Lakeside BIG Splash

13:00 to 15:00     The Queens of Wigstock

16:00 to 20:00    Sounds at the lake

Create your own unique swimming hat with all the frills and trimmings! Use the Mardi Gras theme as inspiration for your green, purple and gold hat. And then, take a BIG splash into the Swartvlei Lake. Remember our theme: Once upon a time, it all started with Bears, Fairies, Princes’, Princesses, (frogs too), Kings and fabulous Queens. A modern-day LGBTQ+ fairy tale!

R150 | To participate in 200m swim

Swim agenda

This event will run from 9am to 12pm

09:00 to 09:30    Briefing to be done

09:30 to 10:00     Swimmers get ready

10:00 to 11:00     Swimmers take the plunge

How to enter

Participants can enter online or at Lakeside Lodge & Spa.

Go to to purchase your tickets.

Submit your name, contact number, and email address.

Print your ticket and bring it along with you on the day.


200m swim must be completed from start to finish.

Swimmers will go out in batches of 20 every 10minutes.

Their hat needs to be worn at all times during the swim.

The hat must be Mardi Gras themed.

Participants need to sign an indemnity form.

Anyone over the age of 14 may participate.


A weekend away for two at Lakeside Lodge and Spa including a 30min, back, neck and shoulder massage.

Food and Drinks

Street style food will be sold, as well as refreshments.

The Queens of Wigstock

Lakeside Lodge & Spa and The Pink Loerie is hosting the drag show,  The Queens of Wigstock.

Date:    30 April

Time:    13:00 – 15:00

Place:   Outdoor amphitheater at Lakeside Lodge & Spa

Sounds at the lake

Make your way to Lakeside Lodge & Spa to enjoy a relaxing evening by the lake while listening to live music.

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