Listen up fellow globetrotters, the time has come to score yourself a $1000 voucher worth of adventure (a whole lotta adventure if you ask us). How can you get your hands on such an epic prize? Just dig up your fav travel pics, share them to Instagram before April 15th tagging #RUNWILDCOMP with a shout out to @geckosadventures, and you could spend your summer exploring this big, glorious globe we call home. 

So if you've got a rad shot of you with a face full of pho, getting a sloppy kiss from a frisky Peruvian llama or one of you just kicking it with some locals, we want to see it. Then you could use your $1000 voucher to take even more awesome travel pics. It's the circle of (Instagram) life. Easy right?  


There's only one rule. Okay, there are a few more, but this one is BIG. Elephant riding pics or other snaps where animals are being mistreated will not be considered. We don't do that at Geckos because we want animals to #RUNWILD, just like you. 



Terms & Conditions

Intrepid Travel Pty Ltd 
Geckos photo competition

 Conditions of Entry and Eligibility


1.    Intrepid Travel (1300 854 445) Level 7, 567 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000, Australia

2.    Any willing and eligible participant in the competition

 1. Theme and Conditions of Entry
Participation in Geckos Adventures Photography competition is deemed acceptance of these Conditions of Entry.

Competition will run from March 21, 2016 – April 15, 2016. 

2. Eligibility

The Competition is open to all photographers aged 18 to 39 years of age, except employees of the Intrepid Travel (or related bodies corporate), and members of their immediate families and agencies associated with this Competition. 

3. Dates of Competition

The competition commences March 21, 2016.  All entries must be uploaded to Instagram and tag @geckosadventures and hashtag #RUNWILDCOMP before 11.45pm EST on April 15, 2016.

(a)    Entries may not be acknowledged or returned. Participants have the obligation to ensure entries are received on time. Geckos Adventures can choose to keep or remove images from the Gallery on completion of the competition should they wish to do so. Entrants can request removal of their images via the promoter. 

4. Judgement

The Competition will be judged by a panel of judges from Geckos Adventures and other appropriate representatives of the sponsors. This competition is one of skill; chance plays no part in determining the winner. Each entry will be individually judged based on originality and creative merit. The judges’ decision in relation to all aspects of this Competition is final and binding on all who enter and no correspondence will be entered into. No photos that depict what Geckos Adventures deems absuse of animals, including but not limited to participation in elephants rides, or participating in tourism involving sedated animals will be considered for this contest. 

 5. Number of Entries & Type of File

Participants have unlimited entires but must be uploaded to Instagram. If used in our brochure, social media or email, the image will be credited to you. Pictures that appear on the Geckos Adventures website may not be credited.  

6. Incomplete, Illegible or Incomprehensible Entries

Any entries, which at the sole discretion of the Promoter are deemed incomplete, illegible or incomprehensible will be invalid and will not be included in the judging. 

7. Verification and Disqualification

The Promoter reserves the right, at any time, to verify the validity of entries and participants (including a participant’s identity, age and place of residence) and to disqualify any participant who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these Conditions of Entry or who tampers with the entry process. Failure by the Promoter to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights. 

8. Entry Method

To enter, participants must:
a)    Post their photo to Instagram tagging @geckosadventures and #RUNWILDCOMP

(b)  Reside in Canada or the United States and are between the ages 18-39 years old.

9. Prize Winners and Prizes

(a)    The winner will receive $1,000 towards their next Geckos Adventure

Monthly Prize:

Geckos Adventure travel voucher to the value of $1000 USD.

•    The value of the credit will be based on the value stated in United States dollars (USD) regardless of any variation in currency exchange rates. 
•    Voucher must be redeemed for travel before October 30, 2016.
•    Voucher can only be redeemed by booking directly with Geckos Adventures 
•    Voucher is for the land only trip and does not include additional airfares, visas, meals, any extra sightseeing or activities, any additional accommodation, personal spending money, transport to and from departure point, travel insurance and all other ancillary costs, as well as obtaining any of these, are the responsibility of the voucher holder and the voucher cannot be used towards these.
•    If the cost of the trip is higher than the $1000 USD value, voucher holder will be required to pay the difference in price. 

•    Travel Insurance is required to be held by all travellers.
•    Please refer to the Booking Conditions on Geckos Adventure website Standard booking conditions apply.

10. Contacting Winners

(a)    The winner(s) will be contacted via Instagram and then by email, using the contact details provided. Details of winner(s) may also be published openly through the Promoter’s email, newsletter and the website

(b)    Winners will not unreasonably decline the opportunity for additional publicity or promotion of their work as the winning entries
11. Warranty

By entering the Competition, each participant warrants to the Promoter that the entry (including but not limited to the photograph provided) and any other work subsequently submitted is an original artistic work of the participant, has not been wholly or partially copied from any other design or artistic work, and does not infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party. The participant agrees to indemnify the Promoter against all claims and costs by third parties arising from a breach of the warranty set out in this condition. Talent release forms must be available on request for any photos containing persons.
12. Ownership of Entries

By submitting the photographs (i) you are agreeing to grant Geckos Adventures (and its providers and affiliates) a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide licence without charge to use, reproduce, publish and display any or all of their entry or entries for use in marketing materials pertaining to the promotion it's product, services or other promotions. 
The winning entry will receive a Geckos Adventures voucher and therefore provides a non-exclusive worldwide licence to use any of their entries in any media, including publication on the Promoter’s website for an unlimited time for the purposes of promoting its products, services or other promotions.
13. Personal Information

The collection, use and disclosure of personal information provided in connection with this competition is governed by the Privacy Laws of New South Wales and Australia. Your personal information shall not be provided to any third parties without your prior consent but you do authorise the Promoter to be able to contact you with information pertaining to the competition or related promotions.