WildCare Gala Auction Preview 2022

Our WildCare Gala is both in-person and virtual this year on August 20, 2022.

Click to learn more about the Gala, buy tickets, and save the link to watch the Gala Livestream for free!

Starting next Monday, August 15, you can bid in our online Silent Auction full of WILDLY AMAZING experiences and opportunities!

Click to visit the actual WildCare Gala Auction page now. We're still adding to and refining the auction page, but you can preview many of the auction items, and register yourself as a bidder now!

Scroll down for a close look at some of the exciting items up for bid!

Seven Glorious Nights in Beautiful Punta Mita, Mexico for Six People

Package includes:

  • Seven nights in a beautiful 3,500 square foot condo at Hacienda de Mita
  • Four bedrooms provide elegant and comfortable accommodation for six people
  • Includes: Cook, concierge service, daily breakfast, daily housekeeping and the use of a golf cart for six
  • Includes two rounds and premier golf membership access to Jack Nicklaus Signature Pacifico and Bahia Courses
  • Access to exclusive beach clubs and spa services
  • Must book 5/1/23 - 11/12/2023. Dates must be agreed upon by owner
  • Value: $8,000

Four Seasons Rancho Encantado in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Luxuriate in this two-person, three-night stay in a Patio Casita at the gorgeous Rancho Encantado in Santa Fe New Mexico. Includes a private courtyard, couples spa treatment and a complimentary dinner for two at the phenomenal Terra Restaurant.

Package includes:

  • Three nights for two people in a Patio Casita with private courtyard
  • Dinner for two at the Terra Restaurant (excluding alcohol and gratuity)
  • Couples spa treatment
  • Enjoy the unparalleled service of the Four Seasons, and the incomparable beauty of Santa Fe!
  • Sunday - Thursday only, blackout dates apply (including all holidays)
  • Reservations must be made 7 days in advance and original certificate must be shown
  • Value: $5,400

Name Our Wildlife Ambassador Opossum

Our Virginia Opossum needs a name! He is a representative of his species for visitors to WildCare's Courtyard, and for participants in our Nature Education Programs. As such, our opossum needs a name that conveys something educational about opossums, their behaviors and characteristics, or their habitats.

The winning bidder of this auction item will be able to choose an educational name for our wonderful opossum.

Restrictions: The name chosen must have an educational component. Our Education Department team reserves the right to request a different name if the chosen name is determined to not be appropriately educational.

Value: Priceless

3-Night Getaway to Las Ascolbas in Mexico City

Las Alcobas welcomes you to a wonderful getaway in Mexico City! Enjoy a 4-Day, 3-Night stay in a Corner Room at Las Alcobas, a Luxury Collection Hotel.

Stay includes a daily Mexican breakfast, complimentary internet, mini bar, soft drinks, snacks, a Tequila Tasting at Dulce Patria, all deluxe amenities with 24 hour “Anfitrion” service, and a welcome drink at Anatol, where Chef Justin Ermini's inspired international dishes focus on delectable farm-to-table ingredients.

Experience the magic of Mexico City from a five-star boutique retreat. Located in the heart of Polanco in the high-end street of Masaryk. Surrounded by fashion houses of the world, art galleries, and restaurants, Los Alcobas offers easy access to major museums, cultural events, and other important neighborhoods in the city.

This gorgeous getaway will be part of the WildCare Gala Silent Auction. Preview the auction and register to bid here!

Las Alcobas

2-Night Stay at Hyatt Centric Waikiki Beach

This Signature Spa Package includes a 60-minute Signature Massage plus a 60-minute Signature Facial, and Lunch at the Tea Bar.

The unique and aromatic massage is a dynamic blend of two techniques: long flowing strokes similar to Esalen or Lomi Lomi styles of Swedish massage, and the compressions and stretches of Thai massage. Guests say it’s like getting the benefits of massage and yoga in one experience!

You'll also enjoy a customized European-style facial to treat your skincare needs.

For lunch, enjoy a meal from our inspired, exclusive, chef-driven menu. Cavallo Point is home to some of the best dining in the San Francisco Bay Area. Here, the emphasis is on farm-focused flavors and the freshest of local ingredients, paired with a celebrated wine list and handcrafted cocktails, with a setting amidst the beautiful backdrop of the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco Bay.

This relaxing Spa Package will be part of the WildCare Gala Silent Auction. Preview the auction and register to bid here!

Cavallo Point

2-Night Stay at Hyatt Centric Waikiki Beach

Enjoy two complimentary nights at the Hyatt Centric Waikiki Beach Hotel located in Waikiki, Oahu, Hawaii.

Conveniently located on the Diamond Head end of Waikiki and just a 3-minute walk to the golden sands of Waikiki Beach, the 100% smoke-free Hyatt Centric Waikiki Beach is a springboard to many activities and attractions for the visitor on the go.

Walk to and explore the Honolulu Zoo and Waikiki Aquarium, or exercise or picnic at the nearby 108-acre Kapiolani Park. Find bargains at the International Marketplace or shop till you drop at the Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center.

Value: $400

2-Night Stay in a Classic Airstream at ANY AutoCamp Location

Get back to nature with a 3-day, 2 -night stay at ANY AutoCamp!

Rooted in the timeless American tradition of hitting the road, AutoCamp takes the beauty of exploring the outdoors and makes it even better with design-forward accommodations. AutoCamp brings its iconic experience - spacious Clubhouses, welcoming hospitality, and locally curated activities - to some of the nation’s greatest landscapes.

Explore the newly opened AutoCamp Catskills, a sprawling property nestled in the forests of upstate New York, or plan a beach escape to the Cape Cod location where you can take in views of Buzzards Bay. Whether you’re looking to sleep under the desert sky in Joshua Tree, try forest bathing in Russian River, or hike through the Yosemite Valley, AutoCamp is for everyone.

AutoCamp offers overnight lodging and accommodations at our locations in Cape Cod, Yosemite National Park, the Russian River Valley, and Joshua Tree National Park.

AutoCamp brings high-end, boutique-style amenities, mid-century modern design, and welcoming hospitality to some of the world’s most beautiful natural places. We provide all the basic amenities so that you can get right to enjoying your time outdoors. All of our suites are fully equipped with everything from towels and linens to basic cookware, and a fire pit with a grill.

Vet-for-a-Day at WildCare!

Spend an exciting morning in WildCare’s Wildlife Hospital with WildCare's veterinarian, Dr. Juliana Sorem!

One lucky person will get exclusive access to join WildCare for this opportunity in May, June or July of 2023.

These months are the height of wildlife "baby season" at WildCare, so you'll meet baby animals of many species and see how Medical Staff cares for them and the injured adult animals in our care.

After an exhausting and exhilarating morning caring for multiple species, we will relax over lunch in the courtyard.

Must be 18 or older. Must be comfortable with medical procedures.

Value: Priceless

1-Night Stay at Dr. Wilkinson's Backyard Resort and Mineral Spa

Spend a night at the iconic Dr. Wilkinson's Resort in Calistoga, Napa Valley! Since 1952, Dr. Wilkinson’s has been providing wellness, relaxation, and good times.

Home to healing mineral waters, "The Works" mud bath, and a backyard that keeps you connected—we’re Calistoga’s original wellness resort.

Value: $300