Gala Auction: Win Vacations, a Sports Car or an Arctic Tour!

Bring Back the Beach, Heal the Bay’s annual gala benefit on May 16, is always jam-packed with beachy fun, from a cocktail reception under the stars to a live performance by five-time Grammy Award winner Ziggy Marley. But one of the favorite portions of the night is the Live Auction, where attendees bid on luxurious prizes, all benefitting our oceans. Here are some of our favorite auction items, including a polar bear tour, exotic vacations and a brand new car! Buy your tickets to Bring Back the Beach here.


Hawaii trip

Imagine yourself soaring over gulches and through the trees along the slopes of one of the world’s largest volcanoes. Fly first class to Maui courtesy Delta Air Lines where you’ll stay at the Four Seasons Resort Maui for five nights. Then experience the perfect adventure guaranteed to thrill. Set right on the way to Maui’s Haleakala Crater, the Haleakala Skyline Tour combines a short hike through a towering forest, an “Indiana Jones” style swinging bridge, and five amazing ziplines — including one of the fastest zips in the U.S. 

Polar Bear Trip

Win a trip to see the “King of the Arctic” in its wild home! Join Natural Habitat Adventure’s Churchill Polar Bear Tour to see the world’s greatest concentration of polar bears convene at the edge of the Hudson Bay. Watch a video of the tour.

Zip away from Bring Back the Beach in a brand new 2013 Scion FR-S, contributed by LAcarGUY. The FR-S, with a 2.0L 4-cylinder engine and 200 horsepower, is built with the motorsport enthusiast in mind.

BBB Live Auction

No one loves Southern California quite like us, but there are other world beauties that need to be experienced in person. Win a trip to a luxury resort in India or Sri Lanka, courtesy Amanresorts. Each unique resort complements the location’s magnificence while providing outstanding service and privacy, as seen in the Amanbagh in India, pictured above.

L.A. Lakers

Does your child love the L.A. Lakers? He or she could be an honorary ball boy or girl! Your child will experience the warm-up firsthand where he or she will be responsible for rebounding the balls and water and towel distribution. Following the game, you child will take photos and receive autographs from the players in the locker room! An once in a lifetime experience for your sporty kid!

Body Glove Party Cruise

Set sail on Body Glove’s private 70-foot yacht for the ultimate three-hour party cruise. Tour the Santa Monica Bay in style with 20 of your favorite guests. Food by Kincaid’s, wine and Heal the Bay IPA included!

See the rest of the Silent Auction items from Bring Back the Beach 2013