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Sanbona Wildlife Reserve - Tilney Manor, Dwyka Tented Lodge, Gondwana Lodge

5.0 of 5 Lodge   |   R62 between Montagu & Barrydale | Die Vlakte, Montagu 6720, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Highly recomended! Great experience overall. The Dwyka tented lodge was AMAZING. So luxury and romantic. Great service during the stay. Would recommend to stay for two nights if you can afford it. Kind of expensive but worth every penny! All meals are included, big breakfast and a 3 course lunch and dinner.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a wonderful time Sanbona, it exceeded all our expectations. We stayed in Gondwana and had an excellent guide in Anthea. We got to see all animals including white lions. Very comfortable accommodation and good food - what more could you ask for...

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Mugla, Turkey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We received an excellent welcome at Sanbona and in turn at Dwyka. The accommodation definately had a WOW factor. The animals are of course spectacular albeit relatively sparse due to the vast area - this apparently reflects how you would see them in the wild. We saw Cheetahs within 25metres, loads of Rhinos, Elephant, Zebras, Giraffes, White Lions, Baboons and... More 

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Woodland Park, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just got back from 3 weeks in South Africa with 3 days at Dwyka at the end of a cruise. We visited 5 other game preserves and Dwyka was the best by far. The tent accommodations were luxurious and comfortable, The staff was fabulous catering to our every need with a smile and a "can do" attitude. The food... More 

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Bournemouth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an incredible stay for two nights at Tilney Manor. We chose Sanbona specifically as it is one of the few places in the world where white lions can be seen roaming free. Tilney is a luxurious lodge with great facilities and service. The room was lovely with a huge bed, inside sitting area, bathroom, inside and outside showers,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Due to an error with the Shamwari reservation system our stay at sanbona was split between Tilney Manor and Dwyka lodge which was great as we got to experience both, and they are very different! Tilney wins on food hands down, every sitting was delicious, a treat! Dwyka could do an awful lot to improve on the quality of their... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bushbaby Tours got to spend 3 unbelievable nights at Gondwana Lodge with my 3 children ages 15,12,8. From the second we arrived Samantha took control, introducing us to our designated game ranger for the 3 days Brenda. With Brenda in charge we were able to see all the animals on offer and broaden our knowledge on biomes, fauna and flaura!... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights with a family of 6 in Gondwana Lodge. We had a wonderful time here and it was great that it is within driving distance from Cape Town. Review in stars below: Game drives/Ranger: 5 star+ (great ranger, great game viewing, great experience, bumpy rides - we liked it but if you are 70+ it might be... More 

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Heemstede, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Around New Year we had a great stay of two nights in the Tilney Manor. The 200+ km drive from Cape Town is nothing compared what you will experience at Sanbona Wildlife Reserve. Everything is perfectly organised. From the moment you arrive at the gate till you leave the beautiful Sanbona Wildlife Reserve. But also around the Tilney Manor and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent. This would describe with one word how we experienced Sanbona. Friendly staff, good food and a hugh diversity of animals. Our ranger made it all complete(ask for Alwin). Definitely will return.

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Address: R62 between Montagu & Barrydale | Die Vlakte, Montagu 6720, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Montagu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Sanbona Wildlife Reserve - Tilney Manor, Dwyka Tented Lodge, Gondwana Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 27
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