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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 5 days ago NEW

We spent a night in Sanbona during our honeymoon. Our overall experience was excellent, from caring welcome of the staff to the comfort of the room and facilities. Also we enjoyed two game drives (afternoon and morning) with several viewings. Should we find an improvement opportunity that would be about the meals (dinner) ie. expanding the choice of the menu.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Sanbona for a weekend, the drive into the reserve was amazing! The expansive land, the animals we saw were a once in a lifetime experience. Our game drive was awesome. We had a beautiful dinner at sunset with delicious choices of game meats, yummy salads and vegetables and a wonderful wine list to choose from! The meal ended with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Sanbona for two nights in November. The rooms were beautiful, spacious and comfortable. Our room was on the second floor and felt so private. It overlooked the game reserve and the bathroom also overlooked the reserve. We showered while admiring the view and watching animals. The food was excellent and the staff was very pleasant. The game... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Sanbona for a weekend for our 20th wedding anniversary. The game viewing and rangers were great. We had Alwyn do our game drives and Roman took us on a San Rock Art walk. They were very knowledgable and forthcoming. They were a highlight. However, huge improvement can and should be made regarding the quality of management (we stayed... More 

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cheshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great first Safari to go on and to stay in luxury in beautiful lodges, includes outside and inside showers and private hot tub on the terrace. Very professional staff, great food and service, small game drives of 3 hours each with very informative Rangers , everything was first class and a bonus the game reserve is malaria free

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at the Dwyka Tented village - which is only for adults - and is a series of 8 luxury tents that are part permanent structure as well. The rooms are luxuriously appointed and even have a jacuzzi on the private balcony. But do not have any access to the outside world such as a TV,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

A very beautiful place. The food is good and the setting is remarkable. The game drives are excellent and trhe guides are very knowledgable. I do think that the management need to keep the standards up - some of the furnishings look a little tired. It is a bit strange that the local wines are not included in the rates,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We stayed at the Dwyka Tented village which was simply amazing, beautiful lodges with great views. Food is very good and I have reviewed the safari elsewhere. It s expensive and the staff leave themselves down a bit by their obvious tip hunting. There is no mobile signal and the wifi signal is non existent which is not acceptable in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

A beautiful lodge in a magnificent environment at just 3 hours from cape town.We made several safaris in Africa and where not sure this would be a " real " safari but we where wrong . We saw elephants, giraffes, rhino's, white lions, cheetahs, zebras etc. Sanbona wildlife reserve takes extremely good care of its animals and the rangers of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Recently returned from a first ever trip to South Africa with my wife and the safari we did at Sanbona for the last 2 days was absolutely brilliant. We stayed at the Gondwana Lodge, and stayed for 2 days. On our 4 game drives we saw pretty much everything we could (except unsurprisingly Leopards which are notoriously difficult to find).... More 

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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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