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Sanbona Wildlife Reserve

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Address: btwn Montagu & Barrydale, Montagu 6720, South Africa
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+27 41 509 3000
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Nestled at the foot of the towering Warmwaterberg Mountains in the heart of...

Nestled at the foot of the towering Warmwaterberg Mountains in the heart of the Little Karoo, Sanbona Wildlife Reserve celebrates the spirit of the San people who once roamed this distinctive area. Sanbona and the spirit of the San people welcome you. More than 54 000 hectares of undulating mountains and plains, indigenous flora and fauna, rock formations and rock art make this a destination not to be missed.

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A fantastic two days

We stayed in the tented village, with all mod cons. The game drives were led by an expert guide who went out of her way to point out every type of antelope, bird as well as the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Marlow, United Kingdom
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Marlow, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in the tented village, with all mod cons. The game drives were led by an expert guide who went out of her way to point out every type of antelope, bird as well as the lions, giraffes, hippo. She explained their behaviour in simple terms by comparison with humans at a similar stage of growing up. It was... More 

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Monaco-Ville, Monaco
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Sambona Wildlife Reserve is a 5 star Safari dream. The rooms are super spacious, the bathroom with the latest features. Everything was super clean. There's a pool, a spa, kids area, gift shop. The game ranger (Marco) was the best ever. We saw elephants, zebras, cheetahs, Buffaloes, white lions, baboons, giraffes, and more....The place is paradise. The food was excellent... More 

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Cannes, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed three nights at the Dwyka Tented Lodge and loved every moment. It is very comfortable and the staff truly cannot do enough for you. Brace yourself for early starts and being bounced around in the 4x4s, but the animals you'll see make that all worth while...and more. The programme is varied and we also enjoyed the stargazing, outdoor... More 

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Perth
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned from our 2 night stay at the Dwyka Tented Lodge with our family of 9 including Grandma. The staff was exceptional. JC, George, Adrian, Ricardo and Tyron were very accommodating and extremely great at what they do. The Tents themselves are pure luxury and the housekeeping was impeccable. The most amazing part however were the game... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Sanbona Wildlife Reserve for 4 days before new year's eve. The stayed at the White Lion Lodge and did 5 game drives in total. We have seen many animals in a very nice and observative way. The park is kept really private and the nature experience you get is fantastic. I would recommend it to everybody interested in... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is truly special. The rooms (we stayed at Tilney) are beautiful with outdoor showers, a bath tub and daily service. The staff are exceptional - we were hosted primarily by Victoria, Colin and Bella, all of whom were cheerful and welcoming. The food delicious and abundant. The ranger (Josh) was informative, patient and did his best to make... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

We stayed 2 nights in Dwyka Tented Lodge and it was beyond amazing! Every little detail, the lodge, the food, the safari up to the attention of every single staff member was a 5-star plus plus experience. The icing on the cake was for sure our ranger Casper - we could have not imagined any better person to lead our... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

We only had 8 nights in Cape Town and therefore Kruger was not an option for a Safari. We stayed in Cape Town 4 nights, 3 nights Franschhoek and booked into Sanbona for 1 night. With only 1 night stay we were provided with two three hour Safari drives, a breakfast, lunch and dinner (not to mention multiple snacks and... More 

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Hochdorf, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night at the Dwyka Tented Lodge and we did two game drives. Gerhard, our Guide was a perfect host. He even walked with us close to a Rhino and a Cheetah. He is allowed to do so, because he has the license to do walking safaris. Also the Lodge is a perfect place to relax and the... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

We had three nights at Gondwana Lodge. From arrival to departure we were treated like royalty - from hot hand towels every time you arrive at the lodge, to welcome drinks after every evening safari. The accommodation was lovely and all the staff couldn't do enough to make our stay so so special. All the food was first class -... More 

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