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Sanbona Wildlife Reserve

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Nestled in the heart of the Little Karoo, Sanbona Wildlife Reserve is a three-hour drive from Cape Town, along Route 62. At the foot of the towering Warmwaterberg Mountains, Sanbona boasts sculpted Cape Fold Mountains, wide open Karoo plains, indigenous flora and fauna and rare examples of San rock art, some dating back more than 3, 500 years. Explore all this from your choice of 3 different luxury lodges. Whilst the free roaming Big 5 call Sanbona home, it’s the vastness of the landscape and the raw beauty of the boundless plains that make safaris at Sanbona unique. Explore the 54, 000 hectares of this malaria-free premier, private game reserve for an ultimate safari experience close to Cape Town. PLEASE NOTE THAT BOOKING IN ADVANCE is ESSENTIAL FOR VISITS TO SANBONA WILDLIFE RESERVE.
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George Airport109 mi
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Absolutely marvellous for a family safari. Enjoy the game drives, the small adventure path, the pool and the superb food. Lisa, our ranger showed us the fantastic wildilfe of Africa (rhinos, elefants, buffalo, lions, ...). The staff was very friendly and the rooms spacious. There...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our first safari experience. Sanbona was excellent in all respects (game drives, location near Cape Town, room, staff, food, pool). We had a great adventure! Josh was our ranger; he was so knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the wildlife and conservation. He was...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent three wonderful nights at the Sanbona Dwyka Tented Village. This was a very special time. Everything was perfect. The assigned Ranger was very knowledgable, enthusiastic, friendly - the accommodation was superb - the food wonderful and the service spot-on. We saw so much...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I won this as part of a packaged fly drive. I have been to a wildlife reserve before but this one was amazing. The rooms at Tylney Manor were simply stunning. The service, the food were sublime. And then there were the game drives which...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We weren’t sure what to expect but this place is outstanding and truly 5 star. We stayed at Dwyka which was superb. Lovely tents and really beautifully designed. The food was excellence and the service was exceptional in every way. The safaris were everything we...More

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wisborough1
February 22, 2018|
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Response from rtk1892 | Reviewed this property |
id expect as your now in summer it wont be too cold. however when we went in October it was pretty cold both in early morning and in the evening. dont worry though they do provide blankets and hot water bottles.
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Ziskakan
January 6, 2018|
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Response from Sanbona2016 | Property representative |
Dear Sir/Madam Thank you for you enquiry. Please contact our Reservations department for further details on +27 21 010 0028 or alternatively you can book directly via our website.
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marianchew
November 13, 2017|
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The Gondwana Lodge is specifically for families, so they will have accommodation to suit your needs. Tilney Manor and Dwyka Tented Lodge are aimed at couples and only have one bed per unit. Hope this helps. Our experience... More
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"All tents are the same and not too far from main building."
LuLuHerts
3 weeks ago
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"All rooms are positioned around the central lodge area-all very private"
8kayw
Sep 6, 2018
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"All rooms are excellent"
BusinessBuilder
Sep 5, 2018
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"Room 1 and 2 were great"
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Aug 24, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
$1,051 - $1,478 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
sanbona wildlife reserve - tilney manor, dwyka tented lodge, gondwana hotel
LOCATION
South AfricaWestern CapeMontagu
NUMBER OF ROOMS
27
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