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

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed in the Dwyka Lodges for 2 nights in early September - we had high expectations, but they were more than met. We benefited from booking directly, with a lot of useful information being sent out before we left home (others who had booked through agents were completely unaware of the free transfer service from the welcome lounge for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Where do I start! The most beautiful scenery around and the tented lodge was AMAZING I couldn't believe it when I went in so clean and so beautiful and the facilities were brilliant especially the hot tub,the prouducts in the room where so nice ( I brought some to take home)the biggest surprise was when we went bed they were... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the pleasure of staying here for 4 nights during our Honeymoon in August and it was magnificent. This was our first Safari and it was amazing, we would definitely recommend it. The Lodges are first class and the wildlife/scenery is absolutely spectacular. All the staff are absolutely brilliant and you can see that they enjoy what they do... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Dwyka Tented Lodges are absolutely spectacular. We only stayed two nights, but had the most wonderful experience. They are stunning, spotlessly clean and very luxurious. The food was surprisingly good, especially given Sanbona's remote location. There was also a nice selection of wine to be purchased. We saw a variety of animals - lions, cheetahs, cape buffalo, giraffes, zebras,... More 

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Hillcrest, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Probably the finest place that we stayed , we stayed at Dwyka Lodge, from the time we arrived to the time we left we received absolutely first class service. JB the lodge manager and Caspar our ranger were first class. Priscilla who ran around with general errands attended to our every needs. The cost is certainly prohibitive but I would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and i stayed here for two nights, 8 and 9 August, 2016. We stayed at the Dwyka Tented Lodge. The cost for two nights was $1468 so it's pretty expensive. That being said, however, the experience is exceptional. Everything is included, food, game drives and accommodation and some alcoholic beverages. The tents are huge, luxurious and private. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During our honeymoon we spent three nights at Sanbona Dwyka Tented Lodge. What an experience and what a place. We were treated like royalty from minute 1 to the moment we left. The staff could not do enough for you in terms of service and in terms of looking after you. The moment we arrived we were greeted with welcome... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff at Sanbona are like a close knit family who are all so enthusiastic, polite and a lot of fun. From the moment you arrive up until the moment you wave your sad goodbyes everyone makes you feel a part of the Sanbona "family." Every single member of staff was always eager to hear about how your game drives... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

the landscape is not easy to describe as you need to get there to see how it looks like. the tents are perfect! Food is delicious. Staff is very kind. we had two amazing safaris and we were very lucky to see Cheetas while eating a prey, 6 lions, giraffes, elephants, white rinos and 1 hippo! all in all it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Stayed in Dwyke Tented Lodge as a family of 4. Brilliant ranger Pascale made sure that we had time with the game we found and had great knowledge about the whole reserve environment. Sanbona is very large and has sweeping relatively dry landscapes. That means less game can be supported but we had superb sightings of the White Lions (... More 

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Address: R62 Between Montagu & Barrydale | Die Vlakte, Montagu 6720, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Montagu
Price Range: $603 - $1,013 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sanbona Wildlife Reserve - Tilney Manor, Dwyka Tented Lodge, Gondwana Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 27
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