This malaria free Private Game Reserve is situated about within a three hour drive from Cape Town in the heart of the Little Karoo (Klein Karoo). Travelling along the longest wine route in the world, Route 62, you get to experience a variety of landscapes. Situated at the foot of the towering Warmwaterberg Mountains boasting with more than 58 000 hectares of sculptured Cape Fold Mountains, wide-open Karoo plains, indigenous flora and fauna and rare examples of San Rock Art dating back more than 3500 years. What makes it unique is the vastness of the landscapes, the alluring stillness and isolation amid the raw beauty and boundless plains.
You can decide on the type of accommodation of which there is a selection of 3 different luxury lodges to choose from of which they operate independently. Each of them being fully staffed with their own management team, chef brigade, hosts and hostesses and experienced field guides.
Weather permitting, dinner arrangements alternate between the in and outdoor facilities. Each option at Sanbona Private Game Reserve offers a unique and enriching experience under the African sky.
For an exciting experience and adventure, you can choose the luxury lodge to best suit your needs:
Offering privacy, tranquility and breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and plains. The historical Tilney Manor is a lush oasis within a carefully laid out indigenous gardens.
Dwyka Tended Lodge
Set in a horseshoe bend of a dry Karoo ravine and concealed by striking rock formations, the eco-friendly Dwyka Tented Lodge epitomizes an atmosphere of scheduled luxury.
Gondwana Family Lodge
Overlooking the Bellair Dam and resembling a typical Karoo homestead, Gondwana Lodge has been designed for families. Children of all ages are entertained with the exciting Kids Safari Program.
Sanbona Explorer Camp
An authentic walking adventure to explore the Karoo while boasting a true camping experience by sleeping in mobile luxuriously appointed tents around a camp fire. The camp is located within a beautiful shaded thicket in the heart of the reserve.