Found in the heart of South Africa's Little Karoo, Sanbona Wildlife Reserve offers a phenomenal escape into the wilderness of the Western Cape. Comprised of over 20 farms this area encompasses a diversity of landscapes, ranging from semi-desert, to rocky kopjes and mountain backdrops, with the reserve found at the foot of the Warmwaterberg Mountain Range. Once home to the San people, Sanbona holds a captivating sense of history one crystallised in its raw natural beauty.
- Magnificent scenery, with spectacular mountain backdrops
- A number of different accommodation types, ranging from a tented experience to private luxury
- Fantastic game viewing with the chance to see the Western Cape's only free-roaming lion and cheetah
With a Sanbona Wildlife Reserve safari you'll find only four lodges and camps, with Tilney Manor, Gondwana Lodge, Sanbona Explorer Camp and Dwyka Tented Lodge on offer. Gondwana is great for families while Tilney Manor is ideal for a secluded escape. The differing accommodation types found at Sanbona adds considerably to its appeal: placing the back to nature tented experience side by side with private personalised exclusivity. If you don't have time to visit the Kruger Sanbona is an ideal alternative, with the Western Cape's only populations of free-roaming cheetah and lion and a healthy herd of elephant.
Western Cape Wonders
- Cost Per Person
- Cost Per Person: from $5,000 (Includes international flights from JFK)
- South Africa
- Cape Town, Cedarberg, Sanbona Wildlife Reserve
- Featured Accommodations
Sanbona Dwyka Tented Lodge Client Score: 5
Situated in the unique semi-desert environment that is the Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, Dwyka Tented Lodge offers luxury accommodation and a host of activities.
Sanbona Gondwana Lodge Client Score: Not yet rated
Discover the Sanbona Wildlife Reserve with a range of exciting activities. Set off across this vast wilderness on nature walks and game drives, taking in ancient rock art and magnificent wildlife along the way.
Sanbona Tilney Manor Client Score: 5
Tilney Manor is found in the Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, home to some of Africa's most famous wildlife. Beautifully appointed and very spacious, from the luxury of the manor enjoy the reserve's stunning 54,000 hectares.