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Sanbona Wildlife Reserve


Costs start at (PP): R

2 Nights 3 Days


A unique wildlife safari for nature enthusiasts in the arid region of the Little Karoo.



Sanbona Wildlife Reserve is made up of 58000 hectares of protected wilderness in the Little Karoo and is home to a variety of wildlife species including the Big Five. Your journey to get here is an incredibly scenic 270km drive from Cape Town and will take you along the famous Route 62 through rolling landscapes and historic towns. With conservation at its heart the reserve was established 21 years ago with the vision of protecting the heritage, ecosystems, and landscapes of this unique region in South Africa. Sanbona offers three types of luxury accommodation, Dwyka Tented Lodge, Gondwana Family Lodge and Tilney Manor, all of which offer something special to the discerning traveler. Game drives are conducted by very knowledgeable and passionate guides in open vehicles, which is suited to photography enthusiasts.


Day 1

  • Check in 1pm

  • Sit down to a well-deserved lunch after your journey to get here

  • Afternoon safari game drive (time to breath in magnificent vistas and spot some wildlife)

  • Stop for sundowners and snacks as the sun sets

  • Return to the lodge for dinner

  • Overnight: Sanbona Wildlife Reserve Full Board

Day 2

  • Breakfast

  • Morning safari to find your favourite animals and learn about the fauna and flora of the reserve

  • Your time in between game drives can be spent by the pool, lounging on your private veranda, or signing up for a spa treatment

  • Afternoon safari game drive

  • Dinner

  • Overnight: Sanbona Wildlife Reserve Full Board

Day 3

  • Final early morning game drive

  • Check out – please settle any extras you may have incurred during your stay

Included in tour:

  • 2 nights Sanbona Wildlife Reserve

  • All meals

  • Limited selection of house beers and wines

  • All on-drive snacks and beverages

  • Guided wilderness walks

  • Two game drives daily

  • Internal reserve transfers between the lodges and welcome lounge

Excluded from tour:

  • Daily conservation levies

  • Premium beverages

  • Any items purchased of a personal nature

  • Gratuities

  • Additional activities

  • Travel insurance

  • Return transfers from Cape Town

What to bring

  • Sunscreen & sun hat

  • Suitable layers for the season you intend to travel

  • Comfortable walking shoes

  • Camera

  • Swimwear

Please note transfers can be arranged from Cape Town @R3500 each way

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