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Sanbona Wildlife Reserve

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Btwn Montagu & Barrydale | between Montagu & Barrydale, Montagu 6720, South Africa
+27 21 010 0028
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Wild Life Safari Tour including Private Transfer To and From Aquila Reserve
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11-Day Cape Getaway: Sanbona Safari, Whale Coast and Garden Route Private Tour
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PLEASE NOTE THAT SANBONA WILDLIFE RESERVE IS A PRIVATE RESERVE & PRE-BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL. THE RESERVE DOES NOT OFFER DAY TRIPS OR SELF DRIVE GAME VIEWING TRIPS. Nestled at the foot of the towering Warmwaterberg Mountains in the heart of the Little Karoo, Sanbona Wildlife Reserve celebrates the spirit of the San people who once roamed this distinctive area. Sanbona and the spirit of the San people welcome you. More than 54 000 hectares of undulating mountains and plains, indigenous flora and fauna, rock formations and rock art make this a destination not to be missed.
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“game drives” (63 reviews)
“cape town” (55 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Btwn Montagu & Barrydale | between Montagu & Barrydale, Montagu 6720, South Africa
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+27 21 010 0028
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"game drives"
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"dwyka tented lodge"
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"cape town"
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"on foot"
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"two nights"
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"safari experience"
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"outdoor shower"
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"white lion"
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"amazing experience"
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"explorer camp"
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"wildlife reserve"
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"main gate"
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Reviewed yesterday

this is a must for anyone in the area not able to get up to Krueger. We stayed in the family camp and there was actually no families which was nice! I would suggest about a 2 night stay is enough but 3 nights is...More

Thank chrisito58
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of my most memorable trips in South Africa, We arrived at Sanbona after a pleasant 2.5 hour drive from Cape Town through interesting country. On arrival we received a very friendly greeting from the staff at the shaded parking area. From here we were...More

1  Thank Raymushka
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sanbona is without a doubt a place not to be missed. Waking up at 6am and going on Safari's was definitely life changing. What an amazing experience being 5 meters away from a free roaming lion, 15 meters away watching a cheetah eating its kill...More

Thank Bryce J
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

There are two distinct parts to Sanbona: amazing game drives and outstanding food and accommodation. My wife and I stayed at Sanbona for two nights in one of the Dwyka Lodges, we went on four game drives (two early morning and two late afternoon) and...More

1  Thank willgaski
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

I am not going to waste time in telling everyone how good this safari experience was as really there are no words to describe it, as you have to experience it yourself but as the Americans say it was AWESOME from the Guides to the...More

Thank Stan H
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

We spent three nights at Sanbona's Dwykr Tented Lodge. It was absolutely amazing. Luxury in the wild. I wasn't all that keen to get up early to go out on safari, but boy am I glad I did. Every morning and afternoon I could not...More

3  Thank Nancy S
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Our first visit to SA and our first trip out of Cape Town. Reviews were good so we were quite excited about our two day safari at Sambona but we were totally blown away by the experience. We arrived at lunchtime and were made extremely...More

4  Thank gilesa146
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

We spent 3 nights at Sanbona and loved every moment. We arrived early at the main gate and were advised to drive ourselves to Tilney Manor - so glad we did as it prepared us for the landscape and terrain. Our suite was large and...More

1  Thank Sue A
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

It was with mounting excitement that we drove through the gates to Sanbona! One night at Dwyka and two nights at Gondwana... Our friends had never been on safari before, so were visiting Sanbona on our recommendation (no pressure!). They had flown into the airstrip,...More

3  Thank SRjetLondon
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

We booked to stay at the Sanbona wildlife reserve Explorer Camp in February 2018, and had the greatest time. Casper, our ranger, was so friendly and knowledgable - answering all our questions and really tailoring o ur experience to the interests of our small group...More

1  Thank Alice S
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MariaD58
9 May 2018|
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Response from Sanbona2016 | Property representative |
Good day Thank you for your question. Dwyka Tented Lodge is the premier Lodge on the Reserve. Each unit completely private and with its own jacuzzi. Surrounded by rock formations and a must to experience. You won’t be... More
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450angiec
3 February 2018|
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Response from Sanbona2016 | Property representative |
Dear Angie Thank you for your enquiry. We do have hair dryers in all our units. Best Regards
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jpmcallister80
19 January 2018|
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Response from Sanbona2016 | Property representative |
Dear Guest Thank you for your question. 2 game drives per day included in the accommodation - feel free to visit our website to check availability. Best Regards
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