Sanbona Wildlife Reserve

western cape, south africa

From $725/night
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From $725/night
  • air conditioning
  • airport transfers
  • babysitting
  • bar / lounge
  • bath products
  • bedding
  • bedside lighting
  • concierge
  • electricity
  • fire extinguisher
  • fireplace
  • first-aid kit
  • front desk
  • hair dryer
  • housekeeping
  • kettle
  • laundry
  • lounge areas
  • mini bar
  • patio / deck
  • phone
  • restaurant
  • robes
  • running water
  • safe - in room
  • shower
  • slippers / in-room shoes
  • spa
  • towels
  • turndown service
  • wi-fi
  • all-inclusive
  • bird watching
  • children's activities
  • game drives
  • massage
  • nature walks
  • safari tours
  • stargazing
  • wildlife observing
  •  All-inclusive
  • Check-in

    1:00 PM

  • Check-out

    11:00 AM

  • Taxes

    Tourism Levy Included. 15% VAT Included.

  • Gift Cards

    Not offered by this property.

  • Included in the Rates

    Rates are inclusive of all meals, two game drives per day, guided wilderness walks, house beverages, and game drive beverages.

  • Gratuity

    Not required, but appreciated

  • Other Fees

    None

  • Parking

    Included on-site.

  • Cellular Signal

    None

  • Wi-Fi Signal

    Strong, in lounge and common areas.

  • Minimum Age for Children

    None

  • Additional Guests

    50% of adult sharing rate/night per child under 11.

  • Suggested items to bring with you

    Personal Items

  • Reservation and Cancellation Policy

    All canceled reservations received 31 or more days prior to arrival are subject to a 10% cancellation penalty. 

    Reservations canceled within 30 days of the scheduled arrival date are subject to a 25% penalty.

    Reservations canceled within 15 days of the scheduled arrival date are subject to a 50% penalty.

    Reservations canceled within 7 days of the scheduled arrival date are subject to a 100% penalty and are responsible for the entire stay and will forfeit all payments.

  • Pet Policy

    Pets are not allowed at this property.

How Do I Get There?

Approximately 270 km from Cape Town.

  • Take the N1 highway in the direction of Paarl – There is a tollgate on this road, just before the Huguenot Tunnel.
  • Once through the tunnel, take the second turnoff to the right into Worcester (R60) – Follow the signs towards Robertson.
  • Drive through Robertson, still on the R60 into Ashton.
  • Proceed through Ashton – the R60 becomes the R62.
  • Carry on through Kogmanskloof and Montagu.
  • About 43km from Montagu, turn left at ‘Die Vlakte’ and Sanbona Wildlife Reserve sign.
  • Continue for 7km to reach the main entrance.
  • Proceed for another 15km to reach the Welcome Lounge.

Please be advised that the road changes from tar to gravel and the recommended speed limit from there until the Main Gate is 60 km/h. The main entrance to Sanbona Wildlife Reserve is 7 km. Once through the Main Gate the speed limit is 40km/h.

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Immerse yourself in a landscape where the wildlife and nature leave you truly captivated and transformed. Take a journey to the Western Cape’s Premier Wildlife Destination, more than a Big 5 wilderness reserve, it’s the vastness of the landscape and alluring stillness that makes Sanbona unforgettable.

The malaria-free Sanbona Wildlife Reserve is around a three-hour scenic drive from Cape Town in the heart of the Little Karoo, along Route 62 – the world’s longest wine route. At the foot of the towering Warmwaterberg Mountains, Sanbona boasts 58 000 hectares of sculpted Cape Fold Mountains, wide-open Karoo plains, indigenous flora and fauna and rare examples of San rock art, some dating back more than 3,500 years.

Sanbona is also an ongoing conservation project that aims to restore the ecological balance in a landscape formed during cataclysmic times 350 million years ago. 

Take it all in when you visit Sanbona Wildlife Reserve. Sanbona Wildlife Reserve encourage guests to jump at the opportunity to discover everything the Little Karoo has to offer in terms of fauna, flora and majestic landscapes.

Sanbona Wildlife Reserve

Glamping Types

  • Tents
  • Lodges
  • Luxury Lodges

Great For

  • couples
  • families
  • honeymoon
  • romantic
  • solo travelers
  • wedding

Setting

  • eco-lodging
  • eco-reserve
  • luxury
  • mountain
  • safari

Total Accommodations

  • 27

Minimum Night Stay

  • 2

Rates Based On

  • Per person based on double occupancy

Best time to visit

Open year-round

South Africa enjoys a warm climate year-round. For the duration of the colder months, (April – September) you can expect temperatures that range from 7 – 22°C. During the warmer months (October – March), temperatures range from 16 – 36°C. Rainfall is generally low and scarce, averaging only 2 or 3 days per month.

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  • Amenities
    • air conditioning
    • airport transfers
    • babysitting
    • bar / lounge
    • bath products
    • bedding
    • bedside lighting
    • concierge
    • electricity
    • fire extinguisher
    • fireplace
    • first-aid kit
    • front desk
    • hair dryer
    • housekeeping
    • kettle
    • laundry
    • lounge areas
    • mini bar
    • patio / deck
    • phone
    • restaurant
    • robes
    • running water
    • safe - in room
    • shower
    • slippers / in-room shoes
    • spa
    • towels
    • turndown service
    • wi-fi
  • Experiences
    • all-inclusive
    • bird watching
    • children's activities
    • game drives
    • massage
    • nature walks
    • safari tours
    • stargazing
    • wildlife observing
  • Dining Options
    •  All-inclusive
  • Policies
    • Check-in

      1:00 PM

    • Check-out

      11:00 AM

    • Taxes

      Tourism Levy Included. 15% VAT Included.

    • Gift Cards

      Not offered by this property.

    • Included in the Rates

      Rates are inclusive of all meals, two game drives per day, guided wilderness walks, house beverages, and game drive beverages.

    • Gratuity

      Not required, but appreciated

    • Other Fees

      None

    • Parking

      Included on-site.

    • Cellular Signal

      None

    • Wi-Fi Signal

      Strong, in lounge and common areas.

    • Minimum Age for Children

      None

    • Additional Guests

      50% of adult sharing rate/night per child under 11.

    • Suggested items to bring with you

      Personal Items

    • Reservation and Cancellation Policy

      All canceled reservations received 31 or more days prior to arrival are subject to a 10% cancellation penalty. 

      Reservations canceled within 30 days of the scheduled arrival date are subject to a 25% penalty.

      Reservations canceled within 15 days of the scheduled arrival date are subject to a 50% penalty.

      Reservations canceled within 7 days of the scheduled arrival date are subject to a 100% penalty and are responsible for the entire stay and will forfeit all payments.

    • Pet Policy

      Pets are not allowed at this property.

  • Location

    How Do I Get There?

    Approximately 270 km from Cape Town.

    • Take the N1 highway in the direction of Paarl – There is a tollgate on this road, just before the Huguenot Tunnel.
    • Once through the tunnel, take the second turnoff to the right into Worcester (R60) – Follow the signs towards Robertson.
    • Drive through Robertson, still on the R60 into Ashton.
    • Proceed through Ashton – the R60 becomes the R62.
    • Carry on through Kogmanskloof and Montagu.
    • About 43km from Montagu, turn left at ‘Die Vlakte’ and Sanbona Wildlife Reserve sign.
    • Continue for 7km to reach the main entrance.
    • Proceed for another 15km to reach the Welcome Lounge.

    Please be advised that the road changes from tar to gravel and the recommended speed limit from there until the Main Gate is 60 km/h. The main entrance to Sanbona Wildlife Reserve is 7 km. Once through the Main Gate the speed limit is 40km/h.

    View Google Maps
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