Considered the Western Cape’s Premier Wildlife Destination!

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 54, 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, plus a unique boat safari. More than a Big 5 wilderness reserve, it’s the vastness of the landscape, the alluring stillness and isolation amid raw beauty and boundless plains that make Sanbona unique.


• 54, 000 hectares of sculpted Cape Fold Mountains, wide-open Karoo plains, indigenous flora and fauna and rare examples of      San rock art.
• 3 Luxury Lodges including the family friendly Gondwana Lodge plus an Explorer Camp.
• Big 5 game viewing close to Cape Town.
• A leader in conservation.
• Rates quoted per person sharing per night, fully inclusive.


1 May to 30 September 2017 (Low Season) - From R5411 to R5828
1 October to 14 December 2017 (High Season) - From R6939 to R7326

15 to 31 December 2017 (Peak Season) - From R7525 to R7930
1 January to 28 February 2018 (Peak Season) - From R8842 to R9318

1 March to 30 April 2018 (High Season) - From R7808 to R9318
01 May 2018 - 31 August 2018 (Low Season) - From 5950 to R6700.
01 September 2018 - 31 November 2018 (High Season) - From R7980 to R8425.

map & directions

Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, Western Cape

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. WELCOME LOUNGE Guests with suitable or 4x4 vehicles can drive themselves to their lodge from the main gate. If you’re driving to your lodge yourself, it’s important to take note of the following: Please follow the relevant signs in the reserve. The recommended speed limit is 40km per hour. Do not exit your vehicle as predators roam free. The main gate closes at 18h00, should your arrival time be later, please advise prior to arrival in order to make arrangements.

enquiries & reservations

Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, Western Cape

  • Tel: (+27 21) 010 0028
  • Cell: N/A

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