Currently one of the hottest weekend break destinations in South Africa, the name Sanbona, a combination of the
"San" people, who occupied the area 100 years ago and "bona" representing their vision have been combined to
position this 54 000 hectare Klein Karoo property.
Bookings: Shamwari Group Central Reservations Email:email@example.com Postal Address:
P.O. Box 149
Montagu, 6720 Tel No: 041 509 3000 Fax No: 041 509 3001
Sanbona Wildlife Reserve is situated approximately 3 hours from Cape Town between Montagu and Barrydale.
Tilney Manor, once a thriving fruit farm dating back to 1898 has six luxuriously appointed rooms. This exclusivity ensures that guests can experience personal service and world-class cuisine in an atmosphere of privacy and tranquility. Comfortable lounges with fireplaces for winter nights, private verandas, romantic freestanding baths and carefully sheltered outdoor showers are just a few of the pleasures that guests can enjoy. More modern comforts include air-conditioning, private bars and tea and coffee making facilities.
Dwyka Tented Lodge, once the range of ancient Khoisan hunter-gatherers dramatically situated in a horseshoe bend of a dry Karoo ravine and surrounded by awe-inspiring rock formations. These luxurious and secluded tents exude an atmosphere of pioneering adventure in this vast landscape.
Gondwana Lodge offers endless views over the plains of Bellair Dam and onto Anysberg-mountains. Children of all ages will be entertained with its exciting “Kids on Safari” program.
Step into a soothing sanctuary at the Relaxation Retreats at Sanbona.
The Relaxation Retreats at Sanbona overlook ancient rock formations and undulating mountains and plains. While the rejuvenating forces of nature cradle you, we deliver a range of world-class treatments and holistic modalities to balance and energise your being. Step into the privacy of our tranquil retreats – let the gentle atmosphere envelop and embrace your body, mind and soul ...
Sanbona Explorer Camp
This unique walking experience is ideal for Guests looking for an adventurous & authentic option offering an ambience of a Tented Bush Camp. The Camp is located in a superbly shaded river line, north east of the Reserve.
This is a flexible experience for Guests to experience & explore the Sanbona Karoo as we believe that the rigidity of travel needs to be simplified by going back to basics.
This Explorer Camp reflects the original Safari of being on foot & sleeping around the fire at night within the comfort of a mobile Tent.
Guests will enjoy walks through the magnificent Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, whereby their Guide will enhance their experience with birding, cultural history & other natural history of the area.
A variety of activities are available to guests at Sanbona including ... Game Drives in the mornings & evenings with a qualified ranger in comfortable open Landcruisers. Birdwatching, Sanbona is home to more than 200 species. Nature Walks take in the breathtaking beauty of the indigenous Fauna & Flora. Photography, Sanbona is a photographer’s dream. Rock Art, there are 7 recorded sites throughout Sanbona, these Rock art sites date back to more than 3500 years. Experience the sheer humbleness of Rock Formations dating back more than 350 million years. With the absence of artificial light, the Stargazing at Sanbona is phenomenal & amongst the best in Southern Africa.