Group Size: Based on a minimum of 2 passengers
Set in the heart of the Little Karoo lies the unique safari destination of Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, an unforgettable, malaria-free private game reserve just a few hours drive from Cape Town. More than a ‘Big Five’ wilderness reserve, it’s the vastness of the landscape and isolation amid raw beauty that makes Sanbona unique. Three luxury lodges and an adventurous Explorer Camp nestle in 58,000 hectares of sculpted Cape Fold Mountains and wide-open plains. Dwyka Tented Lodge offers nine luxury tents and the opportunity to experience a huge diversity of indigenous flora, fauna and rare examples of San rock art.
Day 1 – Sanbona Wildlife Reserve
On arrival at Cape Town Airport you will be transferred by road to your lodge for dinner and overnight. (D)
Sanbona Wildlife Reserve is a three-hour scenic drive from Cape Town to the heart of the Little Karoo, along the 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, 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.
Embraced by striking rock formations, Dwyka Tented Lodge epitomises an atmosphere of seclusion. Nine luxury tents, with private decks and heated Jacuzzis, are set in a horseshoe bend of a dry Karoo ravine. The lodge stands proudly upon the beautifully weathered landscape reflecting the nomadic lifestyle of the Khoisan hunter-gatherers who once roamed this land. Rejuvenate your mind, body and soul at the Relaxation Retreat, which offers an extensive menu of treatments and therapies. Dine alfresco in the boma or unwind in the communal lounge.
Day 2 – Sanbona Wildlife Reserve
Enjoy scheduled activities including horse riding, guided walks and nature tours. (BLD)
Day 3 – End of your Sanbona Wildlife Reserve Stay
After breakfast you will be transferred by road back to Cape Town Airport. (B)
Dates and Pricing
- 14 May 22 - 30 Sep 22 $2,400 $2,870
- 01 Oct 22 - 30 Nov 22 $2,805 $3,425
- 01 Dec 22 - 15 Dec 22 $2,400 $2,870
- 16 Dec 22 - 08 Jan 23 $3,470 $4,260
- 09 Jan 23 - 31 Mar 23 $3,330 $4,080
- 01 Apr 23 - 30 Apr 23 $2,805 $3,425
Prices shown are per person based on twin share. Seasonal supplements and minimum night requirement may apply. Solo traveller and extra night prices available on request. Luggage restrictions may apply. International flights not included.