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    Sanbona Wildlife Reserve

    R62 Between Montagu & Barrydale | Die Vlakte, Montagu 6720, South Africa
    011 27 87 550 5408
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    • Excellent84%
    • Very good11%
    • Average3%
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    “game drives” (159 reviews)
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We stayed 3 nights at Tilney last week and had a fantastic time. We went on 6 drives with our ranger, Chris, who was just exceptional. Never having experienced safari before, we didn't really know what to expect. However, this stay far outshone any expectations...More

    Thank GN&CB
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Like another reviewer I will struggle to get the words right to review this place! The 5 star tripadvisor rating is fully deserved. We enjoyed 2 nights at Tilney Manor, this is one of the best appointed rooms I have ever stayed in. The room...More

    Thank maracas02
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Sanbona is a special place - highly recommend staying at Dwyka and request to walk with the Cheetahs (in the wild). Most amazing experience! It is a 3,5 hour drive from Cape Town. Best time of the year to go is September(spring) or April.

    Thank KambukuTravel
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    How they manage to provide such an extraordinary high quality accommodation both for food , rooms and service is quite amazing.The game drives both early morning and early evening were full of surprises ,sometimes around every corner.They were conducted with the highest respect for the...More

    Thank huddersfieldranger
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We had an extraordinary 3 days stay at the Gondwana Lodge. A family with members from 5 to 75, we were really looked after according to everyone's need. We had 6 game drives with very experienced and friendly rangers; Josh and Anthea. An absolute must...More

    Thank Maria H
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    • Free Internet
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    • US$915 - US$1,267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 27
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    • South Africa >
    • Western Cape >
    • Montagu
    • Also Known As
    • Sanbona Wildlife Reserve - Tilney Manor, Dwyka Tented Lodge, Gondwana Hotel
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    marianchew0326
    14 November 2017|
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    Response from Cheryl142015 | Reviewed this property |
    The Gondwana Lodge is specifically for families, so they will have accommodation to suit your needs. Tilney Manor and Dwyka Tented Lodge are aimed at couples and only have one bed per unit. Hope this helps. Our experience... More
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    12 September 2017|
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    Response from P6636KJmichaelw | Reviewed this property |
    The best way for you to know what the weather will like be at the time you go is to download a weather app. When we went to Sanbona in June it was wintertime there. There's a small store Dwyka Tented Lodge so I bought one of... More
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    23 July 2017|
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    Response from BearsinArlington | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, contact them directly. We stayed at Tilney manor and really enjoyed it!
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