Guests per Safari Vehicle
Surrounded by spectacular ancient rock formations and on a horseshoe bend of a dry Karoo ravine dotted with thorn trees, Sanbona Dwyka Tented Lodge offers guests a secluded and luxurious safari adventure. A pioneering ambiance envelops guests in this awe-inspiring location, once the domain of Khoisan hunter-gatherers. The friendly staff provides excellent service to ensure guests a comfortable and memorable stay.
Dwyka Tented Lodge’s nine indulgently appointed luxury tents offer accommodation for a maximum of eighteen guests in either king-size or twin beds. The spacious tents have sumptuous open plan bathrooms with indoor and outdoor showers. Each tent offers a private secluded deck with a refreshing spa bath, offering magnificent views over the stark, rugged landscape. Small touches, such as an African legend on your pillow each night, are indicative of the great attention to detail of the lodge.
The lodge facilities include an open-air dining boma, lounge with fireplace, satellite television, wine cellar, gift boutique, two spa therapy rooms, and Wi-Fi.
At the foot of the towering Warmwaterberg Mountains in the Little Karoo lies the unique safari destination of Sanbona Wildlife Reserve. Three Luxury Lodges and an adventurous Explorer Camp nestle in 58, 000 hectares of sculpted Cape Fold Mountains and wide-open plains. Take a three-hour scenic drive from Cape Town to the heart of the Little Karoo, along the Route 62, to an unforgettable, malaria-free private game reserve.
Sanbona offers the Big Five and has the only free-roaming self-sustaining white lions in the world. The reserve is home to a variety of large and small antelope, zebra, and wildebeest; and small game such as jackal, caracal, aardwolf, and hyena are present in the reserve. It is also home to the critically endangered and highly elusive Riverine Rabbit and the Dwarf Blue butterfly, the second smallest butterfly in the world
Experience a huge diversity of indigenous flora and fauna and rare examples of San rock art, some dating back more than 3, 500 years, plus a unique boat safari and thrilling game drives. Conservation is paramount at Sanbona and every guest contributes to preserving this wilderness for future generations.
More than a Big 5 wilderness reserve, it is the vastness of the landscape, the alluring stillness and isolation amid raw beauty and boundless plains that make Sanbona unique.
Cape Town International Airport
3.5 hours from Cape Town to the Welcome Lounge
Followed by a 1 hour, 10-minute drive within the Reserve to Dwyka
Dwyka Tented Lodge (Sanbona Widlife Reserve), Montagu, South Africa