Guests per Safari Vehicle
Tilney Manor prides itself on offering exceptional service and private, luxurious 5-star accommodation that offers complete comfort.
Tilney Manor boasts six luxurious Georgian style Suites. Each suite is open-plan and offers an en-suite bathroom with double vanities, a romantic freestanding bath and sheltered outdoor his-and-hers shower, as well as a fireplace, air conditioning, tea & coffee making facilities, minibar, in-room safe, and a private veranda with stunning views of the mountains and plains.
The lodge facilities include a comfortable living area with wood fireplace and satellite tv, indoor and outdoor dining areas, gift boutique, relaxation retreat with steam room and sauna, rim-flow swimming pool, and Wi-Fi access.
The ancient formations of the Cape Fold Mountains form a magnificent backdrop to all the activities on the reserve. Qualified rangers accompany guests on early morning and evening game drives and interpretative nature walks. Cruises on the Bellair Lake in the company of a qualified guide and skipper can be arranged, as can visit San rock art sites dating back more than 1 500 years. The absence of artificial light makes for spectacular stargazing.
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 45-minute drive within the Reserve to Tilney Manor
Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, Montagu, South Africa