I have been on probably 8-10 safaris and this was by far right up at the top. Amazing experience
Ann C 36 yrs, Harpenden, UK , Read 32 reviews »
Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, South Africa, South Africa
Sanbona Dwyka Tented Lodge
- An atmosphere of pioneering adventure in a vast and hidden landscape
- Surrounded by awe-inspiring rock formations
- Freedom to do nothing at all in absolute luxury
Facilities includeWIFI Private deck and plunge pool Electronic safe Lounge Laundry
- Game Drives
- Nature Walks
- Relaxation Retreats
- Rock Formations and Feature Tour
Seasons in South Africa
About Sanbona Dwyka Tented Lodge
Dwyka Tented Lodge is a secluded and luxury lodge in the scenic Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, home to diverse wildlife, including the only free-roaming white lions in the world. The lodge is located in a horseshoe bend of a dry Karoo ravine, and surrounded by awe-inspiring rock formations. Dwyka Lodge is luxurious and beautiful with structures made of solid wood.
A secluded and luxury lodge, Dwyka is home to a whole array of diverse wildlife. Yet what makes it so magical is the other adventures the Lodge takes you on. From exploring local rock formations and art works or simply kicking back in the spa Dwyka Tented Lodge ticks boxes for everyone.
Beautifully appointed tents exude an atmosphere of pioneering adventure in a vast and hidden landscape. Dwyka Tented Lodge is surrounded by awe-inspiring rock formations which was once the home of ancient San hunters. Situated on a horseshoe bend of a dry Karoo ravine, the lodge has nine luxury tents, a Relaxation Retreat, communal lounge with fireplace and TV, wine cellar and open air boma.
The lodge is comprised of two twin bedded luxury tents and seven king bedded luxury tents.
Each tent features an en-suite bathroom with twin basins and free-standing bath. All tents have their own private deck with an outdoor shower and plunge pool.
Magnificent views, panoramic landscapes and towering cliffs, streams and the abundance of trees and indigenous flora, all contribute to making the Breede River Valley one of the Western Cape's most diverse regions. The ever-changing colours of our majestic mountains, scenic passes, rivers, vineyards and orchards as well as the multitude of attractions, will offer you an unforgettable adventure, whether this is in the physical sense or simply a kaleidoscope of scenic experiences.
Innovation and pride, combined with a terrain and mild climate that are harmoniously balanced, result in the prominence of our region's wines. The R62 Route which links the Breede River Valley and Klein Karoo, will take you along the longest wine route in the world.
The easily accessible towns, nestled among the Valleys, all offer ample opportunity for discovery. From visits to wineries and game reserves, art and cultural tours, museums, hiking trails and mountain climbing, 4x4 routes and canoeing expeditions, even riding the worlds largest birds, fishing and caves. You can unwind in one of the invigorating hot-springs, revel in luxury or relax in rustic tranquility.
How to get there
We will assist you with all necessary internal transfers after booking.
Closest international airport: Cape Town International Airport
South African Airways
South African Express
There is a private airstrip situated near Bellair Lake. Guests will be transferred to the various lodges by lodge rangers in open game vehicles. Ensure to provide reservations with the estimated time of arrival at least 48 hours prior.
From Outdshoorn 2 hours
From Cape Town 3 hours
Directions are available upon request
All times are estimated and subject to road conditions and vehicle types
NB. All prices and times are subject to change.
When to go
October through to April is peak season, however Sanbona is open all year round.
Transfers can be arranged with reservations on request at an additional cost.
Arriving guests are picked up from the welcoming lounge at 12h30 or 16h00 (guests arriving on the later transfer will not be able to join the afternoon game drive).
Walks, bird watching and rock art viewing will be combined with game drives. These activities must be mentioned when reserving accommodation and can be discussed upon arrival.
Departing guests are picked up from their lodge to be back at the welcoming lounge by 12h30.
Travelling with children
Dwyka Tented Lodge is an adult only lodge.
Children are welcome at another lodge in Sanbona Wildlife Reserve. Please enquire if travelling with your family.
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