SANBONA - GONDWANA LODGE - WESTERN CAPE
For families - authentic safari only 3.5 hours drive from Cape Town
Relive the legacy of the famed San people and absorb the grandeur of the Little Karoo at the Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, only a 3.5 hour drive from Cape Town on the Route 62.
Surrounded by towering mountains and open plains it boasts an impressive selection of succulents and wildlife, including the Big Five and free roaming white lions.
Sanbona offers five-star accommodation at three luxurious lodges.
Explore the haunting beauty of a harsh, unforgiving landscape.
UK Harpers & Queen, one of the 100 best places in the world 2005
One of South Africa's largest privately owned wildlife reserves
The first authentic free roaming "Big 5" wildlife reserve in the Western Cape, with free roaming self-sustaining White Lions
Home to the critically endangered and highly elusive Riverine Rabbit which is the 13th most endangered mammal in the world and the 2nd most critically endangered species in South Africa - International Union for the Conservation of Nature Red Data List
The Warmwaterberg is an important ecozone for several endemic tortoise species
Home to the Dwarf Blue butterfly, the second smallest butterfly in the world
Over 200 identified bird species
Important raptor nesting sites, including the Verraux's (Black) Eagle
The Bellair Dam provides a natural wetland habitat for a myriad of water birds
Approximately 650 plant species
Conserves the important Fynbos and Succulent Karoo biomes, characterised by exceptionally high species diversity and endemism
The Fynbos Biome is a part of the Cape Floristic Kingdom, a designated United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation World Heritage Site
Rock art sites dating back to more than 1 500 years Star gazing is rated amongst the best in Southern Africa
Spend 2 nights at any one of the Sanbona Lodge's and get a complimentary 3 or 2 night stay at one of Cape Town's top Hotel's.
Gondwana Lodge offers endless views over the plains of Bellair Dam and onto Anysberg-mountains. Children of all ages are entertained with its exciting “Kids on Safari” program.
Total of 12 rooms/suites.
8 King Beds and 4 Twin beds
Interleading Rooms available
Private mini bars
Private Patio / Balcony
Air conditioning or Comfort cooling/heating
International dial telephone
Tea/Coffee making facilities
Fitted international adaptors
Bar/Lounge with fire place
Dining area with fire place
Relaxation Retreat with 2 x therapy rooms & steam room
Swimming Pool with shallow area
Perimetre electric fence
Children's playroom with TV
Open Air Boma