Sanbona Wildlife Reserve

About Sanbona

The Western Cape’s Premier Wildlife Destination.

The malaria-free Sanbona Wildlife Reserve is around a three-hour scenic drive from Cape Town in the heart of the Little Karoo, along Route 62 – the world’s longest wine route. At the foot of the towering Warmwaterberg Mountains, Sanbona boasts 58, 000 hectares of sculpted Cape Fold Mountains, wide-open Karoo plains, indigenous flora and fauna and rare examples of San rock art, some dating back more than 3, 500 years, plus a unique boat safari. More than a Big 5 wilderness reserve, it’s the vastness of the landscape, the alluring stillness and isolation amid raw beauty and boundless plains that make Sanbona unique.

Please note that Sanbona is a private reserve and booking in advance is essential.


See what you've been missing. As the dawn of each day brings something new in the animal kingdom, we capture what we can and post them here, to keep you up to date.

Sanbona Highlights
Read all about what's been happening at Sanbona Wildlife Reserve. From animal movements, historic rock art, to forward thinking conservation efforts.
Amazing agama's of the Western Cape Amazing agama's of the Western Cape

Did you know that there are 37 species of agama in the Western Cape alone; each species differs due to particular climate and soil conditions.

Thing to do in Cape TownThing to do in Cape Town

There really is so much to explore in South Africa and of course the Western Cape so we thought we would put a list together for you of what we consider some of the ‘must do’s’ whilst on holiday.

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