Situated in the scenic Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, Gondwana Lodge offers endless views over the plains of Bellair Dam and on to the Anysberg Mountains. The Sanbona Reserve is only 3 hour's drive from Cape Town, on Route 62, between the towns of Barrydale and Montagu.

Head out on game drives, nature walks and bird watching excursions in this exceptional private reserve, which is home to a variety of animal species. Children are kept entertained with a range of fun and educational activities, which leaves the adults free to enjoy an indulgent massage at the Relaxation Retreat Spa.


  • Located in the Sanbona Wildlife Reserve
  • Privately owned game reserve
  • View free-roaming white lions
  • Excellent children’s play area
  • Incredible San rock art sites

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The Relaxation Retreat at Gondwana Lodge offers two therapy rooms where you may indulge in a range of pampering treatments.

The lodge also features a gift boutique for unique souvenirs, and an exciting ‘Kids on Safari’ programme for children of all ages.

The programme offers outdoor trails, visits to sites where the San people left their legacy on the rock faces, and a range of other sporting and arts and crafts activities that are both fun and educational.

While the kids are being entertained, sip a glass of wine in the lounge or relax beside the swimming pool.

General Facilities

    Babysitting service available
    Children's Club
    Wi-fi available
    Swimming Pool


At Gondwana Lodge, meals are served in the dining area around an inviting fireplace or outside in the open-air boma. Complement your meal with a glass of wine from the fully-stocked wine cellar.

Luxury Room

There are 12 Luxury Rooms at Gondwana Lodge, eight of which are king-bedded and four twin-bedded. All the rooms have en suite bathrooms with separate showers, private mini bars, a private patio or balcony, under-floor heating, and air conditioning.


    Air conditioning
    International adaptors
    Mini bar
    Outdoor area
    Safe in room
    Tea & coffee-making facilities
    Twin bed available
    Underfloor heating
    En-suite bath and shower


  • Bird watching
  • Cultural tours
  • Day tours
  • Game drives
  • Hiking
  • Night drives
  • Picnics
  • Star gazing
  • Guided walking safaris
  • Historical tours
  • Specialist guides
  • dates rates from board basis
  • 01 Oct 2017 - 14 Dec 2017 $515 Full Board
  • 15 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017 $555 Full Board
  • 01 Jan 2018 - 28 Feb 2018 $655 Full Board
  • 01 Mar 2018 - 30 Apr 2018 $580 Full Board
  • 01 May 2018 - 31 Aug 2018 $440 Full Board
  • 01 Sep 2018 - 30 Nov 2018 $590 Full Board
  • 01 Dec 2018 - 31 Mar 2019 $750 Full Board
  • 01 Apr 2019 - 30 Apr 2019 $590 Full Board

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply
  • Rates may be different for different room types
  • The most competitive rates for accommodation are available in our tailored packages

Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.

Traveller Reviews

  • We had the most amazing trip. We managed to fit so much in and are now back home for a rest! All went well with car and Sanbona was fantastic. We saw many animals and each game drive was a thrill. The accommodation was stunning and worked very well for our family needs.

    Voss family, January 2015
  • It was fantastic!!!! We loved every single second of it.We have lots if pictures.

    Carlos Viegas, May 2014

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Ramona Cilliers

Ramona Cilliers

Africa Safari Expert

"One of very few places where you can see white lion, which is a real treat. Spacious and luxurious rooms with endless views over the plains. Fantastic kids facilities."



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