Overview of Gondwana Lodge

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.

Rates

Competitive rates for unforgettable experiences
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Date Board Price
08/01/2024 - 31/03/2024 Full Board Plus (All Meals, Select Extras) $685
01/04/2024 - 30/04/2024 Full Board Plus (All Meals, Select Extras) $540

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Highlights & Activities

What's on offer whilst on this itinerary?
  • Located in the Sanbona Wildlife Reserve
  • Privately owned game reserve
  • Excellent children’s play area
  • Incredible San rock art sites
Bird watching

Bird watching

Cultural visits

Cultural visits

Day tours

Day tours

Game drives

Game drives

Guided walking safaris

Guided walking safaris

Hiking

Hiking

Historical tours

Historical tours

Night drives

Night drives

Picnics

Picnics

Specialist guides

Specialist guides

Star gazing

Star gazing

Rooms at Gondwana Lodge

Unwind and relax, in your own private luxury
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    Luxury King Room

    Sanbona Gondwana’s contemporary suites are very spacious and offer beautiful views over the Karoo plains and mountains from private patios. Equipped with an impressive list of luxury features including air-conditioning and under floor heating, these suites are ideal for a family of two adults and one child. A few of the rooms are interleading, which offers more space and comfort for bigger families or groups. Bathrooms are en suite and feature showers, free standing bathtubs and twin vanities.

    General Facilities

    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.

    Babysitting service

    Babysitting service

    Bar

    Bar

    Children's club

    Children's club

    Spa

    Spa

    Swimming pool

    Swimming pool

    Wi-Fi available

    Wi-Fi available

    Dining

    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.

    Expert Opinion

    We know because we go
    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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    Traveller Reviews

    • RS

      Dear Gelle,
      Thank for arranging our stay at Geondana lodge in Sanbona. We had a very nice
      Although bush stay. We did not quite re@ch all the big fives, but giraffes and lions and
      rhinos . The lodge was comfortable and with a very niceview from the roomterrace over
      The landscape. All in all a very revommendable place. And the guide and staff were
      Extremly friendly.

      Kind regards
      Reidar

      Reidar Schwartz
    • VF

      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
    • CV

      It was fantastic!!!! We loved every single second of it.We have lots if pictures.

      Carlos Viegas

    Traveller Reviews

    • RS

      Dear Gelle,
      Thank for arranging our stay at Geondana lodge in Sanbona. We had a very nice
      Although bush stay. We did not quite re@ch all the big fives, but giraffes and lions and
      rhinos . The lodge was comfortable and with a very niceview from the roomterrace over
      The landscape. All in all a very revommendable place. And the guide and staff were
      Extremly friendly.

      Kind regards
      Reidar

      Reidar Schwartz
    • VF

      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
    • CV

      It was fantastic!!!! We loved every single second of it.We have lots if pictures.

      Carlos Viegas