Dwyka Tented Lodge

Dwyka Tented Lodge

Dwyka Tented Lodge

From ZAR 8480 per person sharing

Immerse yourself in a landscape where wildlife and flora leave you truly captivated and transformed. Take a journey to the Western Cape’s Premier Wildlife Destination, more than a Big 5 wilderness reserve, it’s the vastness of the landscape and alluring stillness that makes Sanbona unforgettable.

Embraced by striking rock formations, Dwyka Tented Lodge epitomises an atmosphere of seclusion. The lodge stands proudly upon the beautifully weathered landscape reflecting the nomadic lifestyle of the Khoisan hunter-gatherers who once roamed this land.

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Dwyka Tented Lodge

Embraced by striking rock formations, Dwyka Tented Lodge epitomises an atmosphere of seclusion. Nine luxury tents, with private decks and heated Jacuzzis, are set in a horseshoe bend of a dry Karoo ravine.

For those who enjoy camping, but also appreciate luxury, these tents invoke the feeling of a pioneering adventure. Each luxury tent can sleep a maximum of 2 adults.

There are 9 suites that can be configured as or twin or king bedded luxury tents, each of which have these features:

  • Comfort cooling/heating air-conditioners
  • En-suite bathroom, shower, twin basins and free-standing bath
  • Outdoor shower
  • Private deck with spa bath
  • Private mini bar
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • International dial telephone
  • Electronic safe

When you stay at Dwyka Tented Lodge, you also have access to the other facilities located at Sanbona, which include:

  • Open-air dining boma
  • Lounge with fireplace and television with satellite channels
  • Wine cellar
  • Gift boutique
  • Relaxation Retreat with 2 therapy rooms
  • Wi-Fi

No children under the age of 16 years allowed.

Interactive nature drives last up to 3 hours and take place in the tranquil moods of sunrise and sunset.

You will traverse this wild landscape with a qualified ranger in a comfortable open Land Cruiser. During the drive, either in the early morning or at sunset, numerous species of plants, animals, big game and birds can be seen.

A hot beverage of your choice is offered during the sunrise game drives. Sundowner evening drives offer spectacular displays of light as the sun sets over the Little Karoo.

Sanbona Wildlife Reserve is packed with opportunities to learn, love and explore nature around you, while residing in luxurious lodges. And, in order to make the most out of your holiday adventure, there are several safari activities available such as:

  • Birdwatching
  • Flora & Fauna
  • Kids on Safari
  • Nature Walks
  • Photography
  • Relaxation Retreats
  • Rock Art
  • Rock Formations & Features
  • Sanbona Boat Safari
  • Stargazing

For planning and itinerary purposes, Sanbona Wildlife Reserve follows a schedule per season, in order for guests to know when and where our activities are happening. These times are to be used as a guideline and may vary depending on weather conditions.

We do suggest that you arrive in time for lunch on your day of arrival as not to miss out on any game drives during your stay.

April-September (Winter)
  • 06h30 Wake up call
  • 07h00 Breakfast is served
  • 07h30 Depart for morning nature drive
  • 11h00 Depart lodge
  • 13h00 Lunch is served
  • 15h00 Depart for afternoon nature drive
  • 19h30 Dinner is served
October – March (Summer)
  • 05h00 Wake up call
  • 05h30 Depart for morning nature drive
  • 09h00 Breakfast is served
  • 11h00 Depart lodge
  • 13h00 Lunch is served
  • 16h00 Depart for afternoon nature drive
  • 21h00 Dinner is served

Rates quoted for Sanbona Wildlife Reserve include:

  • Lunch, dinner, breakfast
  • All non-alcoholic beverages
  • 2 Nature drives drives
  • Guided walks
  • Game drive beverages
  • Tourism levy
  • 15% VAT

(All other beverages are excluded and can be settled upon departure).  

We strongly recommend a minimum stay of 2 nights throughout the year. A minimum 2-night stay restriction is applicable over the festive period during peak season.

Persons under the age of 16 years are not permitted at Dwyka Tented Lodge.


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Dwyka Tented Lodge Facilities WiFi
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