Overview

Sanbona Wildlife Game Reserve is blessed with many defining characteristics. You can still see rare examples of San rock art left behind by the area’s original inhabitants. Guests can experience the reserve from a different angle through unique boat safaris. The Reserve is situated along Route 62, the world’s longest wine route.

Let the magic of wide-open spaces do its thing and take in the indigenous flora and fauna and Warmwaterberg Mountains.

  • Best Time to GoMay to September
    (Dry season)
  • High SeasonNever
    (The park never gets crowded)

Why Go:

  • Excellent for bird lovers
  • Little visited destination
  • Very rich fauna
  • Malaria free area
  • Rugged, unforgiving landscape
  • Night drives and guided walks available

Wildlife

Sanbona is one of only two places in the world where the rare white lion roams freely. During the sunrise and sunset drives, an array of plants and animals can be seen. Look out for interesting insects, the Big 5 and bird watching.

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Scenery

Game viewing is mostly unaffected by the weather but experts recommend visiting from May to September (winter/spring) when the weather is mild, making it more comfortable for both animals and people. Spring also brings with it the promise of beautiful flowers.

Weather & Climate

The climate is mostly steady throughout the year. That said, temperatures are known to reach uncomfortable highs in the summer months (October to April).

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Best Time to Visit

Visiting from May to September (winter/spring) when the weather is mild, making it more comfortable for both animals and people. Spring also brings with it the promise of beautiful flowers.

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