Discover the Diverse Wildlife of Sanbona Wildlife Reserve
Sanbona Explorer at Sanbona Wildlife Reserve offers a truly immersive and adventurous experience for nature enthusiasts. Nestled within the expansive 58,000-hectare wilderness sanctuary of the Little Karoo, this unique camp is a tribute to the legacy of the Bushman people, whose ancient Rock Art graces the landscape. Surrounded by majestic volcanic mountains and endless vistas, the camp provides an opportunity to connect with the natural world through guided walks that delve into birding, cultural history, and the rich tapestry of the area’s natural history. Located in a serene riverine setting northeast of the reserve, and just a 30-minute drive from Dwyka Tented Lodge, this camp allows guests to simplify their travel experience by embracing the authenticity of a tented bush camp. For those seeking an adventure that harkens back to the essence of safari, Sanbona Explorer promises an unforgettable journey.
Sanbona Explorer offers an immersive and flexible camping experience that captures the spirit of the original safari. The camp’s ambiance revolves around the simplicity and authenticity of a mobile tented bush camp. Guests can expect comfortable accommodations, allowing them to sleep under the starry African sky and gather around the campfire at night. This back-to-basics approach to travel offers a unique and adventurous option for those seeking to explore the Sanbona Karoo. It’s an ideal choice for nature lovers who appreciate the charm of a tented camp and wish to immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the reserve while enjoying the comfort of a mobile tent.
Immerse yourself in nature with our comfortable canvas tents, designed for a cozy and intimate wilderness experience. Each tent accommodates a maximum of two guests, featuring two fold-out aluminium stretchers with down-filled sleeping bags and soft pillows, ensuring a peaceful night’s sleep in the wild. Organizational convenience is provided by a three-tier cupboard, while a gentle LED light adds nighttime ambience. An outdoor hand basin with warm water, available upon request or at dawn, adds a touch of luxury. For your convenience, there’s an en-suite bio box toilet for portability and comfort. Relax in the hammock under ancient Schotia trees, and find essential amenities such as insect repellent, toilet paper, towels, tissues, sanitary bags, and eco-friendly shower gel and shampoo. Experience the perfect blend of nature and modern comfort in our well-equipped canvas tents, designed for an unforgettable wilderness adventure.
This explorer camp reflects the original safari of being on foot and sleeping around the fire at night within the comfort of a mobile tent.
Guests will enjoy walks through the magnificent Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, whereby their guide will enhance their experience with birding, cultural history and other natural history of the area.