Gondwana Family Lodge | Sanbona Reserve

The Ideal Setting for a Family Safari Getaway.

With views of the magnificent Anysberg Mountains and overlooking the Bellair Dam, Gondwana Family Lodge is the perfect sanctuary for family, friends and groups.

This spacious thatched Lodge offers guests a sense of modern comfort with a touch of bush authenticity. Interconnecting rooms, indoor and outdoor play areas and a child-friendly pool cater for guests of all ages plus the Kids on Safari programme offers educational and recreational wildlife experiences. A Relaxation Retreat with an extensive menu of therapies and treatments, including a steam room offers a serene ending to a fun-filled day.

Gondwana Family Lodge | Sanbona Reserve


Price from

R6720.00
pp per night sharing

Contact reservation

087 820 4160




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Unique Selling Points

  • The Ideal setting for a family safari getaway
  • Views of the Magnificent Anysberg Mountains overlooking
    the Bellair Dam
  • The spacious thatched lodge offers guests a sense of Modern comfort
    with a touch of bush authenticity
  • Interconnecting rooms, infoor and outdoor play areas and a child-friendly pool
  • A Relaxation Retreat with an extensive menu of therapies and treatments,
    including a steam room offers a serene ending to a fun-filled day
  • Dine in the open-air boma
  • Relaxation Retreat with a steam room
  • Lounge with a fireplace and television with satellite channels
  • Offers a childrens play room with a television
  • Onsite gift boutique
  • The Ideal setting for a family safari getaway
  • Views of the Magnificent Anysberg Mountains overlooking
    the Bellair Dam
  • The spacious thatched lodge offers guests a sense of Modern comfort
    with a touch of bush authenticity
  • Interconnecting rooms, infoor and outdoor play areas and a child-friendly pool
  • A Relaxation Retreat with an extensive menu of therapies and treatments,
    including a steam room offers a serene ending to a fun-filled day
  • Dine in the open-air boma
  • Relaxation Retreat with a steam room
  • Lounge with a fireplace and television with satellite channels
  • Offers a childrens play room with a television
  • Onsite gift boutique

Fast Facts

LOCATION Off Route R62, in Montagu , 3 hours from Cape Town
POOL Yes - A Shallow Pool
BIG 5 GAME RESERVE Yes
SPA No, however they do have a steam room
OFF ROAD Yes
AIR CONDITIONING Yes
CAMP FENCED Yes
LOCATION Off Route R62, in Montagu , 3 hours from Cape Town
POOL Yes - A Shallow Pool
BIG 5 GAME RESERVE Yes
SPA No, however they do have a steam room
OFF ROAD Yes
AIR CONDITIONING Yes
CAMP FENCED Yes
CELL-PHONE SIGNAL Yes
CHILD POLICY Child friendly Lodge: Children are accommodated at Gondwana Family Lodge only. Complimentary child minding is available during game drive hours in our kiddies play center. Persons under the age of 4 years are not permitted on any game drives.
MALARIA AREA No
WIFI Yes
WHEELCHAIR FRIENDLY No
ACCOMMODATION The Ideal Setting for a Family Safari Getaway.
CONFERENCE VENUE Yes

Long Stay Discount

Validity : 1st Apr 2020- 30th Apr 2020,  1st Apr 2020- 30th Sep 2020 & 1st Apr 2021- 30th Apr 2021   

excluding  10th - 13rd Apr 2020, 10th - 13th Apr 2020 & 2nd - 5th Apr 2021

Receive 10% discount when booking 3 consecutive nights at any luxury lodge


Sole Use Offer
Validity:
1 st Apr 2020- 30th Sep 2020 & 1 st Apr 2021- 30th Apr 2021
excluding   18th - 23rd Apr 2019,  10th - 13rd Apr 2020, 10th - 13th Apr 2020 & 2 nd - 5 th Apr 2021

Book sole use (all rooms) of any luxury lodge for 2 nights and receive 1 room free of charge.

Validity : 1st Apr 2020- 30th Apr 2020,  1st Apr 2020- 30th Sep 2020 & 1st Apr 2021- 30th Apr 2021   

excluding  10th - 13rd Apr 2020, 10th - 13th Apr 2020 & 2nd - 5th Apr 2021

Receive 10% discount when booking 3 consecutive nights at any luxury lodge


Sole Use Offer
Validity:
1 st Apr 2020- 30th Sep 2020 & 1 st Apr 2021- 30th Apr 2021
excluding   18th - 23rd Apr 2019,  10th - 13rd Apr 2020, 10th - 13th Apr 2020 & 2 nd - 5 th Apr 2021

Book sole use (all rooms) of any luxury lodge for 2 nights and receive 1 room free of charge.

Family Getaway
Enjoy a fabulous family vacation at Sanbona. Disconnect from the busy work week and enjoy quality time on a family safari adventure. The Sanbona Kids on Safari programme offers educational and thrilling recreational wildlife experiences especially designed for the Eco-warriors of the future.

ENJOY A 20% DISCOUNT OFF THE CURRENT RATE

PACKAGE FROM R5 600.00 PER PERSON SHARING, PER NIGHT INCLUDES
  • Snack platter in the rooms on arrival
  • Kids on Safari programme
  • Family picnic
  • Story telling inspired by African folk tales around the fire with marshmallows
  • Exciting evening Scorpion hunt
  • Complimentary child minding in our kiddies play area during game drive hours
  • 2 Daily game drives including all game drive beverages
  • Guided wilderness walks
  • All meals and all non-alcoholic beverages
  • Complimentary tea and coffee station in each room
  • VAT and Tourism Levy

TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • Valid from 1 May – 30 September 2020 and 1 – 20 December 2020.
  • Minimum of a 2-night consecutive stay is required.
  • Must be requested at the time of booking and cannot be applied retrospectively.
  • The offer is for Gondwana Family Lodge only and Sanbona reserves the right to limit the number of rooms available and to discontinue the promotion at any time.
  • Traveller names for each night must be for the same clients.
  • Cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotions or discounts and the package must be requested at the time of enquiry or booking. 

 


Terms and conditions

Please note that Sanbona is a private game reserve and booking in advance is essential. Sanbona does not offer day trips.

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

All rates & offers are subject to availability at time of booking.

All rates are quoted and invoiced in South African Rand (ZAR) on “per person per night” basis. No other levies apply.  

Children Policy

  • This policy applies to all persons from 0 up to and including 11 years old.
  • Persons under the age of 4 years are not permitted on any game drives.
  • Persons under the age of 14 years are not permitted on any walking safaris.
  • Children are accommodated at Gondwana Family Lodge only.
  • From 0 – 3 Year old are accommodated at no additional cost may share with...

Please note that Sanbona is a private game reserve and booking in advance is essential. Sanbona does not offer day trips.

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

All rates & offers are subject to availability at time of booking.

All rates are quoted and invoiced in South African Rand (ZAR) on “per person per night” basis. No other levies apply.  

Children Policy

  • This policy applies to all persons from 0 up to and including 11 years old.
  • Persons under the age of 4 years are not permitted on any game drives.
  • Persons under the age of 14 years are not permitted on any walking safaris.
  • Children are accommodated at Gondwana Family Lodge only.
  • From 0 – 3 Year old are accommodated at no additional cost may share with adults, depending on the availability of cots and/or rooms with a sleeper couch are not permitted on game drives
  • From 4 – 11 Year old are accommodated at 50% (half) of the adult sharing rate may share with adults, depending on the availability of rooms with a sleeper couch are permitted on game drives
  • Sleeper couches can accommodate a maximum of one child.
  • Cots can accommodate a maximum of one child.
  • Rooms can accommodate a maximum of one cot and one sleeper couch only.
  • Rooms accommodating children sharing with parents contain one sleeper couch per room.
  • Complimentary child minding is available during game drive hours in our kiddies play center.
  • Additional child minding service are available upon request and can be arranged at an additional cost.

Insurance

  • We highly recommend that travel insurance is taken out.

Special Catering/ Outsourced Meals

  • Please note that the outsourcing of any certified meals (i.e. Kosher or Halaal) will incur an additional surcharge per person per day.

Minimum Stay Festive Season (21 December 2019- 10 January 2020 &18 December 2020 – 3 January 2021 )

  • A minimum of a two-night stay will be applied to all bookings over the festive period
  • Any remaining available inventory will become available for sale 90 days’ prior for one night reservations

Payment

  • Full pre-payment is required 60 days prior to arrival.
  • Sanbona Wildlife Reserve reserves the right to release bookings, should payment not be received by the requested date.
  • Any discrepancies on the confirmation/pro forma invoice must be addressed at the time of booking, otherwise the invoice amount will be applied and will be due and payable regardless.

Transfers / Gate Times

  • Transfers to and from the reserve can be arranged with reservations on request at an additional cost.
  • Terms and Conditions relating to Road transfers apply, and are available on request/as addendum to this document
  • All transfers are handled by accredited car hire and charter companies.
  • A complimentary transfer from the welcoming lounge, located 15 kilometers into Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, to the different lodges is available on request and must be booked at least 72 hours in advance;

please contact reservations in order to book these

  •   arriving guests are picked up from the welcoming lounge at 12h30 or 16h00 (guests arriving on the later transfer will not be able to join the afternoon game drive);
  •   departing guests are picked up from their lodge to be back at the welcoming lounge by 12h30.

Cancellation Policy

Peak Season (01 December 2019 - 31 March 2020 & 01 December 2020 - 31 March 2021) 

  • Only written cancellations will be accepted; please ensure you receive an acknowledgment of cancellation from reservations. 
  • 50% of fee if cancellation is less than 60 days prior to arrival. 
  • 100% of fee if cancellation is less than 30 days prior to arrival.

General 

  • Only written cancellations will be accepted; please ensure you receive an acknowledgment of cancellation from reservations.
  • A fee of 25% of the booking value will be charged if cancellation is less than 30 days prior to arrival.
  • A fee of 50% of the booking value will be charged if cancellation is less than 15 days prior to arrival.
  • A fee of 100% of the booking value will be charged f cancellation is less than 7 days prior to arrival.
  • All reservations must be cancelled through/ v...

Peak Season (01 December 2019 - 31 March 2020 & 01 December 2020 - 31 March 2021) 

  • Only written cancellations will be accepted; please ensure you receive an acknowledgment of cancellation from reservations. 
  • 50% of fee if cancellation is less than 60 days prior to arrival. 
  • 100% of fee if cancellation is less than 30 days prior to arrival.

General 

  • Only written cancellations will be accepted; please ensure you receive an acknowledgment of cancellation from reservations.
  • A fee of 25% of the booking value will be charged if cancellation is less than 30 days prior to arrival.
  • A fee of 50% of the booking value will be charged if cancellation is less than 15 days prior to arrival.
  • A fee of 100% of the booking value will be charged f cancellation is less than 7 days prior to arrival.
  • All reservations must be cancelled through/ via the original booking channel; failure to do so will result in full payment being required.

Directions By Car

From Cape Town

Approximately 270 km from Cape Town.

  • Take the N1 highway in the direction of Paarl – There is a tollgate on this road, just before the Huguenot Tunnel.
  • Once through the tunnel, take the second turnoff to the right into Worcester (R60) – Follow the signs towards Robertson.
  • Drive through Robertson, still on the R60 into Ashton.
  • Proceed through Ashton – the R60 becomes the R62.
  • Carry on through Kogmanskloof and Montagu.
  • About 43km from Montagu, turn left at ‘Die Vlakte’ and Sanbona Wildlife Reserve sign.
  • Continue for 7km to reach the main entrance.
  • Proceed for another 15km to reach the Welcome Lounge.
  • Please be advised that the road changes from tar to gravel and the recommended speed limit from there until the Main Gate is 60 km/h. The main entrance to Sanbona Wildlife Reserve is 7 km. Once through the Main Gate the s...

From Cape Town

Approximately 270 km from Cape Town.

  • Take the N1 highway in the direction of Paarl – There is a tollgate on this road, just before the Huguenot Tunnel.
  • Once through the tunnel, take the second turnoff to the right into Worcester (R60) – Follow the signs towards Robertson.
  • Drive through Robertson, still on the R60 into Ashton.
  • Proceed through Ashton – the R60 becomes the R62.
  • Carry on through Kogmanskloof and Montagu.
  • About 43km from Montagu, turn left at ‘Die Vlakte’ and Sanbona Wildlife Reserve sign.
  • Continue for 7km to reach the main entrance.
  • Proceed for another 15km to reach the Welcome Lounge.
  • Please be advised that the road changes from tar to gravel and the recommended speed limit from there until the Main Gate is 60 km/h. The main entrance to Sanbona Wildlife Reserve is 7 km. Once through the Main Gate the speed limit is 40km/h.

From Oudtshoorn

  • Follow Route 62 for 175km via Calitzdorp and Ladismith, towards Barrydale.
  • From Barrydale, continue on Route 62 towards Montagu for approximately 22km.
  • Turn right at ‘Die Vlakte’ and Sanbona Wildlife Reserve signs.
  • Continue for 7km to reach the main entrance.
  • Proceed for another 15km to reach the Welcome Lounge.

 


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