Dwyka Tented Lodge
Dwyka Tented Lodge offers luxury and charm situated in a horseshoe bend of a dry Karoo ravine and surrounded by extraordinary rock formations. The tents are luxurious and secluded and offer a safari experience from a bygone era with vast open spaces and magnificent views.
Dwyka Tented Lodge Highlights
Dwyka Tented Lodge offers private luxury in secluded and elegant safari tents situated in the heart of the Little Karoo in the Western Cape.Sanbona Wildlife Reserve offers 54 000 hectares of rolling mountains and plains, indigenous fauna and flora, rock formations and rock art, a combination that makes this destination an experience of a lifetime.
- Situated on a horseshoe bend of a dry Karoo ravine.
- Communal lounge with fireplace and TV, wine cellar and open air boma.
- Surrounded by awe-inspiring rock formations which was once the home of ancient Khoisan hunters.
Dwyka Tented Lodge Nature Activities
Sanbona Wildlife Reserve consists of 54 000 hectares of rolling mountains and indigenous fauna and flora. Qualified rangers will accompany guests on game drives conducted in open 4x4 landrovers. During the drive, be it in the early morning or for sundowners, various species of plants, animals, big game and birds can be seen. Sundowner evening drives offer spectacular displays of light as the evening sun sets over the Little Karoo. Returning to the Lodge, nocturnal animals can often be seen. Animals to look out for at Sanbona include white lion, elephant, cheetah, buffalo, black rhino, leopard, wildebeest, brown hyena, hippo, zebra, ostrich, springbok, kudu, red hartebeest, and many other antelope. Other activities include guided nature walks, photography, bird-watching, rock formations and features, trout fishing, a Wellness Centre, and spectacular star gazing.
De Hoop Nature Reserve
Few other reserves offer as complete an outdoor experience as De Hoop with the sea, sand dunes, the vlei, rare fynbos plants, diverse antelope and the Potberg Mountains, which are home to a colony of endangered Cape vultures. Hikers and cyclists have close-up encounters with bontebok, Cape mountain zebra, eland, baboons and ostrich. Activities are diverse and guests choose between various day walks through the rich fynbos plains or along the deserted coastline or mountain biking along the many gravel roads or scenic game drives.
Enjoy a spectacular and exclusive break in the Cape Winelands staying at 5 Star lodges nestled at the foot of the mountains. Taste wine, indulge your taste buds in the gourmet capital of Franschhoek and soak up the luxury of this perfectly elite Cape Winelands itinerary.