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Tilney Manor at Sanbona Wildlife Reserve

Tilney Manor at Sanbona Wildlife Reserve

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About Tilney Manor at Sanbona Wildlife Reserve

Located within the serene and historical Sanbona Wildlife Reserve in South Africa's Western Cape, Tilney Manor offers breathtaking vistas of rolling mountains and landscapes, providing a tranquil and idyllic retreat. Situated approximately 3 to 3.5 hours away from Cape Town, Tilney Manor features six inviting open-plan suites that lead to private verandas.

Guests are treated to an authentic experience of the Karoo with delectable cuisine, luxurious lounges, and a stunning rim flow pool. For ultimate pampering, the Relaxation Retreat features a steam room and sauna, allowing guests to unwind while witnessing the awe-inspiring spectacle of a Karoo sunset.

Tilney Manor at Sanbona Wildlife Reserve Setting

Upon arrival at Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, you will become immersed in a mesmerising landscape where the enchanting wildlife and flourishing flora leave an indelible mark on your soul. Witness the beauty of the region's endemic flora and the magnificence of South Africa's most sought-after wildlife, where respecting and safeguarding the unique setting and delicate ecosystem is paramount.

Tilney Manor offers a range of activities to make the most of your stay, including thrilling game drives and guided nature walks. At night, the unpolluted dark skies of the Karoo provide a perfect backdrop for stargazing, adding to the magical experience of this African sanctuary.

What's included

  • Two daily nature drives
  • Guided wilderness walks
  • All meals and all non-alcoholic beverages
  • Game drive snacks and drinks
  • Internal reserve transfers between the lodges and welcome lounge

Frequently asked questions

  • Does Sanbona Tilney Manor have an age restriction?

  • How do transfers to Sanbona work?

  • Are children allowed on game drives?

  • How much is the conservation levy?

  • What do they conservation levies go to?


  • Amazing Wildlife

    We loved the location, the suites and the experience. Wildlife at Sanbona is beautiful. We also enjoyed the nature walks. review

    G. Mpepo

  • Everything and More

    The Tilney Manor is just everything and more. The views from the suites are to die for. The service was also perfect. We loved everything about the Manor review

    J. Handerson

Tilney Manor at Sanbona Wildlife Reserve impact highlights

Sanbona Wildlife Reserve takes immense pride in its crucial role as a leading force in conservation efforts. With the responsibility of managing 58,000 hectares of land, they prioritize sustainable development as a core principle. From its inception, Sanbona has been built on the values of conservation management, and to this day, they continue to put significant effort into preserving the ecological, commercial, and social integrity of the reserve.

Every experience at Sanbona Wildlife Reserve is a testament to an unwavering commitment to conservation. As a non-profit company, every cent of your stay contributes to our conservation efforts, and you'll have the gratifying opportunity to witness the results firsthand. The sustainable approach to showcasing the region's unique biodiversity, botanical treasures, and endangered wildlife allows you to see the impact of your support.

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