Interactive game drives last up to 3 hours and take place in the tranquil moods of sunrise and sunset.
Sanbona is an ongoing conservation project that aims to restore the ecological balance in a landscape formed during cataclysmic times 350 million years ago. Travel through 3 different biomes, and many habitats, including the quartz fields of the succulent Karoo, a very special habitat characterised by beds of angular quartz debris and home to a flora of stunning minute succulent shrubs.
You will traverse this wild landscape with a qualified ranger in a comfortable open Land Cruiser. During the drive, either in the early morning or at sunset, numerous species of plants, animals, big game and birds can be seen.
A hot beverage of your choice is offered during the sunrise game drives. Sundowner evening drives offer spectacular displays of light as the sun sets over the Little Karoo.
Please note – no persons under 4 years of age are permitted to join game drives.
To make the best of your safari game drives at Sanbona, do bring along the following:
- Warm clothing
Visit the Game Drive Image Gallery
Contact us to book your stay at and experience our game drives at Sanbona Wildlife Reserve. (Please note that Sanbona does not offer day trips or self drive game drives through the reserve. Booking in advance to your stay is essential)