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Road trips are back in fashion and as South Africans begin to explore their own ‘backyards’ where better than the Little Karoo?

STAY 3 NIGHTS GET A 4th NIGHT FREE

Stay three nights at Sanbona Wildlife Reserve and receive a free night stay at the luxurious 12 Apostles Hotel and Spa!

VALUE ADDING OFFERS 2021

Enjoy exclusive discounts with your stay

VALUE ADDING OFFERS 2022

Enjoy exclusive discounts with your stay

DWYKA TENTED LODGE

FROM

R 7880

Per Adult Per Night Sharing

Surrounded by awe-inspiring rock formations which was once the home of ancient San hunters. Beautifully appointed luxury tents Relation Retreat with 2 therapy rooms Gift boutique

GONDWANA FAMILY LODGE

FROM

R 7000

Per Adult Per Night Sharing

Endless views over the plains, Anysberg-mountain, and beyond Exciting “Kids on Safari” program Relaxation with Retreat with steam room Gift boutique

TILNEY MANOR

FROM

R 7000

Per Adult Per Night Sharing

Breath-taking views of undulating mountains and plains. Tranquility amidst a secluded oasis. Relaxation Retreat with steam room and sauna and outdoor dining facilities

EXPLORER CAMP

FROM

R 5950

Per Adult Per Night Sharing

An authentic guided walking & camping experience. Sleep around the fire at night within the comfort of a mobile tent. All meals are prepared and enjoyed under the Karoo skies. Get up close to nature.

DWYKA TENTED LODGE

FROM

R 8155

Per Adult Per Night Sharing

Surrounded by awe-inspiring rock formations which was once the home of ancient San hunters. Beautifully appointed luxury tents Relation Retreat with 2 therapy rooms Gift boutique

GONDWANA FAMILY LODGE

FROM

R 7245

Per Adult Per Night Sharing

Endless views over the plains, Anysberg-mountain, and beyond Exciting “Kids on Safari” program Relaxation with Retreat with steam room Gift boutique

TILNEY MANOR

FROM

R 7245

Per Adult Per Night Sharing

Breath-taking views of undulating mountains and plains. Tranquility amidst a secluded oasis. Relaxation Retreat with steam room and sauna and outdoor dining facilities

Rates

  • All rates are quoted and invoiced in South African Rand (ZAR) on a “per person per night”
  • Adults travelling:
    • Adult Sharing rates apply to persons (12 years and older) sharing one room/suite. Persons 12 years and older are considered adults and will therefore require their own room/suite at the applicable
    • Single Adult rates are only applicable when one adult is staying by him/herself in one room/suite. Not applicable when an adult is sharing a room/suite with a child/ children.
    • Note that all rooms can sleep a maximum of two
    • Above mentioned rates are inclusive of 2 daily game drives, guided wilderness walks, all meals, non-alcoholic beverages, all game drive snacks and beverages, internal reserve transfers between the lodges and welcome lounge, tourism levy and 15%
    • The rates exclude: daily conservation levy, alcoholic beverages and all items of a personal nature, which must be settled directly prior to
    • Persons under the age of 14 years are not permitted on any walking
  • Children travelling:
    • Applicable to Gondwana Family Lodge
    • Child rates are applicable to children from 4 years up to and including 11 years; irrespective of whether children are sharing with adults or staying in their own room/suite (single or sharing).
    • 0 to 3 years old are accommodated at no additional cost, on a sharing basis only with
    • Above mentioned rates are inclusive of the “Kids on Safari” program, 2 daily game drives, guided wilderness walks, all meals, non-alcoholic beverages, all game drive snacks and beverages, internal reserve transfers between the lodge and welcome lounge, tourism levy and 15% VAT (daily conservation levy and all items of a personal nature are excluded and must be settled prior to departure).
    • Persons under the age of 4 years are not permitted on game
    • Persons under the age of 16 years are not permitted at Dwyka Tented Lodge
    • Persons under the age of 12 are not permitted at Tilney
    • Complimentary child minding is available in the kiddie’s entertainment area during game drives and the course of the day.
  • Conservation Levy:
    • A daily conservation levy of R125 per person per night will be implemented as of: 01 May 2021, children between the ages of 4- 11 years will be levied at 50% (half) of the adult
    • The conservation levy will be charged on the initial invoice to be settled at booking stage, alternatively settled directly by the guest on
    • This levy is not included in the above-mentioned rates, nor it is
    • The purpose of the guest conservation levy is to support the intense and ongoing conservation efforts on the reserve and support provided to local
  • All rates are subject to change without prior notice.
  • We recommend a minimum stay of two nights throughout the A minimum 2 night stay restriction is applicable over the Seasonal Peak Season period.

Children Policy

  • This policy applies to all persons from 0 up to and including 11 years
  • Persons under the age of 4 years are not permitted on any game
  • Persons under the age of 14 years are not permitted on any walking
  • Persons under the age of 16 years are not permitted at Dwyka Tented
  • Persons under the age of 12 years are not permitted at Tilney
  • Children are accommodated at Gondwana Family Lodge
  • 0 – 3 Years old
    • are accommodated at no additional cost
    • must share with adults, depending on the availability of cots and/or rooms with a sleeper couch
    • are not permitted on game drives
  • 4 – 11 Years 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
  • Cots can accommodate a maximum of one
  • Rooms can accommodate a maximum of one cot and one sleeper couch
  • Rooms accommodating children sharing with parents contain one sleeper couch per
  • Complimentary child minding is available during game drive hours and during the course of the day in our kiddies play
  • Outside of our kiddes play center opening hours, additional child-minding service are available upon request and can be arranged at an additional

Travel Information

Insurance

  • We highly recommend that travel insurance is taken

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

Transfers / Gate Times

  • Transfers to and from the reserve can be arranged with reservations on request at an additional
  • 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
  • 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

Provisional Reservations

  • Provisional bookings during festive season (17 December 2021 – 03 January 2022 (travelling dates)) will be held for a maximum of 24 hours.
  • Subject to availability; e.: should we have limited suites available, only confirmed bookings will be accepted.
  • Bookings made less than 30 days prior to arrival will be held for a maximum of 48
  • Bookings made 31 - 90 days prior to arrival will be held for a maximum of 7 consecutive
  • Bookings made more than 90 days prior to arrival will be held for a maximum of 14 consecutive
  • Should confirmation not be received by the given date, the booking will be automatically released and can only be reinstated subject to availability and on the basis that the booking is confirmed/guaranteed.
  • Full names of guests traveling will be required to convert the status from provisional to confirmed. Name changes are not permitted once reservations have been

Minimum Stay

Festive Season (17 December 2021 – 03 January 2022)

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

Payment

  • The full balance of payment is required 15 days from the statement
  • G. On the 16th of the month, all bookings from 01 – 15 of that month, will be on statement and to be paid by the 31st of that month. On the 1st of the following month all bookings from 16 – 31 of the previous month will be on the statement and to be paid by the 15th of that month.
  • Any discrepancies on the confirmation/pro forma invoice must be addressed at the time of
  • Sanbona Wildlife Reserve and/ or Jock Safari Lodge will not alter any invoices on the statement, unless discrepancies are addressed within 7 days of
  • 5% Interest will apply for late payments.
  • Sanbona Wildlife Reserve reserves the right to withdraw the account
  • All bank charges are for the account holder’s account and will not be paid by Sanbona Wildlife Reserve and/ or Jock Safari Lodge; these will be invoiced back on the next statement if this is not adhered
  • Credit card payments are subject to a 5% transaction fee based on total transaction value which will be taken with payment; invoices for these charges will be reflected on the next statement.

Cancellations

General Terms (01 October 2021 – 30 April 2022)

  • Only written cancellations will be accepted; please ensure you receive an acknowledgment of cancellation from
  • A fee of 50% of booking value will be charged if cancellation is less than 30 days prior to
  • A fee of 100% of booking value will be charged if cancellation is less than 14 days prior to
  • All reservations must be cancelled through/ via the original booking channel; failure to do so will result in full payment being

Low Season Terms (01 May 2021- 30 September 2021)

  • Only written cancellations will be accepted; please ensure you receive an acknowledgment of cancellation from
  • A fee of 25% of the booking value will be charged if cancellation is less than 30- 15 days prior to
  • A fee of 50% of the booking value will be charged if cancellation is less than 14- 8 days prior to
  • A fee of 100% of the booking value will be charged f cancellation is less than 7 days prior to
  • All reservations must be cancelled through/ via the original booking channel; failure to do so will result in full payment being

COVID SPECIFIC CANCELLATION TERMS

In the event of cancellation due the below listed Covid19 reasons no cancellation fees will be levied:

  • Infection with the COVID-19 virus of one or more travel participants and is under treatment or in ordered quarantine. Reasonable evidence, written statements and or documents to support the reasons for cancellation that are
  • The South African government prohibits guest travel into South Africa by way of lock down or international border closure
  • The government in the guest’s country of residence prohibits travel into / from the guests country of residence &/or South Africa
  • Prohibition on transport (airline) due a direct COVID related Reasonable evidence, written statements and or documents to support the reasons for cancellation that are given.
  • Sanbona Wildlife Reserve reserves the right to ask for any reasonable evidence, written statements and or documents to verify the reason for cancellation that is given.

FIT Groups, Set Departure Tours, Set Departure Itineraries and Tour Series Deposit, Payment and Cancellation

  • Policy applies to bookings of eight (8) or more people.
  • A minimum stay of two nights applies throughout the
  • A 25% non-refundable deposit is payable 90 days prior to
  • A 50% non-refundable payment 60 days prior to
  • A 100% non-refundable payment 30 days prior to arrival
  • All rooming lists are required 30 days prior to

The following terms and conditions must be agreed and adhered to in order to hold rooms for FIT Groups, Set Departure Tours, Set Departure Itineraries and Tour Series:

General:

Sanbona Wildlife Reserve may request room(s) back at any point should it receive a confirmed booking for the same dates. The agent must release the room(s) back to Sanbona Wildlife Reserve if it has not been sold at that point. A 10% non-refundable deposit will be required immediately for room(s) should the agent not wish to release the room(s) back to Sanbona Wildlife Reserve.

Cancellations:

  • The cancellation policy is applied in the event of a reduction in Should one person in a sharing room cancel, the room rate will then revert to a single occupancy and single occupancy supplement will be applicable to the guest.
  • For all cancellations within three months of arrival, a fee of 25% of total value per room cancelled will be charged.
  • For all cancellations within two months of arrival, a fee of 50% of total value per room cancelled will be charged.
  • For all cancellations within one months of arrival, a fee of 100% of total value per room cancelled will be charged.

Payment:

  • 10% non- refundable deposit may be requested at any time during the booking process should Sanbona receive a confirmed booking for the same dates. This will allow us to hold rooms in advance and decline any and all other business we get for the same
  • 25% of total group value must be settled three months prior to
  • 50% of total group value must be settled two months prior to
  • The balance, i.e. full pre-payment, of total group value must be settled one month prior to

PLEASE BE ADVISED THE ABOVE TERMS MAY NOT BE CEDED NOR ARE THEY NEGOTIABLE.

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