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The privately owned White Lion Lodge is the perfect isolated safari hideaway and can accommodate up to eight guests in four individual rooms. Natural stone walkways meander through a Karoo garden and provide easy access between the main lodge and the suites.

Experience the silence of the Klein Karoo while our discreet staff ensure impeccable and personalised service. The Main Lodge is the main meeting point for a pre-dinner drink in the lounge next to a crackling fire.

Relax with a book from the library on one of the sun decks, wind down around the 15-meter infinity swimming pool, or laze on your private wooden deck and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the Klein Karoo.

South African cuisine is served either in the dining room or on the veranda under the glorious African sky. There is a complimentary Wi-Fi connection is located around the lodge. There is no cell phone reception at the reserve.

A private game vehicle with a qualified field guide takes you on two safaris per day. An afternoon nature drive through the southern part of the reserve and an early morning game drive to the northern side of the reserve.


A wedding at the White Lion Lodge, on the Sanbona Reserve offers romance, magic, charm and adventure. At the White Lion Lodge you can enjoy an intimate wedding up to 8 guests with an incredible

Wood Fired Hot Tub

The perfect Remedy for a busy lifestyle...

Hot tubbing is the ideal way to warm up, relax and unwind, particularly in winter. All you need to do is lie back relax and let the tribulations of the daily life fade into the distance while admiring the stunning views around you.

A long soak in a wood fired hot tub under the Milky Way while listing to the crackle of the fire and the comfort of the naturally heated water off the purest form of relaxation. There is nothing quite as comforting as sinking into a hot tub after a blustery day exploring the Reserve.