There are plenty of places to view the famous African Big 5 in the Western Cape — from game reserves to private wildlife estates, and everything in between. But, there’s no place like Sanbona Wildlife Reserve to experience an authentic, Big 5 safari.
Situated just over 3 hours from Cape Town along route 62, Sanbona Wildlife Reserve is home to the lesser spotted white lion, as well as a wide array of African wildlife including Elephant, Cape Mountain Zebra, Cheetah, Eland, Giraffe and more.
Sanbona forms part of an ambitious goal by conservationists and wildlife enthusiasts to re-wild the Western Cape. Located in the Little Karoo, it is one of South Africa’s largest privately-owned nature reserves, stretching across 58,000 hectares of rich protected ecosystems within two biodiversity hotspots.
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