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  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
After pickup from your central Cape Town hotel in an air-conditioned coach, journey to the southern Karoo region and the private Aquila Game Reserve.

Meet your guide and game ranger and climb aboard an open-air safari vehicle. Start the drive while your guide tells you about the “Big Five” animals in the reserve. Keep your eyes out for them as well as African elephants, buffalo, lions, hippos, and other animals.

Pass a large wetland area known for its abundance of bird species, including Verreaux's black eagles.

Have lunch after your safari and then meet your guide again for the drive back to Cape Town, where you’re dropped off at your hotel by late afternoon.
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Aquila Private Game Reserve - Day Trip Safari
Springbok Atlas Tours & Safaris
Springbok Atlas Luxury Charter
This tour is ideal for travelers who would like to see African wildlife without traveling too far from Cape Town. Spend several hours on a safari at Aquila Game Reserve, home to the “Big Five” game animals and Verreaux’s eagle. Everything is planned: transportation, lunch, and pickup and drop-off from your hotel.
  • Take one of the easiest safari tours near Cape Town
  • Don’t stress about lunch or transportation: both are included
  • Get a chance to see the Verreaux's black eagle
  • See the “Big Five” game animals, including African elephants and Cape buffalo
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Reviewed 4 days ago
Relaxing Stay

Recently visited Aquila Game Reserve with my daughter. The staff were very friendly, rooms clean and guide very informative. We learned lots about the animals. Wish I'd stayed longer to use other facilities. The Spa looked amazing!

Thank pottingshedaccom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Stunning Reserve

We did the 1/2 day safari. We were greeted by a welcome drink and had some time to walk around the grounds and enjoy the land. There is a pool and lounge chairs that are available to use. We had a lovely buffet lunch which...More

1  Thank aj082015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Enjoyable Overnight Stay

We enjoyed the overnight stay at Aquila. Plenty of parking space when we arrived even though there was a huge group of people already there, then a welcome drink with a choice of sparkling wine or sparkling non-alcoholic drink. Staff is friendly and efficient. The...More

Thank Evee v
Reviewed 19 June 2018
Interesting experience

Good experience to see wildlife. We spent a full day there. The ranger was professional, but we were a little disappointed because we were not able to see the leopard. He is active during the night only. The area is fully protected by fences within...More

6  Thank bogdanfilipc
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile
Great 1 Day Visit

Well conducted visit to a private reserve. Informative guide with lots of conservation info and animal specific knowledge. Got to see most of the big 5.

5  Thank PhilT3m
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