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Aquila Private Game Reserve - Day Trip Safari

R46, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
+27 21 430 7260
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Aquila Game Reserve Wildlife Safari from Cape Town
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Activities: Viewing wildlife
Fee: Yes
Owner description: Aquila Game Reserve is recognized as a major Cape Town tourist...
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Activities: Viewing wildlife
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Aquila Game Reserve is recognized as a major Cape Town tourist attraction. Aquila has been published in the "World's 21 favourite things to do in Cape Town," and considered one of the top 10 daytrip destinations by Sawubona Magazine. Aquila offers a wide variety of safaris - day trip safaris, horseback safaris, quad bike safari, overnight and fly-in safaris. There are other activities on offer like 4 x 4 trails, fishing and themed weekend breakaways.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

As this was our third trip to Cape Town we fancied doing something different without travelling too far from our base with friends in Hout Bay. Aquila met the brief perfectly. While maybe not an truly authentic safari it was pretty close. The Rangers were extremely knowledgeable and the setting is spectacular. The lodge is comfortable and the design is... More 

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College Park, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

My husband and I were very pleased with our Safari! We got to see the Big 5 and we were incredibly close to them. The tour guide was very knowledgeable. The food was delicious as well. Totally worth it!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

I was very skeptical that this would be a good trip and only went for my kids. But, it was really much better than expected. We took a day trip out, and the drive was through beautiful mountains. On arrival, it was very much a safari lodge atmosphere with good food and friendly staff. Going to see the animals was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

So we went for a safari trip me and my husband there we paid for 2,750 per person for a private transportation from the hotel till the location which took 2 hours also thats include lunch and the game. For lunch it was open lunch, i mostly liked there desert was the Malva pudding it was really amazing. The drinks... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Amazing experience to be up close to so many amazing animals. We managed to see Hippos, Rhinos, Lions, Elephants, Giraffes, Zebras and so many more smaller animals. Our guide Godfrey was excellent and answered all our questions. My only criticism is that after lunch if you didn't want to go horse riding or quad biking you were stuck for an... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

We spent 2 nights at the reserve and enjoyed our stay. Staff were very efficient and helpfull - even Eskom power outage did not spoil our dinner by candlelight. Did not manage to see Leopards but that common to most game parks - saw everything else

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Family Cottage was fully booked so we had to get 2 Standard cottages for family of 4. The 2 Game rides (afternoon and morning) were excellent. The guide gave us time to take pictures. It was very relaxing and enjoyable. He explained and answered our questions clearly. The food was very nice and lots of choices too. There was power... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

OK, this is not a 3-day safari at Kruger National Park, but it is an easy day trip from Cape Town. Two-hour van ride, then a very nice buffet breakfast, and then out on the truck to see animals. It is a private game preserve, so it is likely that you will see a wide assortment as you are driven... More 

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Wellington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

From the moment we arrived, the magic began. The staff were all friendly and helpful and couldn't do enough to make our visit memorable. Our accommodation was, for us, unique in a wonderful setting. The animals were the icing on the cake.

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Moreton in
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Amazing day with great guide. Took loads of photos and fell in love with the real Africa. Is a whole day but you can stay the night if you would like in lovely cottages. Take a good camera.

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