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Aquila Private Game Reserve

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4.0 of 5 Lodge   |   P.O. Box 1861, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
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New Braunfels, TX
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW via mobile

I truly don't understand all of the negative reviews and wonder what kind of expectations those people had when booking with Aquila. With even a slight bit of research you'll learn that they are a private reserve who specializes in rehabilitation of wild animals. So if you're looking for a true safari experience with a native feel, then don't book... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Aquila is NOT Kruger. It is a conservation area and rescues animals, preserves the Karoo semi arid landscape and allows you to view Africa's animals up close. If some of the reviewers did not think this was very good please remember you will pay five times more to go to Kruger for a night. As an introduction it is excellent,... More 

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Minster Lovell, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently stayed at Aquila as it's the only place close to Cape Town that would allow kids under 4 on the game drives. My son refused to believe he was in Africa until we saw the animals (I think he expected to walk off the airplane into The Lion King!). I would describe Aquila as a conveyor belt Safari.... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My Family (2 adults and 2 kids) wanten to have à real wild park Experience ... À real lodge, lots of wild Life and Value FOR money... We got IT All! Great 24 hrs. THE restaurant had à buffet nut was good and Tour Guides were great. À glas of champagne on arrival and in the Tour .. Möring safari,... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Definitely not 4* basic 3* accommodation nothing to do or see in the evenings. Food is very below average. Very few animals and not a proper game experience if you are a foreigner. As a first timer it would be fine if you know no better. Kzn is definitely where you find the best.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

If u love wild life but u have little time go visit aquila its worth nice safari 3 hr with breakfast and lunch we almost saw all big 5 of africa except leooard .enjoyed all.their hospitality is fine . Safari worth seeing wild animals in its natural habitat

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My family of 10 (all adult children) spent the last day of the year on safari at the Aquila Private Game Reserve. It was a day trip & we did not stay overnight at The Lodge. Everything was excellent. The breakfast & lunch (both buffets) offered a variety of choices & everyone was satisfied with their meals. It was also... More 

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Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

The Resort General setting of the resort is quite beautiful. Quite nice pool with beautiful view. Unfortunately only 6 umbrellas and some 20 sun loungers. And as you share them with the day visitors, there is hardly a chance to find a place in the shadow. The reception could not have been more indifferent. She managed the check-in without a... More 

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Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I went to Aquila Reserve last Week . First it is far from Cape town about 2 hours and half driving . Second there will be no any interactions between you and the animals ( I mean it is like a zoo but with few animals ) .Third they are laying about full day ..It is only half day you... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

You do not go to Aquila to simply stay at the hotel, but you will necessarily do so to do some safari. We wanted to show our son some animals he would normally only see in the zoo and since he is only 2-years old, Aquila was the only available option. We were staying for 2 nights, which is more... More 

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Address: P.O. Box 1861, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Aquila Private Game Reserve 4*
Number of rooms: 33
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Aquila Private Game Reserve Cape Town, South Africa

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