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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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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Stellenbosch, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a lovely time at Aquila! Good service, wide variety of food to choose from, an overall good experience. Thank you to our guide Taylor who was very friendly and knowledgeable. I would recommend it:)

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a large zoo. We got to see all 5 and we were happy with that. Our premier cabin was nice but didn't live up to the price. Food was not good and service not great ( despite few exceptions). Go here for the day and keep your expectations to a minimum.

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Kimberley, South Africa
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tries too hard to be both a day-trip experience and a luxury residential Lodge. Doesn't quite make it as either. This, and the different facilities and services for each visitor type, was not made clear on website.

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Skerries, Ireland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Aquila Game Reserve is a scenic drive of just over 2 hours from Cape Town. It located in the “Karoo Mountains” in large valley, where there has been very little rain in the last 4 years. It does, however have a pleasant stream flowing through the reserve. The stream feeds the lake where the Hippos spend much of the day.... More

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Wimbledon, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well, what can I say.. this place has a special place in my heart, as my now fiancé proposed to me while we were here! But.. aside from that, I do have to highly recommend giving Aquila a visit! Finding it at first, proved a bit of a mission and we accidently ended up in a town a few miles... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hubby had booked 2 night stay and we checked in day before my birthday. On arrival we were greeted by very friendly staff and a complimentary champagne. We arrived early after 12pm but could not checkin until 2pm however was directed to Dinning area where buffet lunch was served. On 1st day, we had nice variety of SA traditional foods... More

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Cape Town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My overall experience at Aquila game reserve was excellent . From check in to check out this place is breath taking . I will surely recommend Aquila to anyone interested to experience the wild live in excellent style . A big thanks to Robin for arranging our trip with love and kindness . Liezel and Constable

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Commercial zoo with bad food! Aquila is so overpriced! When you want to go to an really expensive zoo, go here. If you like good food and want a clean room or a safari, don't go here. The safari is like going in a zoo, it had nothing to do with wild life. There are two elephants, four or five... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

As one of the things on my bucket list i had already decided and imagined what it would be like visiting the Aquila Game Reserve. Safe to say it exceeded my imagination. The staff at the reserve were friendly and efficient making us feel welcome throughout our stay. The food was delicious and there was a variety to choose from.... More

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Puchong, Malaysia
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The charges to the place I feel is over-price even they provide breakfast and lunch. The park has limited wild animals for viewing. However, if you are short of time and wanted somewhere close by Cape Town, this might be the place for you to experience a 'safari' feel. Of all the things offered, I really like the moment where... 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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