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Aquila Private Game Reserve - Day Trip Safari

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R46, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
+27 21 430 7260
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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.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“game drives” (151 reviews)
“outdoor shower” (36 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
R46, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
+27 21 430 7260
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If this will be your only experience ever to see any of the Big Five in the "wild" then take the 2+ hour drive from Cape Town. An unnatural habitat for some of these animals, water and food are provided for them in this semi-desert...More

Thank MarchessadePolo
Reviewed 4 days ago

This trip was great only to the part of Buffet breakfast and lunch and yes the "Guide". Disappointment factor was the big 5's did not look like bigs as mentioned- may be elephant n giraffe yes by their size. The lions were really sleepy, Elephant...More

Thank AishaBdr
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I should have done Imfolozi reserve but my booking has been cancelled so I decided to do Aquila on my way back to Cape Town. The good point is the pick up at Cape Town, really convenient when you are a solo traveler and you...More

Thank Anaëlle G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had low expectations which were rapidly dashed. We had an excellent drive and saw many animals. An excellent guide helped. Well worth making the 2 hour plus journey from Central Cape Town.

Thank Alan F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff were very cordial, knowledgeable and professional. Saw most of the wildlife and the spa was heavenly

Thank Adaku A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did a sunset safari which was amazing. We saw most animals and the guide was informative. Place was easy to find.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked the afternoon safari which included a buffet lunch as we arrived, the food was average at best... Then we set off for the safari, only managed to see 3 out of the big 5, did not see the buffalo and leopard.. As for...More

Thank vasdev
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our two days in this reserve. Everything is top, the safari, the rooms, the restaurants ! I recommend to visite this place !

Thank JonathanLar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is 2 to 2 1/2 hours from Cape Town. You get a buffet breakfast and buffet lunch which is OK. The "Safari" is on the back on trucks which bump around over rough tracks around the reserve. You get really close to the animals,...More

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a disclaimer -- i've been to Kruger National Park so.. take my review with a grain of salt. Pros: Super easy to get to from Cape Town (only about 2 hours); the service is great (champagne/sparkling wine upon arrival); there are tons to do...More

Thank Taiwo O
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November 30, 2017|
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Response from Christa B | Reviewed this property |
the roads are very safe. Aquila arranged my transportation and it was very easy
October 8, 2017|
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Response from AquilaSafari | Property representative |
Good day. Our transfers are from most Cape Town CBD hotels. We are able to do special request transfers to the airport. please inquire at the time of booking to confirm extra costs.
September 20, 2017|
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Response from AquilaSafari | Property representative |
Good day. We allow children of all ages - to be accompanied by an adult - on a traditional safari. Quad bikes and horseback safari's require that children be at least 16 years of age.