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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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$210.39*
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Aquila Game Reserve Wildlife Safari from Cape Town
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$388.18*
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Wild Life Safari Tour including Private Transfer To and From Aquila Reserve
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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.
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“game drives” (152 reviews)
“outdoor shower” (36 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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R46, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Checking in was a breeze. Then I enjoyed a spread of a buffet for lunch. The game drive was very good and the fact that they brought us so close to the elephants, rhinos and even the lions was exceptional. Dinner was once again such...More

Thank J.C. V
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A major disappointment!!! You can’t help but wonder if you’re being lied to by Aquila Safari Private Game Reserve in their promise of viewing The Big 5. Their 7 Lions are in an enclosure smaller than some Zoo’s I’ve been to. Why? They tell you...More

Thank Patrick W
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited with a group of friends on a recent trip to Cape Town. Takes about 2.15hrs to drive to which meant an early start (we opted for the 7.30 drive so left at 4am!) but an amazing opportunity to drive through a South African sunrise...More

Thank Adam N
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is like a safari in that it was hot, dusty and a bumpy ride. The animals are semi tame, wild animals which you don’t get very close to and look like they are hanging around waiting for their food to be delivered. We used...More

Thank Doreen M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a daytrip morning safari for 3 people. We wanted to drive by ourselves so we booked it excluding transfers. We payed more then 2000 rand a person(160 dollar) so we expected something good. After my booking I got a confirmation mail with some...More

Thank Gert K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked the tour via our hotel and was given a 9/9:30 pick up time. Long story short they forgot us and picked us up at 1045 when they sent us a private driver. Got there 2 hrs later asked for a discount for the delay...More

1  Thank Mke500
AquilaSafari, Guest Relations Manager at Aquila Private Game Reserve - Day Trip Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good day. Please make contact with our customer services team at +27214307260 or send an email with your booking reference number to assistant@aquilasafari.com as we would like to get in contact with regards to your review.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Aquila for the with four children ages 5-9 they thoroughly enjoyed themselves and loved seeing the wildlife. We arrived at Aquila at 9am and were offered a buffet breakfast both hot and cold choices and in my opinion the cold choices fruit, cereal, pastries,...More

Thank Debra W
AquilaSafari, Public Relations Manager at Aquila Private Game Reserve - Day Trip Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Debra We thank you for your review and must admit we are disappointed to note that the toaster and meal selection stripped us of a 5-star review. Please be assured that we have circulated your review for the urgent attention of reserve management. We...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with 2 families and overseas friends (14 ppl) ages ranging for 8 to 50+. We drove up from Cape Town in 1h45min. Nice safe roads with lots of scenery. Had an amazing buffet breakfast and then went on a 2.5 hour game drive. I...More

Thank ParaMan911
AquilaSafari, Guest Relations Manager at Aquila Private Game Reserve - Day Trip Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello! Thank you for your 5-star review. We look forward to welcoming you back during winter in our accommodation and safari offerings. It was a pleasure to have you at our reserve.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They are really friendly in the beginning, but at lunch time, I was waiting for a table and they didn’t let me seat in a good one (maybe because I was by myself). Then o ordered twice for drinks and no one got me any!...More

2  Thank Lorena S
AquilaSafari, Public Relations Manager at Aquila Private Game Reserve - Day Trip Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good day, Lorena Please urgently forward your booking reference number to assistant@aquilasafari.com as we would like to get in contact.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Acquila is a Zoo, they actually feed the animals though we saw not mention of this on the website. Different animals are fenced into different areas ( so the lions can't eat them). Bit shocked they in the welcoming reception they are re-furbing right in...More

Thank Dick M
AquilaSafari, Public Relations Manager at Aquila Private Game Reserve - Day Trip Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good day Dick We would like to respond by stating that animals are not in enclosures as you mention in your review. Our predators are in a separate area on of our 10 000 hectare conservancy, as they have been rescued from the canned hunting...More

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docgpk123
January 5, 2018|
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Response from irenehW3178ZM | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes they do as we saw other vehicles with kids. Please check directly with establishment. Enjoy your visit.
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Lliana B
January 4, 2018|
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Response from Debra W | Reviewed this property |
Hi I had back surgery at the end of last year and found it a little uncomfortable at times. However if you hold on tight it does give you more stability but you will be bumped about the roads are all dirt roads.
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Jackiethetravelbug
November 30, 2017|
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absolutely. SA is safer than most places
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