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Aquila Private Game Reserve - Day Trip Safari

#26 of 202 Outdoor Activities in Cape Town Central Features Animals
R46, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
+27 21 430 7260
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US$194.99*
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Aquila Game Reserve Wildlife Safari from Cape Town
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US$363.22*
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Private Tour: Wild Life Safari from Cape Town
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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” (152 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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R46, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
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+27 21 430 7260
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The accommodation is average and does not offer basic amenities. The check in and check out process is inefficient with 2 hours waiting time to check in and another 2 hours to depart. The food is average to poor. And the safari is good.

Thank Greenbelt6862 .
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful venue and facilities! Great lunch and attentive staff. The safari was a lot of fun! They have about 7 lions, 3/4 rhinos, 3 giraffes, boxsprings, buffalos.. highly recommended!

Thank Marcopolo20th
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to go on this trip as it included seeing some rare African animals such as the white rhino. The tour required a 2.5 hour drive from Cape Town through beautiful mountain terrain. On arrival, we were greeted with a glass of sparkling wine...More

Thank DavidGunn1
aquila2016, Public Relations Manager at Aquila Private Game Reserve - Day Trip Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good day, David. Thank you for the good review regarding your recent visit to Aquila. We are glad to read that you've had a pleasant experience at our reserve.

Reviewed 1 week ago

2 hrs away from cape town. Stayed for two nights. Nothing to do in the surrounding areas. Limited activities for kids however there is a play area. Food is above average. Suggest for them to add Pizza/ Pasta for kids (limited choices for them). Most...More

Thank Zee K
aquila2016, Public Relations Manager at Aquila Private Game Reserve - Day Trip Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good day, Zee. Thank you for writing to us about your recent stay at Aquila. We can confirm that our teams are currently looking into a kiddies menu option. Thanks for visiting.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great safari experience. Delicious breakfast and lunch were included before & after the safari. Staff provided blankets for the chilly August weather, which was perfect. Although they don't guarantee you will see the big five, our driver went above and beyond to get us an...More

Thank ars0903
aquila2016, Public Relations Manager at Aquila Private Game Reserve - Day Trip Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello! Thank you for the 5-star review. We appreciate your comments and are happy to read that you've had the most wonderful wildlife experience.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Waste of time and money.Its highly over rated, over priced and very few lazy animals.Staff arent too friendly as well and after the safari no facilities provided.More

Thank MohsinBhurwani
aquila2016, Public Relations Manager at Aquila Private Game Reserve - Day Trip Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good day. Thank you for writing to us. Upon return from the full day safari our guests are treated with a scrumptious lunch buffet at the poolside restaurant - which is served until 15h00. The full day safari guests are free to leave at any...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Close to Cape Town, very intimate, friendly staff, lovely rooms. Very impressive, we loved every moment there and is coming back for sure!

Thank experienced_10
aquila2016, Public Relations Manager at Aquila Private Game Reserve - Day Trip Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good day. We are glad to read that you enjoyed every moment at Aquila. thank you for visiting and we look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful safari with the family, professional staff in wonderful noon سفاري عائلي بسيط وممتع مع فريق مختص

Thank Maitha A
aquila2016, Public Relations Manager at Aquila Private Game Reserve - Day Trip Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Maitha. Thank you for the 5-star review.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A day well spent!! We could see range of animals in their natural habitat.We were in enclosed vehicle for our safety..and our driver and guide was well equipped with knowledge which he generously shared and guided us on their breeds too .At the entrance we...More

Thank Seema G
aquila2016, Public Relations Manager at Aquila Private Game Reserve - Day Trip Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Seema. Thank you for writing to us. We are super proud of your 5-star review. Thanks for visiting Aquila.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found a special buy 4 get 1 for free day ticket offer on Facebook (Things to do in Cape Town / CityGuideLounge). Helped us a lot to safe some money, even the transfer from Cape Town was included! The Safari was just beautiful -...More

Thank MikePUJ
aquila2016, Front Office Manager at Aquila Private Game Reserve - Day Trip Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello. Thank you for the 5-star review. It is always good to read about exceptional wildlife experiences. We appreciate your comments.

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MissD1984
18 May 2017|
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Response from SanjayaKanginnadhi | Reviewed this property |
Hi Miss.. There one souvenir shop there..and sell afican souvenir like : ostrich egg painting They use Rand..and it us not pricey The weather can change immediatly from sunny to rain but no worry ...a plastic raincoat will... More
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Deane B
30 April 2017|
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Response from MsTia79 | Reviewed this property |
If memory serves me correctly, we reached there in about 2 hours or so. The ride was so peaceful, I slept most of the way. :)
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voyagelady
11 April 2017|
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Response from aquila2016 | Property representative |
Good day. Our qualified guides are very good at giving a great wildlife viewing experience - we, therefore, can recommend any of the two departure times.
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