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Aquila Private Game Reserve - Day Trip Safari

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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...more
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

This was so special to get to see these awesome animals at such a great place. Due to time limitations, this was a good way to experience a safari without having to travel too far. The team there are great, and very accommodating. The spa...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank OneB1984
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An enjoyable and informative visit, this 10,000 hectare private reserve is located about 2 hour’s drive from Cape Town Airport and home to a wide range of elephants, zebras, wildebeest, buffalo, springbok, rhino’s and even seven lions. As all bar the lions are herbivores, so...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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AquilaSafari, Social Media Strategist at Aquila Private Game Reserve - Day Trip Safari, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you, Simon! We are glad that you visited us :)

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I visited with my family and a few friends and had a wonderful time. The staff are very friendly and helpful at all times. The buffet style restaurant is really value for money. The safaris are amazing, especially the fact that you can take morning...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank ChelseaR1013
AquilaSafari, Social Media Strategist at Aquila Private Game Reserve - Day Trip Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your awesome review, Chelsea!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was my first safari experience in Africa so I can’t compare it to other places. For me it was a great day out. Started with a refreshing drink and then a delightful lunch - plenty of choice and great quality. The safari drive lasted...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank XCB81X
AquilaSafari, Social Media Strategist at Aquila Private Game Reserve - Day Trip Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for sharing your review!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you want to have a safari feeling thats not the right place to go!!! Take your time to do some research on this! We saw all of the big 5 but it seemed that they are always spotted at the same place. The lions...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Vegas12121212
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a amazing experience, with all the game drives and activities to do a day trip is not enough. This majestic place houses the Big Five and you can get very up close and personal with the lions. The best trip was our first day...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 592melissa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a whirlwind one nights stay at Aquila, just 2hrs drive from Cape Town. We arrived just in time for the extensive lunch buffet, followed by a swim in the Spa's heated pool. We then checked in to our room and relaxed for a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tabby R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you would like to see the big 5 and treat your Wife and family this is the place to be from our check in we experienced the warmth of the staff and they went out of their way for us.Our Game drives were Amazing...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Juan-Paul5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saw the whole Big 5!! Was truly an amazing experience and a must on any bucket list!!! Thanks guys you will definitely see us again!!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SharS-86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very nice private reserve where you really can see the big 5! We saw 4 off them except the leopard. It is professional organized. We did the afternoon drive since this is the most comfortable if you stay in Capetown and don’t...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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alicethetravelagent
October 4, 2018|
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Response from GGrain | Reviewed this property |
Hiya stairs were very steep! I would know re stair gate as we didn’t need one. I wouldn’t want kids up there without as they were steel even for us adults!
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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 maxchristie2017 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yes, the roads can be very bumpy at times. It is really hard to tell if it would be too bumpy, you decide what you think will be the best.
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