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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 3 days ago via mobile

We chose this trip as our premium experience when we bought the 5 day premium I Venture red bus sight seeing tickets. We were picked up from our hotel and driven to Aquila (transfers aren’t included - you need to pay for these) - the...More

Thank Jo H
AquilaSafari, Social Media Strategist at Aquila Private Game Reserve - Day Trip Safari, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you, Jo! Aquila is perfect for visitors to Cape Town who only need to drive 2 hours to see the Big 5 and all the other wildlife. Best wishes, Team Aquila

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Let us start with what you should not expect: 1. Gourmet 4 star food 2. 4 star lodgings 3. A top spa 4. Loads of animals on safari Now what you can expect. Fantastic homemade food that the locals eat. Everything from ostrich to oxtail....More

Thank Crazyredpepper
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely family day out to Aquila. We go served welcome drinks on our arrival: ( sparkling wine or grape juice) then had some coffee/tea and light snacks while waiting for our game drive. The game drive was fun: saw lots of animals...More

Thank ruthi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Aquila is a good option if you are only coming to Cape Town and have never seen African Wildlife before. The food is great, but the safari is very commercialized. You do see animals up close for pictures, but if you have been to the...More

1  Thank storytellercapetown
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here with a friend, we arrived early and wanted to use the spa so staff allowed us to check in at 130 instead of 1400. Stay- Highly recommend the overnighter in a luxury cottage, the view onto the reserve was fab. Beds were comfy...More

Thank GGrain
AquilaSafari, Social Media Strategist at Aquila Private Game Reserve - Day Trip Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear GGrain, Thank you so much for all your feedback. We are so glad that you had a 5-star review level of experience at Aquila! We have passed on your feedback about the spa to management. Best wishes, Team Aquila

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So far an awesome stay just remember to layer clothing it's very cold here in September and windy. All the meals are buffet and it's so-so. I would highly recommend an overnight stay and an early morning Safari so you can see the Lions it...More

Thank McK5nz
AquilaSafari, Social Media Strategist at Aquila Private Game Reserve - Day Trip Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear McK5nz, Thank you for your lovely 4-star review. We are glad that you highly recommended an overnight stay to others and enjoyed the safari experience! We are just unsure what you are referring to with regards to GPS and directions, as we have never...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our overnight stay began by being taken from CapeTown to Aquila, a very pleasant 2 hr drive through the countryside. On arrival at Aquila we received a welcome drink prior to being shown to our very comfortable lodge. Lunch was buffet style with a wide...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recommend tourists To come here To see the big 5 and its A GOOD PLACE TO GO AND HAVE SOME GOOD FOod

Thank unicornl3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I think people have the wrong impression before they arrive at this game reserve. It is as it describes itself a private game reserve and not a zoo or a national park. We really enjoyed our two night stay and I believe what made the...More

Thank siaaustria
AquilaSafari, Social Media Strategist at Aquila Private Game Reserve - Day Trip Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sia, Thank you for much for sharing your experience! We are thankful for your 4 stars and for the lovely detail that you went into. Best wishes, Team Aquila

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've never been to an African safari before (so I can't compare) and I didn't know what to expect. I saw some negative reviews but my colleagues who visited just before us were all satisfied. We came with our 6 months old baby and it...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 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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November 30, 2017|
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Response from Safari94185 | Reviewed this property |
absolutely. SA is safer than most places
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