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Aquila Private Game Reserve - Day Trip Safari

#26 of 201 Outdoor Activities in Cape Town Central Features Animals
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” (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 2 days 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 yesterday

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

Reviewed 3 days 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 MJCTP
aquila2016, Front Office Manager at Aquila Private Game Reserve - Day Trip Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

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

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I visited this game reserve with my family in December and was pretty disappointed with what you get for what is essence a glorified zoo. I lived in South Africa for many years and can tell you "tourists " to save your money and just...More

Thank BenJaminLow1234
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On arrival we were welcomed by friendly faces and welcoming drinks. The facility makes provision for both adult and children entertainment. A sense of nature and home in one package. A big thanks to Memory the ranger for our well educated game drive. We could...More

Thank ilseann
aquila2016, Public Relations Manager at Aquila Private Game Reserve - Day Trip Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Good day. Thank you for the good review. We appreciate your comments and we will make sure the message of thanks if conveyed to both the GM and Memory.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fantastic experience, especially once you are informed about the animals and why they are there and why the lodge was established. Some would call it a very large zoo but we believe it is truly a rescued wildlife sanctuary. One needs to...More

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

Hello! Wow. A 5-star review! Thank you for writing to us. We will make sure Melvin reads your comments.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in South Africa last year and went on safari in the Nambiti game reserve at Cheetah ridge. It was amazing but I never got to see any lions...although plenty of tracks....so I decided to go to the Aquila game reserve when I returned...More

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

Good day, Paul. We thank you for taking the time tp write to us about your most recent safari experience at Aquila. We value your comments and thank you for visiting us.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed over night at the reserve and had a fantastic experience The 2 hour drive from Cape Town was very scenic passing beautiful landscapes as well as plenty of Baboons !!! Our room was overlooking the reserve in the apartment block ... beautifully appointed...More

Thank j11art74
aquila2016, Public Relations Manager at Aquila Private Game Reserve - Day Trip Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good day. Thank you for writing to us. our 5-star review really makes us proud of the facilities and services on offer at Aquila Private Game Reserve. We hope to welcome you back in summer when the pool and the poolside bar is a buzz...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice views, good rooms, lovely staff. Mediocre food. It was too cold when we were there, but in warm weather the outdoor pool looked wonderful. I have never been to a private reserve before, so cannot compare. But it was less "wild" than I hoped;...More

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

Good day, Zoe. Thank you for writing to us. We value your comments and appreciate your 4-star review. Thanks for choosing Aquila.

Reviewed 19 June 2017

As parents to a one year old, we often don't get the chance to go away. Babysitter sorted, we planned our Full Day Safari to Aquila. With the assistance of an extremely helpful Tanya from the Aquila Sales Executive Team, we were well on our...More

Thank SaraWise1980
aquila2016, Public Relations Manager at Aquila Private Game Reserve - Day Trip Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good day. Thank you for the fantastic review about your recent experience at Aquila. We will most certainly convey your message to the relevant staff mentioned in your review. And, thank you for the recommendation.

Reviewed 17 June 2017

Slight compromise for us as our visitor wasn't physically up to much travel but wanted to see some game during her stay in Cape Town. Actually at Touws River (hardly Central Cape Town!!), but we had planned a round trip from Montague. Arrived a bit...More

Thank Dancingthroughchaos1
aquila2016, Front Office Manager at Aquila Private Game Reserve - Day Trip Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Good day. Thank you for taking the tie to write to us. We appreciate your honest review about your recent visit to Aquila.

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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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