Big 5 Safari Lodge just 2.5 Hours from Cape Town Aquila Safari


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Big 5 Safari

Aquila Game Reserve offers traditional game drives, safaris on horseback, quad biking, 4 x 4 mountain trails....

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Day Trip Safari

The 2 to 3 hour safari departs at 10:15 am. The safari is led by an experienced guide who will share exciting inside stories....

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Overnight Safari

Stay overnight in a variety of safari lodge accommodation options and enjoy the tasty buffet style eating options at our restaurant....

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Horseback Safari

For the adventurous, Aquila Game Reserve offers an early morning, day- or late afternoon horseback safari tour.

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Quadbike Safari

The quad bike safari day tour involves roughing it up within the 7500 hectare conservancy of Aquila Game Reserve....

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Fly In Safari

The Big 5 Fly In Safari flies over the Hex River Mountains & vineyards – an adrenaline-filled safari experience....

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Premier Luxury Chalets

There are five premier luxury chalets, each a unique style and equally exclusive. Chalets are privately situated ....

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Family Luxury Chalets

Family Luxury safari lodge accommodation is a collection of semi detached units, with special attention paid to family needs...

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Standard Luxury Chalets

Standard Luxury accommodation is a collection of semi detached units. Chalets have thatch roofs and feature exterior stone work.

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Welcome to Aquila Safari

Welcome to a Big-5 experience. Aquila offers you a unique opportunity to see lions, rhino, buffalo, elephants and leopard up close. Additional wildlife and flora is available to view on our once-in-a-lifetime game drives.

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Accommodation | Chalets

Aquila has two large swimming pools, each with a pool bar, overlooking the reserve. There is a large African-style dining area, and two smaller dining areas - all with blazing log fires and smoky cigar bars. A library, curio shop and children’s entertainment area is also available.

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Conferencing Venu

Aquila Game Reserve is located in Touwsrivier, is under two hours drive from Cape Town. Aquila is an ideal executive getaway and Cape Town conference centre. There are a variety of room set-ups possible, full catering amenities and stately conferencing equipment.

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Activities We Offer

Adventure quad-biking on hilly roads, roaming the woods on horseback, slow champagne sunset safaris, and close encounters with the Big Five are only a few of the things you can expect on an Aquila Cape Town Safari.

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Overnight Safari

The Aquila overnight safari doesn’t spare on spoiling. Welcome cocktails are served on arrival, either outside around the pools, or in front of a log fire in the cigar bar. Before the safari departs a sizzling lunch is served at the African character restaurant.

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About Aquila Game Reserve

Aquila Game Reserve is a four star establishment and boasts all the features associated with an exceptional safari lodge.

Safaris, Facilities Activities

Aquila Game Reserve offers traditional game drives, safaris on horseback, quad biking, 4 x 4 mountain trails, and so much more.

Overnight Accommodation

Aquila Game Reserve in Cape Town is a luxury four star establishment. Accommodation options at Aquila are premier, luxury or standard chalets.

Big 5 Game Reserve

Aquila Private Game Reserve is the ultimate African safari getaway, a Big 5 Game Reserve close to Cape Town, which is found 2 hours' from the city.