Aquila Private Game Reserve

Aquila Private Game Reserve

Aquila Private Game Reserve

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Aquila Safari Lodge is a 4 star establishment in the Southern Karoo. The reserve is a 10,000 hectare conservancy in the southern Karoo, and home to the big 5 legends of the wilderness – elephant, lion, buffalo, leopard and rhino. Aside from the Big 5, Aquila is home to hippo, giraffe, buck and over 170 different species of bird

The Aquila Private Game Reserve nestles in a malaria free game reserve which can be reached from Cape Town via a two hour scenic drive. This 4,500 hectare private nature reserve is rich in Khoi San and Boer War history and is home to three unspoiled biomes of vegetation set in the most magnificent Karoo mountains, valleys, rivers and kloofs.

The reserve is in South Africa’s Western Cape Province and has been recognized as one of the major tourist attractions, along with Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens and Robben Island. 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.

Overnight Safari

The Aquila overnight safari doesn’t spare on spoiling our guests. 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.

The overnight safari Cape Town boasts a 2 – 3 hour game drive with an Aquila Game Reserve specialist. Awaiting your return is a traditional African meal, sparkling wine over swopping-safari-stories, and luxury accommodation.

Overnight Safari Cape Town:

  • Welcome cocktails
  • A hearty buffet lunch is served before the game drive departs
  • 2 – 3 hour game drive
  • Traditional South African dinner
  • Luxury or Premier Luxury Chalet accommodation
  • Early Morning Game Drive & Visit to ARC
  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Check Out of Cottage
  • Travel via the scenic Du Toitskloof Pass and wine lands to CT

Big 5 Overnight Safari

The big 5 overnight safari can include sighting all 5 of Africa’s wildlife legends. Elephant, lion, buffalo, leopard and rhino, synonymous with Africa, roam the outskirts of Aquila Private Game Reserve.

The Aquila big 5 overnight safari includes a lengthy game drive with an experienced ranger, breakfast, lunch and dinner, and an invitation to cool-off in a natural rock pool.

Accommodation at Aquila is a handful of premier, family and luxury chalets. All chalets are unique and neatly blend into the natural backdrop for the Reserve.

Fly In Safari

The Aquila 2 day safari starts with a 45-60 min flight over the majestic Hex River Mountains & vineyards – the second highest mountain range in the Western Cape. Guests have the option to fly either via helicopter or airplane.

The 2 day safari Cape Town tour includes scenic flights, traditional safari game drives, hearty meals and luxury Aquila accommodation.

2 Day, Overnight Safari Cape Town:

  • Pick up from Hotel or Guesthouse and transfer to airport
  • 45 – 60 minute scenic flight
  • Full course buffet breakfast served at the Aquila Game Reserve restaurant
  • 2 to 3 hour safari
  • Buffet lunch & Dinner in our African boma Restaurant
  • Optional activities: horse-riding or quad biking
  • Luxury accommodation at Aquila Game Reserve

Luxury 2 day, Overnight Safari Cape Town

A luxury 2 day safari Cape Town is a prized African adventure. Aside from jaw dropping views from the top, the 2 day safari includes sighting all 5 of Africa’s wildlife legends – elephant, lion, buffalo, leopard and rhino.

Aquila Private Game Reserve has two large swimming pools, pool bars, a large African-style dining area, and two smaller dining areas. All dining areas have blazing log fires, and smoky cigar bars are available. Accommodation options at Aquila Private Game Reserve are premier, luxury or standard chalets.

The Aquila 2 day fly in safari includes accommodation and transfers to the airport and reserve.


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