Big 5 Safari

Aquila-Game-Drive

Big 5 Safari

Big 5 Safari | Depart 6h00 | Return approx. 17h00

Day Trip Safari

The 2 to 3 hour safari starts at 10:15am. The safari is led by an experienced guide who will share exciting inside stories: facts about your surroundings, easily rousing your inner wild side.

The Cape Town safari day tour includes a buffet breakfast and lunch, and cool off dips at one of two breathtaking swimming pools. All safaris are in an open 4 x 4 safari vehicle.

Cape Town morning safari day tour

  • 06h45: Depart Cape Town to Game Reserve
  • 09h00: Welcome drink served on arrival
  • 09h15: Buffet Breakfast
  • 10h15: Game drive and visit to ARC (Animal Rescue Center)
  • 12h45: Buffet lunch
  • After lunch guests are able to relax at the pool and are welcome to browse our African curio shop
  • 15h30: Depart Aquila and return to Cape Town

Cape Town afternoon safari day tour

  • 10h00: Depart Cape Town to Aquila (Self-drive)
  • 12h00: Welcome drink served on arrival
  • 12h15: Buffet Lunch
  • 13h30: Game drive and visit to ARC (Animal Rescue Center)
  • After the game drive guests are able to relax at the pool and are welcome to browse our African curio shop
  • 16h00: Depart Aquila and return to Cape Town

Cape Town Safari Day Trip
The Aquila Cape Town safari trip is offered with or without transport to the reserve. Guests will be collected from their hotel or guesthouse and transferred to Aquila Game Reserve. Self-drive guests should depart Cape Town at approximately the same time as the tour provided with transport.

The Aquila Cape Town safari trip has been rated by Sawubona magazine as one of the Top 10 best day-trip destinations.

Horseback Safari

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

A slow walk across the plains or cantering at full throttle is at the guest’s discretion. No experience is necessary for the Aquila horseback safari day tour.

Horseback Safari Day Tour

  • Departs at 06:45 from Cape Town daily
  • Morning and afternoon horseback safaris are available
  • A welcome drink is included on arrival, along with a tasty buffet breakfast
  • A gourmet lunch is included. Lunches can be enjoyed in our triple volume Africa Boma Restaurant
  • Minimum age requirement: 16 yrs
  • Maximum weight restriction: 95kg

Cape Town Safari Day Trip

A Cape Town safari day trip on horseback is an alternative safari option to experiencing the natural wonders of Africa. Stalking game gets closer than ever when you’re saddled-up and ready to ride.

Horseback safaris depart at 06:45 daily. Part of the Cape Town safari day trip experience includes a welcome drink, breakfast and lunch which is included at the Aquila restaurant.

Lunches can be enjoyed in their Africa Boma Restaurant. Aquila Game Reserve can arrange a unique overnight mountain horseback safari.

Quad Bike Safari

The quad bike safari day tour involves roughing it up within the 10,000 hectare conservancy of Aquila Game Reserve. The Aquila quad bike safari day tour is a firm favourite.

Quad bikes are provided by Aquila Game Reserve, and can be included with any other Aquila safari option. Overnight quad bike safaris can also be arranged. You’ll view wildlife by day – quad bike style, and sip champagne by night on a slow-paced sunset game drive.

Quad bike safari day tour:

  • Safari on quad bike
  • 250CC Horsepower quad bikes are supplied by Aquila
  • Guided by qualified game rangers
  • Minimum age requirement is 16 years
  • The safari has a 1 – 2 hour duration
  • Overnight quad bike safaris can be arranged

Cape Town Safari Day Trip

For the Aquila Cape Town safari day trip, there is a minimum age requirement of 16 years. There are a maximum number of 10 people per quad bike safari, and one person per quad bike. The quad bike safari day tour is guided by two qualified rangers.

Combo Safari

The Aquila combo safari combines a 3 hour game drive and a 1.5 hour horseback or quad bike outride.

Game drives are in an open safari vehicle and include a visit to ARC, tasty buffet breakfast & lunch and cool-off dips in natural rock pools.

Horseback safaris are alongside horseback safari specialists, who will demonstrate and show you the wild facts of this region. A slow walk across the plains or cantering at full throttle is at the guest’s discretion. No experience is necessary.

The quad bike safari day tour involves roughing it up within the 10,000 hectare conservancy of Aquila Game Reserve. The Aquila quad bike safari day tour is a firm favourite. Must be 16 years or older.

Big 5 Game Drive Cape Town

They say your holiday is incomplete without a Big 5 game drive in Cape Town. The Big 5 refers to five of Africa’s greatest wild animals – lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino.

Aquila Game Reserve is home to the Big 5 and showcases the wildlife of this region like no other. Aside from typical traditional game drives, guests also have an opportunity to have wild animal encounters on horseback.

It is always good to check out your budget and consider doing some private touring as well as some scheduled touring options. Our advice is to spoil yourself with a private tour and if the budget is restricted, then mix in a scheduled tour.  The routes are the same for a schedule tour versus a private tour.  The difference is that on a private tour you can stop for longer where you chose to and stop for a long leisurely lunch……which is of course a priority when you are on holiday. A private tour will done in a luxury vehicle and will be just yourself where a scheduled tour with up to 12 other people in a shuttle.

Off Peak Season: 11 Jan’16 – 31 Oct’16

R 1 830 pp Day Trip Safari    | R 2 480 pp Quad Bike Safari    | R 2 155 pp Horseback Safari 

Peak Season: 20 Dec’15 – 10 Jan’16

R 2 015 pp Day Trip Safari    | R 2 730 pp Quad Bike Safari    | R 2 370 pp Horseback Safari 

Transportation: Additional

R 3 000 for 2 people with transport by private car | R 850 pp with a shuttle up to 12 people

*Prices are subject to availability and can change without prior notice*

Bookings|Email: anthony@ambienz.co.za | Mobile:+27 76 629 2638 |Twitter:@ambienz_ 

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