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Aquila Private Game Reserve - Day Trip Safari

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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” (150 reviews)
“outdoor shower” (36 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
R46, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
+27 21 430 7260
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Reviewed yesterday

I read some reviews prior to our booking, some mention that this is not a safari, I think the clue is in the company description 'Game Reserve'. It is what it is, but I would recommend visiting this place as it serves a purpose in...More

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Travelled to this game reserve with my wife to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. They knew that was the reason we were there (but they didn't reference it or make us feel special). The room was rustic and lovely and well appointed (but the paths...More

Thank GoldenFierySunsets
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having never been on a real African safari before (or having never been to Africa before!) I would label this trip as a great intro into what being on a real African safari is all about. We booked the afternoon session. We were collected from...More

1  Thank Szwarko-Alexander
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just needed a two day break and we booked there. The staff is great and helpful! We will do it again!

Thank Eugene T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As most Safari parks are up north, this was an ideal taste of Africa in this area. We stayed in Standard luxury cottages. These are fairly basic but still have luxurious beds, perfect bathroom, lovely fire and lovely outside hot shower. The game drive was...More

1  Thank lambandchops
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at Aqula Private Game Reserve for a quick 24 hours. We arrived at lunch time and had a hardy buffet lunch before retirering to our beautiful room for a rest. We did a 2 1/2 hour tour before dinner... being...More

1  Thank Debora G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me ane my friend came to Aquila Safari for my 30th Birthday, and to be honest it has been a let down. No communication throughtout the entire trip, we just got a print out when we booked it of what will be happening throughout the...More

Thank Greenockboi
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Aquila is 'canned safari' It is what it is. Enzo the barman and Smile the Safari guide where great. The rest of the staff are indifferent. Which gives a tired and bored feel. But you will see White Rhinos close up. Plenty of zebra and...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Place is dirty and falling apart.Furniture in a poor state.Sevice is poor to say the least.A leaking outside shower that was reported,maintanance came to look and a day and half later was still leaking terribly and the plumber never showed.Yet they ask you to conserve...More

Thank viljoencarel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Of all the days to pick a safari when it's pouring of rain and a very early morning off we went. Had to collect other people from other hotels before we set off on our two hour journey. We were welcomed with a free drink...More

Thank Christine T
AquilaSafari, Public Relations Manager at Aquila Private Game Reserve - Day Trip Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Good day Thank you for writing to us. We are glad to read that you enjoyed the fabulous buffet meals and roaring fires places. Unfortunately, the weather on the day of your visit might have been unpleasant, but it is a factor that we cannot...More

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8 October 2017|
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Response from AquilaSafari | Property representative |
Good day. Our transfers are from most Cape Town CBD hotels. We are able to do special request transfers to the airport. please inquire at the time of booking to confirm extra costs.
20 September 2017|
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Response from AquilaSafari | Property representative |
Good day. We allow children of all ages - to be accompanied by an adult - on a traditional safari. Quad bikes and horseback safari's require that children be at least 16 years of age.
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