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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We booked a two day self drive safari at Aquila from Cape Town. The place was easy to find and only couple hours drive from Cape Town a great escape to experience big 5. The place is stunning and really well taken care of. Rooms are very comfortable and have all the amenities needed for a lovely stay. Our ranger...

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Booked 2day Safari and overnights stay. Picked by &driven 2 1/2 hrs to park in modern AC minibus. Arrived to have excellent lunch. We booked a luxury cabin which was well fitted out. Game drives were brilliant with fantastic photo opportunities. Yes it is slightly artificial as it is a game park but getting 10m or less from 7 rhinos...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time staying at Aquila back in January. The accommodation is super clean, comfortable and super spacious. Huge terraces facing the pool and great amenities in the room. Smooth check in and access to their new spa. Great job there, extremely clean, relaxing and super quiet. I run an accommodation in Cape Town and am happy to...

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Malmo, Sweden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the overnight safari package with a return transfer to Cape Town. The transfers is great and comfortable, they pick us up from our hotel in Cape Town and returned us to the location of our choice. A good option if you would not like to drive yourselves. Upon arrival, we were given lunch - food was not as...

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Atherstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When booking this there is no picture that can explain it . We stopped for 2 nights and it was amazing . Our guide Nicholas was very good got up close to everything, food fresh and very very good .nothing was a problem to any of the staff, well worth every penny will be returning.

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Perth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic experience, we stayed overnight and went on the 4.30pm safari which lasted around 2 & half hours, the tour guide was extremely informative and stopped many times to allows us to take pictures and take in the breathtaking views, this is an opportunity to see the Big 5 and we were not disappointed, we didn't manage to...

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Reviewed 12 January 2017

Wow where do I begin, after a 2 hour majestic scenic drive through the mountains we got welcomed with nice cool refreshing glass of sparkling wine, the staff were friendly and informative from start to end. The food was so amazing, real traditional African food with a twist of flavors.After Lunch we walked around a bit to see the place,...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 10 January 2017

I am so in love with Aquila! CAN NOT WAIT until my next visit. It’s a little slice of heaven combining luxury, with wild life & deliciously prepared South African food. The staff, especially the game rangers are so friendly & eager to give info & answer questions. Between lunging at the pool which makes you feel, quite honestly like...

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Kingston-upon-Hull, England
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Visited here whilst on business and had a wonderful day, from the moment I arrived and was handed a lovely cold glass of wine to relaxing by the pool in the afternoon it was great. One thing I would say is pick you time and day wisely as when I visited I did the morning safari so you head out...

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Owls Head, Maine
Reviewed 3 January 2017

My wife son and I recently spent two nights at Aquila Private Game Reserve and we were not overly impressed. My wife and I checked into room 105 and our son checked into 106. Upon entering room 105 we noticed a peculiar smell. It smelled like raw sewage. We complained but were told that the hotel was fully booked and...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Aquila Private Game Reserve

Address: P.O. Box 1861, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: £193 - £422 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Aquila Private Game Reserve 4*
Number of rooms: 33
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