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Big-Five Safari Full Day Guided Private Transfer from Cape Town provided by Born in Africa Tours

Big-Five Safari Full Day Guided Private Transfer from Cape Town

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2 adults
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Look for elephants, lions, leopards, Cape buffalo, and rhino on a private game reserve just a couple of hours’ drive from Cape Town. Enjoy comfortable private transfers, direct from your door, then join a shared or private game drive on arrival. Park admission is at your expense but includes a lavish lunch spread and a glass of bubbles.
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    Aquila Private Game Reserve - Day Trip Safari
    Stop: 4 hours - Admission excluded
    Arrive at the game farm. The entrance fee is payable on arrival (credit cards are accepted) and includes a complimentary glass of champagne (extra drinks for your own account), a lavish buffet lunch and a 2-3 hour game drive with a professional game ranger at the helm. The game drive is not private - there are approximately 14 pax per vehicle. A private game drive is available at an extra cost. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to possibly view all of the Big 5 i.e. lions, elephants, buffalo, leopard & rhino as well as a host of other re-introduced game. (Game Park entrance fee : Low season = R1450pp. Peak Rate = R1540pp. Prices are subject to change without notice.)
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    Pass by Cape Town International Convention Centre
  • Go on safari in search of the Big Five at Aquila Private Game Reserve
  • Stay fueled with a hearty buffet lunch and a glass of local bubbly
  • Rangers help spot reintroduced game including elephants and lions
  • Skip the self-drive stress with 2-way private guided transfers
Important Information
8–9 hours
  • Bottled water
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Transport by luxury private vehicle
  • Game park charge (R1550pp summer rate, R1700pp peak season) which includes lunch and game drive
  • Private game drive
  • Gratuities
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Entry/Admission - Aquila Private Game Reserve - Day Trip Safari
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Additional Info
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking (cost excluded)
  • Infant meals not included
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Fearless802034 wrote a review Mar 2020
41 contributions
We had an incredible time at the Safari. Our guide, Mike, picked us up from the hotel and immediately gave us some chocolates as he wanted us to start the day with something sweet. Throughout the 2 hour journey, he provided us with an amazing history of Cape town, pointed to
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Response from Dave C, Owner at Big-Five Safari Full Day Guided Private Transfer from Cape Town
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you so much for the lovely review. It makes us very proud to know that our customers have had such a great day. I will pass this on to Mike as well.
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Steve M wrote a review Mar 2020
New York City, New York10 contributions1 helpful vote
I had a fantastic day spent with my local guide, James, who provides an amazing set of knowledge regarding this history of South Africa wildlife, political / cultural and many other topics. James grew up in SA, and has also spent time in the US. Our conversation over the day
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Date of experience: March 2020
Russell G wrote a review Mar 2020
Cape Town Central, South Africa4 contributions
This was the best safari that I have ever been on. We were able to get up close and personal with most of the animals. We took so many good pictures. I would highly recommend this safari for the whole family. James picked us up in a nice air conditioned car, and on the way to
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Date of experience: March 2020
Rob P wrote a review Mar 2020
1 contribution
WORTH THE MONEY! What you pay for during this trip is far more than just a "luxury transport". From the moment that our guide, Mike, picked us up from the hotel, I knew that we were in for an incredible experience. Realistically, Mike could have driven us the 2.5 hours to the
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Date of experience: March 2020
Robert Keith R wrote a review Mar 2020
Mesa, Arizona3 contributions
My partner and I had a great experience visiting this reserve. Our tour was able to get relatively close to the animals and we were able to see all of the Big 5 animals in their natural habitat. The ride on the truck was very bumpy so be prepared but that just made the
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Date of experience: February 2020
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By: Born in Africa Tours
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Do this private tour!
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Prompt responses, great tours, and terrific guides.
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No whales, but still had a wonderful time.
Its a little out side of whale season, so we knew there was a chance we wouldn't see whales. That being said we s
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Superbly Organised Holiday
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An absolutely excellent day!
We absolutely enjoyed it and want to return to spend more time in Cape Peninsula. Warm thanks and all the best for
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No whales but wow even so!
Having been out with mike from the tour company the day before and had a lovely time we expected the same from Dave
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Fabulous day out in the Winelands
This was the third of three day trips I booked with Born in Africa Tours, and all three of them were amazing! (I al
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Margie B
Great tour by a local!
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Key Details
  • Duration: 8–9 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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