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Aquila Private Game Reserve - Day Trip Safari

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R46, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
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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.
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  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“game drives” (159 reviews)
“outdoor shower” (36 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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R46, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
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"game drives"
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"outdoor shower"
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"buffet breakfast"
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"welcome drink"
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"wild animals"
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"hour drive from cape town"
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"kruger park"
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"natural environment"
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"western cape"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a flying visit to Cape Town, primarily for cage diving with White Sharks, we wanted to cram in a quick safari. Aquila is situated 2 hours drive from Cape Town, on free running roads. The reserve is impressive right from the road front. You...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Positives: - you will see 4 of the big 5 (almost guaranteed you won't see a leopard) and plenty of opportunities to take photos and guides know where to find them - feels more "wild" than a zoo or a safari park type experience in...More

2  Thank Rachel G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Aquila has the potential to be phenomenal but year on year it just doesn’t seem to get any better despite large investment in infrastructure. On arrival with a group today the area allocated was absolutely filthy. It needs a massive deep cleaning. Not only is...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took a day trip to Aquila to enjoy the sunset safari, primarily because of the cheaper tickets. The safari finishes before the sun actually sets, but I'm glad we chose this time block because the heat and sun are much more bearable in the late...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The safari is just superb. We had Trevor as our guide and he took his time and made an efford. The land is big and nice but remember, this is a safari. You will not be alone and the land has fences. We saw 4...More

2  Thank jarcurjar
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at Aquila in Dec 2017 with my wife and two young children, we booked a luxury cottage at considerable expense, we had hoped it would be the highlight of our 2-week holiday in South Africa. While the two game drives were pleasant (in...More

1  Thank Olly T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Aquila for two nights in one of the luxury cottages. I reqlly would love to give the place a good review as the staff are fantastic, particularly the rangers. However, as per recent reviews, this is a zoo/safari park set in a...More

1  Thank mrsshirt
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a morning safari and drove ourselves from Cape Town. When we arrived we had a lovely breakfast. We were told to be outside for the car at 7:30 am. We then waited until around 8:10 when a driver pulled up. There seemed to...More

1  Thank Bekah G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had some good moments at Aquila; but in the end, I really wish we'd properly taken on board the other poor reviews, which seem a good reflection of the reality. Starting with the good things: the game drives were enjoyable, and the drivers are...More

1  Thank Nick F
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AquilaSafari, Social Media Strategist at Aquila Private Game Reserve - Day Trip Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Nick, Thank you for remarking on all our social platforms. We would like to state that this matter was concluded internally as per original emails received, and that a discount was paid to the booking holder based on the merits of the housekeeping issues....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Few parts, any zoo will show you 10 times more. Charge so much for each person brackfest... While they sell the full day safari which is a fraud, nothing esle than take 300 rand (10 dollars) per person for brackfest. I recommend you all to...More

2  Thank Doron G
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docgpk123
5 January 2018|
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Response from irenehW3178ZM | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes they do as we saw other vehicles with kids. Please check directly with establishment. Enjoy your visit.
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Lliana B
5 January 2018|
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Response from Adaku A | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the roads are bumpy. You can tell the tour guide so that they are extra careful
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Jackiethetravelbug
1 December 2017|
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absolutely. SA is safer than most places
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