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Aquila Game Reserve Wildlife Safari from Cape Town - Cape Town, South Africa

About This Tour

Duration: 9 hours
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Product Code: 2382SC9

Activity Details

Visit the incredible Aquila Game Reserve -- the closest game reserve to Cape Town – on this full-day safari tour! With hotel pickup from your central Cape Town hotel included, this day trip provides a worry-free experience so all you have to do is get excited for your exploration of the private, malaria-free reserve. Take an unforgettable game drive through the park, watching out for famous Big Five animals, as well as endangered species like the ‘Aquila’ Black Eagle.

Leave the bright lights of Cape Town behind and set off to the Aquila Game Reserve by air-conditioned vehicle. After a journey of roughly two hours, you’ll arrive at this incredible, malaria-free game reserve in the heart of South Africa’s southern Karoo.

On arrival, enjoy a refreshing welcome drink and meet your field guide and embark on an open-vehicle game drive around the reserve.

Watch out for Africa’s famous Big 5 -- African elephants, Cape buffaloes, lions, leopards and rhinos – while touring the park, and learn from your guide how the phrase ‘Big 5' came to be coined. Plus, look out for hippos and giraffes.

After your game drive you will return for a delicious buffet-style lunch (included).

After lunch, visit the Eco Synergy Systems Centre, a creative space where guests can see first-hand water-wise vegetable growing. Eco Synergy is a grouping of projects that interconnect and are all reliant on each other.

You will then meet your host for the journey back to Cape Town, arriving in the evening.

Aquila Game Reserve is well known for its large natural wetland, and so the bird-watching opportunities here are plentiful. Home to more than 170 different species of bird, the park is actually named after the endangered Black Eagle (Aquila). Keep your eyes open as you explore the park and you might be lucky enough to see one!

Type of Activity

Outdoor Activities > Safaris >

Type of Booking

Confirmation from supplier in 12-48 hours of booking.

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