Aquila Private Game Reserve & Spa

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R46 Touws River Ceres, Breede River Valley 6880

Welcome to a Big-5 experience. Aquila offers you a unique opportunity to see lions, rhino, buffalo, elephants and leopard up close. Additional wildlife and flora is available to view on our once-in-a-lifetime game drives.


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Aquila Private Game Reserve is situated between the Langeberg and the Outeniqua Mountains in the Klein Karoo. Setting the scene are spellbinding landscapes, carpets of wild flowers and wildlife.

Aquila Safari Lodge is a 4 star establishment in the Southern Karoo. The reserve is a 7,500 hectare conservancy in the southern Karoo, and home to the big 5 legends of the wilderness - elephant, lion, buffalo, leopard and rhino.

Aquila Game Reserve has two large swimming pools, each with a pool bar overlooking the reserve. There are large dining areas, and cosy cigar bars and lounges. Aquila has a curio shop and children’s entertainment area.

Accommodation options at Aquila Private Game Reserve include premier, family or luxury chalets.

Aquila has two large swimming pools, each with a pool bar, overlooking the reserve. There is a large African-style dining area, and two smaller dining areas - all with blazing log fires and smoky cigar bars. A library, curio shop and children’s entertainment area is also available.

The reserve brings the outdoors inside, using earthy tones and decor in browns and beiges, thatch, slate and rock elements. Special attention has been paid to chalet privacy and unbridled picture-perfect views of the reserve.

Safari Lodge Accommodation:

Aquila Safari Lodge accommodation options include premier, family or luxury. All options contain the ruggedness necessary to capture the essence of the bush environment, without compromising on luxury and comfort.

There are five premier chalets available. Premier chalets are privately situated and have been built into the hillside. Each unit has been adorned with alfresco rock showers and indoor fire-places.

Family chalets are semi-detached, feature exterior stone work and come with their very own back-to-nature outdoor shower.

Luxury chalets are a hideaway haven. Snug, cosy and everything you would expect in an overnight, mid-week or weekend retreat.

Aquila Private Game Reserve is the ultimate African safari getaway, a Big 5 Game Reserve close to Cape Town, which is found less than two hours' drive from the city.

Adventure quad-biking on hilly roads, roaming the woods on horseback, slow champagne sunset safaris, and close encounters with the Big Five are only a few of the things you can expect on an Aquila Cape Town Safari.

Aquila Cape Town safari options:

- Day Trip Safari
- Horseback Safari
- Quad bike Safari
- Combo Safari
- Overnight Safari
- Fly In Safari

Aside from the Big 5, Aquila is home to hippo, giraffe, buck and over 170 different species of bird. Safaris include full course buffet breakfasts, picnics at rock pools, and etched-in-memory animal encounters.

Aquila Game Reserve Cape Town gives guests the chance to encounter Africa’s legends of the wild. Daily transfers to Aquila can be arranged for those not staying at the reserve.

Day drive safaris are two to three hours long. Safaris are available for evening and early morning game viewing. For the adventure seeker, guests can experience a unique quad-biking experience.

Aquila Game Reserve Cape Town also offers one or two day fly-in safaris. Flights are 20-30 minutes long. Guests fly over the majestic Hex River Mountains - the second highest mountain range in the Western Cape Province.

Aquila Game Reserve has a conference centre with a dance floor and buffet area. The conference centre can seat up to 92 pax. There are two breakaway rooms and an option to strategise in the Boma restaurant. Aquila has an impressive activities list. Traditional game drives, safaris on horseback, quad biking, 4 x 4 mountain trails, and so much more.

Aquila Game Reserve in Cape Town is a luxury four star establishment. Accommodation options at Aquila are premier, luxury or standard chalets.

There is a 300 pax restaurant and smaller outdoor boma restaurant. Both serve steamy buffet-style meals, cooked by world class culinary fundies. Extending from the restaurant is a cosy cigar bar and lounge. Aquila has a 35 meter salt water swimming pool, with a trendy pool bar. There is also a conference centre, children's entertainment area, library, and curio shop.

Aquila Game Reserve, Cape Town – Facilities:

- Four star establishment
- Premier, luxury and standard chalets
- 300 pax restaurant
- 65 pax outdoor boma restaurant
- 35 meter salt water pool
- Pool bar
- Cigar lounge
- Conference centre
- Children's entertainment area
- Curio shop

Lodge Facilities are stately. All one may need for supreme comfort has been thought of and provided.

The reserve brings the outdoors in by using earthy decor like browns and beiges, thatch, slate and rock elements. Aquila Game Reserve has a definite African character fusion of light and dark woods, and natural stone features.

Book your visit to Aquila Game Reserve, Cape Town, today

1 November 2014 – 30 April 2015

Day Trip

Afternoon Safari: 1295

Morning Safari: 1595

Horseback Safari: 1895

Quad-bike Safari: 2195

Combo: 2695

Overnight Safari

Standard Cottage: 2495

Family Luxury Cottage (4 sleeper): 2895

Family Luxury Cottage (8 sleeper): 2895

Premier Cottage: 3495


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