For the Cape Town Day Safari, get collected from your hotel and transferred to the Aquila Game Reserve which is a 2.5 hr. drive via vineyards, orchards, and magnificent scenery. Upon arrival at the reserve, you are welcomed with a chilled drink before being ushered through to the restaurant for a buffet breakfast.

Depart on a 2 to 3-hour open vehicle game drive through the reserve. Having been proclaimed a nature reserve in 1985, the veld (terrain) is in pristine condition, consisting of Renoster veld, Mountain Fynbos and succulent vegetation types found in 3 beautiful valleys.

On your drive you may see lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino, as well as giraffe and hippo and other herd game such as Black Wildebeest and Burchell’s Zebra as well as various antelope species. This natural wetland is home to 172 species of birds and is also home to several breeding pairs of the rare and endangered black eagle, after which the reserve has been named. Following the game drive, you will have the opportunity to visit the ARC rehabilitation centre.

Here you will learn a bit more about the rescue and rehabilitation efforts of the reserve. After a well-deserved buffet lunch at the lodges main restaurant, enjoy some time at leisure before starting your journey back to Cape Town.

The tour ends with a drop off at a hotel in the early evening.

Rate From

01 Jan – 31 Dec 2021ZAR 3 640


  • Entrance Fees:
  • Aquila Private Game Reserve
  • Day visitor programme 2
  • Breakfast & Lunch


  • Items of a personal nature
  • Travel insurance

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