Let us arrange your Cape Town safari with a game drive experience at the world renowned Aquila Private Game Reserve.
Over the years, the Aquila Private Game Reserve has gone to massive efforts and expense to source and re-introduce wildlife into the Cape region so that local residents and visitors alike can experience a Big five game drive and safari near Cape Town.
Since the Game Reserve was founded, its ethos has always been to educate guests on the importance of wildlife conservation, how it affects us all and what we as individuals can do to protect it and indeed the environment. The Game reserve is not just another luxury game reserve and lodge, its primary purpose is to offer an educational experience to all who visit in the hope that knowledge will enrich our understanding of the importance of living in harmony with Mother Nature.
The journey takes you to Aquila Private Game Reserve, a 4 star 7500 hectare conservancy in the Southern Karoo (Western Cape) and one of the best safari lodges near Cape Town. Enjoy welcome drinks and a hearty buffet breakfast upon arrival before Joining an experienced game ranger on a 2- 3 hr game drive around the game reserve before settling down to a buffet delicious buffet lunch. All safaris are in an open 4 x 4 safari vehicle, and is lead by an experienced guide, who will share inside-story facts about your surroundings.
The Big 5 – Elephant, Lion, Buffalo, Leopard, Rhino as well as Cheetah, Zebra, Giraffe, Springbok, Oryx, Hippo, Crocodile, Wildebeest, Eland and indigenous birds.
In another of Aquila’s conservation efforts, they currently offer visitors a complimentary educational introduction to cheetahs, highlighting the plight of the free ranging cheetah and their critically diminishing numbers.
It is important to note that the cheetahs were bred in captivity and not ‘born free’ nor do they form part of the game drive with the experience being strictly controlled and in the interest of cheetah survival worldwide. Guests however are not allowed to directly interact with the cheetahs but are given a comprehensive talk on the plight of these beautiful cats.
Depart: ± 05h45 to 06h45
Return: ± 17h30
Tip: Wear comfortable shoes