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Aquila Private Safaris

Aquila Private Safaris
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Experience the Big Five in the Western Cape, just two hours from Cape Town at the Aquila Private Game Reserve. The 4-Star accommodation right in the bushveld will make wish you booked another night.

The Aquila Private Game Reserve, the only Big Five game reserve in the Western Cape, is steeped in Khoi San and Boer history and is surrounded by the breathtaking Karoo Mountains. The 4-Star accommodation is scattered around the reserve, ideal for guests looking for a secluded safari experience in South Africa. The Premier Cottages are located on the hillside and have been constructed from natural materials such as stone and thatch to blend in with the natural surroundings and comprise alfresco showers and wooden decks that offer panoramic views. The Standard Cottages boast outdoor rock showers that give the accommodation a definite African character. Each cottage has a patio that offers interrupted views of the reserve. The Honeymoon Suite has a private alfresco Jacuzzi and is the ideal getaway for couples looking for an intimate safari for two. Meals prepared by the resident executive chef take place in the restaurant which opens up onto an African boma where guests can take their meals under the stars if they choose to. The colonial-style Cigar Bar offers guests the opportunity of enjoying an after-dinner night cap in front of the roaring log fire whilst savouring the quality cigars on offer. Other facilities include a second Bar adjacent to the swimming pool and a thatched Conference Boma that can seat up to forty delegates. The Aquila Game Reserve has a wealth of activities on offer, including game drives, horseback safaris, quad biking and 4x4 tours to the San Rock Art sites.

The Aquila Private Game Reserve is situated on the N1 highway toward Worcester, 10 km’s from Touws River. The game reserve is the first of its kind in the Western Cape and is located a mere two hours from Cape Town. Transfers can be organised.