The Aquila Private Game Reserve is named after the black eagle that inhabits the area, one characteristic that makes it a delight for enthusiastic bird watchers. Covering a massive 4500-hectares of lush Southern Karoo vegetation, the Game Reserve has proved an optimal habitat for relocated and rehabilitated animals. The Reserve also has a cheetah and separate lion enclosure, who were all rescued from canned hunting. Whilst on a South African safari with us, we like to educate our clients whilst visiting Aquila Private Game Reserve & Spa, not only about wildlife and conservation, but also about the Reserve’s active involvement in community upliftment projects. The Touwsriver community project is an important initiative that supports the nearby community by educating locals an providing soup kitchens to feed the hungry. A recycling program is also offered to enable the people of the Touwsriver community to become socially responsible while protecting their environment and earning money.
A trip to Aquila Private Game Reserve & Spa whilst on a South African safari makes for a truly remarkable wildlife viewing experience. There is a wide variety of animals to be viewed in the Reserve, including the Big Five, 172 species of bird, zebras, hippos, crocodiles, black eagles and flamingos. Situated on the flower route, travellers to the Reserve can also witness the flowers carpets that cover this part of the Cape between the July and September months. Whilst visiting Aquila Private Game Reserve & Spa on a South African safari with us, we offer our clients a wide range of exciting activities to enjoy. The surrounding areas enable visitors to go trout fishing, sip wine on wine tours and test out their swing with a round or two of golf. Travellers can also enjoy bushman painting viewings, mountain biking, hiking trails and a botanical garden tour. The Aquila Private Game Reserve & Spa is truly the perfect place to visit for a short safari experience whilst on a South African safari around the Western Cape with us. Find out about the range of tours we offer that include a trip to Aquila, or read about some of the other attractions that South Africa has to offer.
Luxury Cape Town Safaris Experiences
Enhance your stay at a luxurious Cape Town villa by going on a fly-in safari adventure to Aquila Nature Reserve. This experience allows you to reach Aquila quickly and conveniently, whether you choose the helicopter flight or the fixed-wing transfer. At Aquila Nature Reserve, be prepared to encounter the wonders of the wild up close and personal. Experience the thrill of witnessing the “Big Five” and a myriad of other remarkable wildlife species in their natural habitat, all under the guidance of experienced rangers. After your safari adventure, return to your luxury Cape Town villa, where you can relax and relish the memories of an extraordinary day. So, make your stay in Cape Town truly unforgettable by immersing yourself in the beauty of nature and the thrill of an exclusive fly-in safari at Aquila Nature Reserve.
Wildlife to spot at Aquila Private Game Reserve & Spa
Aquila Private Game Reserve have re-introduced the big 5 into the western cape and is dedicated to the preservation of wildlife. The conservation efforts extend to wildlife rehabilitation and re-introduction, land rehabilitation, anti-poaching programmes, eco-friendly tourism and community support. The big five include the African elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo, and the rhinoceros (both black and white species).
Accommodation at Aquila
Spacious and well-appointed chalets with modern amenities, en-suite bathrooms, and private verandas or terraces.
More secluded and private cottages, often with separate living areas, outdoor spaces, and luxury facilities.
Accommodations specifically designed for families, featuring multiple rooms or interconnected units.
Comfortable and cozy lodge rooms, ideal for solo travelers or couples.
Exclusive and luxurious villas with private pools and dedicated staff for an ultra-luxury safari experience.
We’ll assist you in securing the best accommodations in the Cape Town and Victoria Falls, ensuring your comfort and convenience throughout your trip. We can design custom tours to both these destinations, taking into account your budget, preferred activities and amenities.
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