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Cape Town Day Safari

Embark on a one-day safari from Cape Town where you can witness the Big 5 roaming in the beautiful 10 000-hectare Aquila Private Game Reserve. This one-day Cape Town safari tour starts from your hotel pick-up as you take a scenic two-hour drive through the magnificent Hex River Valley and Cape Fold Mountains to the picturesque landscapes of the Klein Karoo.  This unique and remarkable area of the Western Cape boasts untouched beauty and quaint historic towns from when it was first established.

 

You will be welcomed with drinks on arrival and feast on a buffet breakfast before heading out on a 2-3 hour Big 5 safari.  An open  4×4 safari vehicle sets you up for optimal viewing and wildlife photography opportunities.  Expert and passionate game rangers will guide, educate, and entertain you as you traverse the bush getting you up close to magnificent sightingsof the wildlife living in their natural habitat.  Marvel at sights of rhino, elephant, wildebeest, zebra, giraffe, hippo, a variety of antelope, and a large bird colony. The lions live freely on the game reserve in a sanctuary separate to the rest of the reserve. All lions in the sanctuary have been rescued from the hunting industry and are not able to be reintroduced to the greater reserve.

 

After a refreshing lunch, you can take part in one of the combo safari experiences at an additional cost or you can enjoy some R&R and scenic views relaxing around the pool before heading back home.

Tour Itinerary

  • Start: 06:00 – 07:00
  • Scenic 2-hour drive to the Klein Karroo
  • Welcome drinks on arrival at a game reserve
  • Breakfast
  • Two-hour safari drive
  • Visit lion preservation project
  • Buffet lunch
  • Optional safari combo
  • Relax by the pool in summer or by the fireplace in winter
  • Finish: 18:00
  • Drop off at accommodation

Location

  • Aquila Private game reserve, South Africa

Duration

10 hours

Transport

Luxury minibus

Tour dates

Monday – Sunday

Included

Transfers, welcome drinks, breakfast, lunch, 4×4 game drive, optional combo safari ( depending on package) and use of facilities.

Excluded

Additional drinks, SPA

Cape Town Day Safaris

Open 4x4 Safari Drive

On this Cape Town day safari you will take part in a 2- 3 hour morning game drive in an open 4x4 safari vehicle and then enjoy the beautiful game reserve in the afternoon. Here you can relax at the pool in summer or fireplace in the winter and take in the tranquil setting of the African landscapes. Read more An open 4x4 safari vehicle sets you up for optimal viewing and wildlife photography opportunities. Children of all ages are allowed on the game drives. Less

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Price R3210 per person

Horseback Safari Combo

On this Cape Town day safari you will take part in a 2-3 hour morning game drive in an open 4x4 safari vehicle and then an exciting 2-3-hour horseback safari, scheduled for the afternoon. This incredible Cape Town safari allows you to witness the Big 5 roaming in a 10 000-hectare private game reserve on horseback. Read more Being on horseback provides a good height for optimal wildlife viewing and allows you to immerse yourself in nature as your dedicated game ranger guides you through the reserve. Guests are required to be 16 years and loder to take part and weigh less than 95kg. Less

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Price R4680 per person

Quad Bike Safari Combo

On this Cape Town day safari you will take part in a morning game drive in an open 4x4 safari vehicle and then an exciting 2-3-hour quad bike safari, scheduled for the afternoon. This is when the real fun begins. This Cape Town safari adventure gets you up close to magnificent sightings of the wildlife Read more living in their natural habitat and you’ll notice things you didn’t see before. Guests are required to be 16 years and loder to take part and weigh less than 95kg. Less

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Price R4680 per person

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Getting there

By Road

The reserve is a 2-hour drive from Cape Town on scenic highways. Drive from Cape Town to Ceres on the N1 highway turning onto the R43. Take the R46 turnoff after which the reserve entrance is only 2km further.

 

Flying

Scheduled charter flights and helicopter transfers from Cape Town can be arranged to the reserve. Air transfers are weather dependent.