Small Group: Aquila Game Reserve the Big 5 Full Day Tour.

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From $99.50

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 9 hours

Departs: Cape Town, Cape Town

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Trade the urban jungle of Cape Town for a safari amidst real wild animals during this 9-hour private safari excursion. Travel by private vehicle to a game reserve to search for ‘Big 5’ animals like rhinos, lions, leopards, elephants and buffalo, plus other creatures like giraffes, hippos and cheetahs, observing these majestic creatures in their natural habitat. On the way home, stop by a winery for a tasting and cheese pairing.

What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle

Bottled water

Private transfers to and from the game reserve

Private transportation

Wine tasting at 1 wine estate on the way back to Cape Town

What's Not Included


Entry/Admission - Aquila Private Game Reserve. From R1 990 per person

Entry/Admission - Aquila Private Game Reserve. From R1085 per person


Wine tasting fees.

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 2 - 17
  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 99

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Join us on an exciting Safari Day Tour with private transfers to and from Aquila Private Game Reserve, only 2-hours drive from Cape Town. Aquila is a home to the Big Five & it is malaria free. Prepare for an early morning pick up at your accommodation as we take a scenic drive for 2-hours, traveling along the N1 national road to Aquila Game Reserve. Upon our arrival at Aquila, guests will receive a welcome drinks and be shown to the restaurant for a full buffet breakfast (Halal and Vegetarian), after breakfast we depart on a 2 to 3-hour Shared Safari Game Drive. The safari is led by an experienced game ranger who will share exciting stories and facts about the reserve and the animals. After our African Bush Safari, guests will return to the restaurant for a full buffet lunch. After lunch, you are welcome to relax on the terrace; lounge at the poolside or have a drink in the bar.

8 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included

The Diamond Works
On our way back to Cape Town, we will stop for a diamond tour at The Diamond Works, here you will witness the first hand, art of diamond cutting and the careful craftsmanship of jewelry manufacturing by our skilled experts. All whilst enjoying a complimentary glass of sparkling wine. (Please note that The Diamond Works closes at 17:00 pm and we will be able to stop here only if we made it back to Cape Town in time)

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

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