Aquila Private Game Reserve is a 4 star luxury private game reserve, situated just under 2 hours from the Mother City of Cape Town in a valley between the Lengeberg and the Outeniqua Mountains. The 10 000 hectares of the reserve is named after the endangered Black Eagle found in the area. Aquila was declared a nature reserve in 1985 and is now recognised as a tourist attraction of Cape Town. This reserve offers African safari experiences with exquisite views, gorgeous scenery, majestic creatures, pure tranquillity and ultimately gives visitors the opportunity to reconnect with nature. For safari planning and accommodation information, visit African Safari Home today.
Fauna & Flora:
On the National Garden Route of the Karoo lies Aquila Private Game Reserve. The reserve is home to the tranquil setting of beautiful scenic landscapes, mountain rangers, high horizons, wild flowers and African wildlife. Aquila emphasises wildlife conservation educational experiences. Aquila is home to the Big Five consisting of the Elephant, Rhino, Cape buffalo, African Lion and African Leopard. Visitors are also able to experience the Aquila Animal Rescue & Conservation Sanctuary situated opposite the entrance of the reserve, allowing visitors to view the cheetah and lion sanctuary. At the reserve visitors are able to encounter other African wildlife such as the giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, troops of baboon, klipspringer, greybuck, hippo, species of antelope and more.
Aquila also hosts 172 species of birds such as the Karoo Chat, Rufous-Eared Warbler, Fairy Flycatcher as well as the Verreaux’s Eagle, also known as the Aquila Verreauxii and many more to be sighted by bird enthusiasts. The Fynbos vegetation of Aquila offers visitors extensive safari experiences with all that it holds.
Activities & Facilities:
Aquila Private Game Reserve offers extraordinary safari experiences with an abundance of activities to ensure visitors are entertained and leave with unforgettable memories. Aquila offers a variety of activities which include 4×4 game drives, horseback riding, safari walks, fly in safari as well as the opportunity to visit the world renowned Khoi San Bushmen Rock art sites.
Facilities that Aquila offer give visitors a delightful African bush experience which include a restaurant with delicious food with safari scenery and fire place, public lounges, cigar bar as well as a curio shop. The two blue salt water pools with a bar looking over the Karoo gives visitors the perfect day under the sun and ultimately giving visitors luxury stay in the wilderness.
Aquila Private Game Reserve welcomes visitors to the perfect safari experience with accommodation to suit your style. Accommodation options include premier lodges, family lodges and luxury lodges. Other accommodation options include the 5 premier chalets, family chalets and luxury chalets. Accommodation at this wonderful reserve gives visitors tranquil settings in African wilderness with a combination of luxury stay and extraordinary service.