PRICE

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PRICE

From R825 p.p

AQUILA SAFARI

You will be collected from your hotel and transferred to the Aquila Game Reserve which is a 2.5 hr drive via vineyards, orchards and magnificent scenery. Upon arrival at the reserve you are welcomed with a chilled drink before being ushered through to the restaurant for a buffet breakfast.

Around 10h15 you depart on a 2 to 3-hour open vehicle game drive through the reserve. Having been proclaimed a nature reserve in 1985, the veld (terrain) is in pristine condition, consisting of Renoster veld, Mountain Fynbos and succulent vegetation types found in 3 beautiful valleys.

Situated in the Karoo with its wide-open spaces, the 4,500 hectare reserve has a natural wetland and is protected by majestic mountains and valleys which makes for varied and ideal game viewing. On your drive you may see lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino, as well as giraffe and hippo and other herd game such as Black Wildebeest and Burchells Zebra as well as various antelope species.

The natural wetland is home to 172 species of birds and is also home to several breeding pairs of the rare and endangered black eagle, after which the reserve has been named. Following the game drive, you will have the opportunity to visit the ARC rehabilitation centre. Here you will learn a bit more about the rescue and rehabilitation efforts of the reserve. After a well-deserved buffet lunch at the lodges main restaurant, enjoy some time at leisure before starting your journey back to Cape Town.

The tour ends with drop off at hotel in the early evening.

TOUR INCLUDES

Depart Cape Town – Take a 2.5 hour dive through the magnificent scenery of the Breede Valley orchards and vineyards on route to the 4500 hectare reserve situated in the Karoo.

Aquila Game Reserve – Upon arrival you are met with a chilled drink and guided to a buffer breakfast.

Game drive – Depart on a 2 to 3-hour guided open vehicle game drive through the reserve. Having been proclaimed a nature reserve in 1985, the veld (terrain) is in pristine condition, consisting of Renoster veld, Mountain Fynbos and succulent vegetation types found in 3 beautiful valleys while getting a chance to see the Big Five in action.

Du Toitskloof – Initially an animal track where a road was built around the time of World War II and named after the Huguenot settler Francois De Toit, this pass gives you a look over the Cape like never before, Overlooking Capes Wine district, West Coast and Cape Town.

  • Daily group departures (maximum 8 passengers)
  • Tour duration approximately 8 hours
  • Includes: English tour guide, entrance fees applicable to itinerary

AQUILA SAFARI BOOKING FORM

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