Set in the pristine Southern Karoo Highlands against a backdrop of dramatic mountains, the Aquila Private Game Reserve offers an exciting taste of real Africa just two short hours from Cape Town by road. Aquila is home to an enormous variety of game, including the Big 5 elephant, rhino, lion, buffalo and leopard Two to threehour game drives are a perfect way to see the animals in fourwheeldrive vehicles, quad bikes or on horseback and you can see ancient KhoiSan rock art at the same time. Accommodation Aquila’s fourstar chalets are built largely from rock, thatch and wood to blend with the environment and offer every comfort like roaring log fires, wooden viewing decks, air conditioning, crisp percale linen, mini bars, rock bathrooms and, in some, alfresco rock showers. A luxurious honeymoon suite is perched on a hill for the ultimate romantic getaway. Aquila also offers ideal facilities for conferences and business meetings and it’s a perfect place for the wedding of a lifetime too. There’s a bar, a swimming pool, a cosy cigar lounge and a large dining room where the executive chef presents a rich variety of authentic South African cuisine. Feast on a breakfast fit for a king and for lunch and dinner a range of meat dishes including springbok and roast lamb, a variety of beautifully prepared vegetables and other side dishes and to round off your meal, an array of superb cakes and puddings created on the premises as well as local cheeses and biscuits. Superb South African wines are on offer with your meal. Wildlife Big 5 Lion, Buffalo, Leopard, Rhino and Elephant. Rhino and giraffes Zebra Black blue wildebeest, Red hartebeest Eland, Springbok, Blesbok Ostriches Crocodiles Gemsbok other indigenous game Caracal Lynx, BlackBacked Jackal, Bateared Fox and the elusive Mountain Leopard Birdlife Aquila and its huge 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. Activities Game viewing safaris in open 4x4 vehicles Horseback safaris described as an epic experience and adventure Quad bike safaris Clay pigeon shooting Prior arrangement Archery Prior arrangement Birding Restaurant Rock swimming pool Khoi/San Bushman rock art tours Groupon voucher Tickets Park Tickets Zoo Tickets Cheap Tickets Ticket Deals Tickets Cape Town Park tickets Cape Town Cape Town Zoo tickets Cheap tickets Cape Town Ticket deals Cape Town Further deals in this category 1. Pay R32 instead of R80 Visit the award winning Grand Designs Live Show 2011 save 60% 2. Pay R120 for Winnie the Pooh’s Movie Theatre, valued at R244.95 save 51% 3. Enjoy a Comedy Night and a 10piece prawn dinner with chips at Back ‘o the Moon, for R110, valued at R275 save 60% 4. 1000 Hills Bird Park welcomes you for the discounted price of R6, value R25 children pay R4 76%. 5. Pay R150 instead of R300 for a ticket to the Johan Botha Gala Concert save 50% Further deals in this city 1. Pay R105 for two 280g sirloin or rump steaks, including one dessert at Tuscany Beach Restaurant, valued at R255 save 59% 2. Pay R2200 instead of R8000 for VPL™ hair removal sessions for one year for underarms, bikini line and upper lip at Newlands Skin, Laser and Endermologie Clinic save 72% 3. PAY R185 FOR A CUT BLOW DRY, AND A REDKEN CHEMISTRY HAIR TREATMENT value R370 4. Pay R199 for 10 dance/fitness classes at The Studio @ Dione Lifestyle, valued at R500 save 60% 5. Save up to 55% on a gents or ladies wash, cut, blow and treatment at Bliss Beauty and Hair Further deals in South Africa 1. Pay R170 for a Dermalogica Microzone treatment with a short back and neck Massage at Crystal Clear Skin Care save 62% 2. Pay R649 for a half day spa package for two people, including a light lunch at Summerview Spa, valued at R1680 Save 61% 3. Pay R15 for Olde English ovenraised omelettes with onion, tomato and cheese filling, including toast with preserves at Deo Volente Coffee Shop, valued at R31.95 save 53% 4. Pay R99 for an Aromatherapy full body massage at The Girlz @ 86, valued at R270 save 63% 5. Save up to 60% on ladies Latin dance classes for one month for one OR two people at Ryno International Dance Academy Further deals in other categories 1. Pay R179.70 for a 12 month subscription to Getaway Magazine, CAR Magazine or Popular Mechanics, valued at R359.40 save 50% 2. Pay R199 for 1month Boot Camp training at 1 of 4 different locations at F.F.A. Boot Camp, valued at R650 save 69% 3. Save 83% on up to four group or one private Salsa dancing lesson at The Salsa Republic 4. Pay R152 for a Nimue Deep Cleanse Facial with either a Swedish or Aromatherapy back neck massage at Iconic Beauty, valued at R380 save 60% 5. Pay R35 for a detox foot pamper OR pay R50 for a manicure OR pay R76 for both treatments at MN Beauty Spa save up to 60%
Pay R2095 for a 1 night stay for 2 at the Aquila Private Game Reserve (save 50%)
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In a Nutshell
- An overnight stay for 2 at the Big 5 - Aquila Private Game Reserve - 4 star with the big 5. Malaria free and close to Cape Town - Voucher includes welcome drinks on arrival, accommodation in 4 star Standard Luxury cottages, three meals and two game drives - Guests are also treated to a complimentary visit to the Karoo Ostrich Farm
The Fine Print
The prestigious malaria free, Aquila Private Game Reserve stands in an area of 4,500 hectares of Southern Karoo Highlands encapsulating breathtaking majestic mountains, rivers, valleys and kloofs. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.