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R46, Touwsrivier 6880 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
4 Star accommodation
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30 Sep.1 Oct.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the one nignt in Inverdoorn and one night in Aquila offer. (Aquila recently bought Inverdoorn) These is a more big reserve and more animals than Inverdoorn. Here we could saw the lions very near!! The safaris are in trucks with big groups, instead...More

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Response from AquilaSafari, Social Media Strategist at Aquila Private Game ReserveResponded 4 days ago

Dear Carlos, Thank you for your review! We are so glad that you bought the 2 Nights 2 Reserves offer, and experienced the two very different reserves, and hope to welcome you back again someday soon! Best wishes, Team Aquila

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked our stay at Aquila about 6 months ahead of time. I wanted to choose a game reserve where my wife could see a large variety of animals since this was her first visit to Africa. I decided to stay for 2 nights thinking...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our stay at Aquila Game Reserve! We were so impressed by the hospitality and the quality of the facilities! At first, our group was going to drive there for just an early morning safari, but then thankfully decided to take advantage of the...More

Thank KJL_MD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Aquila Game Reserve is by far the best game reserve I have ever visited. I would rate this hotel with 5 STARS. The rooms are magnificent with all windows facing nature. We saw Rhinos and Elephants from our balcony which created such involvement with...More

Thank TheresaD1206
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a fantastic stay at Aquila. The rooms were fantastic with amazing views. The beds are super comfortable and the rain shower heads are to die for! The food and the staff was excellent, so much variety to eat, left here a few kilograms heavier...More

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Description
Set in the pristine Southern Karoo against a backdrop of dramatic mountains, Aquila Private Game Reserve offers an exciting taste of real Africa, just two hours’ from Cape Town. Aquila is home to an enormous ...More variety of game, including the Big 5 - offering safari’s in four-wheel-drive vehicles, quad bikes or on horseback. Dining takes place buffet style, where the chef presents a rich variety of authentic South African cuisine, together with a superb South African wine list. After dinner, gather around the telescope and be taken on a journey of the southern skies. 4-star accommodation is offered in Afro-chic lodge rooms or rock, thatch and wood cottages with alfresco showers. All accommodation has air-conditioning. Aquila welcomes children, providing activities to keep them entertained in the children’s play area. A visit to Aquila would also not be complete without a tour of the Eco Synergy systems: an award-winning project developed to reduce Aquila’s carbon footprint. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
77
Price range
USD 219 - USD 529 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Touwsrivier
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Dining (28)
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Family and Play Areas (9)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
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Wanderer464818
2 September 2018|
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Response from atoutie39 | Reviewed this property |
Pretty likely....I've been there twice and the only one I did not see was the leopard.
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valduband
18 August 2018|
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Response from SKIonhols | Reviewed this property |
3 meals, lunch on arrival, dinner after your afternoon safari, then breakfast after your early morning safari. If you can't arrive in time for lunch then it might be worth contacting the Lodge to see if you could have lunch... More
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Ryobi
19 June 2015|
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Response from JH72 | Reviewed this property |
Please note the pork is not halaal !!!
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"Do a day trip - stay elsewhere"
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"Make sure the hot water works."
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"The suites are probably the best bet, at a price!"
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"Premier Lodge rooms have good views of the reserve"
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