Children's Entertainment

Aquila's Children Entertainment Area

Hey kids, Aquila has an awesome playground designed just for you! Step into a jungle of fun at Aquila Safari’s Kids Adventure Zone, featuring exciting outdoor and indoor children’s activity areas.

Open every day from 08h00 to 20h00, for toddlers to teens, there’s plenty of fun for everyone. 

Kids Adventure Zone

Discover our mini-golf course, sandpit, giant chess board, and a fantastic wooden playground. Here, endless opportunities for fun and active play awaits.

Indoor Play Area

Unleash your energy and creativity with Aquila’s indoor play area. With daily activities and interactive games, fun is guaranteed, no matter the weather.

Children's Lodge Activities

There’s plenty of activities for for the whole family to enjoy, including a marshmallow braai and epic Karoo stargazing experience. The excitement continues with Aquila’s 35m infinity pool, perfect for families to relax and have a blast. Here, you can jump into crystal-clear waters and feel like you’re swimming right into the reserve.  

Wooden Obstacle Course

Climb, swing, slide and explore Aquila’s outdoor wooden playground, offering endless opportunities for active play and outdoor fun under the sun.

Two children wearing safari hats are smiling as they partake in Aquila Safari's Junior Ranger Programme

Safari Fun for All Ages

Aquila welcomes guests of all ages. Your little explorers can also roam freely in our vast grassy areas outside the Day Visitor’s Centre and overnight lodge restaurant, and discover endless fun at our Kids Adventure Zone and Indoor Play Area. Activities like mini golf, giant chess, a sandpit, jungle gym, toys, board games, crafts, and electronic games are offered to keep them entertained.

Junior Ranger Programme

Calling all young explorers! Join Aquila’s Junior Ranger Programme (ages 4 to 12 years old) for an educational and fun outdoor experience where you’ll learn about animals, track footprints, and uncover the secrets of the Karoo wild.

Big 5 Family-Friendly Safari

See lions, leopards. elephants, rhinos and buffalo, zebra, hippos, giraffe, and more, with Aquila’s family friendly Big 5 Safaris and family lodge accommodation.

Aquila Private Game Reserve

Children and Family Activities

At Aquila Private Game Reserve and Spa, we believe in creating unforgettable experiences for families of all ages. We want you to make the most of your stay, so we kindly ask that you respect other guests and follow some guidelines when using the communal facilities, restaurant, or enjoying Aquila’s Big 5 safari experience. While most activities are kid-friendly, please note that certain age restrictions apply to Tranquila Spa access, quad bikes, and horseback riding. 

Child-Minding Services

Need a break? As an optional and additional service, we offer child-minding services for your peace of mind, allowing you to relax while your kids are taken care of. Please inquire at reception or contact us about our childcare services and fees.

Children Safety

The great news is that Aquila is a malaria-free reserve, ensuring a safe environment for your family, but remember to check which accommodations include child-friendly lodging. Our Family Cottages, Family Lodge Rooms, and Premier Lodge Rooms are designed with your family’s comfort in mind, ensuring a wonderful stay for all. 


General Disclaimer

Please note that while Aquila Private Game Reserve strives to provide a safe and enjoyable experience for families, the use of play areas, swimming pools, and other reserve facilities is at the guest’s own risk. We encourage responsible supervision, especially for young children, during these activities. Aquila Collection shall not be held liable for any accidents, injuries, or mishaps that may occur while using our children and family entertainment areas. We recommend adhering to all safety guidelines and being vigilant in ensuring a secure and relaxing visit for yourself and your family. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.