Book a Big 5 Safari Day Trip

Early Morning Safari

Our Cape Town safari has been rated as one of the Top 10 best day trip destinations by Sawubona Magazine and Time Out Magazine. Aquila’s traditional vehicle safaris are led by experienced game rangers and field guides, ensuring guests have the best opportunity to see South Africa’s iconic Big Five animals and other native wildlife species.

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Game Drives:

Duration of game drives and departure times are approximate and dependent on the interaction of the guests with the ranger and the sightings of animals.

Early Morning Transport:

Transport to and from the reserve is for your own arrangement. 

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Afternoon Safari

Our Cape Town safari has been rated as one of the Top 10 best day trip destinations by Sawubona Magazine and Time Out Magazine. Aquila’s traditional vehicle safaris are led by experienced game rangers and field guides, ensuring guests have the best opportunity to see South Africa’s iconic Big Five animals and other native wildlife species.

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Game Drives: Duration of game drives and departure times are approximate and dependent on the interaction of the guests with the ranger and the sightings of animals.

Afternoon Safari Transport: Standard transport is R995.00 per adult (Valid Nov 2023 – Oct 2024). Transport can only be booked before 3pm for the following day arrival. Pick up times for day trip transport are between 06h00 and 07h00am. 

  • Age 3 and under: no charge with accompanying adult;
  • Age 11 and under: 50% of the adult rate;
  • Age 12 and over: pay full price. 

 

Please Note: Transport to the reserve and back can be booked as an additional add-on. All foreign guests travelling with Aquila’s transport service are required to carry their passports. 

Pick Up Zones Include: Atlantic Seaboard, Cape Town CBD, Constantia or Bellville. For private, luxury or air transfers, please contact our safari consultants after making your booking. Contact (support@aquilasafari.com or 021 430 7260 or read our terms and conditions.)

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Sunset Safari

A Big Five Sunset Safari Tour is the perfect Mother City escape after a morning of Cape Town views and activities. After a hot day in the Karoo veld, the animals are just starting to stir, moving towards the watering holes and coming out of the shade.

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Sunset Game Drives:

Duration of game drives and departure times are approximate and dependent on the interaction of the guests with the ranger and the sightings of animals.

Sunset Safari Transport:

Transport to and from the reserve is for your own arrangement. 

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Traditional Big 5 Safari

This full day Big 5 safari experience offers an exciting addition to your Cape Town holiday itinerary. Enjoy a great diversity of wildlife and immerse yourself in the untamed beauty of the Karoo. Aquila’s one day safari tours are an amazing opportunity for guests to see South Africa’s iconic big five animals, capture stunning wildlife photos, and experience an authentic African game drive safari without travelling far from the city.

Itinerary

Game Drives:

Duration of game drives and departure times are approximate and dependent on the interaction of the guests with the ranger and the sightings of animals.

Transport to Aquila: 

Day Trips:

Standard transport is R995.00 per adult (Valid Nov 2023 – Oct 2024). Transport can only be booked before 3pm for the following day arrival. Pick up times for day trip transport are between 06h00 and 07h00am. 

  • Age 3 and under: no charge with accompanying adult;
  • Age 11 and under: 50% of the adult rate;
  • Age 12 and over: pay full price.
 

Please Note: Transport to the reserve and back can be booked as an additional add-on. All foreign guests travelling with Aquila’s transport service are required to carry their passports. 

Pick up zones include: Atlantic Seaboard, Cape Town CBD, Constantia or Bellville. For private, luxury or air transfers, please contact our safari consultants after making your booking.

Contact (support@aquilasafari.com or 021 430 7260)

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Quadbike Safari

The Quad Bike safari tour is a firm favourite, offering guests an exciting and adventurous opportunity to ‘rough it up’ in Aquila’s 10 000 hectare wildlife reserve. No prior experience is necessary for the quad bike safari tour.

Please Note: Maximum weight per person: 95Kgs. Minimum age requirement: 16 years and older (250cc horsepower quad bikes). There are a maximum number of 10 people per quad bike experience, and only one person per quad bike.

Itinerary

Safari Outrides:

Duration of game drives, safari outrides, and departure times, are approximate and dependent on the interaction of the guests with the ranger and the sightings of animals.

Transport to Aquila: 

Day Trips:

Standard transport is R995.00 per adult (Valid Nov 2023 – Oct 2024). Transport can only be booked before 3pm for the following day arrival. Pick up times for day trip transport are between 06h00 and 07h00am. 

  • Age 3 and under: no charge with accompanying adult;
  • Age 11 and under: 50% of the adult rate;
  • Age 12 and over: pay full price. 

 

Please Note: Transport to the reserve and back can be booked as an additional add-on. All foreign guests travelling with Aquila’s transport service are required to carry their passports. 

Pick up zones include: Atlantic Seaboard, Cape Town CBD, Constantia or Bellville. For private, luxury or air transfers, please contact our safari consultants after making your booking.

Contact (support@aquilasafari.com or 021 430 7260)

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Horseback Safari

A Cape Town safari day trip on horseback is a unique and adventurous way to experience the wonders of a South African safari in the middle of a 10 000 hectare Karoo game reserve. No prior horse riding experience is necessary for the horseback safari tour.

Please Note: Maximum weight per person: 95Kgs. Minimum age requirement: 16 years and older. Aquila ensures that a strict one person per horse policy is upheld, with no exceptions.

Itinerary

Safari Outrides:

Duration of game drives, safari outrides, and departure times, are approximate and dependent on the interaction of the guests with the ranger and the sightings of animals.

Transport to Aquila: 

Day Trips:

Standard transport is R995.00 per adult (Valid Nov 2023 – Oct 2024). Transport can only be booked before 3pm for the following day arrival. Pick up times for day trip transport are between 06h00 and 07h00am. 

  • Age 3 and under: no charge with accompanying adult;
  • Age 11 and under: 50% of the adult rate;
  • Age 12 and over: pay full price. 

 

Please Note: Transport to the reserve and back can be booked as an additional add-on. All foreign guests travelling with Aquila’s transport service are required to carry their passports. 

Pick up zones include: Atlantic Seaboard, Cape Town CBD, Constantia or Bellville. For private, luxury or air transfers, please contact our safari consultants after making your booking.

Contact (support@aquilasafari.com or 021 430 7260)

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Combo Full Day Safari

Aquila’s Big 5 Combo Safari Tour offers guests from Cape Town the perfect opportunity to experience a traditional, 2 to 3 hour South African vehicle game drive, while maximising your wildlife adventure with an additional 1 to 2 hour horseback or quad bike safari outride — all in one day! 

Vehicle Safari – Traditional Game Drive: Combines the 2 to 3 hour morning Big 5 traditional game drive and either a 1.5 hour afternoon horseback or  quadbike outride together.

Option 1 – Quadbike Outride: Maximum weight per person: 90Kgs. Min. age is 16 years and older. 250cc horsepower quad bikes. There are a maximum number of 10 people per quad bike experience, and one person per quad bike. The quad bike experience is guided by two qualified rangers. The quad bike experience involves roughing it up with an experienced wildlife guide within the 10,000 hectare conservancy.

Option 2 – Horseback Outride: Maximum weight per person: 95Kgs. Min. age is 16 years and older. The horseback experience is guided by two qualified rangers. Horseback adventures include a slow walk across the plains with possible wildlife sightings and guided information about the Karoo veld and our conservation projects.

Itinerary

Game Drives & Safari Outrides:

Duration of game drives, safari outrides, and departure times, are approximate and dependent on the interaction of the guests with the ranger and the sightings of animals.

Transport to Aquila: 

Day Trips:

Standard transport is R995.00 per adult (Valid Nov 2023 – Oct 2024). Transport can only be booked before 3pm for the following day arrival. Pick up times for day trip transport are between 06h00 and 07h00am. 

  • Age 3 and under: no charge with accompanying adult;
  • Age 11 and under: 50% of the adult rate;
  • Age 12 and over: pay full price. 

 

Please Note: Transport to the reserve and back can be booked as an additional add-on. All foreign guests travelling with Aquila’s transport service are required to carry their passports. 

Pick up zones include: Atlantic Seaboard, Cape Town CBD, Constantia or Bellville. For private, luxury or air transfers, please contact our safari consultants after making your booking.

Contact (support@aquilasafari.com or 021 430 7260)

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