The crackle of excitement in the morning air as you warm your hands on your cup of coffee when awaiting the safari vehicle to pull up, is a feeling that anyone who has been on safari will remember.

What will you see and hear today? The roar of lions? The sweetest springbok calves? Crows circling over a leopard kill? Anything can happen on Aquila’s 10,000 hectare private game reserve – you may even spot their name’s sake, Aquila, the ‘Black Eagle’, gliding in the sky above you.

Home to the Big 5 and many more beautiful animals, Aquila Private Game Reserve & Spa offers wildlife encounters only two hours from Cape Town, with the added bliss of a gorgeous world-class spa for a well-deserved pampering after a ‘bush massage’ (otherwise known as a game drive!).

For those who love a wild adventure, they offer Horseback and Quad Safaris, and for families, they allow children of all ages on game drives, a dedicated indoor and outdoor play area, plus family accommodation.

So whether you’d like to join Aquila for just the day, or overnight, they have a special deal to suit you, running until 30 July 2020, that allows you to book *anytime from 1 October 2020 until 15 December 2021.

Choose from their Day Safari, Couples or Family Overnight deals by heading to where you’ll also be able to pay over four installments, allowing you to Save Now and Safari Later.

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