Aquila Game Reserve

CAP 117-201
Highlights
  • 4×4 Safari at Aquila Game Reserve
  • Aquila – 10 000 ha. The reserve is a conservancy in the southern Karoo, and home to the big 5 legends of the wilderness – elephant, lion, buffalo, leopard and rhino. Malaria free region.
  • Note, not free-roaming wildlife
Program Overview
Country: South Africa
Depart: 03/20/2017 1000
Return: 03/20/2017 1830
Duration: Full-Day
Difficulty: Moderate
Capacity: Min. 30 / Max. 100
Program Fee
$167 (early booking: $157)

Field Work Conflicts
  • SPCM 357: Film and Social Change
  • SOC 362: Social Change
  • POLS 462: Globalization, Sustainability, and Justice
  • IE 472: Education for Global Peace
  • MGT 410: Leadership and Organizational Behavior
  • HDFS 311: Adolescence/Early Adult Development in Context
  • LB/JTC 456: Documentary Film as a Liberal Art

This day tour to Aquila Game Reserve will take you to the semi scrub desert of the Karoo for a wild encounter with Africa’s game. Transfer in an air-conditioned coach to your game drive destination. This comfortable drive will meander through the scenic Hex River Valley to Cape Town’s closest private game reserve, Aquila. The Aquila Game Reserve in South Africa is situated on 4,500 hectares of Southern Karoo Highlands and combines the fauna and flora of three beautiful valleys. The reserve encompasses a natural wetland and a magnificent mountain range. You will have the opportunity to experience an outstanding variety of game. Once at the reserve, enjoy a welcome drink followed by a delicious buffet lunch. After lunch, embark on a 2-3 hour game drive traveling in 4×4 safari vehicles with an experienced ranger guide. There is an ideal opportunity to observe Rhino, Buffalo, Giraffe and Lions. Large herds of Zebra, Black and Blue Wildebeest, Red Hartebeest, Warthog, Eland, Springbok, Blesbok, Gemsbok may also be seen in the semi-arid desert conditions. Hippo and Crocodile lurk in the wetlands. Aquila’s wide array of bird species, include several pairs of the rare and endangered Black Eagle, after which the reserve has been named. After your game drive, return to Cape Town and onto the harbor.

Meals Included

Lunch, including 2 soft drinks