Discover the Diverse Wildlife of Aquila Private Game Reserve


Aquila Private Game Reserve, situated in the picturesque Western Cape of South Africa, offers a captivating wildlife experience. Its 10,000-hectare expanse is home to the Big Five, cheetahs, hippos, and various antelope species. Guests can embark on thrilling game drives through diverse ecosystems to observe these magnificent creatures. The reserve’s commitment to conservation and sustainability ensures the protection of endangered species and the preservation of its natural balance. Aquila provides luxurious accommodations with views of the Karoo landscape, opportunities for relaxation at the spa, and unique activities like horseback safaris and quad biking. With convenient access just a few hours from Cape Town, Aquila is an ideal destination for a memorable and comfortable African safari adventure.

Room Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Tea / Coffee
  • En-Suite
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Outdoor Shower

What to Expect

Aquila Private Game Reserve offers diverse accommodations to suit various preferences and group sizes. Guests can choose from bush-style cottages with unique outdoor rock showers, immersing them in the natural surroundings. Alternatively, the modern Aquila Lodge provides stunning vistas over the expansive Reserve. Accommodation formats cater to couples, families of four, six, or eight, ensuring a comfortable stay for all. Each stay includes welcome drinks, as well as hearty meals, including lunch, dinner, and breakfast. Additionally, guests can partake in two traditional safaris to witness the incredible wildlife. The blend of cozy amenities and breathtaking wilderness views makes for an unforgettable stay at Aquila.

Aquila Private Game Reserve


8-Sleeper Family Luxury Cottage

The 8-sleeper family luxury cottages at Aquila offer a harmonious blend of spacious accommodation and privacy. These semi-detached cottages are thoughtfully designed, ensuring that guests can unwind and make cherished memories with their loved ones. In the colder months, the indoor fireplaces provide an extra touch of warmth and cosiness, creating the perfect atmosphere for relaxation and togetherness amidst the breathtaking wilderness.

4-Sleeper Family Luxury Cottage

The 4-sleeper family luxury cottages at Aquila provide an intimate haven for families seeking a cozy retreat in the heart of the wilderness. These semi-detached cottages are thoughtfully designed to offer both space and privacy, allowing families to reconnect while surrounded by the natural beauty of the reserve. During the cooler seasons, guests can enjoy the indoor fireplaces, providing a touch of warmth and cosiness for a snug and memorable stay.

Premier Cottages (King)

The Premier Cottages offer a luxurious hillside retreat that ensures privacy and stunning panoramic views of the reserve. Each cottage features a unique en-suite bathroom, complete with twin hand basins, a bath, and a toilet. With king-sized beds, it’s a perfect accommodation choice for those seeking both comfort and a closer connection to the breathtaking natural surroundings.

Premier Cottages (King and Twin)

Each of these exquisite cottages features a distinct en-suite bathroom, complete with twin hand basins, a bath, and a toilet. Whether you prefer a king-sized bed or twin beds, these units offer flexible accommodations to suit your needs. Additionally, you can step out onto a wooden deck that boasts panoramic views of the expansive reserve, adding a touch of natural wonder to your stay.

Karoo Cottages

The Karoo Cottages at Aquila Private Game Reserve offer a cozy and unique retreat. These cottages each feature their own private patio, a corner bath for relaxation, and an invigorating outdoor rock shower for an authentic experience with nature. The cottages are well-appointed with modern amenities, including the option of a minibar (upon request) and fans to keep you comfortable. For added warmth and cosiness during the colder months, the cottages also feature traditional “coal stoves,” making your stay even more inviting.

Premier Lodge Rooms

The Premier Lodge Rooms at Aquila Private Game Reserve offer a luxurious escape with breathtaking views. Each room features a spacious balcony that overlooks the pristine reserve, providing you with an opportunity to immerse yourself in the natural beauty. The full bathrooms in these rooms come with separate showers and present you with awe-inspiring views right from the comfort of your bath. Additionally, these rooms offer the flexibility of two twin beds, which can be easily converted into queen-size beds to accommodate your preferences. With a room size of 23.6 m², a balcony measuring 10.8 m², and a bathroom area of 7.5 m², the Premier Lodge Rooms ensure a comfortable and relaxing stay at Aquila.

Standard Lodge Rooms

The Standard Lodge Rooms at Aquila Private Game Reserve provide a comfortable and cost-effective option for your stay. These rooms are furnished with twin beds, which can be configured as queen-size beds based on your preferences. Although these rooms offer views that look away from the reserve, they guarantee a pleasant and relaxing atmosphere. The en-suite bathroom features a convenient shower for your comfort. With a room size of 16.8 m² and a bathroom area of 3.65 m², the Standard Lodge Rooms ensure a cozy and peaceful stay during your visit to Aquila.

Family Lodge Room

Aquila Private Game Reserve offers the flexibility to transform Standard Lodge Rooms into Luxury Family Suites. These suites are connected through a common passageway, providing convenience and privacy for families. The entrance to this passageway can be locked, ensuring a secure and exclusive space for your family to enjoy during your stay.


  • 24-hour Security
  • Bar
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Private Vehicle Available
  • Spa
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