CAPE OF GOOD HOPE TOUR
Explore the most South Western Tip of Africa! Spot Ostriches, Eland Antelope, Dassies (Rock Hyrax’s), Chacma Baboons, Bontebok Antelopes and various other wildlife roaming the beaches and rocky crags.Climb up to the lighthouse for breathtaking views or take a ride in the Flying Dutchman (tram) to the top! We also visit the Boulders Penguin Colony, home to thousands of African Jackass Penguins.
CAMPING WITH LIONS
Sleep with lions! A once in a lifetime experience. Overnight in a well appointed tented camp surrounded by lions! Traditional South African cuisine and Boland hospitality. Situated only 30 minutes from Cape Town.
A must for animal lovers. Spend a night amongst the lions of Drakenstein Lion Park. The park provides lifetime care to captive born lions and is involved in the re-homing of lions in distress, both locally and overseas.
Take a shared boat trip to Robben Island Museum and explore the island where former South African President Nelson Mandela was held as a political prisoner for 18-years. View his prison cell, learn about the dramatic history of the island and South Africa from a former political Robben Island prisoner.
Robben Island is located in Table Bay, some 6km west of Bloubergstrand, and stands some 30m above sea level. Robben Island has been used as prison and a place where people were isolated, banished and exiled to for nearly 400 years. It was also used as a post office, a grazing ground, a mental hospital and an outpost.
MORNING SAFARI TOUR
Arrive at the reserve at 9, breakfast, then the 2 to 3 hour safari. The safari is led by an experienced guide who will share exciting inside stories: facts about your surroundings, easily rousing your inner wild side. Followed by lunch and time at leisure to explore the rest of the facilities.
The program includes a welcome drink, a scrumptious buffet breakfast, 2 to 3 hour game drive led by an experienced guide who will share exciting inside stories: facts about your surroundings, easily rousing your inner wild side, then a leisurely lunch, after which you may choose to add on a spa treatment, horseback or quad bike safari.
FULL DAY SAFARI
The Aquila combo safari combines a 2 to 3 hour game drive in an open safari vehicle and a 1.5 hour horseback or quad bike outride, tasty buffet breakfast & lunch. Horseback safaris are alongside horseback safari specialists, who will demonstrate and show you the wild facts of this region. A slow walk across the plains or cantering at full throttle are options dependent on the skills of the other riders in the group. No experience is necessary. The quad bike safari day tour involves roughing it up within the 10,000 hectare conservancy of Aquila Game Reserve. The Aquila quad bike safari day tour is a firm favorite. For both the Quad Bike and Horseback Safaris guests must be 16 years and older and not weigh more than 95 kgs.
FULL DAY ROBBEN ISLAND & WINE TASTING TOUR
Explore the most famous island prison in the world, Robben Island, on this tour from Cape Town. Go deep into the history of Nelson Mandela’s incarceration and impact on the world through your guide’s commentary as you have a look around the historic site. Round-trip ferry ticket from the Victoria and Albert Waterfront and admission to Robben Island are included to make for a seamless experience. Get to know the history and significance of Robben Island Learn about Nelson Mandela’s life through a guide’s perspective. For lunch we will dine (meal for your own account) at a nearby wine estate overlooking the Constantia Valley, which is the oldest wine producing region in the southern hemisphere with an uninterrupted history of winemaking since 1685. The name Constantia is linked with the most famous wines ever produced in this country and it all began at our very own Groot Constantia.