News at Aquila Private Game Reserve


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Rhino Orphanage for the Western Cape

Nearly 14 months ago Aquila Private Game Reserve was faced with the daunting task of raising and rehabilitating an orphaned rhino calf. Over the months that followed the team faced and overcame many obstacles and challenges that come with hand-rearing a wild animal.

Aquila Safari & Spa German Rep Appointed

Aquila Private Game Reserve & Spa is excited to announce the recent appointment of Michaela Soule. She will support and service the very important Germanic markets.

Aquila Accommodation Is Upgrading

Aquila Private Game Reserve and Spa is excited to announce the upgrade of its Standard Cottages. These cottages have been built primarily from stone, thatch and wood and blends seamlessly with its natural environment.

Aquila Rhino births 4 in 3 months

A desperate drama played out at Aquila Private Game Reserve, in the western cape, after the birth of the third baby rhino in the past 3 months. Searing temperatures in the Karoo mean that the reserve conservation team are in a race against time to uplift the calf to safety.

Update on Rhino Calf Rescue at Aquila

Conservation teams at Aquila have been trying desperately to separate the male rhino from the calf. An attempt to coax the male away was unsuccessful, preparations were underway to dart the male when it suddenly turned on the calf.

Cape Baby Rhino Rescue at Aquila Safari

A desperate drama is playing out at Aquila Private Game Reserve, in the western cape, after the birth of the third baby rhino in the past 3 months.The two calves born, one in October and the other in mid-December are both thriving, 

2015 Lilizela Imvelo Tourism awards

This annual programme seeks to recognize and reward the tourism industry and its impact on the social, economic and environmental issues facing South Africa. The finalists are selected based on the real, measurable results of their efforts in sustainable and responsible tourism practices.......

New Rhino Born in Western Cape

Aquila Private Game Reserve is proud to announce the birth of a baby white Rhino at the reserve near Touws River in the Western Cape on the morning of 13th October 2015...

Recognition for Aquila Imvelo Award

Aquila Private Game Reserve has received the Lilizela Imvelo Award, the ultimate recognition for achievers in South Africa’s tourism industry, for Best Economic Impact by a large tourism establishment in South Africa, promoting the local economic development of communities for ensuring industry sustainability.

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