Cape Town is a leisure destination in South Africa tour package where travellers can enjoy the perfect blend of culture and city life. With Table Mountain and the Atlantic Ocean overlooking the city, Cape Town is the most scenic attraction in South Africa to spend a day with. Not just the luxury of city life, adventure here is at its best with tours like hiking or abseiling, sunset or champagne tours, cycling and more.
When it comes to enjoying game drive or safari in Cape Town, some best game reserves are lying close to the city where there are full-day wildlife tours organized for the visitors. These game reserves conserve the big five and the famous endemics of Southern Africa making them an ideal place to enjoy South Africa safari tour.
Aquila Private Game Reserve
Aquila Private Game Reserve and spa stands as the most famous game reserve near the charming city of Cape Town. The game reserve covers an area of 10,000 hectares and is home to big mammals, more than 170 birds and predators. The game reserve runs a conservation program for leopards and threatened wildlife offering employment and other empowerment programs.
Whether it is a full day safari or half-day game drive or an overnight tour at Aquila, the reserve offers guided tours and premium accommodation in the wild premises. Situated at a distance of two to three hours from Cape Town, Aquila Private Game reserve is a place where you can enjoy big five safari tour, horseback safari, a quad bike safari or a day combo with morning safari and afternoon safari included with horseback and quad bike safari.
South Africa tour package offers an overnight tour to Aquila with the luxury and four-star property and facilities like spa and pool etc. Accommodation offered here includes premier Cottages or the Luxury Family Cottages and Cottages to choose from.
Sanbona Wildlife Reserve
Just three-hour drive from Cape Town, Sanbona Wildlife reserve is home to some amazing wildlife of South Africa. Spread to an area of 54,000 hectares, the wildlife reserve rests on the foot of Warmwaterberg Mountains that houses an incredible wilderness like any other national park. It is the flora and fauna along with the rock art that makes Sanbona wildlife reserve an ideal destination for South Africa holiday package.
Game drive in Sanbona Wildlife will let you spot the big five and roaming in the vast African savannah. A huge diversity can be experienced here as there are diverse species of flora and fauna, dominating the wild plains of Sanoba wildlife reserve.
This malaria-free game reserve offers wildlife tours like a full day and half-day game drive, boat safari and heritage tour to discover the San rock art. The wildlife and panorama of Sanbona make it one of the most scenic wildlife reserves to stay for a vacation. There are safari lodges and tented camps to stay while you are on a South Africa safari package.
Garden Route Game Reserve
Nestled in the most scenic stretch of South Africa near Cape Town, Garden Route Game Lodge is the best and popular game reserve near Cape Town. Being just at a distance of four-hour drive from the Cape Town, Garden route game lodge is laced with the beauty of ferns and trees, some diverse birdlife and more. The Game lodge overlooks the amazing site of Langeberg Mountain Rang and houses the big five, mammals and other African wilds you can spot during South Africa tour.
This malaria-free game lodge offers morning and afternoon game drive with the rangers who will let you understand the wilderness and guide you in the wild terrains of Garden Route. Accommodation here is premium with facilities like a sun deck, pool, spa, spacious rooms and more.
Garden route game lodge boasts of properties like Sunset Ridge Luxury Rooms or luxury free-standing rooms that are placed on the top of the small ridge offering an incredible 180-degree view of the entire Game reserve. With an outstanding interior and services, the Garden Route Game reserve is counted as the best game reserve for a big five South Africa safari tour package.
Gondwana Game Reserve
The Gondwana Private game reserve is another safari destination near Cape Town, in the scenic route of Garden route. The distance between the game reserve and Cape Town is just 4 hour, making it an easy to access safari spot. The private game reserve spreads to an area of 11,000 hectares that houses the big five, mammals and other endemic wilds of Africa. The Game reserve is enclosed with the panoramic view of Langeberg and Outeniqua Mountains making it a scenic retreat.
Game drive in Gondwana Game reserve is conducted as the morning- afternoon or a full day and half-day game drive. You can spot the heed of cheetah and eland, zebra and giraffe during the safari tour in your South Africa travel. Apart from the big five safari drives, activity offered during the visit includes Mountain Biking Africology, Hiking tours, spa treatments and more.
It is not just the wildlife that makes Gondwana popular among travellers. The vegetation here is too diverse to be missed out that makes the landscape scenic and ideal for photographers and nature lovers.
Inverdoorn Game Reserve
Inverdoorn Game Reserve is known to be the best game reserve for safari near Cape Town. With an area of 10,000 hectares, the game reserve is home to big five with other wilds like meerkats, hippos, zebras and diverse birdlife. Overall, around 1200 free-roaming wilds can be spotted here during the game drive for your South Africa holiday.
The game reserve is not just promoting wildlife conservation but is initiating educational programs like Western Cape cheetah conservation. There are daily game drives and overnight tours offered with the best safari loges one can choose during the stay.
Inverdoorn with the best luxury chalets and guests houses can accommodate families and groups during the visit. The roof terrace and pool, sun deck and five-star suites in Inverdoorn Game Reserve are maintained well to offer leisure stay for your South Africa safari package.