Aquila Game Reserve - Helicopter Tours Cape Town
Aquila Private Game Reserve is a short flight away from the heliport at the V&A Waterfront.

Aquila Game Reserve Helicopter Tour

About this tour

Aquila Private Game Reserve is a short flight away from the heliport at the V&A Waterfront. Helicopter is the fastest and most convenient way to get to one of the best places in the Western Cape where the Big 5 can be viewed. The flight from Cape Town to Aquila Game reserve is guaranteed to be private and en-route will fly guests over some of the most spectacular scenery anywhere in the world. Adding a helicopter flight to your day visit to Aquila makes for an all-round outstanding day out. Flying in comfort in a state of the art Airbus Helicopter this 6 hour adventure provides guests with ample opportunity to experience a unique and impressive place that is more than just another Luxury Game Reserve and Lodge. At Aquila, visitors not only get to see the flora and fauna of South Africa while experiencing the Big 5 but are also taught the value and importance of wildlife in the world today. A Safari flight with Cape Town Helicopters is the best way to turn an amazing day out into something even more special.

V&A Watefront, Cape Town

Free Pick-up & Drop-off on request

120 Min

English Pilot


Ocean Safari

The Ocean Experiences team are only too keen to share the beauty of the ocean and its most playful mammals with you as well as the beauty of the Cape Town Atlantic Coastline. On our seal snorkeling experience, you will not only learn about the Cape fur seals habits, but you will also get to experience their friendly nature first hand.

R700 per person

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Adventure Boat Ride

Experience the thrill and adventure onboard our Gemini 850 RIB Boat as you make your way along the Atlantic coastline passing by Granger Bay, Sea Point and Clifton. We include some high-speed turns and smooth driving as we admire the spectacular views of Cape Town from the ocean.

R550 per person

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Seal Snorkeling

On our seal snorkeling experience, you will not only learn about the Cape fur seals habits, but you will also get to experience their friendly nature first hand. The tour includes a picturesque drive from the V&A Waterfront past all the well know sites of the Cape including Lions head and the 12 Apostles on the way to one of the biggest seal colonies found on the Atlantic seaboard.

R1050 per person

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2 reviews from people who took this experience

5

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Marlot - Amazing November, 2018

We went to Aquila safari and the helicopter tour was beautiful. Howard is a great pilot with a nice voice, makes you feel comfortable during the flight. He is nice and is willing to tell you everything about the environment.


Gordon H - Excellent November, 2018

Ryan was a very good pilot. We had a smooth flight and good commentary on places of interest along the flight path.


Where we will meet

The iconic V&A Waterfront that lies at the heart of Cape Town’s history where the city meets the sea. Here you will join Cape Town Helicopters for your magical experience. Located on 220 East Pier Road, Breakwaters Edge, V&A Helipad, V&A Waterfront, 8001.


Keep these in mind

Check In Time

Please check in 20-30 minutes prior to your scheduled Take Off time. This will allow enough time for us to take weights, conduct a safety briefing and issue tickets. After this has been conducted you can relax on the viewing deck and take some great pre-flight pictures and enjoy the atmosphere.


Seating

Please be aware that seating allocation on all our sharing flights are done according to weight and balance which is done during your safety briefing and ticketing. Should you want to choose your own seats you can book an Exclusive Flight at the cost of one additional seat and you are guaranteed the ‘best seats in the house.

Best Pictures

For the best pictures we recommend that you wear darker coloured clothing as whites reflect off the inside of the windows and can spoil that epic shot. We do offer In Flight Video packages where we record you and your flight, including audio, and put it on a USB for you. Note that not all aircraft has this system available so please requests this on check in.


Weather

All flights are weather dependent. Should the conditions not be ideal for flying we will try to reschedule to the next best available flight window. Note that the temperature in the sky is exactly the same as on the ground in case you are wondering what to wear.


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