Kuganha Tented Camp and Spa

Introducing Authentic South African Experiences with The Aquila Collection

Apr 24, 2024 | Press Release

We are extremely proud to announce our partnership with Aquila Collection, a portfolio of award-winning Big 5 safari lodges and unique experiences in Cape Town, South Africa. We will manage sales and marketing representation in the UK, Ireland, Benelux, Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.

Commenting on the new partnership, Ian Paul Woods, CEO of Red Elephant Reps, said, “The Aquila Collection offers more than just unforgettable wildlife experiences; it showcases African hospitality, traditional culinary delights, and a commitment to sustainability. Our sales team is eager to generate sales prospects, forge industry connections, and drive growth in the targeted markets.”

Aquila Private Game Reserve and Spa

Aquila Private Game Reserve and Spa, just a two-hour drive from Cape Town, or one-hour by helicopter, spans 10,000 hectares in the Karoo desert famed for hosting the Big 5. Safari experiences include classic 4×4 drives, quad biking and horseback riding. Accommodations range from rustic cottages to the luxurious Aquila Lodge, boasting breathtaking views.

The resort features a large swimming pool with a poolside bar, a spa with world-class facilities, and a restaurant offering authentic South African cuisine. Families are well catered to with a children’s entertainment area, mini-golf, outdoor chess and child carers. Aquila has received numerous awards for its conservation and community upliftment efforts, including the UN World Tourism-affiliated Skål International Sustainable Tourism Award.

Aquila Private Game Reserve

Kuganha Tented Camp and Spa

Kuganha Tented Camp and Spa offers a luxurious 5-star wildlife conservancy experience just 2.5 hours’ drive from Cape Town. Set on 10,000 hectares of pristine terrain home to Africa’s Big 5, Kuganha provides an unforgettable safari adventure. Luxury tents offer personalised service and unmatched luxury, each with a private patio, splash pool, wet room, private dining, ranger and butler service. Tailored itineraries cater to various safari experiences, from traditional to up-close encounters with Africa’s wildlife.

The day culminates in three-course banquets, roaring fires and stargazing, before falling asleep to the sounds of the wild. Kuganha blends the rich history of the Cape with the vastness of the African wilderness, creating an immersive experience in the heart of the Karoo semi-desert.

Kuganha Tented Camp and Spa

Inverdoorn Private Game Reserve

Inverdoorn Private Game Reserve, located under 2.5 hours’ drive from Cape Town, offers exclusive overnight safaris. Spanning 10,000 hectares, it is home to the Big 5, as well as herds of eland, giraffe, gemsbok and zebra. Guests can relax in luxury accommodation: Tankwa Chalets with en-suite showers that offer seclusion and breathtaking views; Lodge rooms that cater to families and groups; and Ambassador Chalets with private rooftops for stargazing. Spa treatments, including massages in the comfort of guests’ rooms, are also available.

The Cheetah Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre is one of the ways that Inverdoorn actively participates in conservation, at the same time enriching the guest experience by providing knowledge about these beautiful animals. Inverdoorn provides a unique blend of wilderness, rich wildlife heritage, city proximity and comfort.

Inverdoorn Private Game Reserve

Cape Town Bucket List Experiences

The Aquila Collection offers a mix of vibrant urban experiences, coupled with explorations that take in unparalleled natural beauty, raw wilderness, world-class travel experiences, and excellent culinary experiences. In Cape Town, urban sophistication meets natural wonders, with Table Mountain and Lion’s Head at its core, surrounded by diverse landscapes including foothills, forests, beaches, towering mountains, oceans, winelands, and steppe-like grasslands.

Visitors can explore world-class museums, hike, visit vineyards, unwind on pristine beaches, see African penguins on Boulder’s Beach and take in panoramic views from Table Mountain.

Cape Town is a historic hub of South African winemaking and boasts centuries of viniculture. Wine tasting can be arranged in historic locations like Constantia Winelands, which boasts over 300 years of history. The exceptional culinary scene complements the wine culture, offering a fusion of African, Middle Eastern, Italian, Chinese, Indian, and Malaysian cuisines. Cape Town is also home to five Michelin-starred South African chefs, showcasing its status as a burgeoning culinary capital. 

Cape Town and Boulder Beach

You can read more about Aquila Collection here. 

Please contact us for further information.