Aquila is a 4 star, big 5 Game Reserve & Spa 2 hours from Cape Town. The reserve consists of 10,000 hectare Big 5 conservancy in the southern Karoo, and home to the big 5 legends of the wilderness. Aquila Game Reserve offers traditional game drives, safaris on horseback and quad bikes as well as a star safaris and a soon to be opened. African Spa.