Located in the arid Little Karoo, a 2.5 hour drive from Cape Town, the four-star Aquila Private Game Reserve (www.aquilasafari.com) enjoys year-round sunshine, making it ideally suited to game viewing. (Although the best area for gameviewing is Kruger)  They offer: Day game drive safari – morning and evening in open 4×4 vehicles with rangers, as well as horseback or quad-bike safaris.