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May 29th 2018  |   Botswana, Travel, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania  |  by   Francis Naumann
Chiawa Camp, Lower Zambezi, Zambia

We work with hundreds of safari camps and lodges – well over 600 at the last count - throughout Southern and East Africa.   In the nearly 20 years since Aardvark Safaris started, we’ve seen plenty come and go, but there are some that have featured on itineraries almost constantly over ... Read more

May 30th 2018  |   Unique Experiences, South Africa  |  by   Richard Smith

Sabi Sabi’s Earth Lodge is in a private area alongside Kruger National Park in South Africa. It is built into a natural slope of the earth, making it blend into the hillside. Elephants often drink from the various water sources around the lodge and love the fruits from the marula ... Read more

May 22nd 2018  |   Travel, Conservation Safaris, Unique Experiences, South Africa  |  by   Alice Gully

For those who are hooked on Africa from horseback, there comes a time when you want a totally different riding safari experience. The Ant’s Nest and Ant’s Hill annual game census safari is just that! The dates vary each year - May/June. The dates have been released for 2020: 30th ... Read more

May 18th 2018  |   Travel, News  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

Telegraph Travel Awards: Vote and win an eight night Botswana safari ***Voting now closed*** We are delighted that Aardvark Safaris features in the best Specialist Tour Operator category of the annual Telegraph Travel Awards. Whoever you choose to vote for, and we’d like it to be us, there’s a chance ... Read more

May 10th 2018  |   Travel, Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences, Zambia  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

This new and unique fly camping experience, run by Tusk and Mane Safaris, offers guests an adventurous way to explore some of the wildest, most rugged and breathtaking corners of the Lower Zambezi. Two fly camp sites are tucked away on secluded islands in the heart of the national park's ... Read more

May 1st 2018  |   Travel, Mount Kilimanjaro Climb, Unique Experiences  |  by   Francis Naumann

I’m over 50, a little overweight, not especially fit, have misshapen feet and dodgy knees, and I’ve recently climbed Mount Kilimanjaro for the second time, got to the top, and loved every bit of it. It was an astonishingly good trip, stratospherically better than the one I did 20 years ... Read more

May 1st 2018  |   Travel, Zanzibar and islands  |  by   Charlotte Opperman
Mnemba island reef snorkelling

A discussion on African islands would not be complete without mentioning those on the East African coast, many enmeshed with a trading history over hundreds of years. The largest, Zanzibar, also known as the “Spice Island”, is an island state within the United Republic of Tanzania and was once one ... Read more