A countdown to Christmas with Aardvark Safaris
Norman Carr Safaris, South Luangwa, Zambia
Sleep under the stars in the South Luangwa and experience safari like the explorers of days gone by. Find out more here.
2. Cottar’s 1920s Safari Camp, Masai Mara, Kenya
Stay in one of the luxurious family tents at Cottar’s 1920s Camp and enjoy a complimentary private vehicle for your game drives.
Leobo Observatory, Waterberg, South Africa
Highlights at fabulous, state-of-the-art Leobo Observatory include a private game vehicle, expert guides, and activities ranging from quad biking and paragliding buggies, to horse riding and kayaking. All the information here.
Camp Kalahari, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana
The magical Makgadikgadi Pans host Africa’s second largest migration between December and April, when thousands of wildebeest and zebra congregate. Stay at laid back Camp Kalahari and enjoy a ‘green season’ rate of £480 per night.
5. Giraffe Manor, Nairobi, Kenya
As well as feeding giraffes from first floor windows of this quirky hotel, you can stroll across the garden to the Giraffe Centre and learn about work to increase the population of this endangered animal.
6. Hoanib Valley Camp, Namibia
Stay at Hoanib Valley Camp on an all-inclusive basis get to know the local Herero people and their fascinating culture. More on this camp and its spectacular wilderness location here.
7. Zarafa Dhow Camp & Zarafa Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana
Stay for 4 nights and only pay for 3. Zarafa means ‘the beloved one’ in Arabic. Why not stay at the exquisite camps with your beloved one or ones? More here.
8. Sosian Lodge, Laikipia, Kenya
Celebrate your honeymoon at Sosian, a beautifully restored African ranch house, with 50% off accommodation for the bride. More here on this great honeymoon spot.
9. Chitwa Chitwa, Sabi Sands, South Africa
What better way to enjoy the wilderness than with a sundowner or picnic at Chitwa Chitwa where all meals and house drinks are included. It goes without saying that the wildlife is fabulous here.
10. Elephant Watch Camp, Samburu, Kenya
Turn your wildlings into eco-warriors (or wildlife warriors) at the Douglas-Hamiltons’ Elephant Watch Camp. Two children under 12 stay for free with two full paying adults. Offer – 4 nights for 3.
11. Ant’s Nest, Waterburg, South Africa
An all-inclusive stay here will have you horse riding, mountain biking, fishing and trying your hand at archery. Beloved by all who visit here’s more on this great spot.
12. Karisia Walking Safaris, Kenya
Book a classic Karisia Walking Safari and get a free upgrade to the luxury safari. The camel train carries everything you need, leaving you free to enjoy a mental detox and physical re-boot.
13. Gibbs Farm, Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania
Enjoy a stay 4 pay 3 offer for the ultimate value near the Ngorongoro Crater . Wonderful for families too, with kids up to 16 staying for free when sharing with their parents. More here.
14. Time + Tide Miavana, Madagascar
Did you know you get a free helicopter adventure when you stay five or more nights at Miavana in Madagascar? A perfect way to explore this exceptionally wild place.
15. African Horseback Safaris, Botswana
The first honeymoon couple to book a 7 night riding safari in 2019 will receive a complimentary upgrade to Macatoo’s new honeymoon tent – complete with a raised double tub and breathtaking views over the floodplains.
16. Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
We may be the last generation to enjoy these massive ice features, so aspiring mountain climbers would do well to book a Kilimanjaro climb soon. Our climbs have a high success rate. More here.
17. Kaya Mawa, Lake Malawi
One child stays and flies for free when in a booking of four people. Allow plenty of time, you won’t want to leave this delightful lake-front lodge.