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May 18th 2018  |  Botswana, Travel, Zambia  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

Telegraph Travel Awards: Vote and win an eight night Botswana safari 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 to win one ... Read more

August 10th 2018  |  Botswana, Travel, Wildlife Safaris  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

Mobile safaris are wonderful if you want to get off the beaten track. Focusing on superb wildlife and awe-inspiring landscapes, they cover everything from game drives and bush walks to canoeing and scenic flights. We’ve worked with Annelies Zonjee-James at Drumbeat Safaris for many years and thought it would be ... Read more

July 30th 2018  |  Family Safaris  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

Aardvark Safaris was delighted to sponsor the Area 9 Horse Trials in July – and many congratulations to all those who were placed. Following the event we are pleased to offer some superb special offers for Beaufort Hunt Pony Club members. The wonderful options range from exceptional wildlife viewing in ... Read more

July 5th 2018  |  Malawi, Travel, Zambia  |  by  Richard Smith

“A beach, on a lake?” This was my wife’s reaction when I said that after our safari in Zambia, we’d be going to Lake Malawi for the beach section of our family holiday to Africa. We certainly were and a safari in Zambia followed by beach holiday on Lake Malawi ... Read more

July 4th 2018  |  Kenya, Travel, Zanzibar and islands  |  by  Alice Gully
Herd of rhino, Solio Lodge, Laikipia, Kenya

Combining wonderful wildlife viewing in Kenya with a few nights on the idyllic island of Zanzibar is a classic safari and beach holiday combination. Kenya safari There are many great safari areas in Kenya but if you had to choose just a couple to visit then you won’t go far ... Read more

July 4th 2018  |  Family Safaris, Mauritius, South Africa, Travel  |  by  Richard Smith
Wild dogs at Morukuru Owner's House, South Africa

South Africa’s safari areas are some of the best on the continent, while Mauritian hospitality is often used as a byword for quality of service and it has beaches to match the high standards of the hotel personnel. A triangle of direct flights make it easy to combine a safari ... Read more

July 3rd 2018  |  Botswana, Travel, Zambia  |  by  Francis Naumann
Sunrise at Pelo Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana

There can be little more satisfying than combining world class scenery and adventures with spectacular wildlife viewing in an expanse of pristine wilderness. That’s exactly what we can offer you if you combine a holiday to Victoria Falls with a safari in Botswana. Because the distances between the Falls and ... Read more

June 22nd 2018  |  Family Safaris, Travel, Unique Experiences, Zambia  |  by  Charlotte Opperman
Sunset wildlife cruise, River Club

These exquisite luxury river properties are set in beautiful Zambia's most beautiful wildlife areas. They also offer plenty of fun activities to engage active children with fantastic safari guides and home-from-home service. Here are our clients' favourite luxury family safari camps in Zambia: Tongabezi – Dog House Tongabezi is a ... Read more

June 22nd 2018  |  Family Safaris, Travel, Unique Experiences, Zambia  |  by  Alice Gully

Zambia offers a huge range of activities tailored to family safaris, there is masses to see and do in Livingstone, known as Afica's adventure captial, boating and canoeing in the Lower Zambezi as well as walking safaris. Accommodation choices are good, ranging from simple bush camps to luxury as well ... Read more

June 22nd 2018  |  Family Safaris, Travel, Zambia  |  by  Richard Smith

Fabulous wildlife, beautiful accommodation and wonderful scenery are the hallmarks of this Zambian itinerary.  Wildlife hotspots explored in the company of expert guides, a stunning combination of classic safari camps offering all the creature comforts you could wish for ensure you’ll see the best of Zambia on this nine night ... Read more

June 14th 2018  |  Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

We’ve always got an ear tuned to what’s happening in Africa – filtering out the good from the less good.  Sifting through new camp openings is one of the great perks of the job and visiting a new gem is always a buzz.   Among the recent safari additions here are ... Read more