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July 13th 2014  |   Namibia, Unique Experiences  |  by   Sarah Durie

Namibia is well known for its impressive landscapes and ever changing terrain. But it also has another side, and is becoming one of the worlds’ new adventure hotspots. Quad Biking Access the areas that 4x4’s can’t reach by hopping on a quad bike. Get in amongst the coastal dunes of ... Read more

July 13th 2014  |   Malawi, Unique Experiences, Zambia  |  by   Tracy Stevens

After unpacking and repacking for a week while assembling the most comprehensive first-aid kit known to modern man (thanks Mum) I was off. My first time in Southern Africa, and I couldn’t wait to get started. During the next three weeks, I would travel Zambia and Malawi by helicopter, light ... Read more

July 13th 2014  |   Riding Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Charlie Swanson

Fast and Furious Having ridden since I could walk and being something of an adrenaline junky, some of my favourite riding safaris fall into the fast and furious category. One of the most amazing memories I will take from my time in this pristine wilderness is galloping alongside a pack ... Read more

July 13th 2014  |   Family Safaris, Malawi, Zambia  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

We hadn't been to Africa since a wonderful holiday to Kenya nearly five years ago. So when an idle conversation with family friends turned into a firm plan to visit again I was charged with finding an itinerary that would suit all of us. Including new activities for those who'd ... Read more

July 13th 2014  |   Family Safaris, Kenya  |  by   John Spence

In February this year, on a wonderful family safari in Kenya, we celebrated my son Jack’s 9th birthday, our 10th wedding anniversary and my 40th birthday. For someone who has been in the travel business for 20 years I am very bad at planning our family holidays, and we’ve had ... Read more

July 13th 2014  |   Wildlife Safaris, Rwanda, Uganda  |  by   Tracy Stevens

From the majestic silverbacks to the absurdly cuddly and impish juveniles, I have had a lifelong love affair with all things gorilla. When Aardvark suggested that I spend two weeks in Uganda and Rwanda, I was ecstatic if a little worried about tales of high altitude slogs. Several weeks of ... Read more

July 13th 2014  |   Namibia  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

Namibia flying safari Charlotte Opperman finds a fly-in safari offers more than just a new perspective on Namibia’s dramatic desert landscapes. Hosted by Namibia’s Schoeman family, she finds herself discovering a whole new world that vehicles just can’t reach. A series of adventures packed into a few short days leave ... Read more

July 13th 2014  |   Kenya, South Africa, Zambia  |  by   Lucinda Rome

Imagine having your own house on safari – a real home away from home with spectacular views over the surrounding landscape and wildlife. The idea’s not as far-fetched as it might sound. There is an array of options on offer, whether you want to safari in Kenya, Zambia, Namibia or ... Read more

July 13th 2014  |   Botswana  |  by   James Eacott

My recent trip to Botswana took me through the whole range of accommodation styles, activities and wildlife on offer in this safari wonderland. I could write pages on the whole experience but in the end decided the best way to break it down to manageable chunks was to look at ... Read more

March 2nd 2018  |   Botswana, Kenya, South Africa  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

Introducing your family to the thrill of Africa family safaris is magical. Pick the right spot and you’ll have the holiday of a lifetime. We can recommend exclusive safari houses, privately guided mobile safaris and classic tented camps. All offering wildlife and cultural experiences that embrace every generation. Aardvark favourites include: Kenya ... Read more