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September 25th 2020  |   Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, Unique Experiences, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe  |  by   Francis Naumann

Aardvark Safaris has been arranging the best holidays with the very best guides and hosts in Africa for over two decades. We know them all, and can help our clients realise their dreams of experiencing Africa in the company of a true 'Old Hand'. Our favourite hosted safaris include: Fly ... Read more

August 19th 2020  |   Wildlife Safaris, Namibia  |  by   Alice Gully

Namibia, currently scheduled to reopen to visitors on 17th September, is a remarkable country in so many ways. With ever-changing landscapes, wonderful light, and incredible scenery, it is far from a barren wasteland or a one-trick pony; it has desert adapted wildlife aplenty, rich seas along the Atlantic coast, and ... Read more

June 23rd 2020  |   Wildlife Safaris, Namibia  |  by   Francis Naumann

Namibia is a remarkable country in so many ways, not least its size and small population. Around two million people are scattered across a land mass larger than France and Spain combined, so it’s no wonder that settlements are few and far between, and the locals are always pleased to ... Read more

May 12th 2020  |   Botswana, Family Safaris, Kenya, Riding Safaris, Wildlife Safaris, Namibia, Rwanda, Unique Experiences, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia  |  by   Richard Smith

Some of the camps below are known beyond the safari world, others are the hidden gems we love that lift a safari from 'good' to 'exceptional'. What they all have in common is the exclusive nature of their set up which means they fill quickly. If you’ve got your heart ... Read more

January 6th 2020  |   Namibia, Unique Experiences  |  by   Richard Smith

The dust hangs in the air as we wait to make our way through the cool early morning to the gate into Sossusvlei National Park, home to Namibia’s famously huge and scenic dunes. The sun crests a ridge behind us, though without the heat it’ll bring later in the day ... Read more

December 20th 2019  |   Namibia  |  by   Richard Smith

Wild – Sossusvlei Safari in Namibia and you will come away raving about the landscapes, the colours and the changing hues. The most famous of all is, perhaps, the incredible landscape of Sossusvlei where the wind constantly sculpts and re-sculpts the majestic dunes, their other-worldly beauty standing vivid against the ... Read more

December 10th 2019  |   Namibia  |  by   Richard Smith

We sit on the deck overlooking the dry riverbed warming ourselves in the morning sun. The whole family is dressed in muted colours as we wait for our guide to return with news. He left early, before sunrise and the delivery of coffee to our tents, to meet the rhino ... Read more

August 20th 2019  |   Family Safaris, Namibia  |  by   Richard Smith

The answer to the question ‘Is a Namibia guided safari a good holiday with teenagers?’ is without question ‘yes’. The right guide makes family logistics very easy and there are activities a plenty to keep them busy. My children are now older teenagers at 16 and 19 and, while my ... Read more

April 12th 2019  |   Interviews, Namibia  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

Becky has just come back from an action packed couple of weeks in Namibia.  For the first five days of her trip she was accompanied by Wilderness Safaris’ guide Jeremia Mwapopi, and took the chance to chat to him about his life as a safari guide. When did you first ... Read more

March 28th 2019  |   Travel, Namibia, Unique Experiences  |  by   Becky Thomson

Sossusvlei, one of Namibia’s most iconic and striking landscapes, is home to windswept, burnt-red dunes and the bleached white pans of Deadvlei. Framed by a deep blue sky, this spectacular scenery is particularly beautiful at dawn and dusk when the light and contrasting colours are at their most intense. Seemingly ... Read more