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July 5th 2017  |  Family Safaris, Travel  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

Travelling with children can be fun, but can also be stressful. We have planned countless family safari and beach holidays. We share our tips for making sure everyone has a relaxing holiday. Opt for a pool The traditional safari day means you’ll likely have some down time during the day.  ... Read more

April 10th 2017  |  Family Safaris, Kenya, Unique Experiences  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

Recently featured on the BBC’s ‘Amazing Hotels:  Life Beyond the Lobby’ series, Giraffe Manor is more than a lovely Kenyan hotel.  Sharing your breakfast coffee and eggs with a Rothschild giraffe is one of Africa’s more unusual experiences but stay a night or two here and that’s exactly what you ... Read more

November 28th 2016  |  Family Safaris, South Africa, Travel  |  by  Alice Gully

This two week safari combines the best of a classic South African family safari with a stopover in Cape Town and some exploration along the Cape coast.  One of the wonderful things about going to South Africa for October half term is the temperature; it's spring so perfect if you ... Read more

October 28th 2016  |  Family Safaris, South Africa, Travel  |  by  Richard Smith

We started helping families plan safari holidays pretty much from the inception of Aardvark Safaris in 1999. Back then a combination of Jaci’s Safari Camp in Madikwe Game Reserve and Ant’s Nest in the Waterberg was our clients’ favourite holiday. Seventeen years later, is the original still the best? Both ... Read more

June 23rd 2016  |  Botswana, Family Safaris  |  by  Alice Gully

Botswana is one of my favourite safari destinations, and regularly tops the 'holiday destinations to visit' list in the travel press. Botswana safaris offer a glittering selection of wildlife, and an equally dazzling waterworld of the Okavango Delta. With such diverse wildlife areas, incredible and dramatic game viewing is guaranteed ... Read more

May 9th 2016  |  Family Safaris, Kenya  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

Taking your children on a family safari is a magical experience. But it’s quite different to two weeks in the Mediterranean. Where to stay, what to see, and the range of safari activities to choose from can seem bewildering at the start. While every safari country offers something different and special, ... Read more

March 3rd 2016  |  Family Safaris, Kenya, Zambia  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

Aardvark Safaris teams up with Wellington College Tailor-made African travel specialist, Aardvark Safaris, is delighted to be supporting the Wellington College 2017 cricket and rugby tours.  We've been working hard behind the scenes to put together two fabulous safari holidays to help raise money for each tour.  There's a wonderful ... Read more

February 5th 2016  |  Family Safaris  |  by  Richard Smith

I've been planning family safaris for over 16 years, including holidays for my own family to Mauritius, Kenya, Malawi, Zambia and South Africa. Whether it's your first holiday in Africa, or a return visit taking your children for the first time, there's a few things to think about that can ... Read more

December 2nd 2015  |  Botswana, Family Safaris, Kenya, South Africa, Wildlife Safaris  |  by  Richard Smith

A family safari holiday is on the wish list for many parents and as Mike Unwin said in the Independent “If you get the details right, a trip to view Africa's amazing wildlife can be the ultimate adventure for parents and children”. Getting it right on a standard family holiday ... Read more

March 9th 2017  |  Family Safaris, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Wildlife Safaris, Zimbabwe  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

Aardvark Safaris is delighted to be continuing its association with The Harbour Club.  We are also looking forward to bringing our stand to the club later in the year. There are some wonderful options here from exceptional wildlife viewing to gorgeous beach escapes. All are suitable for families travelling with ... Read more