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July 22nd 2020  |   Family Safaris, Wildlife Safaris, Conservation Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Alice Gully

Tailor made travel is our forte and it’s rare that any two of our holidays are the same. We love the challenge of coming up with something special that ‘nails it’ in terms of personalising a safari just for you. But where we do see some similarity is in the ... Read more

May 21st 2020  |   Family Safaris, Kenya, Wildlife Safaris  |  by   Alice Gully

House in the Wild is a family owned boutique lodge on the edge of the Masai Mara.  We asked owner Lippa Wood what life has been like in lockdown. The moment coronavirus was called a pandemic our lives here at House in the Wild began to change. By the time ... 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

May 7th 2020  |   Family Safaris, Wildlife Safaris, Christmas Safaris and Holidays  |  by   Alice Gully

We are lucky to plan many special holidays to Africa and the Indian Ocean.  Each one is organised with the same meticulous care, but some - multi-generational holidays with all the family, a celebratory birthday trip with friends, or Christmas in the African bush - for example, take a little ... Read more

April 27th 2020  |   Botswana, Family Safaris, Kenya, Unique Experiences, South Africa  |  by   Alice Gully

With travel out of the question at the moment, we’ve been in touch with some of our best-loved family camps to bring you some of the fun and more unusual safari activities they offer. We’ve called them ‘home-schooling safari style’ but really it’s an excuse to gather together some of ... Read more

April 9th 2020  |   Family Safaris, South Africa  |  by   Rosanna Pile

‘If it ain't broke don’t fix it’ certainly came to mind when planning our February half term holiday with our six and three-year-old kids.  Our maiden voyage to South Africa last summer was such a huge success we felt we just had to go back to explore this wonderful ‘world ... Read more

March 6th 2020  |   Family Safaris  |  by   Alice Gully

A safari is one of the best holiday investments you can make for your family.  Few other holidays offer such a fabulous departure from every-day life as a safari, with activities enough to please everyone from teen to granny.  With opportunities still available in the summer holidays and October half ... Read more

February 6th 2020  |   Family Safaris  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

Heading off as a family in the summer and at Christmas is obvious, but there are plenty of other school holidays to use for a safari, and lots of places with great wildlife and weather to use them. February Half Term Skiing can break the bank in the February half ... Read more

January 28th 2020  |   Family Safaris  |  by   Richard Smith

Back in 2000, soon after we started, the Aardvark Safaris’ team had nine children between the five of us. It was natural therefore for us to want to know the best countries and lodges for family safaris. Since then we’ve travelled many times ourselves, and planned many more family holidays ... Read more

January 28th 2020  |   Family Safaris  |  by   Francis Naumann

A few days on the beach complement a safari perfectly.  It’s a great way to prepare for, or relax after, the early morning safari starts.  If you are travelling as a family, it's something we'd particularly recommend. The variety of accommodation spread along Africa’s glorious Indian Ocean coastline – from ... Read more