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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

July 16th 2020  |   Wildlife Safaris, Conservation Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Richard Smith

Recent chat around tourism has suggested people will want to travel more ethically and sustainably in a post-Covid world, and while it’s undeniable that you’ll have to burn some carbon to get to Africa, there are myriad ways of supporting this wish when you actually arrive. Our choice at Aardvark ... Read more

February 7th 2020  |   Conservation Safaris  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

'Eco' and 'conservation' are big words in the safari industry right now, with camps and lodges keenly aware of the need to protect the delicate environments in which they operate.  There are myriad interesting schemes on the ground - the following is just a small snapshot of some that have ... Read more

September 1st 2019  |   Travel, Wildlife Safaris, Conservation Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Alice Gully

We’ve put together several, bucket list-amazing, sabbatical holidays and thought we should share how brilliantly a jaunt to Africa can activate the re-set button.  Running from two weeks to two months (or more), these trips can be planned as part of a worldwide holiday or stand alone, and for couples, ... Read more

February 25th 2019  |   Travel, Kenya, Conservation Safaris, Interviews  |  by   Richard Smith

Saba Douglas-Hamilton is an anthropologist, elephant conservationist and safari camp owner in Samburu, Kenya. Ahead of her UK tour in April, we asked our Facebook fans to suggest some questions for Saba. Here are the Q&A's. When is the best time to visit Samburu to see elephants – are there ... Read more

October 9th 2018  |   Kenya, Wildlife Safaris, Conservation Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Alice Gully

A riding safari of a lifetime, across an ecosystem which is renowned for wildlife conservation. Spend your days exploring the valleys and hills which form some of the best riding country in Africa. With Mt. Kenya looming on the horizon, you will weave between elephant and rhino, crossing valleys and ... Read more

August 28th 2018  |   Travel, Wildlife Safaris, Conservation Safaris, Photography Safaris, Interviews  |  by   Olly Johnson

I’m Olly Johnson and amongst other things I am a wildlife photographer. I’ve been to Namibia and loved it, but since really getting into wildlife photography my main focus so far has been native wildlife in the UK and Europe.  However, I'm off to South Africa later this month and ... Read more

May 22nd 2018  |   Travel, Conservation Safaris, Unique Experiences, South Africa  |  by   Alice Gully

For those who are hooked on Africa from horseback, there comes a time when you want a totally different riding safari experience. The Ant’s Nest and Ant’s Hill annual game census safari is just that! The dates vary each year - May/June. The dates have been released for 2020: 30th ... Read more

August 25th 2017  |   Kenya, Wildlife Safaris, Conservation Safaris, Interviews, Unique Experiences  |  by   Richard Smith

Saba Douglas-Hamilton is both a well respected conservationist and charismatic safari camp owner.  In fact she's among our favourite people to work with at Aardvark Safaris.   An excellent guide too, Saba knows the local Samburu wildlife, particularly its elephants, intimately.  In advance of her forthcoming tour we have picked out ... Read more

January 19th 2017  |   Kenya, Wildlife Safaris, Conservation Safaris  |  by   Richard Smith

This is a rare opportunity to take part in Kenya’s annual wildlife census. Participate in the first-ever census safari at the famous Lewa Borana Wildlife Conservancy in northern Kenya. Join the wildlife conservation census from 2nd to 9th March, limited to just 16 guests. The seven night safari includes one night half ... Read more