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September 29th 2020  |   News  |  by   Richard Smith

On 17 March 2020 the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advised against all but essential travel for UK travellers destined anywhere around the globe for 30 days (through to 15 April 2020). This advice has been updated a couple of times, most recently updating the global advisory against ‘all ... Read more

April 3rd 2020  |   News, Unique Experiences  |  by   Jess Hills

With travellers limited to navigating memory cards rather than new African horizons, we’ve been in touch with a few of our favourite camps to find out how they are coping on the ground. Money will undoubtedly be tight over the coming months so they are right behind the #PostponeDontCancel message.  ... Read more

March 10th 2020  |   News  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

Africa’s pristine wilderness areas, islands and beaches house some of the most romantic hideaway retreats anywhere in the world. For honeymooners, it’s a veritable paradise with all sorts on offer from dreamy star beds to dazzling private villas. We’ve done the digging to find the best honeymoon offers: A Botswana ... Read more

March 6th 2020  |   News  |  by   Richard Smith

A safari is different from a ski holiday or a fly and flop on the beach in that, traditonally, there's been no discounting in a last minute scramble to fill beds. The best safari camps are small, typically accommodating fewer than 20 people, with some having only three tents. Many ... Read more

January 14th 2019  |   News  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

We were delighted to reach the final three in the Best Specialist Tour Operator in the 2018 Telegraph Travel Awards. Although we were just pipped at the post to finish runners-up, we are very proud to have got so close out of over 70 companies in the category. Thank you ... Read more

May 18th 2018  |   Travel, News  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

Telegraph Travel Awards: Vote and win an eight night Botswana safari ***Voting now closed*** We are delighted that Aardvark Safaris features in the best Specialist Tour Operator category of the annual Telegraph Travel Awards. Whoever you choose to vote for, and we’d like it to be us, there’s a chance ... Read more

February 23rd 2018  |   Travel, News  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

It’s only February and we are delighted to have been shortlisted for two travel awards this year. The first was Angels & Urchins Family Travel Awards where we were shortlisted for Best Adventure Family Specialist.   Thank you to all our clients who emailed testimonials on our behalf.  Although we just ... Read more

October 1st 2016  |   News  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

Aardvark Safaris Supports DEBRA Charity Aardvark Safaris is delighted to be helping to raise funds for DEBRA and Lucinda enjoyed meeting many of you at the two clay pigeon days last summer.   We hope to continue our involvement during 2017 and look forward to meeting more DEBRA supporters at upcoming ... Read more

September 21st 2015  |   News  |  by   Alice Gully

**Please note this rhino raffle has now been drawn** Congratulations to Guy Spurway who wins the five night luxury safari for two people in Botswana worth over £8,000. Thank you for everyone who has donated to Save the Rhino and the Rhino Translocation project. We have raised over £5,644.84 and ... Read more

April 24th 2015  |   News  |  by   Richard Smith

We’re delighted to announce that the winners of the recent Tusk safari raffle—donated by Aardvark and friends to celebrate Tusk’s 25th birthday—are none other than Richard and Catherine Boyd from Bermuda. A big congratulation to them both—we’re all very envious! Elephants at Sarara Camp, guests overlooking them in the pool ... Read more