Latest Posts
January 4th 2017  |  Ethiopia, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

Inside this issue of Drumbeat Winter 2017: Francis tackles Kilimanjaro for the second time Alice describes her wonderful family holiday in South Africa Lucinda has been back to South Africa, where she joined a rhino conservation safari, and sampled the delights of Mozambique’s beaches Jo explores the delights of a primate safari in ... Read more

November 16th 2016  |  Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

Aardvark Safaris is delighted to announce the following special offers for Vine Hunt Pony Club members.  There are some wonderful options here from exceptional wildlife viewing to gorgeous beach escapes. All suited to families travelling with children.  Please do give us a call if you would like further information on ... Read more

September 15th 2016  |  Conservation Safaris, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa, Unique Experiences, Wildlife Safaris  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

Most turtles undertake an annual migration, moving between feeding and nesting areas, as well as staying within warmer waters as seasons change. In recent years technology such as satellite tracking has allowed scientists to monitor the turtle migration which can be thousands of miles across oceans. Some of the Indian Ocean beach ... Read more

August 24th 2016  |  Madagascar, Mozambique, South Africa, Travel, Unique Experiences, Wildlife Safaris  |  by  Francis Naumann

Africa is associated in most peoples’ minds with large mammals, mostly terrestrial and not necessarily aquatic ones. It might come as a surprise that the continent offers some of the finest whale watching in the world. There are a variety of destinations offering really good seasonal sightings and the chance ... Read more

January 18th 2016  |  Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

Think of romance and travel and what picture do you get in your head? A couple kissing in front of the Eiffel Tower, or smooching in a gondola on a Venice canal. But probably not a safari. However Africa will surprise you with the private romantic moments made for anyone ... Read more

January 12th 2016  |  Botswana, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zanzibar and islands, Zimbabwe  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

Year-round there is somewhere in Africa and the Indian Ocean with sunny days and great wildlife. Here are some of our favourite places to visit month by month. January – safari in Kenya and you’ll have superb wildlife. The Masai Mara is excellent and less visited at this time of ... Read more

December 17th 2015  |  Community Safaris, Mozambique  |  by  Alice Gully

Ibo Island, part of the Quirimbas archipelago in the Indian Ocean off northern Mozambique, is so remote it took me three separate planes and the best part of a day to get there from the UK. Originally a Muslim trading port, the island was fortified by the colonising Portuguese in ... 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

November 9th 2015  |  Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

The joy of a private house for Christmas safaris One of the best ways to enjoy Africa’s wilderness and beaches with a small group of friends or family is to rent a private house.  These houses are always on an exclusive basis and have staff to cater to your every ... Read more

October 27th 2015  |  Malawi, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

We’ve done a bit of digging through the travel press to see if their idea of the best African beach villas matched our own. Ndomo House, Kaya Mawa, Lake Malawi We’d certainly agree with Will Hide who, in his Guardian article ‘Top 100 holiday beach houses: Africa and the Middle ... Read more