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October 17th 2017  |  Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Zanzibar and islands  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

There’s an African beach out there to suit every taste and budget. We’ve rounded up some of the best here, but as it’s impossible to give detailed information in a few words, please give us a call for more ideas on Africa’s best beach retreats. Families A few seaside days ... Read more

September 27th 2017  |  Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mozambique, Seychelles, Travel  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

Island resorts scattered throughout the Indian Ocean provide everything from uber five-star luxury to barefoot chic.  Whether you want to combine a beach holiday with time on safari, or are simply looking for a ‘fly and flop’ destination – there’s an island out there for you.  Here are some of ... Read more

September 25th 2017  |  Botswana, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa, Zambia  |  by  Richard Smith

Look on a map and it’s clear that Kenya and Tanzania should be the top safari and beach holiday destinations. They're renowned for their wildlife - it’s even said that Kenya was where the safari holiday was invented – and both have Indian Ocean coastlines. But not everyone wants the ... Read more

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

August 7th 2017  |  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