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November 26th 2018  |  Botswana, South Africa, Unique Experiences, Wildlife Safaris, Zimbabwe  |  by  Francis Naumann

African wild dog (referred to by BBC’s Dynasties’ team as painted wolves) are endangered with current numbers estimated to be in the region of 6,000. They are found in the forests, grasslands and deserts of Southern and East Africa. The BBC Dynasties’ episode featuring them was filmed in Zimbabwe, but ... Read more

October 25th 2018  |  South Africa, Travel  |  by  Charlotte Opperman
Morukuru Beach Lodge with Indian Ocean views, De Hoop Nature Reserve, South Africa

It’s no surprise that South Africa regularly tops the travel surveys. It’s a destination with so much on offer, from spectacular safaris and beautiful beaches to sophisticated city life and off-the-beaten-track wonders. There’s always plenty going on behind the scenes and here’s a brief look brief look at what’s new, ... Read more

August 28th 2018  |  Conservation Safaris, Madagascar, Namibia, Photography Safaris, South Africa, Travel, Unique Experiences, Wildlife Safaris  |  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

July 4th 2018  |  Family Safaris, Mauritius, South Africa, Travel  |  by  Richard Smith
Wild dogs at Morukuru Owner's House, South Africa

South Africa’s safari areas are some of the best on the continent, while Mauritian hospitality is often used as a byword for quality of service and it has beaches to match the high standards of the hotel personnel. A triangle of direct flights make it easy to combine a safari ... Read more

June 14th 2018  |  Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

We’ve always got an ear tuned to what’s happening in Africa – filtering out the good from the less good.  Sifting through new camp openings is one of the great perks of the job and visiting a new gem is always a buzz.   Among the recent safari additions here are ... Read more

June 14th 2018  |  Botswana, South Africa, Travel, Unique Experiences, Zambia  |  by  Charlotte Opperman
Zebra migration, Jack's Camp, Makgadikgadi, Botswana

76 years – that’s the combined experience of the Aardvark Safaris sales team.  And that’s just ‘selling’ experience, not counting the number of years lived in Africa.  It’s no wonder then, that they’re a mine of information on all things African – and have at their finger-tips lots of clever ... Read more

May 29th 2018  |  Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Travel  |  by  Francis Naumann
Chiawa Camp, Lower Zambezi, Zambia

We work with hundreds of safari camps and lodges – well over 600 at the last count - throughout Southern and East Africa.   In the nearly 20 years since Aardvark Safaris started, we’ve seen plenty come and go, but there are some that have featured on itineraries almost constantly over ... Read more

May 30th 2018  |  South Africa, Unique Experiences  |  by  Richard Smith

Sabi Sabi’s Earth Lodge is in a private area alongside Kruger National Park in South Africa. It is built into a natural slope of the earth, making it blend into the hillside. Elephants often drink from the various water sources around the lodge and love the fruits from the marula ... Read more

May 22nd 2018  |  Conservation Safaris, South Africa, Travel, Unique Experiences  |  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 have been released for 2019: 1st – 9th June Price: from £3,125 per ... Read more

March 23rd 2018  |  Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Travel, Unique Experiences, Zambia  |  by  Charlotte Opperman
Singita Serengeti private house

Staying in a safari house, or even taking over a small safari camp entirely, is a lovely way to enjoy your own private slice of Africa.  With the undivided attention of your hosts and guides you can tailor safari activities to the wishes of your party.  If you are travelling ... Read more