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January 16th 2019  |  Congo, Rwanda, Travel, Uganda, Unique Experiences, Wildlife Safaris  |  by  Alice Gully

The slowly growing mountain gorilla population is one of the conservation success stories of our time and a gorilla tracking safari is a highly rewarding experience. The only way to find these jungle kings is on foot, with a guide and a team of scouts.  If you are looking for ... Read more

January 15th 2019  |  Botswana, Congo, Madagascar, Tanzania, Travel, Unique Experiences, Zambia, Zimbabwe  |  by  Richard Smith

Peace, space and the absence of mechanical noise are among the greatest luxuries an African holiday can offer. When stripped of the trappings of the 21st century the sounds of this incredible continent add a layer of depth to any visit, with birds, insects, animals and the breeze all adding ... Read more

January 14th 2019  |  Kenya, Travel  |  by  Richard Smith

The presenters of Big Cat Diaries are to feature on Animal Planet with the follow up series Big Cat Tales. Jonathan and Angie Scott have teamed up with Jackson Looseyia once more to follow up their Big Cat Diaries series with Big Cat Tales looking at the present day lives ... Read more

January 9th 2019  |  Botswana, Community Safaris, Travel, Unique Experiences, Zambia, Zimbabwe  |  by  Richard Smith

The original safaris were walking safaris and this is still one of the best ways to really experience Africa. With an expert guide alongside you, you’ll sense things around you in a way much more vivid than you would from a vehicle. It may be the case that you're not ... Read more

January 9th 2019  |  Riding Safaris, Travel  |  by  Alice Gully

Riding safaris are a wonderful way to view Africa’s scenery and wildlife.  Experienced riders can enjoy exhilarating safaris, riding at speed alongside plains wildlife or quietly tracking elephant and buffalo.  For the less experienced  who would still like some riding during a safari, there are plenty of options for shorter, ... Read more

November 9th 2018  |  Rwanda, Tanzania, Travel, Uganda, Unique Experiences, Wildlife Safaris  |  by  Richard Smith

The BBC TV David Attenborough series "Dynasties" followed a whoop of chimpanzees in Senegal, but it is also possible to track chimpanzees in  East African too. Chimpanzees live in rainforest and wet savannah across several countries in central and East Africa and Aardvark Safaris offers guests the opportunities to track ... Read more

November 6th 2018  |  Riding Safaris, Travel  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

Here’s a round up of what’s been happening in the world of riding safaris, including feedback from Alice on her recent hosted riding safari, great comments from some of our favourite riding guides following their epic ride from desert to sea in Namibia, and details on a new riding safari ... Read more

November 6th 2018  |  Namibia, Travel, Unique Experiences  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

When we asked Africa’s riding safari guides and company owners for their bucket list rides in Africa, Namibia kept coming up as somewhere they were keen to explore. A plan was therefore hatched that Aardvark Safaris, together with Namibia Horse Safaris, would arrange a ‘guides’ ride’ and invite clients to ... Read more

November 1st 2018  |  Kenya, Riding Safaris, Travel  |  by  Alice Gully

If you’re interested in a riding safari you’ll enjoy Alice’s report of her recent ride across the Masai Mara with Gordie Church of Safaris Unlimited. The group of eight was co-hosted by Alice which meant that every little detail was looked after from check-in to making sure everyone had a ... 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