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May 27th 2020  |   Unique Experiences  |  by   Richard Smith

If you are beginning to dream of your next safari or beach holiday, we’d love to suggest that now is the time to start planning. Our incredible team of dedicated and highly experienced safari planners is primed and ready to help. Although we can't meet face to face, we've embraced ... Read more

May 22nd 2020  |   Kenya, Wildlife Safaris, Photography Safaris, Unique Experiences, Tanzania, Zambia  |  by   Lucinda Rome

Among the many trips enjoyed in Africa are some with a specific focus: wildlife photography, a particular species, an annual event, or even a safari guide course, are good examples. Planning safaris like these is hugely rewarding and we love using our expertise to get all the details exactly right. ... Read more

May 19th 2020  |   Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Jess Hills

We are passionate about tailoring safaris to perfectly match the needs of our clients. Our biggest thrill is receiving feedback such as, ‘everywhere we stayed was perfect for us’. It means we’ve done our job properly; enabling our guests to relax and enjoy the magic of safari with all their ... Read more

May 12th 2020  |   Botswana, Family Safaris, Kenya, Riding Safaris, Wildlife Safaris, Namibia, Rwanda, Unique Experiences, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia  |  by   Richard Smith

Some of the camps below are known beyond the safari world, others are the hidden gems we love that lift a safari from 'good' to 'exceptional'. What they all have in common is the exclusive nature of their set up which means they fill quickly. If you’ve got your heart ... Read more

April 28th 2020  |   Unique Experiences, Ethiopia  |  by   Francis Naumann

I thought I’d seen all that Africa has to offer during more than 25 years of travelling the continent, but Ethiopia put me straight. It is wonderfully different to anywhere else in Southern and East Africa, and with so much variety it feels like its own world, apart from the ... Read more

April 27th 2020  |   Botswana, Family Safaris, Kenya, Unique Experiences, South Africa  |  by   Alice Gully

With travel out of the question at the moment, we’ve been in touch with some of our best-loved family camps to bring you some of the fun and more unusual safari activities they offer. We’ve called them ‘home-schooling safari style’ but really it’s an excuse to gather together some of ... Read more

April 8th 2020  |   Travel, Unique Experiences  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

With all manner of eccentric characters and exotic wildlife, Africa has provided rich content for writers past and present. Whether you enjoy fiction, biography or auto-biography there’ll be something to pique your interest and transport you to another world.  Here’s a quick look at some favourites among our team: Jess ... Read more

April 7th 2020  |   Unique Experiences  |  by   Alice Gully

The Aardvark Safaris’ team is one of the best in the safari business. I totted up our years’ worth of experience the other day and arrived at the extraordinary figure of 120 between the eight of us! The fact we specialise only in Africa affords us the luxury of travelling ... 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 6th 2020  |   Interviews, Unique Experiences  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

Conjure up an image of a safari guide and you’re most likely to come up with versions of a rugged, khaki clad fellow with binos slung around his neck and a rifle across his shoulder. That’s pretty much spot on apart from the man bit! There is in fact a ... Read more