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May 18th 2018  |  Botswana, Travel, Zambia  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

Telegraph Travel Awards: Vote and win an eight night Botswana safari We are delighted that Aardvark Safaris features in the best Specialist Tour Operator category of the annual Telegraph Travel Awards. Whoever you choose to vote for, and we’d like it to be us, there’s a chance to win one ... Read more

May 10th 2018  |  Travel, Unique Experiences, Wildlife Safaris, Zambia  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

This new and unique fly camping experience, run by Tusk and Mane Safaris, offers guests an adventurous way to explore some of the wildest, most rugged and breathtaking corners of the Lower Zambezi. Two fly camp sites are tucked away on secluded islands in the heart of the national park's ... Read more

April 9th 2018  |  Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania, Travel, Unique Experiences, Zambia, Zimbabwe  |  by  Richard Smith
Singita Explore sundowners, Grumeti, Tanzania 

Mobile safaris are the original and most authentic way to experience Africa’s wilderness.  Their exclusivity lies in access to private patches of exquisite habitat, totally private wildlife viewing, and a real sense of adventure. They range in style from the very simple to extremely comfortable.  Try one and we guarantee ... 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

March 16th 2018  |  Botswana, Family Safaris, Kenya, South Africa, Travel, Zambia  |  by  Alice Gully
Time + Tide Chinzombo, South Luangwa, Zambia

Every safari camp or lodge we use has been personally tried and tested by one of our team.  It’s taken as read that they all offer magnificent wildlife viewing but some just offer that little extra which elevates them to another level.  Here are a few of our favourites. Epic ... Read more

March 12th 2018  |  Botswana, Malawi, Maldives, Mozambique, Seychelles, Travel, Zambia, Zimbabwe  |  by  Charlotte Opperman
North Island, Seychelles

African islands come in all shapes and forms, from palm studded jewels in the Indian Ocean to enclaves in the middle of the Okavango Delta.  They can all have the tag ‘exclusive’ attributed to them in one way or another - here are some of our hand-picked favourites. Wildlife paradise ... Read more

February 20th 2018  |  Botswana, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Travel, Zambia, Zanzibar and islands, Zimbabwe  |  by  Charlotte Opperman
Lemuria Seychelles

A few days on the beach complement a safari perfectly.  It’s a great way to prepare for, or relax after, the early morning safari starts.  The enormous variety in accommodation style along Africa’s glorious Indian Ocean coastline – from barefoot chic hideaways to resort-style hotels – means there is something ... Read more

February 12th 2018  |  Travel, Unique Experiences, Zambia, Zimbabwe  |  by  Richard Smith

A bit of background first Victoria Falls is an essential stop on many southern African safaris - it is southern Africa’s adventure centre with plenty to do, and a wide choice of hugely different places to stay.  It’s where Aardvark Safaris was born too, with founders John Spence and Richard ... Read more

January 22nd 2018  |  Botswana, South Africa, Tanzania, Travel, Zambia  |  by  Charlotte Opperman
Time + Tide Chinzombo, South Luangwa, Zambia

Africa’s luxury safari lodges come in all shapes and forms  - from opulent properties offering all singing, all dancing lavishness in the wilderness to exquisite private safari houses.   If you prefer not to stay under canvas in a classic tented camp, or would like to mix styles of accommodation, then ... Read more

January 19th 2018  |  Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, Travel, Zambia  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

Safari accommodation in Africa offers diversity to match that of its amazing scenery, but little beats the adventure, romance and real safari feel of staying under canvas in a classic tented camp.   Close the zip at night and you are enclosed in a wonderfully comfortable cocoon, yet still part of ... Read more