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March 17th 2023  |   Unique Experiences  |  by   Katy Duncan

Inside this issue of Drumbeat, Spring 2023 The cooler months see many of our clients escape the clutches of a British winter and head off to enjoy Africa's sunshine. It's also the time when people's thoughts turn to summer holidays. In this issue of Drumbeat, we cover the following stories: ... Read more

March 1st 2023  |   Photography Safaris, Experiences  |  by   Richard Smith

With so much incredible scenery and wildlife, an African safari goes hand in hand with a desire to capture the experience on camera. Those moments on “film” are the ultimate way to share the story of your safari, and there’s no better way to experience the thrill of great wildlife ... Read more

February 14th 2023  |   Unique Experiences  |  by   Richard Smith

St Valentine's Day - surely the day for rose petals spread across bedclothes, corny anonymous cards professing love, and an overpriced steak dinner for two. Not at Aardvark Safaris. It's the day to declare our love for our namesake and share the story of how Adam Bannister at House In ... Read more

January 26th 2023  |   Unique Experiences, South Africa  |  by   Katy Duncan

Experience the beauty of the De Hoop Nature Reserve on foot. This is a mix of coastal walks, sea life, fynbos, comfortable accommodation and wonder. Follow the spectacular nature walks along the scenic trails and footpaths, secluded beaches, secret coves and rugged fynbos covered coastline of De Hoop Nature Reserve, ... Read more

January 26th 2023  |   Unique Experiences  |  by   Jo Ainscough

If you’ve been on one or multiple African safaris you’ll be familiar with the adrenalin rush of a close encounter with a leopard and the heart-stopping sounds of the bush outside your tent at night. But there are other ways to enjoy a natural high on holiday in Africa. Whether ... Read more

January 23rd 2023  |   Unique Experiences  |  by   Becky Thomson

Too often these days travelling is seen as a necessity for going on holiday rather than an experience in and of itself. Sometimes it’s easy to forget the pleasure that can be taken when we make the journey an integral part of the trip. This year, why not take a ... Read more

January 12th 2023  |   Experiences  |  by   Richard Smith

It’s that time of year when we resolve to be better, healthier, and more dynamic human beings. Whether that’s hopping onto the yoga mat or striking out for a run, there’s something energising about simply committing to exercise at the dawn of a new year. How about taking that a ... Read more

January 5th 2023  |   Botswana, Unique Experiences  |  by   Richard Smith

This is a safari where action and adventure meet. The first cycling safari of its kind in the Okavango Delta, you’ll get to explore the ancient elephant paths that have shaped the Botswana landscape for centuries, by bike. With two professional cycling safari guides, one at the front and one ... Read more

December 23rd 2022  |   Beach, Christmas Safaris and Holidays, Maldives, Seychelles  |  by   Alice Gully

If kicking back for some barefoot luxury on a tropical beach is more your kind of thing than sleigh bells and snowballs, then Christmas 2023 could be the year to plan a fantastic Indian Ocean holiday. Where better to escape the everyday (and winter) than at one of the idyllic ... Read more

December 20th 2022  |   Christmas Safaris and Holidays  |  by   Lucinda Rome

Book now for Christmas 2023:  If you’re looking for a completely different Christmas, why not use the downtime over this festive period to plot an incredible adventure for 2023. After all, wouldn’t it be nice to end the year on a literal high? Africa is ripe for extraordinary wildlife experiences, ... Read more