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November 17th 2022  |   Unique Experiences, Tanzania  |  by   Jo Ainscough

One of the archetypal safari destinations, Tanzania has long loomed large in the imaginations of those searching for the best that Africa has to offer. However, thanks to the array of activities now on offer at many of the camps, there’s more than enough to justify staying in one place ... Read more

November 11th 2022  |   Unique Experiences, South Africa  |  by   Tansy Shingleton

With many African countries offering a wonderfully rich variety of experiences, it’s easy to plan an incredible safari holiday in one destination. Maximising your precious holiday time by minimising your travel once you reach Africa makes a lot of sense, especially if you are travelling with children. Many lodges are ... Read more

October 28th 2022  |   Unique Experiences, Zambia  |  by   Robyn Wauchope

With many African countries offering a wonderfully rich variety of experiences, it’s easy to plan an incredible safari holiday in one destination. Maximising your precious holiday time by minimising your travel once you reach Africa makes a lot of sense, especially if you are travelling with children. Many lodges are ... Read more

October 19th 2022  |   Travel, Family Safaris, Kenya  |  by   Richard Smith

With many African countries offering a wonderfully rich variety of experiences, it’s easy to plan an incredible safari holiday in one destination. Maximising your precious holiday time by minimising your travel once you reach Africa makes a lot of sense, especially if you are travelling with children. Many lodges are ... Read more

September 30th 2022  |   Unique Experiences  |  by   Richard Smith

Inside this issue of Drumbeat, Autumn 2022 It’s been a busy summer at home and abroad as clients have finally travelled and enjoyed trips that have been long awaited. Guides are excited to be back guiding clients and it seems, from the photographs clients have shared with us, that the ... Read more

September 30th 2022  |   South Africa  |  by   Alice Gully

With coastal properties, city hotels, battlefield camps, and safari lodges, South Africa offers the widest range of experiences in all the countries we offer. Among these options are a number of places small enough for a single family or big enough for a group of friends or multi-generational group.  Nare ... Read more

September 22nd 2022  |   Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences, Zambia  |  by   Lucinda Rome

This is a country close to my heart, as I worked here for a number of years before joining Aardvark Safaris, including a stint as the manager of a private house in the South Luangwa. We'll get there in a bit, but first let's look at what a safari in ... Read more

September 12th 2022  |   Unique Experiences  |  by   Becky Thomson

With a plethora of national parks and reserves Tanzania is renowned for excellent wildlife experiences. Choose the right area and property and you can have the camp or lodge for just your family or group of friends. We’ve rounded up some of our favourites below which vary from luxury lodges ... Read more

September 2nd 2022  |   Kenya, Unique Experiences  |  by   Jo Ainscough

Kenya offers some really special places to stay that can be taken on an exclusive basis whether you are two people or twelve and on safari or at the beach. With its amazing wildlife and pristine white sand beaches, the country has plenty to offer including superb camps to cater ... Read more

August 15th 2022  |   Community Safaris, Conservation Safaris, Madagascar, Maldives, Seychelles  |  by   Becky Thomson

Across the Indian Ocean are some dreamy white-sand beaches backed by palms with their leaves swaying gently as the breeze moves them. Alongside these beaches, or perched on stilts over the brilliant blue ocean, are many incredible beach properties with superb restaurants, fully stocked watersports centres, and views to die ... Read more