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April 28th 2023  |   Countries, Kenya  |  by   Francis Naumann

While Kenya is renowned for its popular destinations such as the Masai Mara, Rift Valley lakes, and Amboseli National Park, there are also some hidden gems that often go unnoticed. Meru National Park Meru National Park is a remote and rugged wilderness, which remains relatively unexplored, despite being the place ... Read more

April 13th 2023  |   Miscellaneous, Unique Experiences  |  by   Alice Gully

Africa is a continent of incredible diversity and natural beauty, with landscapes ranging from vast deserts and soaring mountains to lush rainforests and endless savannahs. The continent is home to some of the most stunning landscapes on earth, and it's no wonder that photographers from around the world are drawn ... Read more

April 12th 2023  |   Miscellaneous, Unique Experiences  |  by   Lucinda Rome

There’s no one answer to the question ‘Which camera is best for a safari holiday?’ since there’s not a single type of safari, nor will there be just one kind of holiday photo you want to bring home. So let’s look at the choice of cameras on the market and ... Read more

March 31st 2023  |   Miscellaneous, Unique Experiences  |  by   Katy Duncan

Africa is known for its evocative landscapes, incredible wildlife, and rich cultural heritage. It’s not hard to see why it’s a hit with photographers and artists alike. A good photograph will capture the mood, emotion, and feelings, it will tell a story. Through photography, we can preserve those precious holiday ... Read more

March 17th 2023  |   Miscellaneous, 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  |   Miscellaneous, 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  |   Countries, Miscellaneous, 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  |   Miscellaneous, 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  |   Miscellaneous, 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