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March 28th 2024  |   Family Safaris, Kenya, Countries, Mauritius, Experiences, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia  |  by   Jo Ainscough

We all know travelling with teens comes with its unique set of challenges: they operate in a different time zone to other humans, can have the attention span of a goldfish and really only like hanging out with other teens—much less Mum and Dad. So is it mad to plan ... Read more

March 22nd 2024  |   Family Safaris, Wildlife Safaris, Experiences, Unique Experiences, Miscellaneous  |  by   Jo Ainscough

Not all safari tour operators are the same. You want to find one with a reputation for planning excellent family safari holidays and that's where we come in, with 25 years of experience we know how to help you plan your perfect family safari. I've been planning family safaris for ... Read more

March 14th 2024  |   Family Safaris, Unique Experiences, Experiences, Miscellaneous  |  by   Alice Gully

An african safari is a trip of lifetime and a family holiday many belive is best expereinced when children are older and can really appreciate all that it offers. We have over 25 years' experience organising family holidays here at Aardvark Safaris, that's a statement we would heartily dispute.  Safaris ... Read more

March 8th 2024  |   Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences, Tanzania  |  by   Matthew Williams

Following a life-long passion for birds of prey and after living and working with birds in the Australian outback for several years, I consider my love of birdwatching is now a very healthy addiction. I’ve been fortunate to spend time birdwatching in the Americas, Southeast Asia and on home soil ... Read more

February 29th 2024  |   Drumbeat Newsletter, Miscellaneous  |  by   Katy Duncan

Inside this issue of Drumbeat, Spring 2024 We share some of the teams travels and look forward to a big year ahead as we celebrate our 25th birthday. In this issue of Drumbeat we cover the following stories: Discover the raw and untouched wilderness of Southern Tanzania with Jo Explore ... Read more

February 20th 2024  |   Unique Experiences  |  by   Emily Tetley

The best safari camps are those which have been designed in harmony with nature. Although wildlife drives are a fantastic way to experience the richness of African wildlife, there is something very special about relaxing in the comfort of the camp and seeing what wildlife comes to you, and it’s ... Read more

February 12th 2024  |   Unique Experiences  |  by   Emily Tetley

Africa’s Great Wildebeest Migration is one of the world’s longest and most extensive feats of wildlife endurance and probably the best known. However, let’s not forget the lesser-known migrations from the fabulously flamboyant carmine bee-eaters to the colossal southern right whale. Africa’s animal migrations, the big and the small, offer ... Read more

February 2nd 2024  |   Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Lucinda Crawford

When most avid safari-goers envisage their African adventure, it is unlikely that the animals they imagine seeing are the nocturnal creatures that emerge at dusk. However, this shouldn’t detract from their amazing survival ability in the bush at night, especially as this is when the most powerful predators are on ... Read more

January 26th 2024  |   Unique Experiences  |  by   Jo Ainscough

Make this a year to remember This 17-day ultimate safari and beach holiday itinerary combines the best safari and beach destinations with beautiful upmarket camps and lodges that will blow your mind. Soak up the buzz and vibrancy of Cape Town, explore the water channels of the Okavango Delta by ... Read more

January 8th 2024  |   Mount Kilimanjaro Climb, Countries, Experiences, Tanzania  |  by   Francis Naumann

There are few other thrills as great as that experienced when standing on Africa’s highest point, the 5,895m Uhuru Peak of Mount Kilimanjaro. Many people love the idea of taking on this iconic challenge and, with the right team alongside you, it’s possible to do it in greater comfort than ... Read more