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April 9th 2020  |   Family Safaris, South Africa  |  by   Rosanna Pile

‘If it ain't broke don’t fix it’ certainly came to mind when planning our February half term holiday with our six and three-year-old kids.  Our maiden voyage to South Africa last summer was such a huge success we felt we just had to go back to explore this wonderful ‘world ... Read more

March 6th 2020  |   Family Safaris  |  by   Alice Gully

A safari is one of the best holiday investments you can make for your family.  Few other holidays offer such a fabulous departure from every-day life as a safari, with activities enough to please everyone from teen to granny.  With opportunities still available in the summer holidays and October half ... Read more

January 28th 2020  |   Family Safaris  |  by   Francis Naumann

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.  If you are travelling as a family, it's something we'd particularly recommend. The variety of accommodation spread along Africa’s glorious Indian Ocean coastline – from ... Read more

January 27th 2020  |   Family Safaris  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

Africa is at its best and most fun when you share it with family or a group of friends. The increasing numbers of exclusive safari houses provide perfect accommodation for these types of holidays, and offer private guides, completely flexible activities and dining, and even specially tailored menus if you ... Read more

January 24th 2020  |   Family Safaris  |  by   Alice Gully

If you’re looking for a family holiday with a difference we’d urge you to try a safari.  Yes, you might be met with the odd raised eyebrow accompanied by ‘are you sure it’s safe, won’t the children get bored’ (it is and, no, they won’t) but weather that and you’ll ... Read more

January 23rd 2020  |   Family Safaris, Christmas Safaris and Holidays, Kenya  |  by   Anna Vivian

Anna looks after the concierge side of things at Aardvark Safaris, working with properties to ensure clients are well looked after and generally making sure our holidays just offer that little bit extra.  She and her husband used to run a lodge in Kenya and have just returned from a ... Read more

September 9th 2019  |   Family Safaris, Kenya  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

Nine days in two of Kenya's finest locations at almost 30% off - what's not to like?  This October half term special combines a traditional tented camp with world class wildlife and a luxury beach lodge on one of Kenya’s most beautiful beaches.  It's a magical safari and will provide ... Read more

August 20th 2019  |   Family Safaris, Namibia  |  by   Richard Smith

The answer to the question ‘Is a Namibia guided safari a good holiday with teenagers?’ is without question ‘yes’. The right guide makes family logistics very easy and there are activities a plenty to keep them busy. My children are now older teenagers at 16 and 19 and, while my ... Read more

March 18th 2019  |   Family Safaris, Travel, Kenya  |  by   Roxy Cox

‘They’ll never remember it' were Dad’s parting words, as my husband and I set off for the airport. He was referring to my boys Jasper and Dudley who are four and one and who have just joined us on a trip to Kenya…… ‘What’s the best age to take children ... Read more

November 22nd 2018  |   Family Safaris, South Africa  |  by   Richard Smith

Google ‘children on safari’ and on the first page of results you’ll find a newspaper article that begins with the following paragraph: ‘I would generally advise parents to wait until the children are at least 10 years old before taking them on safari. They are then at an age to ... Read more