Aardvark Safaris teams up with Wellington College

March 3rd 2016  |   Travel  |  by   Charlotte Opperman
Chinzombo Camp view on the river

Aardvark Safaris teams up with Wellington College

Tailor-made African travel specialist, Aardvark Safaris, is delighted to be supporting the Wellington College 2017 cricket and rugby tours.  We’ve been working hard behind the scenes to put together two fabulous safari holidays to help raise money for each tour.  There’s a wonderful holiday for a family of four to Kenya going into this summer’s online auction for the cricket tour, and a spectacular safari to Zambia, again for four people, which will be auctioned at the rugby dinner early in the New Year.

Cricket tour – Kenya safari highlights:

  • Four nights for a family of four at Lewa House in the heart of the exclusive Lewa Wildlife Conservancy
  • Prime location for many endangered wildlife species including rhino and wild dog
  • Varied safari activities including day and night game drives and bush walks
  • The opportunity to ride horses and camels on the reserve
  • Luxurious accommodation in a stunning safari lodge
  • Bush breakfasts, picnics and sundowners
  • Will combine perfectly with other safari areas in Kenya
  • Holiday valued at over £10,500
Lewa House lion

Lewa lion

Rugby tour – Zambia safari highlights:

  • Six night safari for four people in the Lower Zambezi and South Luangwa Valley
  • Stay in two of Zambia’s finest national parks
  • Luxury accommodation at the exclusive Chongwe River House
  • Wonderful wildlife viewing on vehicle based game drives, on foot and from the Zambezi River
  • Great predator sightings including lion and leopard
  • Three nights at Chinzombo Camp, one of the most exclusive in the South Luangwa
  • Superb guides
  • Bush breakfasts, picnics and sundowners
  • Holiday valued at over £27,000
Chongwe River House views

River view from Chongwe House

Chinzombo Camp

Luxury accommodation at Chinzombo Camp

Representatives from Aardvark Safaris will be attending each auction so will be happy to answer any questions on the day.  If you would like further information on these safaris, or any of our holidays, please contact us, we would be delighted to chat about all things safari.

Safari Special Offers

We’re delighted to announce the following special offers for Wellington College parents. There are some wonderful options here, each offering great wildlife viewing from exceptional safari lodges. All are suitable for families travelling with children. Please do give Aardvark Safaris a call if you would like any further information.

Kenya – new luxury lodge in the Masai Mara. Angama Mara sits high on the western escarpment of Kenya’s stunning Masai Mara with perhaps the most beautiful setting of any lodge in Africa. Angama is Swahili for ‘suspended in the air’, and the rooms do seem to float out over the edge of the escarpment, making the most of the jaw-dropping view of the wildlife rich plains below. This fabulously family friendly lodge offers daytime game drives, sundowners and walks on the escarpment. Offer: Stay four nights pay three until 30th June 2016, and 1st November to 16th December 2016. Children under 12 pay 25% of the adult rate.

Angama Mara bedroom view of Masai Mara

Luxury accommodation at Angama Mara

Stunning views of Masai Mara at Angama Mara

Stunning views from Angama Mara Camp

Tanzania – wonderful wildlife and classic safari camps For terrific wildlife viewing in remote, beautiful, peaceful and unspoilt places, this collection of charming small camps is hard to beat. Each camp has its own style, and all have bags of character, quirky pieces of decoration, attractive furniture, spacious tents, and cosy welcoming public spaces. Choose from options in the Selous, Ruaha Tarangire and Serengeti. Or combine the lot for the ultimate Tanzania safari Offer: Stay four nights pay three at Sand Rivers Selous, Kigelia Camp, and Kuro Tarangire until 16th December 2016. Children up to the age of 21 pay 60% of the adult rate.

Sand Rivers Selous suite overlooking the river

Sand River Selous suite

Bar at Kuro Tarangire

Cozy bar area at Kuro Tarangire

South Africa – luxury and incredible wildlife near the Kruger National Park Wonderfully eclectic in style, Chitwa Chitwa sits beside an expanse of water in the Sabi Sand Private Reserve to which numerous animals are drawn daily. Luxury in spectacular surroundings is the essence here, along with amazing guides, wonderful works of art, expansive public spaces, beautifully decorated rooms, and amazing culinary creations. The wildlife is prolific, with the opportunity to see the Big 5 of rhino, elephant, buffalo, lion and leopard. Offer: Stay four nights pay three during 2016. One child under 12 stays free per family.

Giraffe at Chitwa Chitwa

Giraffe herd at Chitwa Chitwa



Luxurious accommodation at Chitwa Chitwa

Seychelles – barefoot luxury on a tropical idyll North Island is an outstanding spot families looking for the perfect beach escape. Eleven exquisitely designed villas overlook the pristine beach and turquoise ocean, while natural habitats in the tropical interior have been regenerated to sustain again endemic flora and fauna. Enjoy amazing food, sea kayaking, boat cruises, shore and deep sea fishing, snorkelling, scuba diving, and drinks in the price. Offer: Stay seven nights and pay six during 2016. Children under 16 (sharing with their parents) are free of charge.

Norht Island Presidential Villa

North Island Presidential Villa

North Island, Seychelles, Indian Ocean

North Island’s amazing Indian Ocean setting

About Aardvark Safaris

For those not familiar with Aardvark Safaris, we have been planning tailor made safaris to Southern and East Africa, and the Indian Ocean Islands, for the last 17 years. With one of the most knowledgeable teams of safari experts in the business we have at our fingertips the hottest wildlife locations and the best-kept safari secrets.  Many of us have travelled to Africa with our own children and planning family safaris is a particular area of expertise. Do take a few minutes to explore our brand new website – you can find out when to travel, get trip planning advice, information on family safaris, the wildebeest migration, Kilimanjaro climbs and a host of other safari highlights.  Thousands of images will delight both the safari veteran and armchair traveller. If you’d like to chat about any safari ideas you have, no matter how early in the planning process you might be, do give us a call.  Nothing beats the friendly, personal and professional advice offered by our experienced consultants.  With Africa as our sole destination, we are real experts in our field and able to offer unrivalled advice on safari holidays.

Zarafa Dhow suite

Lovely family safari accommodation at Zarafa Dhow Suites, Botswana

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