Aardvark Safaris


The English have long fallen under the spell of the vast open landscapes and mesmerising wildlife of the great African continent. The experts at Aardvark Safaris will ensure that your holiday there is as magical as the place itself


  • Vacations custom-made to fulfil your every wish

  • Full-on adventures to luxurious glamping

  • Unparalleled wildlife encounters, from mountain gorillas to herds of antelope

  • Knowledgeable and engaging local guides

  • Destinations across Africa, from the beaches of Zanzibar to Mount Kilimanjaro and the deserts of Zambia

  • Spectacular viewing opportunities from hot-air balloons and microlights, on horseback and foot, from kayak and jeep, up close and through binoculars 

  • Carefully chosen destinations, off the beaten track with an emphasis on small, family run and friendly camps away from the hordes

  • Specialist consultants with decades of experience

  • Every aspect of every tour vetted and chosen by the Aardvark team, all of whom have lived and worked in Africa

  • Each element of your holiday taken care of with complete itinerary planning

  • The chance to meet local people through unscripted cultural exchanges

  • Advice on booking flights through Aardvark flight partners

  • Written guides to every part of your trip, from vaccinations to cash

  • An emphasis on responsible tourism, through partnerships with charities such as Tusk USA and by supporting local communities and conservation efforts

  • Opportunities for guests to help with Aardvark's work


Safari types available

  • Riding safaris on well-trained horse

  • Family holidays with activities especially arranged for children

  • Romantic getaways and magical honeymoons 

  • Walking safaris, the ultimate connection with the landscape

  • Canoeing tours into the most remote corners of Africa

  • Beach holidays on the white sands of Kenya, the secluded archipelago of Mozambique and the luxurious islands of the Seychelles

  • Mobile safaris, moving from camp to camp for the full Hemingway experience

  • Game drives aboard Jeeps with experienced drivers


Example of a classic safari: the Essence of Kenya. 12-day safari through the Laikipia region and across the Masai Mara, with opportunities for game viewing day and night from horseback, jeep and bicycle, accommodation in luxury tented camps and lodges.