Established in 1986 and
still galloping ahead of the herds...
Aug 2017 - Travel+Leisure A-List Mark Nolting's has been named "a best travel agent" to plane the perfect trip to Africa n the A-list 2017; Best for East and Southern Africa for multi-generational families, adventure, couples/honeymooners. Perfect timing as it is the 9th time in a row he is on the list, and his new 9th edition of the guide-book has just come off press!
Aug 2017 - Travel+Leisure A-List
Mark Nolting's has been named "a best travel agent" to plane the perfect trip to Africa n the A-list 2017; Best for East and Southern Africa for multi-generational families, adventure, couples/honeymooners. Perfect timing as it is the 9th time in a row he is on the list, and his new 9th edition of the guide-book has just come off press!
Jul 2017 - Travel Agent Central
Explore Africa Focus: Africa Tourism Grows as Visitors Find Their Niche
Apr 2017 - Conde Nast into Africa issue
City, Safari, and Surf: The Ultimate Southern African Holiday
Dec 2016 - Conde Nast Traveler's Travel Specialists
Conde Nast recommends the Pros they you use in their yearly Travel Specialists listing. Mark Nolting features again for Africa experts!
Aug 2016 - Travel+Leisure A-List
Mark Nolting's dedication is recognized on the A-list 2016; 8th year in a row! His specialties of East and Southern Africa for multi-generational families.
Jul 2016 - Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards
For the 4th time we are in the "World Best Awards"- Safari Outfitters. Galloping Ahead!
Apr 2016 - International Travel News (ITN) Features our "Eyes on Elephant Safari" on their Tours page.
Feb 2016 - 30th Anniversary . click to view video The Africa Adventure Company celebrates our 30th anniversary!
Jan 2016 - Wall Street Journal
Mark was interviewed by Tanya Rivero on WSJ - An African Safari is Cheaper Than You Think.
Dec 2015 - Conde Nast Traveler
"The Experience Makers 2015". Conde Nast recommends the Pros they you use in their yearly Travel Specialists
listing. Mark Nolting is on the list again for Africa experts!
Sep 2015 - Travel+Leisure A-List We are so pleased that Mark Nolting remains on the A-List 2015 for a 7th year in a row! His specialties of East and Southern Africa.
Sep 2015 - Robb Report "Front Runners September 2015: Linked In" by Bruce Wallin. Article featuring Linkwasha Camp in Hwange, Zimbabwe. Book your stay with Africa Adventure!
Aug 2015 - Travel + Leisure "Call of the Wild" by Nathan Lump, editor at T+L. Nathan was the very first guest at Angama Mara's opening in Kenya. Africa Adventure is the call to action operator for his article!
Aug 2015 - Washington Post Travel "Cape Town inspires art in all forms" - Africa Adventure is featured as call to action for travel packages.
July 2015 - Travel + Leisure World's Best For the 3rd time we are in the "World Best A "Worlds Best Awards" - The Africa Adventure Company was honored to be one of the Top 5 Safari Outfitters. A loud lion roar to all our clients for voting!
May 2015 - Conde Nast Traveler
Using their new "Travel Specialist Finder Tool", Conde Nast recommends Mark Nolting as a Family Safari Expert planning trips that appeal to multi-generation adventurers.
Jan 2015 - Ciao Bambino
"Five Great Safari Experiences with Kids in Africa". Article with blogger Amie O'Shaughnessy.
Nov 2014 - Travel + Leisure
"Best Adventure Outfitters for Families". We are on the list of the top five, World's Best.
Oct 2014 - Miami Herald
"Experts in Adventure" - A much-lauded tour operator in Fort Lauderdale has been sending clients on African adventures for nearly 30 years.
Sep 2014 - Travel + Leisure
Mark Nolting was named on the A-List 2014 for a sixth year in a row "These destination experts offer much more than booking services. They offer insider insights, unparalleled access, the ability to create a seamless itinerary, and value."
July 2014 - BIG NEWS - Travel + Leisure
"Worlds Best Awards" - The Africa Adventure Company was honored to receive the second place on the Top Safari Outfitters listing, with a score of 96.67. A loud elephant trumpet to all our clients for voting!
July 2014 - National Geographic
"Tips for a Stress-Free Safari" included the Africa Adventure Company Safari planning map as a good resource to help you plan the perfect trip.
July 2014 - AFK Travel
"Safari Photography Tips for Beginners" included Mark Nolting's book as a good resource for planning your trip.
May 2014 - TravelWeekly, The Pursuitist and The Epicurean Explorer and Luxury Feed
"Top Experiences of a Lifetime for Solo Travelers" featuring a number of top options for solo travelers.
Apr 2014 -TravelPulse
"Africa for First Timers" provided insight into a first trip to the continent, and listed the Africa Adventure Company as a good option to book your trip!
Mar 2014 - The Miami Herald
"Women meet wildlife in Zimbabwe" featured Mary Anderson's trip with The Africa Adventure Company.
Jan 2014 - Jetsettersblog and Trend Luxury and South Florida Insider
"The Africa Adventure Company Announces New Tours for 2014" - Spotlight on African Adventure Company's tours in 2014.
Dec 2013 - Conde Nast Traveler
"Your Guide to the Guides". Conde Nast recommends you use AAC to finding a quality, first-rate safari guide.
Dec 2013 - Washington Post
"Answering a call of the wild in Zimbabwe". African Adventure Company offers an African experience unlike any other, for those "game for adventure".
Nov 2013 - Fort Lauderdale Magazine
"The Heart of Africa". Spotlight on the one and only travel specialist Mark Nolting and the trend towards experiential travel in Africa. http://flmag.com/good-life/heart-africa
Nov 2013 - Conde
"Once-in-a-Lifetime Vacations to Brag About". The article highlights 10 Trophy Trips and includes our 12-Day Omo River Valley Adventure to Ethiopia. The trip has the "off the charts" wow factor for cultural immersion.
Please click on this link to see Conde Nast's article where this trip is featured in "Once-in-a-Lifetime Vacations to Brag About".
Sep 2013 - Travel + Leisure
Mark Nolting was named on the A-List 2013 for a fifth year in a row! Thousands of agents were evaluated and the highly selective list is the best in the business. Mark's insider knowledge of the top local guides across Africa and enabling clients a face -to-face adventure with elephants, rhino and lions on walking expeditions makes him a top pick!
Aug 2013 - Conde Nast
We're pleased to share the exciting news that Mark has just been named a Top Travel Specialist by Conde Nast Traveler for 2013! Mark has been honored by the prestigious publication for his family safari expertise 11 years in a row. CNTraveler continually honors Mark and The Africa Adventure Company for delivering seamless safaris and trips of a lifetime.
Jul 2013 - Los Angeles Times/Travel
featured our "In the Footsteps of Dr Livingstone" tour. The nine-day trip to Tanzania, "In the Footsteps of David Livingstone," includes visits to the island of Zanzibar; the capital, Dar es Salaam; historic Bagamoyo; the immense Selous Game Reserve, for wildlife viewing; and the site near Lake Tanganyika where explorer and journalist Henry Stanley met up with Livingstone and uttered his now-famous query.
Conde Nast Traveler - December 2012
10 fabulous years in a row as a Top Travel Specialist. "150 Experts" who can craft your perfect escape with Mark Nolting listed under Safaris for Families. What an honor and testament to the entire staff at The Africa Adventure Company.
Travel & Leisure - September 2012
"Best Adventure Outfitters for Families". We are in the list of the top five, World's Best.
Tanzania Tourist Board - September 2012
"Product Development Award" for 2012 in recognition of Africa Adventure Company's 8-Day Culinary Tanzania Safari
ITN - September 2012
"Hunting with the Hadza". The feature article was written by Suzi Colman who planned and booked her trip with us.
Travel & Leisure - August 2012
"World's Best Awards 2012". A prestigious recognition with a debut, at number 2, in the safari outfitters' category!
Conde Nast Traveler - March 2012
"A New Day for Zimbabwe". A feature article that Mark Nolting, President of The Africa Adventure Company had been working on with the travel writer and photographer for over a year! Zimbabwe's guides and lodge owners deserve the recognition.
Conde Nast Traveler - Jan
"Twilight of the Tribes; Ethiopia's Omo River Valley". Mark Nolting of The Africa Adventure Company is featured as the Africa travel specialist who has first hand knowledge to plan and book you this epic trip.
ITN - January
"Looking for wildlife while living in comfort on a tour of Tanzania" by editor David Tykol. A great account of his experiences on safari planned by Africa Adventure Company.
Travel Agent Central - December
"Travel Agent Magazine's Top Travel Destinations of 2011" by Jenna Tesse Fox. Listed her Best Tour Operator as Africa Adventure Company and described her recent trip to Tanzania.
Conde Nast Traveler - December 2011
We were selected for the 9th year in a row as one of their "133 Travel Wizards" who can work wonders for you. What an honor and testament to the entire staff at The Africa Adventure Company.
Tanzania Tourist Board - September 2011.
The company earned the Tour Operator Humanitarian Award.
Travel & Leisure - September 2011
Named on the A-List 2011 for a third year in a row!
National Geographic Traveler - May-Jun 2011
Award winning trip outfitter for "Walk Among Elephants in Zimbabwe", a "50 Tours of A Lifetime".
Budget Travel Magazine - March 2011
Selected in Dream Trips 2010. Zimbabwe: Local Immersion and Luxury.
National Geographic Traveler - Jan-Feb 2011
"Experience - The Dinner Hour". What one family learned from hunter-gatherers on the shores of Tanzania's Lake Eyasi.
Travel & Leisure - October 2010
selected as one of their "120 Top Travel Agents - A List".
Conde Nast Traveler - August 2010
Selected as one of their "135 World's Top Travel Specialists" for the 8th year in a row. Well done to Mark Nolting and the team at The Africa Adventure Company.
Budget Travel Magazine - March 2010
Selected in Dream Trips 2010. Botswana: See the Big Five.
National Geographic Adventure - January 2009
Selected as one of their "Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth". The recognition that we outfit trips supporting sustainable tourism using eco-friendly accommodations and community projects, and that our clients' feedback on the safari journey is an exceptional experience!
USATODAY - January 2009
Article "Expert Advice for African Safaris" that also appeared in other newspapers around the nation as an Associated Press interview
Bloomberg Markets - January 2009
Article "African Odyssey"
National Geographic Traveler - Travel-Planner has us selected as one of their "Africa Experts" and "Tour Operators"
Recommend Travel Magazine - "Family Fun in Africa", March 2006
Conde Nast Traveler - "10th Annual Hot List - Botswana Vumbura Plains Camp", May 2006
Outside - "Best Trips 2005: Fishing and Diving Adventure to South Africa and Mozambique", February 2005
Outside - "48 Trips of a Lifetime - South Luangwa Walking Safari", March 2004
Mens Journal - "How to Plan the Perfect Safari", February 2004
National Geographic Adventure - "The 25 Greatest Adventures to Do Now", November 2003
Tanzania Tourist Board - 2003 Award winning tour operator, October 2003 Travel World News