AAC Office Trip Reports

July 2014 - The morning game drive started out with us seeing up close 2 white rhino still dozing in the bush. We saw impala and kudo by the dozen and some zebra. Then we had the pleasure of seeing a baby rhino with its parents. We drove for quite a while thinking that we weren’t going to see anything else until...

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January 2014: This is the Wet season when there is more daily rain, and afternoon and overnight thunderstorms are to be expected. Ironically, this is also the low flooding season as the waters have not made it to the Delta ...

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November 2013: Mark and I cemented key partnerships in Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg. The weather was stunning with meals enjoyed outside with stunning ocean views and green, lush vineyards. We were there for two weddings - and the funeral of leader Nelson Mandela.

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October 2013: We spent a wonderful overnight at Giraffe Manor (every bit as beautiful as one would imagine) and then we were off on safari!...We had fantastic wild life viewing at Solio where the rhinos were the true stars...

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So you may be asking, what kind of trip was this! This was a "purpose-driven safaris" tailor-made for unskilled mothers and their student children who wished to donate their time and leave a lasting and tangible impression on Zimbabwe, in so many ways. And that we did!

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KYLE WITTEN - SAFARI TO BOTSWANA (Moremi and Linyanti 2013) This safari to Botswana included six camps in six days. I wanted to explore several camps in Botswana that are operated by different companies looking at how camps vary in terms in guiding, food, accommodation and...

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Okavango Delights - Alison Nolting inside scoop on the latest food trends from Botswana Our very own Alison has just returned from a wonderful trip where she not only saw Pula and her week old leopard cub at Mombo, but also she had the pleasure of samp ling many tasty food deli

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Legends of Zimbabwe - August 2012 This was my first vacation to Zimbabwe since 1997, so I was very excited to be travelling with my husband and two very good friends, none of whom had been on a real safari adventure before. We had begun the planning p rocess just after Joanie an

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GORILLA SAFARI TO UGANDA AND RWANDA FORALLANA BOTHAQueen Elizabeth Park/Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in UgandaVolcanoes National Park in Rwanda Little did I know what a whirlwind adventure awaited me. After an overnight in Entebbe, Uganda greeted my senses with its old world charm…

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MONICA KOWALSKI - SAFARI TO ZIMBABWE AND BOTSWANA. On my recent safari, I experienced the wonders of Zimbabwe, and was able to return to one of my favorite places, Botswana. Our group of six traveled to a number of varied places, and we had most of the camps to ourselves!

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Mark Nolting in Tanzania - November 2011. My most recent safari to Tanzania featured the southern circuit where wildlife is plentiful, whereas fortunately, tourists are not! The trip began in Arusha, then onto Ruaha, Selous and finishing in Zanzibar. After a short visit in Arush

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Love affair - Tanzania! This has been a very special year for us at The Africa Adventure Company. We celebrated our 25 th anniversary, and as part of the celebrations I was chosen to accompany our '12 day Explored Safari to Tanzania. Our small group consisted of the five of us:

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This is a new safari highlighting the extraordinary guides in Zimbabwe who will lead you on this signature 25 year Experience the ultimate walking safaris in northern and southeastern Hwange with Dave Carson and Nic Polenakis and in Mana Pools Nick Murra y will take you walking and canoeing

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Shadow in the Night - My Climb Up Mt. Kilimanjaro - August 2011 I recently had the good fortune to be sent on one of the most exciting adventures of my life - climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro. The Africa Adventure Company is celebrating its 25 th anniversary this year (2011); and to

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TRANS-OKAVANGO, BOTSWANA TRIP REPORTMay 2011 - Lynne Glasgow After an early breakfast at the Johannesburg Intercontinental (the ideal hotel for overnight, when arriving in the late afternoon and leaving again early the next day) we boarded the Air Bots wana flight to Maun. This

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ALLANA BOTHA - APRIL 2011SOUTH AFRICA, ZIMBABWE AND BOTSWANAI recently returned from a fantastic adventure to southern Africa which included my first safari to Botswana! My trip started with a wonderful weekend inDurban, South Africa where I caught up with family and visited the

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Szilvia Hegyi - Safari in Kenya and gorilla trekking in Rwanda 2011 After spending a night at the lovely House of Waine in Nairobi, we started our Kenyan safari in Amboseli where we spent time at Tortilis Camp and Tawi Lodge. Both Tortilis and Tawi Lodge a re located on private

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SAFARI TO SOUTH LUANGWA AND LOWER ZAMBEZI, ZAMBIAThis trip was a whirlwind of 13 camps in 16 day s! On arrival in Lusaka I boarded a scheduled Proflight to the Jeki airstrip. There I was met by a guide from Sausage Tree and we took a short 10 minute ga me drive to the boat

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