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The Africa Adventure Company is proud of the reputation we have earned on the African continent over the past 28 years. We continue to offer the best value prices and best personal service and would love to work with you to plan and book your “safari of a lifetime” experience!


Travel + Leisure - July 2014 - We’re very honored to be recognized once again by Travel + Leisure’s “World’s Best Awards” on the Top Safari Outfitters list. Readers voted on thousands of travel experiences and tour operators and selected The Africa Adventure Company as one of the World’s best. For more than 28 years, it has been our pleasure to craft trips of a lifetime for our clients and being named as #2 Top Safari Outfitter is a testament to our commitment. Receiving this award for the second time since its inception confirms our ongoing dedication to providing some of the best safaris in the world.


Travel + Leisure - September 2013. 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!


August 2013 - Congratulations to Mark Nolting of The Africa Adventure Company for his 11th year being selected as one of the 146 Top Travel Specialists by Conde Nast Traveler! We have been listed as their chosen Tour Operator for Family Safaris (2013-2003).


Africa Adventure Company’s Eyes on Elephant” Zimbabwe trip was selected as one of this year’s National Geographic Traveler magazine’s prestigious “50 Tours of a Lifetime” for 2011. The honorees have been chosen for being the most authentic, most innovative, most immersive, best -guided and most sustainable tours of the year.


The Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB) has honored The Africa Adventure Company with the Tour Operator Humanitarian Award 2011 for their ongoing contribution to local communities in Tanzania. September 2012. Congratulations - “Hongera”! On behalf of the Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB), we are pleased to inform you that Africa Adventure Company has been selected to receive the Tanzania Tourist Board Product Development Award for 2012 in recognition of the 8-Day Culinary Tanzania Safari.

Front row from left to right: Eli Valdovino, Kyle Witten, Sarah Taylor, Alison Nolting, Mark Nolting, Bill Rivard, Lynne Glasgow, Saskia de Gouveia, Monica Kowalski.

Back row from left to right: Nershada Stone, Kerry Purcell, Tony Gray, Irene Groden, Ian Flores, Janet Coffigny, Allana Botha, Elena Theodosiou, Szilvia Hegyi, Karen Liza, Cinthia Liza.

Press Release

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The Africa Adventure Company Scores Big in the Travel + Leisure 2012 World’s Best Awards

New York, NY – July 10, 2012 – The Africa Adventure Company, a distinguished safari operator, makes an impressive debut on the Travel + Leisure 2012 World’s Best Awards. This prestigious recognition landed them second place in the “world’s best safari outfitter” category which is notable for the Africa Adventure Company making the list for the very first time.

The survey results were based on ratings by the readers of Travel + Leisure in the following characteristics: staff, guides, itineraries, destinations, activities, accommodations, food, and value. A questionnaire developed by the editors of Travel + Leisure, in association with ROI Research Inc., was made available to Travel + Leisure readers from December 1, 2011, to March 31, 2012. Readers were invited to participate through Travel + Leisure magazine, T+L iPad editions and newsletters, and online at TravelandLeisure.com.

The Africa Adventure Company offers an experience and knowledge of Africa that is truly unique in the safari business. The company is founded and managed by husband and wife Mark and Alison Nolting. Mark has spent over 25 years exploring and researching the African continent. His expertise is best illustrated in his highly esteemed guide book, Africa's Top Wildlife Countries, with its 8th edition to hit the book stands in mid-July. The book is considered by the travel industry as the quintessential guide for planning a safari. Alison was born and raised in Zimbabwe and spent many years managing safari camps before joining Mark over 20 years ago.

As one of the top Africa specialists, The Africa Adventure Company is known for its extensive portfolio of more than 75 safari trips to over 14 African countries. They pride themselves on planning personalized safaris of a lifetime with a commitment to sustainable tourism and eco conservation, while promoting camps that are symbiotic with nature and the community and offering exquisite game viewing with top notch guides. Their expert team of safari consultants has all traveled to Africa and strives to provide valued advice with a customized approach.

For more information about Africa Adventure Company, visit their website at www.AfricanAdventure.com , call 1 (800) 882- 9453 or follow the team on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/ The Africa Adventure Company.