The Africa Adventure Company

Active Adventure

The trend for 2014 is for an active component in vacation travel! The Africa Adventure Co. (AAC) is an an award wining outfitter that offers active and adventurous safari trips.  Firstly we offer our own “Eyes on Elephant” active Signature Group departure.  Then, as a specialist Africa tour operator, we also plan and customize independent travel. Our company philosophy and mission is to match a quality wildlife experience to your own travel style and budget. These listed itineraries are suggested programs which we can modify and tailor make to ensure you have the right adventure in remote locations offering outstanding game-viewing experiences.

1. ** 15 Day Eyes on Elephant Safari to Zimbabwe - $9,495.00

Zim15AAC Eyes on Elephant

2014 Departures:Jun 21, Jul 12, Aug 05, Aug 16, Aug 30, Sep 06, Sep 20. This award winning safari was selected in National Geographic Traveler Magazine's "50 Tours of a Lifetime" and operates as an exclusive group with up to 6 persons per departure. We personally know your guides Nic Polenakis, Dave Carsons and Nick Murray who are leading the trips. We have combined the active game viewing ventures of walking in Northern and southeastern Hwange and canoeing, walking and game drives in Mana Pools.

2. 04 Day Active Safari to Mana Pools - From $1,595.00

Mana Pools Canoe Safari

Mana Pools covers a section of the Middle Zambezi Valley. During the summer months (May-Nov), animals move back towards the Zambezi River - a prime time to game view by canoe, foot and vehicle. From a canoe and on foot you will experience the thrill of approaching close to elephants and other wildlife.

3. 06 Day Walking Trail in South Luangwa - Zambia - From $3,325.00

Tafika Camp, Zambia

Experience the best of the South Luangwa by staying at Tafika Camp and the walking bush camps, Chikoko and Crocodile. Game activities center around game drives and world class guided walks. You concentrate on the stunning variety of the South Luangwa bush and wildlife.

4. 07 Day Rainforest Adventure to Republic of the Congo - $7,975.00

Gorilla Nest Lodge

Departures: Thursday once a week. This Republic of the Congo adventure is about viewing the Western Lowland Gorilla as well as other lowland rainforest mammals. Of the three primary national parks, Odzala-Kokoua and Nouabale-Ndoki in the north and Conkouati-Douli in the south along the coast, you will stay in two camps located in the heart of Odzala. The parks provide shelter for dozens of primate and duiker species, as well as large forest mega fauna such as the Western Lowland Gorillas, forest elephant, forest buffalo, lowland bongo, leopard and spotted hyena.

5. 10 Day Namibia Spectacular - From $4,750.00

Etosha Waterhole, Namibia

This flying safari covers the main attractions of Namibia while enjoying much of the stunning landscape from the air. This itinerary offers a Luxury and Value Option – with fantastic accommodations in the Wilderness Safaris “Classic” and “Adventurer” portfolios and taking activities with resident camp guides at the 3 destinations.

6. 11 Day Plains and Primates Safari to Kenya and Rwanda - from $5,475.00


One of our classic programs where you game view in the vast plains for the migration in the Masai Mara, Kenya, and explore the forested areas in Rwanda for mountain gorillas.

7. 12 Day Chimp and Gorilla Safari to Uganda - From $6,750.00

Gorilla in Uganda

This is a signature AAC Company group safari led by a top naturalist guide with your own exclusive departure. Uganda is a country that is still unspoiled by tourism and where you explore the forested areas for chimpanzees and Mountain gorillas. The price of the program includes 2 chimp and 2 gorilla permits. Your purchase of gorilla permits is an important donation to the conservation of their habitat.

8. 12 Day Wildlife Safari of Southern Africa (Mashatu in Botswana and Kruger in South Africa)- From $3,995.00

Wildlife Safari to South Africa and South Botswana

Combines two fabulous safari experiences for a great value trip! Some exciting and fantastic game viewing opportunities in south-eastern Botswana and a Sabi Sands private game reserve in South Africa. Walking safaris and mountain bike riding are also available.

9. 12 Day Zambia Walking Safari - $6,995.00


The following safari is for the adventurer who would like to view the various species of game in the South Luangwa Valley in the old-fashioned, traditional way - on foot. Concentrate on the South Luangwa bush and wildlife.2014 Departures: Jun 28, Jul 03, Jul 08, Jul 17, Jul 22, Jul 27, Aug 01, Aug 06, Aug 15, Aug 20, Aug 25, Aug 30, Sep 04, Sep 13, Sep 18

10. 12 Day Zimbabwe Legends Safari - From $4,295.00

Lion Mum with Cub Botswana with Brooks

This flying safari is an introduction to the game parks of Zimbabwe that offer game drives in open 4-wheel drive vehicles, game viewing by canoe, morning walks, and magnificent Victoria Falls. You may have the chance to see the Big 5.

11. 14 Day "Wilds of Zambia" - From $8,995.00

This itinerary combines the South Luangwa floodplain ecosystem, the Lower Zambezi and Kafue National Park, which is remote and rarely visited. Experience day and night game drives in open vehicles as well as participate in walking and canoeing safaris.

12. 14 Day Botswana and Zimbabwe Classic Safari (May-Dec) - From $7,195.00

ZimBot 14 Classic

The combination of Hwange in Zimbabwe along with the traditional safari game-viewing in Botswana makes this program a true wildlife experience! Hwange offers great walking, and day and night game drives and the opportunity to see the Big 5! Finish with the amazing game viewing opportunities that Botswana offers in the Linyanti and the Okavango Delta.

13. 14 Day Botswana and Zimbabwe Wildlife Safari - From $9,095.00

14 Day Botswana and Zimbabwe Wildlife Safari

The combination of active canoeing and walking in Mana Pools in Zimbabwe along with the traditional game-viewing in Botswana make this program a classic! The safari highlight is the first class canoeing safari along Mana Pools.

14. 14 Day Group Kilimanjaro Climb and Lodge Safari - $4,850.00

Kibo Hotel

Departure on a Monday. This popular program combines a group Mt Kilimanjaro Climb hiking the Rongai route, The group safari drives through the parks to the Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara. Full Moon Dates 2014: Jan 16, Feb 15, Mar 16, Apr 15, May 14, Jun 13, Jul 12, Aug 10, Sep 9, Oct 8, Nov 6, Dec 6. (Rongai Group Climb departs Saturday)

15. 15 Day Active South Africa - From $4,950.00

Plettenburg Bay

Your itinerary focuses on being active both on safari and also on the coastline of the Garden Route and in the Cape. You visit a safari camp in a private Game Reserve near Kruger National Park where you will take day and night game drives and walking safaris.

16. 16 Day Savannah Grasses Safari to Southern Africa (Cape Town/Okavango Delta/Vic Falls/Hwange) - NEW from $5,695.00

Sabotz16 Savannah Grasses

This safari highlights the fantastic game viewing in Botswana’s Okavango Delta and Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park combined with some sightseeing in Cape Town and Victoria Falls. The safari offers a variety of game viewing activities including day and night game drives, game viewing by boat and walking safaris in Hwange. DEPARTURES DAILY

17. 6 Day Exclusive Walking Safari to Botswana - NEW From $3,650.00

Linyanti Savuti Waterhole, Botswana

This independent departure is an exciting safari that combines the thrill of walking, game drives and even some canoeing. A minimum of two persons, and up to six in a group explore the Linyanti-Savuti concession with a highly qualified guide throughout. Departures on request.