The Africa Adventure Company

Group Scheduled Safaris

As an award winning trip outfitter and tour operator, we can plan your whole African vacation in five steps:
1) Select a trip
2) Give us your first and second choice departure dates
3) We will confirm within 24 hours and reserve with a 30% deposit
4) Our in-house air department will assist with international flights (priced and quoted separately)
5) We handle all the trip details and provide packing lists, travel insurance, visa requirements, travel journals, back pack, safari hat, final travel documents.

Looking for a safari trip to take in 2014?

The 11-Day South Africa Africa Luxury Getaway has a special departure led by Alison Nolting, owner of Africa Adventure Company. The trip from Nov 08-18 visit Cape Town, the winelands and a Big Five safari to a Private Game Reserve near Kruger.

14-Day Uganda and Rwanda Chimps and Gorillas trip has one spot on the Jul 03 departure – gorilla trek in both Bwindi and Volcanoes forests.

15-Day Eyes on Elephant safari has spots open on Jul 12, Aug 05 (one spot), Aug 16 Aug 30 (one spot), Sep 06 and Sep 20 (SOLD OUT) departures 2014 - now is the time to book.  The adventure of perhaps seeing lion, elephant and wild dog on a walking safari, along with a day of canoeing down the Zambezi in Mana Pools!

The 3 Botswana Wing Safaris: Call for space available on the 10-Day Botswana Wing Safari to Desert and Delta, The 11-Day Botswana Premier Camps and the 12-Day Classic Wing Safari + Vic Falls.

The NEW 12-Day Under Tanzania Skies group safari still has space available on departures Aug 02 and Aug 23 and Sep 13.  Perfect to see the Migration in the Southern Plains of the Serengeti….!

14-Day Great Wilderness safari to Botswana has space available on Jul 12, Jul 18, Aug 05, Aug 17, Aug 23 + Sep 22 plus many more departures through 2014.  Visit 3 areas including the Okavango Delta.

14-Day Diverse Namibia safari has openings on Jun 25, Jul 05, Jul 20 and Sep 06. A chance to capture National Geographic quality photographs.

14-Day Group Explorer safari to Tanzania - request update on available departures.

Choose from the two Southern Africa trips: 16-Day Iconic Visions and the 16-Day Savannah Grasses Select from either of these safaris to see Cape Town, Kruger, Chobe, Vic Falls, Hwange and Namibia.

Enjoy the listing below of some other exciting trip offerings.

1. ** 14 Day Primate and Plains Safari to Uganda and Rwanda - $9,595.00

Gorilla Forest Camp, Bwindi, Uganda

2015 Departures: Feb 03, Jul 04 & Sep 06. On these special AAC Signature departures – experience the thrill of gorilla treks in Bwindi, Uganda & Volcanoes, Rwanda. Begin your primate experience with chimp trekking in Kibale Forest. Game viewing in Uganda is a hidden delight with game drive opportunities looking for wildlife at Queen Elizabeth National Park. 2014 Departures: Feb 04, Jul 03 & Aug 31

2. ** 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.

3. 07 Day Botswana Photographic Group Tented Safari - From $6,275.00

07 Day Photographic Safari to Botswana

2014 Departures: Jun 27, Jul 11, Aug 22, Sep 19, Oct 03. Enjoy an exclusive experience visiting two prime photographic areas, the Moremi Reserve and the Khwai Concession (bordering the Okavango Delta). Enjoy your own private vehicle/guide per party and concentrate on photography of the cats and more. A full day boating on the Okavango Delta waterways is included. Accommodations are a shared luxury mobile tented camp.

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 Kenya Wildlife Group Trail - From $2,995.00

Samburu Scenery, Kenya

On this "Kenya Wildlife Trail" safari you drive as a small group departure between the parks. Accommodations include comfortable lodges which offer good food and most have swimming pools. You will visit Samburu, Serena Mountain Lodge in the Aberdares, Lake Nakuru and the Maasai Mara. For the Saturday departure enjoy a complimentary upgrade to 4x4 landcruiser. Departure: weekly on a Saturday.

6. 10 Day Tanzania Group Lodge Safari - From $2,375.00

Ngorongoro Lion and Buffalo

This popular program is a lodge safari driving through the parks to Lake Manyara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater. You have the choice of accommodations, utilizing Sopa Lodges or Serena Lodges with special pricing. 2014 Departures: Jan 10, Jan 17, Jan 24, Jan 31, Feb 07, Feb 14, Feb 21, Feb 28, Mar 07, Mar 14, Mar 21, Mar 28, Jun 07, Jun 14, Jun 21, Jun 28, Jul 05, Jul 12, Jul 19, Jul 26, Aug 02, Aug 09, Aug 16, Aug 23, Sep 06, Sep 13, Sep 20, Sep 27, Oct 04, Oct 11, Oct 18, Oct 25

7. 10 Day Tanzania Group Sky Safari - From $5,950.00

This luxury flying safari offers the ultimate in comfort as you fly in an exclusive plane from camp staying at the Elewani portfolio. 2014 Departure days are every other day and most fall on a Mon/Wed/Thu/Sat.

8. 11 Day Desert Dune Journey to Namibia 2015 - NEW - From $5,175.00

11 Day Desert Dune Great Journey Safari to Namibia

The NEW Desert Dune Safari is an adventurous journey that begins at the iconic red dunes of Sossusvlei and also visits the new Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp. Includes tracking black rhino at Desert Rhino Camp as well as time along the dramatic Skeleton Coast with its historic shipwrecks, seal colonies and incredible desert wonders. * AAC includes 1 complimentary night in Windhoek or Johannesburg plus transfers (a value of $175.00 per person)

9. 11 Day Diverse Namibia Group Safari 2014 - from $2,995.00

Skeleton Coast Camp

This group Explorations safari is designed for the traveler who is looking for incredible value to see the both wildlife and also the stunning landscape and atmosphere of the desert. 2015 Departures: Jan 19, Jan 31, Feb 09, Mar 05, Mar 20, Mar 27, Apr 01, Apr 14, Apr 17, May 07, May 10*, May 22, Jun 03, Jun 15, Jun 18, Jun 30, Jul 06, Jul 18*, Jul 21, Aug 02, Aug 05*, Aug 17, Aug 29, Sep 07, Sep 20*, Oct 01*, Oct 04, Oct 19, Oct 25, Oct 30, Nov 04, Nov 26, Dec 06, Dec 16, Dec 19. AAC includes 1 complimentary night in Windhoek or Johannesburg plus transfers (a value of $175.00 per person!

10. 11 Day Luxury Getaway (Cape Town, Winelands, Safari in Sabi Sands) - From $6,895.00

Rattray’s on MalaMala, South Africa

Special departure led by Alison Nolting Nov 08-18, 2014 @ $7,595.00 per person. Enjoy the best of South Africa's Big 5 wildlife experience on Singita Private Game Reserve. Combine some leisure time in Cape Town with options to stay at Ellerman House in Cape Town itself and then venturing into the winelands near Franschoek or Paarl to visit Grande Roche or Le Quartier Francais. Stay 4 nights at Sweni or Lebombo and pay for 3!

11. 12 Day Best of Wilderness Safari in Botswana (Mombo)- From $9,175.00-$13,895.00

The Last Lions

This flying safari offers three days of superb game viewing at Mombo Camp in Moremi - considered one of the best camps in Botswana for photography and service and why we have it featured as a Signature Safari. This program includes a 7 night discounted stay at the Wilderness Safaris portfolio of camps and we can find space for you at Mombo! 2014 Departures available for high season:Jun 06, Jun 20, Jul 04, Jul 18, Aug 08, Aug 21, Sep 05, Sep 19 (other daily departures also available on request)

12. 12 Day Botswana Classic Wing Safari + Vic Falls (May-Oct) - $10,695.00

B12 Wilderness Wing Safari - Vumbura Leopard - Dana Allen

An incredible seven night flying safari in Botswana, which offers great value! Visit three distinct regions focusing on photograhy with resident camp guides. Several options of classic camps in each park area. Begin your adventure with an overnight in Victoria Falls at the new Elephant Camp. 2014 departures for high season: May 28, Jun 11, Jun 27, Jul 09, Jul 30, Aug 13, Aug 28, Sep 10 (other departures daily on request)

13. 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

14. 14 Day AAC Group Under Tanzanian Skies Safari (Ndarakwai, Ngorongoro,Serengeti) - $6,995.00

12 Day Under Tanzanian Skies Group Safari

2014 Departures:Oct 11, Dec 20. 2015 Departures: Jan 17, Feb 07, Mar 07*, Jun 13, Jul 11, Jul 25, Aug 08, Aug 22, Sep 12, Oct 10, Dec 19. An Africa Adventure Company Signature Safari that highlights one of the top wildlife destinations in Africa! The value we bring to the program is that you are guided by a member of a superb team of knowledgeable and fun-filled naturalist guides. They are the undoubtedly some of the best in the industry and constantly receive the highest accolades each year – a trademark of our safaris in Tanzania.

15. 14 Day Botswana Cross Country Group Explorations Safari - from $5,895.00

Giraffe in water

Exclusive value-added for this program with free nights in Johannesburg and Victoria Falls! This group safari is the least expensive way to cover the best game viewing areas of Botswana with a highly qualified guide. Accommodations are in canvas meru-style tents. You will be traveling in a small group (8)with your guide using charter flights in and out of the Okavango Delta camps. Drive into Livingstone from Chobe Botswana, finishing at the Falls. 2014 DEPARTURE DATES: 20 Jun, 23 Jun, 04 Jul, 10 Jul, 13 Jul, 21 Jul, 24 Jul, 01 Aug, 07 Aug, 10 Aug, 16 Aug, 22 Aug, 28 Aug, 03 Sep, 07 Sep, 19 Sep, 25 Sep, 28 Sep, 01 Oct, 09 Oct, 12 Oct, 28 Oct, 06 Nov, 09 Nov, 15 Nov *, 18 Nov, 22 Nov. SPECIAL SAVINGS! Travel from July-Nov 2014 and receive $600.00 off per person!!

16. 14 Day Explorer Group Safari to Tanzania - $4,795.00

Kenya and Tanzania

This is our most affordable scheduled group safari departure in Tanzania. Group size is maximum 10 people on a departure. 2014 Departure Dates: Sep 01, Sep 15, Oct 06, Oct 20, Nov 03, Nov 17, Dec 01, Dec 15. 2015 Departure Dates: Jan 05, Jan 19, Feb 02, Feb 16, Mar 02, Mar 16, May 04, May 18, Jun 01, Jun 15, Jun 22, Jul 06, Jul 13, Jul 20, Aug 03, Aug 10, Aug 17, Aug 31, Sep 07, Sep 14, Oct 05, Oct 19, Nov 02, Nov 16, Nov 30, Dec 14, Dec 21.

17. 14 Day Family Wildlife Safari to Tanzania- From $4,650.00-$7,295.00

Miles and Nicholas Nolting on Safari

Our suggested family program offers great value for families, teenagers and children. Both Conde Nast Traveler and Travel & Leisure have recognized us in 2013 as the top Travel Specialist and Safari Outfitter to plan family safaris to wildlife destinations in Africa! This itinerary can be modified and tailor-made to customize and plan your own family safari. Ask about visiting Ndarakwai Ranch for a day or two of volunteering. DEPARTURES DAILY (Dec-Mar)(Jun-Oct).

18. 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)

19. 14 Day Wilderness Explorations Group Safari to Botswana- From $9,725.00

Giraffe in water

This guided safari takes time to experience and explore the best Botswana has to offer. As a small (8 people) group you have the same highly trained guide throughout the safari. SPECIAL SAVINGS! The first overnight hotel in Johannesburg is complimentary. 2015 Departures: Mar 25, Mar 31, Apr 15, Apr 18, Apr 30, May 03, May 06, May 29, Jun 04, Jun 13, Jun 27, Jul 06, Jul 18, Jul 27, Aug 10, Aug 16, Aug 19, Sep 06, Sep 12, Sep 15, Sep 28, Oct 19, Oct 28, Nov 03, Nov 06, Nov 12.

20. 15 Day Group Explorer Safari to Kenya and Tanzania (Amboseli-Nakuru-Mara-Manyara-Serengeti-Ngorongoro-Tarangire)- From $4,350.00

KT 16 Explorer

Departures: Three days a week (Sun/Wed/Fri). This is an affordable, standard group lodge safari that is all driving through Kenya and Tanzania. It visits all the main parks in each country offering a wide diversity of ecosystems and scenery. Your guides in Kenya and Tanzania will have an excellent knowledge of the areas you visit.

21. 16 Day Great Namibian Journey Group Safari - From $5,675.00

Damaraland Wildlife, Namibia

Namibia is a land of stunning landscapes, endless skies, barren deserts, rugged mountains and spectacular wildlife-and the great Namibian Journey encompasses all. This group departure explores the dunes of Sossusvlei and the Namib Desert, the stark beauty of the Skeleton Coast, amazing marine life just off Swakopmund and the inland regions of Damaraland, Ongava and Etosha. 2014 DEPARTURES: Jul 10, Jul 15, Aug 01, Aug 11, Aug 15, Sep 02, Sep 15, Sep 21, Oct 10, Oct 23, Nov 04, Nov 09, Nov 14, Nov 28. SPECIAL SAVINGS! Travel from July-Nov 2014 and receive $500.00 off per person!!

22. 17 Day Tanzania North and South Group Safari (Serengeti-Selous-Zanzibar) - From $6,350.00

Serengeti, Tanzania

This popular program is a group lodge safari driving through the parks to Lake Manyara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater followed by a flying safari to the Selous. Your driver/guide has an excellent knowledge of the areas that you will visit. The parks are chosen for their eco-systems and variety of wildlife and bird species. Departures: Once a week.