Alison Nolting
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Alison Nolting

Director of Tours and Marketing

Alison has over 25 years in the travel industry. She was born and grew up in Zimbabwe, attended Cordon Bleu school in Cape Town and worked in both Harare and London. A career change had her running a safari camp where she met Mark and moved to the USA in 1991. She has traveled with Mark and their two boys as a family, to over 10 countries in Africa and on 18 or so trips with her children. Beyond going on numerous safaris in Tanzania, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Botswana, and South Africa, Alison loves the Lower Zambezi river region, gorilla and chimp trekking, adventuring in the Skeleton Coast, and the Indian Ocean island Seychelles.

Southern Africa Bush Tails

Sightings – June 2018 Sightings Report Kwara Concession The wild dog pack of 8 adults and 11 puppies were denning close to Little Kwara camp. We were able to witness them making successful kills and then returning to the den to regurgitate food for the alpha female. Guests really enjoyed

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East Africa Bush Tails

The Migration Movement updated – June 26, 2018 The first arrival of the wildebeest herds have been sighted at the Kirawira in the western Serengeti on their annual move to the north. However, some herds have taken the Togoro Plains towards the Lobo area route. The Migration Movement updated –

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Southern Africa Bush Tails

April 2018 Update from Vundu Camp and Bushlife Hello Friends! BUSHLIFE SUPPORT UNIT There was little to report earlier in the rainy season, as much-needed vehicle repairs and flooded roads kept our patrols to a minimum. ALL OF OUR ANTI-POACHING PATROLS ARE BACK IN ACTION! Our Anti-Poaching patrol vehicles really take a

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East Africa Bush Tails

The Rhyne’s “Galloping Gnus” Safari to Kenya and Tanzania – Guided by Wilfred Mollel February 22, 2017 In late February I had the pleasure of meeting Margaret and David Rhyne when I picked them up at the Namanga border between Kenya and Tanzania. I gave them the safari briefing on

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AAC Events

To celebrate World Rhino Day 2017, Alison looks back at her trip this past May/June which was an itinerary woven to focus on important rhino projects.  It began when 1 flew deep into the Okavango Delta, continued up to Victoria Falls, through to the Mara Triangle, into Rwanda, and finally

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East Africa Bush TailsSouthern Africa Bush Tails

The team at AAC has judged their 5 top family lodges to try out in 2018. Both Travel+Leisure and Conde Nast Traveler have recognized us as a best family safari outfitter and the 5 places we recommend to other families, are also where we take our own as well! These standout properties will put you in the heart of wildlife

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Southern Africa Bush Tails

10 Amazing Romantic Getaways We have created this lovers list of the 10 dreamiest destinations in Africa. Our resident experts at AAC tracked the most romantic properties in the African bush (it’s a tough job, but someone has to do it)! #10 - Tongabezi Lodge near Victoria Falls, Zambia Tongabezi
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East Africa Bush Tails

Alison will be traveling through Kenya and Tanzania in May to bring updates on these conservation efforts. More and more travelers want to hear about the conservation and protection of East Africa’s wildlife. Specialist groups are always interested in meeting the local researchers in addition to the daily game drives.

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AAC Events

The listed photographic programs are four of The Africa Adventure Co. (AAC) trademark Group safaris that feature: Top naturalist guides leading the group or private trips A selection of destinations to highlight unique wildlife sighting opportunities Slower paced journeys to maximize viewing/photography in each location Careful planning to stay in

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East Africa Bush Tails

Our general advice to safari tourists is the following: if you have already paid for a safari in Tanzania, it is likely that your tour operator will ask for an additional payment, due to recently introduced changes to Tanzania’s VAT laws. This isn’t the fault of your tour operator –

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