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.

East Africa Bush Tails

Premier Tanzania Safari featuring Asilia Safari Camps  Greetings Mark and Szilvia, I wanted to thank Africa Adventure Company for putting together the most fabulous journey for my family. I know I sound cliche….but it really was the trip of a lifetime for all of us! All four of us have

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Southern Africa Bush Tails

“Bespoke Namibia Spectacular” to Sossusvlei, Damarland and Skeleton Coast Ian, I wanted to get back to you with a short review of our safari to Namibia. My daughter and I have a wonderful time and everything went perfect. All the logistics and information you provided were right on. The itinerary

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Galloping Gnus Newsletter

Celebrating our 30 Years What a milestone! The Africa Adventure Company kicked off celebrating our 30th anniversary early this year by attending several travel shows, meeting up with many past clients to share their countless adventures and stories. I was able to express my passion in an interview with Wall

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Southern Africa Bush Tails

Months ago I was tickled to receive a request from Dora and Vaughan in Zambia for artwork, to transform their Britten Norman Islander into a flying wild dog! Of course I said Yes! What else would I say… This project ticks all my boxes: *It is public and interactive art,

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Southern Africa Bush Tails

Around the world, our planet is experiencing the effects of El Nino, including drought in many countries. The first thought is always: what will happen to the wildlife in times of drought? And is it always a bad thing? Map Ives shares his thoughts on how this impacts on wildlife

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Southern Africa Bush Tails

1. Biking the Backroads on safari; cycle at Mashatu in southern Botswana 2. Walking with Elephants in Mana Pools; a trunkful experience up close and personal 3. Gorilla trekking in the Mist; Uganda, Rwanda and even the Congo (combining with active volcano) 4. Teenagers, Caves, and Rhino; outdoor education as

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Southern Africa Bush Tails

Nxai Pan Rather shy, but always a delight to watch, sightings were reported of two bat eared fox parents ‘herding’ their five young at the old water-hole. The two male lions – part of the resident pride – were seen often near the main waterhole. The rest of the pride

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Southern Africa Bush Tails

Weather and Landscape February saw the Delta receive a large amount of rain – on one day we recorded 30 mm within 30 minutes! The temperature has been stable and pleasant, with lows of 19° Celsius and highs of 31°. That said, we experienced tremendous humidity prior to each storm,

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Southern Africa Bush Tails

It seems that this summer has really proven to be a season of new life, which brings an extraordinary excitement to rangers and guests alike. Watching young predators in their first phases of development is both entertaining and intriguing, and we have been blessed with plenty of action as the

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Southern Africa Bush Tails

For travelers who want to feel connected to the earth under their feet, nothing compares to a walking safari or hiking adventure. With trained guides leading the way, you’ll experience sightings of wildlife in a whole new way. Being active is possible on safari and getting away from sitting in
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