Galloping Gnus Newsletter

Winter 2016 Newsletter

Season’s Greetings

This is the time of year when we take a look back at the last 12 months and give thanks to our amazing clients. We’ve had a great 2015; we extend our gratitude for letting us plan your safaris and share in your fantastic adventures! We can’t wait for 2016 when we’ll be celebrating our 30th anniversary.
Mark Nolting July 2015 at Stanleys
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AAC travel roadshows with Mark Nolting

As part of our 30th Anniversary, Mark and members of the AAC team are coming to a city near you in early 2016. Meet the staff, share your safari questions and stories, and hear about Mark’s adventures in person at the following stops:

New York Times Travel Show
Jan 9+10 (Mark, Szilvia and Kyle)
Dallas Travel & Adventure Show
Jan 30+31 (Mark, Sarah, Saskia)
Los Angeles Travel & Adv. Show
Feb 27+28 (Mark, Kollin, Elena)
San Francisco Travel & Adv. Show
Mar 05+06 (Mark, Lynne, Jessica)
30th Anniversary Celebration
Fort Lauderdale on Mar 10, 2016

Signature Group Departures
We are offering these exclusive small, group departures for up to 6 guests. We have personally selected top naturalist guides with extensive knowledge of their home countries.

zebra migration - Turner, Kathy 2014

Linyanti giraffe running in water

Best of Tanzania with Albert Nanyaro 
Jun 10, Jun 21, Jul 04, Jul 13, Aug 21, Aug 30, Sep 06, Oct 02 @ $8,150.00
Botswana Safari with Brooks Kamanakao

Jul 03, Jul 22, Sep 07, Sep 20 @ $12,475.00

Zimbabwe Trip with Lewis Mangaba
Jun 19, Jul 10, Jul 31, Aug 21, Sep 01/25 @ $10,995.00
Uganda & Rwanda Primates with Sula Iga
Feb 06 (full), Jul 01, Sep 03 @ $9,150.00


Safaris that Give Back

With South Africa’s current exchange rate, there is no better time to explore gorgeous Cape Town and track the Big 5 on a wildlife safari. What better way than giving a gift to conservation with your investment of tourism dollars contributing to Saving the Rhinos!
Read more…


The Greatest Show on Earth 

Go Wild with the unparalleled viewing of the Great Migration, the Great Cats and more – all in an open vehicle! A NEW East will enthrall both the experienced and novice safari traveler alike. Best Jul-Oct.

The 18-Day East Africa Wildlife Extravaganza 


Where to Go List

Announcing the AAC annual list of our “30 Favorite Camps and Hotels”; some are new and some are perennial favorites. #1 pick is Little Mombo (ssshh offering a 40% discount in 2016). So which destination will it be? Read full list of 30…

making difference

Making a Difference

Booking an AAC safari is more than just game  viewing; there is purpose to making a difference! We are very involved in giving back to community projects, and supporting guides at grass roots level! Read more…    


East Africa Reports

Looking for your next adventure. Our client’s recent comments and feedback (Oct-Dec) as they share some awesome and exciting experi- ences from the bush. Read more…


Southern Africa Reports

Inspiration from our clients sharing feedback on many camps, their guides and amazing once in a lifetime wildlife sightings (Oct-Dec). Read more…

Don’t miss our Spring Newsletter, featuring:

AAC’s 30th Anniversary Then and Now Timeline! (1986-2016)

Announcing our Photographic Competition Winners!
Reminder to send in your photos by January 18 from 2015 travel.
Winners receive 10% discount.

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