Mark Nolting

Mark Nolting specializes in photographic African safaris. With his wife Alison, he runs the Africa Adventure Company and creates unforgettable wildlife experiences for clients around the world. Alison was born and raised in Zimbabwe and spent many years managing safari camps before joining Mark more than two decades ago. Born in Minneapolis and raised in Florida, Mark founded The Africa Adventure Company in 1986 after spending two years traveling through 16 countries, from Cairo to Cape Town, gathering material for his guidebooks, "Africa's Top Wildlife Countries" and "African Safari Field Guide." Together with their two boys, Mark and Alison have traveled as a family for the past 25 years, while continuing to source hands-on and memorable experiences for their clientele.

• 30+ years of experience developing safari experiences in Africa
• Extensive knowledge of Tanzania, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Botswana, South Africa, and more
• Serves on panels for Travel + Leisure and Condé Nast Traveler, as well as the board of Safari Professionals, Bushlife Conservancy, and the Florida Chapter of the Association for the Promotion of Travel to Africa (APTA)
• Speaks English, French, German, and Spanish

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