Weird and Wonderful #2 - The Okapi

    By Cameron | November 18, 2015

    The Okapi The Okapi (Okapia johnstoni), is a giraffid artiodactyl mammal native to the northeast of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Central Africa. Although the okapi bears striped markings reminiscent of zebras, it is most closely related to the giraffe. The okapi and the giraffe are the only living members of the family Giraffidae. The okapi stands about 1.5 m (4.9 ft) tall at the shoulder and has an average body length of… … Read More »

    Grandpa Cecil

    By Cameron | November 10, 2015

    Grandpa Cecil  Great news came from Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe this week. Cecil the Lion lives on, even if it only is through his Grand-cubs who were spotted in the Park. They are estimated to be at least 4 months old and were birthed by one of Cecil's first daughters, Xanda. The cubs have not been named to prevent anthropomorphizing them. Photo by: Sam Mushandu/ Wilderness Safaris Lion cubs are born with brown rosettes (spots) on… … Read More »

    Weird and Wonderful #1 - the Gerenuk

    By Cameron | November 3, 2015

    Weird and Wonderful - #1 the Gerenuk Africa is probably best known for its wildlife and for good reason, the majestic and powerful Big 5; Lions, Elephants, Rhino's, these are the images that flash through your mind as you think of the wildlife grazing and stalking the wide open plains of Africa. However, there are thousands of other creatures that sometimes slip through the cracks and are not as well-known or widely publicized as the… … Read More »

    Botswana - Lonely Planet #1 Travel Destination 2016

    By Cameron | October 28, 2015

    Botswana - Lonely Planet #1 Travel Destination 2016 Botswana has been announced as the Lonely Planet no1. Travel Destination 2016, closely followed by Japan and the USA. Botswana is a landlocked country in Southern Africa, has a landscape defined by the Kalahari Desert and the Okavango Delta, which becomes a lush animal habitat during seasonal floods. Luxury safari camps are common, and in the Delta’s, dug-out canoes (mekoro) are used to navigate past birdlife, hippos… … Read More »

    2016 Brochure

    By Cameron | October 23, 2015

    2016 Brochure Launch We officially launched our 2016 Brochure last night, 22 October 2015, and it was a massive success! We'd like to thank everyone who attended as well as our whole team who made this evening possible. We are looking forward to 2016, many more tours and memories in Africa! If you'd like to order your brochure, simply fill out the form below and we'll get it to you.   [gallery ids="21246,21247,21248,21255,21256,21257,21258,21259,21260"] [gravityform id="6"… … Read More »

    A very special Nomad, Faye.

    By Cameron | October 19, 2015

    A very special Nomad, Faye. Working for Nomad Adventure Tours you get to meet a lot of interesting people, they come from different countries, cultures and backgrounds but every now and then someone who stands out from the crowd comes along. Faye Anderson has travelled with us many, many times and with her 10th tour coming up we wanted to share some of her stories and photos taken over the years. Faye holds a very… … Read More »

    The Best of Africa - Top 5

    By Cameron | September 21, 2015

    The Best of Africa - Top 5 1. The Masai Mara, Kenya Seasoned safari travellers, travel writers, documentary makers and researchers often admit that the Masai Mara is one of their favourite places. So why is that? Perhaps it is because of the 'big skies', the open savannahs, the romance of films like 'Out of Africa' and certainly because of the annual wildebeest migration, the density of game, the variety of birdlife and the chance… … Read More »

    Nomad Adventure Tours - Early Bird Discounts

    By Cameron | September 4, 2015

    Early Bird Discounts September 2015 Specials & 2016 Early Bird Deal… So many things to celebrate during the month of September…!  We welcome the arrival of Spring in the Southern hemisphere, release our September specials and bring you the incredible 2016 Early Bird deal! The 2016 Early Bird Deal will mean a 10% discount on the tour price of any Nomad operated tour, departing between 1st March 2016 to 1st July 2016. All new tours… … Read More »

    A walk on the wild side at Kana Kara Camp, Botswana

    By Cameron | August 14, 2015

    A walk on the Wild Side at Kana Kara Camp in Botswana A visit to Kana Kara Camp, in the heart of the Okavango Delta, guarantees to be an amazing experience for anyone on tour in Botswana.  This has never been truer for John van Lier and his family as they were on a game walk on a small island south of Kana Kara Camp. What was unfolding right in front of their very eyes… … Read More »

    Join us at WYSTC and Vote for Nomad Adventure Tours!!

    By 18600845351 | July 1, 2015

     Join us at WYSTC and Vote for Nomad Adventure Tours!!   [caption id="attachment_19890" align="aligncenter" width="285"] Vote for Nomad Adventure Tours[/caption] Nomad Adventure Tours has been at the forefront of adventure travel for over 17 years.  Innovation has seen us remain at the forefront of developments in tourism in Africa and this ensures that our tours remain fun and exciting and we strongly believe that travel with Nomad means friendship, fun and adventure plus the security… … Read More »