Xtreme Airboat Tours

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Jul 042013
 
Xtreme Airboat Tours

Panama (Gamboa, Panama City)
Gamboa is a small town in the Republic of Panama. It was one of a handful of permanent Canal Zone townships, built to house employees of the Panama Canal and their dependents. The name Gamboa is the name of a tree of the quince family.
Gamboa is located on a sharp bend of [Curious? Find out more…]

Nam Ngum Lake

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Jul 032013
 
Nam Ngum Lake

Laos (Vientiane Province)
About 90km north of Vientiane, Ang Nam Ngum is a vast artificial lake created by the damming of the Nam Ngum (Ngum River). The highest peaks of the former river valley became forested islands after the valley was inundated in 1971.
Following the 1975 PL conquest of Vientiane, an estimated 3000 prostitutes and petty [Curious? Find out more…]

Tana River & Delta

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Jun 292013
 
Tana River & Delta

Kenya (Coast Province)
The Tana River is 440 miles long and is Kenya’s longest river. It rises in Mount Kenya and the Aberdare mountain range in central Kenya.
The Tana River Delta is the second most important estuarine and deltaic ecosystem in Eastern Africa. As Kenya’s 6th Ramsar site, it has a significant local community of cattle [Curious? Find out more…]

Ankavanana River

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Nov 082012
 
Ankavanana River

Madagascar (Sava Region)
One of the world’s most unique fishing and outdoors adventure destinations, the Ankavanana River is situated in the Sava region at the northeastern part of Madagascar. Each of the area’s major towns – Sambava, Antalaha, Vohemar, and Andapa – claims the title World Capital of Vanilla, a spice of which the region is [Curious? Find out more…]

Kaziranga National Park

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May 192012
 
Kaziranga National Park

India (Assam State)
The Kaziranga National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site, covers about 430 sq km, bordered by the Brahmaputra River in the north and the Karbi Anglong hills to the south. The largest number of one-horned rhinoceros in the world roam its swamps, grasslands with tall thickets of elephant grass and areas of mixed [Curious? Find out more…]

Loskop Dam

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Mar 192012
 
Loskop Dam

South Africa (Mpumalanga)
The Loskop Dam Nature Reserve comprises 23 000 ha of pristine Mpumalanga bushveld. The Loskop Dam in the reserve is 27 km long and boasts a 2 350 ha water surface.
The dam is a popular destination for fishermen, and hosts the annual Light Tackle Boat fishing competition. The abundance of water in the reserve makes it [Curious? Find out more…]

Sangha River

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Jun 152011
 
Sangha River

Central African Republic – Congo (Brazzaville) – Cameroon
The Sangha Tri-National zone was created on the initative of COMIFAC, a conference of the ministers of forests from the countries in the Congo basin. The Sangha River Tri-national Protected area (STN) includes Dzanga Sangha Special Reserve in Central African Republic, Nouabale Ndoki National Park in the Republic of Congo (Brazzaville) and the Lobeke [Curious? Find out more…]

Carmor Plains Wildlife Reserve

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Oct 012010
 
Carmor Plains Wildlife Reserve

Australia – Northern Territory
Carmor Plains Wildlife Reserve, operated by Australia Wide Safaris, comprises 100 000 acres of pristine outback. Only 210 km east of Darwin, a little over 2 hours driving or 30 minutes flight, the reserve is adjacent to Kakadu National Park, a World Heritage Site.
Scenic flood plains are entirely submerged during the summer rain [Curious? Find out more…]

Lake Phobane

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Mar 202010
 
Lake Phobane

South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal)
Lake Phobane (previously known as Goedertrouw Dam) is reached via the NkwaliniValley between Eshowe and Melmoth, a region which was once the heart of King Shaka’s Kingdom.
The dam is set in the Umhlatuze Valley with the Mabelebele Mountains offering a spectacular backdrop. It was completed on the uMhlatuze River in 1980 to provide an assured water supply [Curious? Find out more…]

Kowie River

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Aug 192009
 
Kowie River

South Africa (Eastern Cape)
The scenic Kowie River (known locally as the “Ecawa”) is navigable for some 28 km and flows from wild indigenous forest through farmland, past riverside homes, under two bridges in Port Alfred’s town center and out to sea. In its tidal waters people enjoy boating, cruising, waterskiing, fishing and swimming, while canoeists [Curious? Find out more…]