Who are we?<br />
Rob & Jos Janisch are the co-owners of One Africa which operates Explore Gorongosa in Mozambique’s Gorongosa National Park...
Where are we from?<br />
Mozambique, Africa:<br /><ul><li> Situated on the east coast (Indian Ocean) of Southern Africa
 Borders South Africa & Swaziland in the south, Zimbabwe and Zambia in the centre, Malawi & Tanzania in the north
 Length of coastline the same as the US west coast!
Stable political and economic situation – unusual for Africa
Large foreign interests in mining, agriculture, tourism, conservation & social development</li></li></ul><li>Mozambique ha...
These days Mozambique is known for its warm tropical coastline & exclusive islands lined with white, sandy beaches...<br />
...its pristine conservation areas including tropical marine reefs, diverse wildlife, and incredible scenery...<br />
...and Mozambique is known for its wonderful people, with a rich cultural history and traditions <br />
Mozambique is now the ultimate African beach-and-bush travel destination...<br />
Gorongosa National Park: Mozambique’s Flagship National Park<br />
Gorongosa National Park is situated right in the centre of the country, close to the second city of Beira.<br />And is now...
What is happening in Gorongosa National Park & why is everyone talking about it?<br />
The Gorongosa Restoration Project<br /><ul><li>Long term park management agreement
Huge wildlife restocking program
Visionary partnership between Mozambique government & the Carr Foundation</li></li></ul><li>So who is Greg Carr?...<br /><...
 Subsequently was involved in a number of social development and human rights projects in the US through his Carr Foundation
 In 2008, Greg committed 20 years and a large amount of personal finances to developing the Gorongosa National Park in Moz...
 Developing a leading scientific and ecological research hub in Mozambique
 Re-introduction of mega-herbivores (buffalo, wildebeest, zebra, eland, elephant), as well as key predators and other species
 Improving the quality of life of the people living on the perimeter of the Park to reduce their impact on the fragile eco...
…and what publicity is out there currently?<br /><ul><li>National Geographic feature film – Africa’s Lost Eden
 CBS 60 Minutes
New Yorker magazine
Outside magazine</li></li></ul><li>What is Explore Gorongosa?<br />
<ul><li> Unique safari experience in Mozambique
Luxury tented eco-lodge
 Expert guided walks and game drives in an open vehicle (day & night)
The first and currently only tourism operator in Gorongosa National Park</li></ul>Image: Ant Kaschula<br />
intimate unfenced seasonal tented camp hosting no more than 12 guests<br />
nature-inspired eco-luxuries<br />
spacious, open, airy and comfortable<br />
outdoor bathrooms<br />
each tent is set in a different location<br />
locally sourced and crafted furnishings<br />
spacious mess tent under large shady pod mahoganies <br />
central mess tent area as a meeting point<br />
outdoor dining<br />
all food ingredients sourced from within a 100km radius from the park<br />
Who are you going to meet at Explore Gorongosa?<br />
100% owner run<br />rob & jos<br />tonga<br />cassius<br />
personal interaction<br />
What experiences will you have at Explore Gorongosa?<br />
exclusive walking safaris in unique landscapes<br />
guided walks through stunning scenery<br />
gorongosa has 54 different recorded ecosystems to explore<br />
explore forested limestone gorges<br />
brunch in the bush anyone?<br />
where else in the world do you have an entire national park all to yourself?<br />
exploring gorongosa… a life-changing experience <br />
What is the wildlife like?<br />
Image: Ant Kaschula<br />
 dickinson’s kestrel<br /> palmnut vulture<br />
 black and white (vanga) flycatcher<br />
 narina trogon<br /> yellow-billed storks<br />
Image: Ant Kaschula<br />
What else can we add to the itinerary?<br />
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  1. 1.
  2. 2. Who are we?<br />
  3. 3. Rob & Jos Janisch are the co-owners of One Africa which operates Explore Gorongosa in Mozambique’s Gorongosa National Park<br />One Africais a newly established, owner-run safari initiative inspiring unique safari experiences across southern and east Africa <br />One Africais a newly established, owner-run safari initiative inspiring unique safari experiences across southern Africa <br />
  4. 4. Where are we from?<br />
  5. 5. Mozambique, Africa:<br /><ul><li> Situated on the east coast (Indian Ocean) of Southern Africa
  6. 6. Borders South Africa & Swaziland in the south, Zimbabwe and Zambia in the centre, Malawi & Tanzania in the north
  7. 7. Length of coastline the same as the US west coast!
  8. 8. Stable political and economic situation – unusual for Africa
  9. 9. Large foreign interests in mining, agriculture, tourism, conservation & social development</li></li></ul><li>Mozambique has unfortunately had to endure decades of internal conflict from the late 1960s to the early 1990s - initially a revolutionary struggle for independence from the Portuguese, followed by a much more fractured and bitter civil war triggered by international events in the 1970s and 1980s...<br />However, since its free and fair elections of 1994, the country has had numerous other peaceful democratic election processes, with 3 different presidents and a highly-praised social development & upliftmentprogramme emerging of late.<br />In terms of African tourism potential, we’d like to think that Mozambique is now at the point where it is one of the most exciting countries to visit... one of the most diverse, safe and interesting African travel destinations around...<br />
  10. 10. These days Mozambique is known for its warm tropical coastline & exclusive islands lined with white, sandy beaches...<br />
  11. 11. ...its pristine conservation areas including tropical marine reefs, diverse wildlife, and incredible scenery...<br />
  12. 12. ...and Mozambique is known for its wonderful people, with a rich cultural history and traditions <br />
  13. 13. Mozambique is now the ultimate African beach-and-bush travel destination...<br />
  14. 14. Gorongosa National Park: Mozambique’s Flagship National Park<br />
  15. 15. Gorongosa National Park is situated right in the centre of the country, close to the second city of Beira.<br />And is now home to...<br />Explore Gorongosa is our private tented camp in the heart of the park<br />
  16. 16. What is happening in Gorongosa National Park & why is everyone talking about it?<br />
  17. 17. The Gorongosa Restoration Project<br /><ul><li>Long term park management agreement
  18. 18. Huge wildlife restocking program
  19. 19. Visionary partnership between Mozambique government & the Carr Foundation</li></li></ul><li>So who is Greg Carr?...<br /><ul><li> Developed voice-mail technology in the 1980s
  20. 20. Subsequently was involved in a number of social development and human rights projects in the US through his Carr Foundation
  21. 21. In 2008, Greg committed 20 years and a large amount of personal finances to developing the Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique</li></li></ul><li>…and what does the Gorongosa Restoration Project entail?<br /><ul><li> Improving anti-poaching and law-enforcement within the Park
  22. 22. Developing a leading scientific and ecological research hub in Mozambique
  23. 23. Re-introduction of mega-herbivores (buffalo, wildebeest, zebra, eland, elephant), as well as key predators and other species
  24. 24. Improving the quality of life of the people living on the perimeter of the Park to reduce their impact on the fragile ecosystems of Gorongosa</li></li></ul><li> sustainable benefits beyond park boundaries <br />
  25. 25. …and what publicity is out there currently?<br /><ul><li>National Geographic feature film – Africa’s Lost Eden
  26. 26. CBS 60 Minutes
  27. 27. New Yorker magazine
  28. 28. Outside magazine</li></li></ul><li>What is Explore Gorongosa?<br />
  29. 29. <ul><li> Unique safari experience in Mozambique
  30. 30. Luxury tented eco-lodge
  31. 31. Expert guided walks and game drives in an open vehicle (day & night)
  32. 32. The first and currently only tourism operator in Gorongosa National Park</li></ul>Image: Ant Kaschula<br />
  33. 33. intimate unfenced seasonal tented camp hosting no more than 12 guests<br />
  34. 34. nature-inspired eco-luxuries<br />
  35. 35. spacious, open, airy and comfortable<br />
  36. 36. outdoor bathrooms<br />
  37. 37. each tent is set in a different location<br />
  38. 38. locally sourced and crafted furnishings<br />
  39. 39. spacious mess tent under large shady pod mahoganies <br />
  40. 40. central mess tent area as a meeting point<br />
  41. 41. outdoor dining<br />
  42. 42. all food ingredients sourced from within a 100km radius from the park<br />
  43. 43.
  44. 44. Who are you going to meet at Explore Gorongosa?<br />
  45. 45. 100% owner run<br />rob & jos<br />tonga<br />cassius<br />
  46. 46. personal interaction<br />
  47. 47. What experiences will you have at Explore Gorongosa?<br />
  48. 48. exclusive walking safaris in unique landscapes<br />
  49. 49. guided walks through stunning scenery<br />
  50. 50. gorongosa has 54 different recorded ecosystems to explore<br />
  51. 51.
  52. 52. explore forested limestone gorges<br />
  53. 53. brunch in the bush anyone?<br />
  54. 54.
  55. 55. where else in the world do you have an entire national park all to yourself?<br />
  56. 56. exploring gorongosa… a life-changing experience <br />
  57. 57. What is the wildlife like?<br />
  58. 58. Image: Ant Kaschula<br />
  59. 59.
  60. 60.
  61. 61.
  62. 62.
  63. 63.
  64. 64.
  65. 65. dickinson’s kestrel<br /> palmnut vulture<br />
  66. 66. black and white (vanga) flycatcher<br />
  67. 67. narina trogon<br /> yellow-billed storks<br />
  68. 68.
  69. 69. Image: Ant Kaschula<br />
  70. 70. What else can we add to the itinerary?<br />
  71. 71. Mount Gorongosa<br /><ul><li> stand-alone massif situated at the southern-most point of the Great African Rift Valley: 1860m to peak (6100ft)
  72. 72. last remaining montane rain forest in Southern Africa
  73. 73. water catchment for the entire central Mozambique
  74. 74. fragile environment rapidly diminishing due to slash-and-burn agricultural practises and illegal logging on the slopes </li></li></ul><li>cascading waterfalls<br />
  75. 75. towering canopy forest<br />
  76. 76. Incredible, ever-changing scenery<br />
  77. 77. open altiplano heather on the summit<br />
  78. 78. Wilderness Fly Camping<br /><ul><li>walk in and walkout of a wilderness fly camping
  79. 79. just you and the bush
  80. 80. simple and authentic
  81. 81. different spots depending on where the game is</li></li></ul><li>Access & connections?<br />
  82. 82.
  83. 83. exclusive operational area<br /> 25mins game-drive<br />
  84. 84. Access Options<br />Direct flights into Gorongosa (CFA Charters) : <br /><ul><li> Gorongosa National Park – Bazaruto Island
  85. 85. Mondays & Fridays
  86. 86. $350 per person one way
  87. 87. Private charters available from most regional and domestic lodges</li></ul>Direct international flights into Beira:<br /><ul><li> Johannesburg – Beira (Airlink)
  88. 88. Daily
  89. 89. Road transfers available to the Park from Beira (3.5hrs)</li></ul>Direct international flights into Vilanculos:<br /><ul><li> Johannesburg – Vilanculos (Pelican Air)
  90. 90. Daily</li></ul>Direct regional flights into Beira:<br /><ul><li> Maputo – Beira (LAM)
  91. 91. Nampula – Beira (LAM)
  92. 92. Pemba – Beira (LAM)
  93. 93. Self drive to Gorongosa possible </li></li></ul><li>Summary<br /><ul><li>Max 12 pax sharing
  94. 94. En suite tents
  95. 95. Real authentic bush camp
  96. 96. Recommended number of nights: 4-7 nights
  97. 97. Good game viewing & birding
  98. 98. Great conservation story
  99. 99. Rates: $320 per person sharing
  100. 100. Good to link with islands in Mozambique</li></li></ul><li>Explore Gorongosa<br />a unique mozambique safari experience<br />www.exploregorongosa.com<br />
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