Extraordinary lives of the Omo people

Visiting the Hamar and Mursi people in the Omo Delta, Ethiopia.The Hamar are semi nomadic livestock keepers, they wear colourful beaded jewellery and an ochre...

Welcoming 2020

A new year, a new decade!  We have much to be grateful for - our dedicated team, our supporters and clients who we have shared many adventures with, and most of...

Jan 7, 2020

Rare sighting of Swayne’s Hartebeest

Only two pockets of Swayne’s Hartebeest still live wild in their original territory. Established to protect this endemic and endangered species, this tiny 54km2...

Dec 2, 2019

Heavy rain in Northern Kenya

How quickly the landscape changes when it rains. This normally, semi-arid corner of Samburu is now under water! The runway at Sasaab is virtually an island - and...

Nov 20, 2019

Memories are made of moments like this!

Milestone for Binny Oldenburg as she completes her final flight as a commercial pilot. A lifetime spent flying, Binny’s career started in Tanzania as a bush...

Nov 14, 2019

Samburu Warriors have style!

The first time in a chopper for these Samburu warriors and elders!  We stopped on the top of the Ndodo Mountains (Samburu) to drop our clients who wanted to walk...

Oct 18, 2019

Rainbow Trout fingerlings!

On 14th August at dawn, Tropic Air launched two helicopters onto the upper slopes of Mount Kenya, with 4,000 Rainbow Trout fingerlings on board, with the task of...

Sep 27, 2019