Celebrate Shark Week's "Schweekend" All Year with African Travel, Inc.

Delray Beach, Florida, UNITED STATES

DELRAY BEACH, FL, Aug. 27, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Discovery Channel's highly anticipated "Shark Week" programming has come to an end, but not to fear: the programming has earned a spin-off "Schweekend" that will premiere on Saturday, August 29. However, die-hard fans of these regal seaborne creatures can enjoy thrilling face-to-face encounters year-round with African Travel, Inc. On the action-packed "Thrilling Adventure in Southern Africa," guests descend into the Atlantic Ocean for a rare up-close-and-personal interaction with these provocative beasts - all from the safety of a reinforced cage.

"Thrilling Adventure in Southern Africa" is a heart-pumping itinerary designed for adrenaline seekers. Adventurers from around the world venture to Cape Town to test their courage in shark-infested waters, and no certification is necessary - expert guides take care of all your arrangements before you take the plunge. In addition to the stimulating shark dive, you will explore the most exciting areas of South Africa and Zimbabwe while actively participating in the adventure of a lifetime.

Table Mountain becomes less of a beautiful landmark and more of a challenge as you hike the imperial face and rappel down the steep slope. Witness Victoria Falls, the world's largest curtain of falling water, and canoe down the Zambezi River to experience "the smoke that thunders" from all angles. Feel the refreshing mist on your face as you harness into a giant swing and zipline through the forest canopy 300 feet above the river.

" Thrilling Adventure in Southern Africa " is an 11-day exploration of Cape Town, Tuli Game Reserve, Johannesburg and Victoria Falls.  Prices start from $6,785 per person, based on double occupancy.

For more information and to book the safari of your dreams, contact your favorite Travel Professional, call African Travel, Inc. at (800) 421-8907, or visit www.africantravelinc.com. CST 2071444-20

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About African Travel, Inc. - "We Know Africa"
African Travel, Inc. is a 39-year-old safari operator, with operations in Africa and the USA, offering customized and locally-hosted safaris to Africa at all price points. The company's focus is solely on planning and operating safaris in Africa. We have dedicated, experienced teams in Africa, Safari Specialists in the USA, an extensive transportation fleet, numerous hotels, camps and lodges throughout The Travel Corporation's Africa-based associate companies.  Refer to www.AfricanTravelInc.com for a wide variety of ideas and safaris.

African Travel, Inc. shares the coverage available under the USTOA $1 Million Travelers Assistance Program with affiliates of TravCorp USA, Inc. In addition, TravCorp Financial Services Limited provides a guarantee of $20 Million.

About The TreadRight Foundation
Created as a joint initiative between The Travel Corporation's family of brands, The TreadRight Foundation is a not-for-profit working to ensure the environment and communities we visit remain vibrant for generations to come. To date, TreadRight has more than 35 sustainable tourism projects worldwide. The foundation's guiding principle is to encourage sustainable tourism development through conservation, leadership and support for communities.

TreadRight's past project partners include WWF, Conservation International and The National Trust in the UK. Current initiatives include sponsoring the National Geographic Society's inaugural "World Legacy Awards," helping to combat wildlife crime with WildAid, and empowering individuals with the Alliance for Artisan Enterprise.

To learn more about our past and current work at TreadRight, please visit us at TreadRight.org.


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