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AFRICAN WILDLIFE PHOTO SAFARIS

Specialist wildlife safaris - designed by photographers for photographers.

2019 safari dates now confirmed! Early booking highly recommended - these trips fill fast.

TOP WILDLIFE DESTINATIONS

Small group specialist wildlife photographic safaris to some of Africa’s top destinations: the magnificent Chobe River on the Botswana/Namibia border; South Africa’s Zimanga, the first African game reserve designed specifically for photographers; and Namibia, a hauntingly beautiful country offering superb wildlife and landscape photography.

10 NIGHTS IN CHOBE & ZIMANGA

  • Sorry, 2018 date fully booked
  • May 25 – June 4, 2019

8, 10 & 11 NIGHTS IN ZIMANGA

  • Sorry, 2018 dates fully booked
  • June 4 – 12, 2019 (8 nights)
  • June 20 – 30, 2019 (10 nights)
  • September 8 – 19, 2019 (11 nights)

8 & 9 NIGHTS IN CHOBE

  • Sorry, 2018 date fully booked
  • August 3 – August 12, 2019 (9 nights)

NEW! - 13 NIGHTS IN NAMIBIA

May 4 – May 17, 2019 (13 nights)

CUSTOM-BUILT PHOTO BOATS

Specialist photo boats on the Chobe River, designed to get you up close and personal with the wildlife. Built-in camera mounts, swivel chairs, shallow draught.

DRAMATIC NOCTURNAL PHOTOGRAPHY

Amazing low level overnight hide for wide angle large mammal photography under the stars. Available on all Zimanga trips.

GUIDED BY PRO PHOTOGRAPHERS

Led by professional wildlife photographers with 20 years experience of Africa, supported by specialist local guides.

EXCELLENT VALUE

From £3,200 plus flights – great value for such specialist safaris.

BEST TIME OF YEAR

Dry season conditions mean maximum wildlife activity and great light.

STATE-OF-THE-ART REFLECTION HIDES

Low level hides (blinds) in Zimanga designed by multi-award winning wildlife photographer Bence Máté, for stunning bird and mammal photography.

SUPERB PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES

Photograph big game and superb bird life on South Africa’s first ‘Big Five’ reserve designed specifically for photographers.

EXCLUSIVE-USE HOUSEBOAT

Spend 3 nights on a four star houseboat on the Chobe river, and three nights under canvas in a bush camp. Available on our new nine night Uniquely Chobe safari.

COMFORTABLE ACCOMMODATION

Our accommodation is chosen to put us in the prime locations for photography.

We'll get you close - then closer still

Great subjects, great light, great guides - the perfect recipe for great wildlife images
Read our September 2017 trip report

PHOTOGRAPH AFRICA'S MOST CHARISMATIC WILDLIFE

Big game and bountiful bird life.

Whitebacked vulture (Gyps africanus), Zimanga private game reserve, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, September 2016

TAKE YOUR WILDLIFE IMAGES TO THE NEXT LEVEL

Experience adrenaline-fuelled action photography.

SMALL GROUP SIZE

Maximum of six guests on each safari, ensuring you’re always in the best position.

PROFESSIONAL ADVICE

Not one, but two full time professional photographers on hand to give you all the help and advice you want.

COMFORTABLE ACCOMMODATION

Stay where the action is and spend maximum time photographing.

YOUR SAFARI HOSTS

Putting your photography first

Steve Toon, African photo safari leader
Steve Toon
Pro wildlife photographer
Steve and Ann Toon, African photo safari leaders
Award-winning photographers Ann and Steve have 20 years’ experience photographing wildlife in Africa, their work has been widely published around the world, and they have co-authored several books – read more.
Ann Toon, African photo safari leader
Ann Toon
Pro wildlife photographer

LATEST SAFARI NEWS

Check out the latest blogs from our African destinations.

  • Namaqua chameleon

Photographing the Namib desert’s hidden gems

Classic jewels and hidden gems. Grand-scale scenics and intimate, low-angle close-ups. Our newly-launched ‘Planet Namibia’...
January 6, 2018
  • Too close for comfort: a lioness leads her cubs to safety

A lion ‘sandwich’ followed by pancakes!

It’s not every-day you find yourself the filling in a lion/elephant sandwich, but that’s what...
November 8, 2017
  • Spotted necked otter

Otter magic on the Chobe

If we asked you to list 10 things you might see on a photo safari...
October 17, 2017

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