Photographic Safaris are the perfect opportunity to show off your camera skills as well as view some of the most incredible landscapes and wildlife in Africa. Photographic safaris are not just for skilled or professional photographers, but also for beginner shutterbugs who would like to learn more about wildlife photography. Many photographic safaris feature workshops facilitated by trained photographers who teach unique techniques and styles, helping you to become a better photographer.
Africa is the perfect setting for a photographic safari, and South Africa, Kenya, Botswana and Zimbabwe are the continent’s most popular destinations for these holidays. From the fantastic wildlife of South Africa and the magnificent setting of Chobe River in Botswana, to the stunning views of Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, there are so many breathtaking sights waiting to be captured.
South Africa is a true African gem – the country has gorgeous and unique scenic views, fantastic wildlife that can be viewed at luxurious wildlife reserves, as well as world class cosmopolitan cities. Most South African reserves feature the Big 5 amongst a wide variety of animals in dense bushland, which make for brilliant photographs. The Kruger National Park is an expansive and vast nature reserve spread across the provinces of Limpopo and Mpumalanga, and is the biggest nature reserve in Africa. At Kruger you have the opportunity to view stunning wildlife in their natural habitat, with little interference from humans. There are many other reserves throughout the country, especially in the beautiful Eastern Cape, a province along the coast that has an array of stunning views and wildlife. The Shamwari Game
Reserve in the Eastern Cape is a popular reserve and offers a range of big game mammals for you to photograph. Shamwari has a vast cheetah population as well as numerous members of the Big 5, creating sensational photographic opportunities.
Kenya is an extremely fascinating country with diverse and beautiful scenery and wildlife. The vast Masai Mara National Reserve is renowned for the Great Migration, an annual phenomenon that sees thousands of wildebeest and zebra cross the Serengeti, and is one of the most sought after photography experiences. There are plenty of other stunning views including the glorious Mount Kenya and the expansive and breathtaking Lake Nakuru that serves as a brilliant backdrop for your photographs.
Botswana is one of the most unique destinations that could be photographed. The gorgeous Chobe River, the expansive Chobe National Park as well as the magnificent Okavango Delta are just among some of the popular places to capture with your camera. Botswana has plenty of fascinating wildlife and is renowned for being the home of a large amount of elephants, as well as some of the most beautiful natural landscapes in all of Southern Africa. This stunning country can be discovered, explored, and photographed by you and promises an amazing and enthralling safari experience. The Okavango Delta is a huge and magnificent natural site that attracts a host of unique wildlife and stunning flora. The delta has marshes and swamps that creates a picture-perfect scene, ensuring you have a fantastic photographic safari.
Photographic safaris that are offered in Zimbabwe mainly focus on the stunning Victoria Falls, one of the most picturesque views in all of Africa. The Victoria Falls, nicknamed the Smoke That Thunders, is one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World and truly is a sight to behold. The Falls also have an array of small animals and dense vegetation surrounding it,
making for fantastic photo-ops. The Hwange National park is also a popular photographic safari destination because of the vast number of big mammals that inhabit the park. The reserve is also covered in stunning bushland that contrast beautifully with the blue African sky.
East Cape Tours can plan your brilliant and unique photographic safari, tailor-made to fit your needs and budget. Our unique trips are not only for professional photographers; these stunning packages are perfect for anyone who wishes to see Africa while learning new photographic techniques. Whether you are a professional or amateur photographer, there truly is no better way to explore Africa.
For an expansive and thoroughly beautiful portfolio, book your photographic safari with us today!