Wildlife photography / 14 posts found
Zimbabwe. Painted Wolves Safari With Nick Dyer – 20 – 26 October 2020 and 14 – 20 October 2021
Journey to the remote wildlife areas of Hwange National Park and Mana Pools National Park in Zimbabwe, with Nick Dyer, on the adventure of a lifetime. Nick Dyer is an award-winning photographer and author of the coffee table book ‘Painted Wolves, A Wild Dog’s Life’. He has a contagious passion for these animals and is committed to their conservation. Starting 4th of November 2019 in Victoria Falls, we’ll take you on a 9-day safari that combines pristine national parks, knowledgable and passionate safari guides, and a lifetime of memories waiting to be made – this Painted Wolves safari promises to be like none other. 3 […]
Photo Boot Camp Safari – 9 days May 2019
An exciting time to be in Zimbabwe as the season changes from summer to autumn. You will be hosted by an Australian professional photographer for this exclusive tailormade safari in May 2019. Space is limited to only 8 people. Photo Boot Camp Safari 9 days May 2019
Zim / Zam African Photographic Safari November 2018
Zim / Zam African Photographic Safari – November 2018 From the rolling bush of Zimbabwe to one of the largest waterfalls this tented safari spans the best of two countries: intimate and elegant lodges, you will be expertly guided by experienced local guides and enchanted by abundant wildlife in Hwange and Mana Pools and mesmerised by the majestic Victoria Falls for 10 days. Digital Itinerary Click here 3 nights Somalisa Expeditions / 2 nights Zambezi Expeditions /2 nights Kanga Camp Mana Pools / 2 nights Thorntree River Lodge- on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River, Zambia Day 1-4: Somalisa […]
Safaris with a Purpose – Guided Photographic Safaris -Part 2
This is the second of a 4 part blog series on Safaris with a Purpose. There are very few safari operators in Africa that cater to the discerning traveller and simultaneously guarantee award winning images to take away with you. This safari with a purpose is for any aspiring photographer wishing to fulfil their dream of taking ultimate iconic images. Great Plains Conversation is just one of theses companies that offer guided photographic safaris to Kenya and Botswana from November – March every year. The experience is totally unique, creative and a whole heap of fun. We guarantee that guests […]
Watching the seasons change at Mana Pools
We are delighted to share this informative Guest Blog from Eddie Mudzimu from Wilderness Safaris, based at Ruckomechi Camp writes about the changing seasons in Mana Pools National Park:- “From one season to the next in Mana Pools, changes arrive, not only affecting the weather, the landscape and the general feel of the area – but also the quality and the quantity of game on offer. As we head into our winter months and begin to feel a chill in the mornings and evenings, we watch the vetiver grasses drying – but are not deceived as beneath these grasses lie […]
Guide to major routes into the Victoria Falls & wild areas around Zimbabwe
Planning a photographc safari can sometimes be a daunting task- international flights, connections, transfers and travel times can be overwhelming. With new routes opening up and top airlines flying to more destinations and increasing the frequency of their flights to Southern Africa’s major travel hubs, there are so many options to choose from. Safari-Logistics-Route-Map African Bush Camps have compiled the following handy graphic guides to the major routes and airlines that serve the Victoria Falls and its surrounding pristine wildlife areas in which the company operates within Zimbabwe (as well as Botswana and Zambia). Wild Zambezi has reproduced those sections […]
Recommended Tipping Guide when on an African Safari
These are rough guidelines and suggestions on gratuities while travelling around Africa on a per person basis meaning per person travelling so if you are a couple, multiply by two etc. NAMIBIA Porters N$10.00 per person Car guards N$5.00 per evening out Guides N$100.00 per person per day Professional guides N$150.00 per person per day Hotel / camp / lodge staff US$4.00 per person per day ZAMBIA / BOTSWANA / MALAWI / ZIMBABWE / MOZAMBIQUE /INDIAN OCEAN ISLANDS Porters US$ 2.00 per person Guides/Trackers US$7.00 per person per day Professional Guides US$15.00 per person per day Hotel / camp […]
Yoga and Mother Nature
Yoga is an ancient Hindu spiritual and ascetic discipline that includes meditation, breath control and specific body postures, and is widely practiced for health and relaxation. Yoga teaches you how to harmonize the body with both the mind and your breathing techniques by means of a series of body positions called asanas, and by meditation. The origins of Yoga probably date back some 6,000 years, but the discipline was not introduced into the West until the late 19th and early 20th Centuries. It has only become really popular as a system of physical exercise since the 1980’s. This popularity followed […]
Tired of paying double when you are solo..?
Feel Safe when Travelling on your own as a single to Africa – particularly to see the Migration in Tanzania. A fabulous safari that’s been put together by our ground handlers there. The Essence of Tanzania Safari : LADIES ONLY! Serengeti, Tarangire & Ngorongoro : (6 Day / 5 Night) [optinform] Unwind under vast African skies, in some of the few last expanses of true wilderness and arguably the best game viewing areas on the continent. From untouched Tarangire, to the world famous Serengeti and Ngorongoro National Park, this safari is run at a leisurely pace, allowing ample time to […]
Looking for breakfast!
A perfect Kodak moment .. an incredible photographic image of elephants grazing leisurely in Kwa Zulu Natal.