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Safaris Designed by Photographers for Photographers.

Whether you are an avid photographer with years of experience or you are just starting your journey into the wonderful world of wildlife photography, we have the perfect safari for you. If you want to spend time with a top wildlife guide on a specialist workshop, learn the basics or maybe just spend time with your camera in one of the best wildlife locations in the world then read on........

The Chobe offers one of the best locations in the world to get up close and personal with the wildlife which means ample opportunities to get the shot you're after. The exceptional support from the staff, the different vehicles, vessels and facilities on this safari will ensure your photography is taken to the next level.

We have put together the ultimate package for this location, however we can tailor a photographic safari to suit your requirements.

We are committed to making your African photographic safari dreams a reality.


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Land and Water Combo Safari

Experience The Chobe from two exceptional locations…. land and water.

Spend three nights at a private tented camp deep within the reserve with an additional three nights exploring the waterways of The Chobe River on a houseboat . This combination offers probably the most varied photo and game viewing opportunities in this spectacular park with excellent guides whose knowledge and understanding of animal behaviour and positioning for photography are without compare.

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Land - The Camp

You will start your Chobe safari by being collected from Kasane International Airport (the gateway to The Chobe) and driven through the park to the tented camp in the western reaches of The Chobe National Park where you will spend the next four days and three nights.

Game drives around the hills and floodplains leading to the river that surround our camp is the order of each day. A maximum of 6 guests per game viewing vehicle (two per row) with each seat being equipped with a custom swing arm on which to rest your camera. The area is fantastic for sightings of plains game like zebra and giraffe along with regular sightings of large herds of elephants, buffalo and prides of lions. The area is also excellent for leopard and wild dog.

This is a wilderness experience and there are no fences around the camp however if you are going to the bush you should be “IN” the bush. The animals are not interested in coming into the camp and if they do you will be made aware by the staff as to what to do allowing you to thoroughly enjoy this natural encounter.


Water – The Houseboat

On the fourth day you will be transferred through to the eastern side of The Chobe where you will be collected by the guides from the five cabin houseboat, which “voyages” along the magnificent Chobe River.


You will spend the next three nights on the houseboat where you will experience a very different wildlife experience as you literally look back onto the land you have spent the last four days exploring. The game viewing on the houseboat is done on small photo boats with four custom built photo chairs on each. The chairs are equipped with camera mounts and are able to rotate 360 degrees.


From the river you can expect to see plenty of elephants coming to drink from the river as well as large populations of hippos, antelope and multiple species of birds including Fish eagles, Jacanas, Pygmy Geese and Kingfishers. Game viewing and photography on the river is spectacular but should you wish you can also try your hand at some Tiger fishing or even go and visit a local village to meet the inhabitants and learn about their way of life - the itinerary is yours to design.


The houseboat changes mooring points every night as we move along the river so you will always sleep in a different location aboard our “floating lodge”. Our superb chefs will keep you well fed throughout your stay with snacks and meals produced in the galley. There are plenty of drinks aboard and these are included in the package.

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A Photographers Dream.

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Chobe National Park

Arriving by air, the first glimpse of the Chobe river in the deep and dazzling sandy terrain – is breath taking. It appears as a swathe of brilliant, peacock blue ribbon, winding its way through the tiny town of Kasane, and ensuing wilderness – the Chobe National Park. The park covers approximately 11 7 00 sq. kilometres, encompassing floodplains, swamps and woodland.

Undoubtedly one of Africa’s most beautiful rivers, the Chobe supports a diversity and concentration of wildlife unparalled anywhere else in the country.

The Chobe River rises in the northern Angolan highlands, travels enormous distances before it reaches Botswana at Ngoma. Like the Okavango and Zambezi rivers, the Chobe’s course is affected by fault lines that are extensions of the Great Rift Valley. These three mighty rivers carry more water than all other rivers in Southern Africa.

The most accessible and frequently visited of Botswana’s big game country, the Chobe Riverfront is most famous for its large herds of elephants and Cape buffalo, which during the dry winter months converge upon the river to drink.


Leopard at sunset - Chobe River, Botswana

During this season, on an afternoon game drive, you may see hundreds of elephants at one time. You may be surrounded by elephants, as the main Serondella road becomes impassable and scores of family herds cross the main road to make their way to the river to drink, bathe and play.

Driving the loops that hug the river’s edge, you may see up to 15 different species of animals on any one game drive, including waterbuck, lechwe, puku (this is the only part of Botswana where they can be seen), giraffe, kudu, roan and sable, impala, warthog, bushbuck, monkeys and baboons, along with the accompanying predators of lion, leopard, hyena and jackal.

On the river,  you’ll experience the park, and the animals, from another vantage point. Here you’ll get up close and personal with hippo, crocodile and a mind-boggling array of water birds.

Over 460 bird species have been recorded in the park, making it one of Africa’s premier venues for bird Safaris. Common species to be seen include the Sacred ibis, Egyptian Geese, the ubiquitous cormorants and darters, Spur-winged Geese, pel’s Fishing Owl, carmine Bee-eaters, most members of the kingfisher family, all the rollers, the unmistakable Fish Eagle, the Martial Eagle, and many members of the stork family.

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Tents and Houseboats - somewhat usual accommodation!

The Tented Camp

This camp comprises 5 large walk in tents each with their own private en-suite toilet and shower facilities. There are real beds with linen, blankets and pillows and plenty of room for luggage and camera gear. In front of the tent is a shaded “stoop” with a wash basin and a couple of chairs. This is not your average camping experience but rather a comfortable rustic tented lodge deep in the African bush.

The camp staff is on hand to prepare three meals a day, enough ice in your drinks and to ensure that you have a hot shower. Meals are taken around a long table set up under an awning which doubles as a media centre for mid-afternoon photo editing. In the evenings you are invited to spend time around the camp fire with your favourite tipple and enjoy the sense of being immersed in nature.

Houseboat Chobe Botswana

The Houseboat

The houseboat has 5 spacious luxury en-suite cabins  sleeping up to 10 guests. The beds are large and made up with white 400 thread egyptian cotton linen and can be configured as twin or double beds.

The crew are on hand to make your stay as comfortable as possible with delicious home cooked food and local beers, soft drinks and wine to keep you cool as you drift along this beautiful river.

Meals are taken around the large dining table which neatly seats all ten guests. 



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A Photographers Dream.

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Wildlife in Abundance, the way it should be.

Renowned as one of the top wildlife reserves in the world, Chobe National Park is home to the largest concentration of elephant on the African continent. Cape Buffalo and hippo are also found in abundance.

Chobe also boasts two antelope species rarely encountered elsewhere in Botswana - the puku and the Chobe bushbuck. The puku, with their shaggy orange-brown coats and V-shaped horns, can be spotted grazing the floodplains. Always on the lookout for predators, a repetitive whistle is used to warn fellow herd members.

In contrast, the Chobe bushbuck is nocturnal and rarely forms groups of more than one pair. Rarely seen, this shy antelope, with its short, spiral horns relies on a sharp bark as an alarm call when threatened.

Both the puku and the bushbuck have a number of predators to contend with, from lion, hyena and leopard, to African wild dog, civet and caracal. 

With an incredible wealth of species, Chobe is a haven for birding enthusiasts. Striking colonies of carmine bee-eaters build their nests in the exposed sandy banks of the river.

Water birds, including many species of duck and the rare red-billed pratincole can be spotted in their thousands, and guinea fowl and francolin dart through the grasses on the river’s edge.

A quintessential African sound, the haunting call of the fish eagle can often be heard echoing over the Chobe River. With their striking chestnut and white colours, these intensely territorial birds challenge competitors to regular calling duets.

Africa -

A Photographers Dream.

All year round

Dates for the Land and Water Combo:

16 – 22 April 2017; 1 – 7 May 2017; 12 – 18 May 2017; 8 – 14 August 2017


US$ 2400.00 per person sharing

US$  895.00 single supplement per person


  • 3 nights tented Camp in The Chobe
  • All meals and drinks included
  • 2 game drives per day (max 6 per vehicle)
  • Park Fees
  • 3 nights Houseboat
  • Daily cruises on The Chobe River in our photo boats
  • Fishing Licences
  • Cultural visits and walks
  • All meals and drinks aboard the houseboat
  • Tourism levies
  • Airport transfers to Kasane international.


  • Visa fees if applicable
  • International and domestic flights
  • Gratuities, laundry and items of a personal nature
  • Camera equipment. You should have your own.

Booking and cancellations

A 50% non-refundable deposit via wire transfer upon booking, with the balance due 120 days before the start of the expedition.

Cancellation policy:

• Less than 120 days before start date: 100% of the fee.

• No show: 100% of the fee.

No credits will be given for cancellations beyond our control. 

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