Untamed Photography Tours

PRICE:  £ 4,995 GBP pp sharing

CHOBE, BOTSWANA: 7-DAY SMALL GROUP PHOTO TOUR

GROUP SIZE:

8 max.

LOCATION:

Chobe, Botswana

DURATION:

7 days / 6 nights

FITNESS LEVEL:

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TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Close encounters with Africa’s Big five in their natural habitat.

  • Great photographic opportunities by accessing the Chobe River by using our photo boat to gain access to photograph wildlife such as Elephant, Hippo and Cape Buffalo.

  • Our modern, African luxury lodge overlooks the Chobe River, allowing guests to spot and photograph wildlife between safari outings without having to venture away from the viewpoints. 

  • Over 450 species of birds found in Chobe are waiting to be photographed such as the African Spoon Bill, the African Fish eagle, the Marabou Stork and many more.

TOUR DATES

2023           2024

Oct 21 - 27

Aug 12 - 18

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Chobe provides some excellent wildlife photographic opportunities that work with all telephoto lenses. From the colours of this park and the flat horizon, taking photographs of large herds of Elephants and Buffalo to name a few can turn out beautifully. This location also provides a large number of birds that makes Chobe a wildlife photographers hotspot in Africa.

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TOUR OVERVIEW

Our Wild Chobe photographic workshop based in the Northeast of Botswana, takes you on a journey to photograph the wild wonders of Africa, from the majestic Lion to the wise African Elephant. With our award-winning and enthusiastic wildlife photographers at your side we will take our specially designed photo boats through the Chobe River each day to capture those memorable images of a lifetime.  

 

The best wildlife photography Africa has to offer

MEET YOUR GUIDE 

MARK A FERNLEY

Mark has spent years tracking and photographing the wildlife of the many countries in Africa. From the jungles of Uganda to the bush lands of Southern Africa, he brings with him great knowledge of the wildlife and the surrounding areas. His photographic knowledge brings creativity and uniqueness to this safari/workshop. During this safari, Mark will share his wildlife photography secrets with you to enhance that once in a lifetime portfolio.

View Mark's portfolio here

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LOCATION

CHOBE NATIONAL PARK, BOTSWANA

This wildlife photo safari is located in a watery floodplain known as Chobe National Park, containing many species of wildlife that thrive in numbers. The National Park is situated on the Chobe River that is set on the North East of Botswana bordering Zimbabwe, Zambia and Namibia. Chobe is well known for its high populations of African Elephants that swim the meandering rivers creating great photographic opportunities during the tour.  

 

RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT 

100-400mm lens

 

80-600mm Sigma lens

  

800mm lens

  

1 -2 camera bodies

16-35mm wide angle lens

 

Laptop & Back up Storage

Multiple CF Cards/SD Cards 

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TOUR INCLUDES 

Private airport transfers

5-star accommodation

All locally sourced meals

All alcoholic/non-alcoholic beverages

Transportation during workshop

All Chobe activities

All photographic guidance

TOUR EXCLUDES 

International/domestic flights

Gratuities for guides / staff

 

One of the best destinations for African Elephants

 

WORKSHOP ITINERARY

Set in one of the most biodiverse locations on the planet where the African wildlife is at its best, our Wild Chobe Photo Safari brings you one of the best wildlife photographic experience. Our team will pick you up from Kasane airport, escort you through the open plain, to our Chobe Safari Lodge where you will arrive on the Chobe River.   

During this 7-day/6-night photographic workshop safari, you will gain a full photo safari experience with our award winning wildlife photographers and conservationists.

A full day of our Wild Chobe will consist of two game outings each day. Depending on animal activity and the best wildlife photographic opportunities, we offer riverboat to help you gain the best sightings to be photographed showcasing a breath-taking portfolio of images of wild Africa.

Our safari boat rides consist of eight seats that rotate a full 360-degrees giving you an exceptional maneuverability with your lens. The mounting of our  duel headed monopods are based on a lightweight machine gun mounting used by the South African army. The design is so simple and effective that you will master the monopod in no time.

 

After each outing, you will have the luxury of our African safari lodge to return to. To relax, and enjoy the breath-taking images that decor the hotels interior. There will be an exquisite three course meal of breakfast, lunch and dinner and a grand selection of beverages that will be available at your leisure.

The last day will consist of a morning excursion on the Chobe River  to capture those last images that you desire with the help form our keen wildlife photographers at your side. After a lunch you will be escorted back to the airport or your desired next location with your diverse showcase of images.   

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ACCOMMODATION

Our Wild Chobe workshop offers you African style luxury during this photo tour. This five-star lodge provides spacious rooms offering an image editing workspace along with plenty of room to charge all of your gear each day. Guests can enjoy stunning view over the Chobe River, or the African plains of Chobe National Park. Our friendly staff are there to assist and make your stay with us an unforgettable experience.

Photo Safaris Chobe
Photo Safaris Chobe
Photo Safaris Chobe