This is the prime safari area of South Africa with the best circumstances for wildlife photography courses, wildlife sightings and all levels of hobby photography.
Best leopard sightings, probably in the world Excellent Big 5 sightings Excellent lodges with excellent rangers and trackers Great safaris “old” style with nowadays comfort (image above: Londolozi Private Game Reserve) Easy access by air and road, yet no self-drive in the reserves Photographic equipment for rent available in several lodges Great flexibility and customized game drives for photographers
The Sabi Sand in Greater Kruger National Park are really the best South Africa has to offer on safaris. Away form the crowds and right on the first row for the best sightings.
A great photographic safari destination are the Timbavati in the Greater Kruger National Park. The Timbavati consist of private game reserves and offer excellent wildlife sightings. Great Big 5 and especially Big Cat sightings Excellent for wildlife photography courses and team building incentives Walking safaris for “on foot” wildlife photography Ngala Private Game Reserve can be recommended as a WWF property, huge and only with the vehicles of its own two lodges operating on it (image above) Easy accessible by air and road, self-drive to reserves is possible, but not in the reserves
The advantage of this area is the private character of the game drives and a high diversity of lodges and camps.
Photographic safaris bring you to the most beautiful wildlife destinations in Africa. Their beauty is striking and they teach the visitors not only about wildlife and nature, they also teach about light and contrast and sometimes light and contrast are mirrored in what the bush and the animals are experiencing through life and death.
Contrast makes us see and is what makes a photograph striking.