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Why Visit Botswana?

  • Vast stretches of untouched, un-fenced wilderness with unrivaled game viewing
  • One of the largest game populations in Southern Africa
  • Annual zebra migration
  • The Big Five as well as the rare and endangered African wild dog
  • Over 600 indigenous bird species
  • Home to the world’s largest inland delta and UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Okavango Delta
  • The largest elephant herds in the world in Chobe National Park
  • Over 3 500 San rock paintings at the World Heritage Site of the Tsodilo Hills

 

Rate From: $ 130 pps

Duration : Min 3hrs
Highlights : Photographic Game Drives lead by an experienced guide

We are based in The Chobe all year round, which means you can operate all year round too! If you are passing through Kasane as part of an extended trip or overland adventure, we would be very happy to host you. Let us take you on one of our unforgettable, photographic safaris upon the Chobe River. We use our custom made boat which has been made photo-friendly.

What to expect on your river tour

  • A minimum of three hours in duration.
  • Each of our Photo Boats holds eight clients in individual photographic seats.
  • Seat are equipped with a mounting  for resting a DSLR camera zoom lens
  • On the boat we use 150-500mm telephoto lenses.

Departure times vary depending on the time of year. This is to allow for optimum lighting conditions. The morning cruise is usually an early one – at around 6am. The afternoon safari departs at about 3pm and returns at sunset. Again, this is subject to change depending on the time of year but these can be used as a rough guideline.

We are so proud of our boats as they provide such a unique vantage point. We are able to get into the perfect position every time- without fail. The hull is very stable to provide for your optimum security. There is plenty of room for all your equipment should you be bringing your own gear. If you chose to use your own camera we will fit a base plate to the lens collar to mount it onto the seat and camera mount.

During the 3 hour cruise on the river, your photo guide will show you how the cameras work. They will also advise you on how to frame and compose the subject to capture a truly great image. We take the liberty of setting the cameras up each day for you, to suit the conditions. The fact that the Chobe is such a game rich environment and, in no time, you will be taking some images that truly do your safari in Chobe justice.

 
What is included

  • Refreshments will be served during the safari.
  • Tea and coffee will be offered in the morning.
  • Soft drinks and local beers will be offered in the afternoon.
  • After the safari, we will give you the 8Gb memory card from the camera containing all your images- the price of the card is included.

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