Photographic Tours


The southern and east African sub-regions present a kaleidoscope of photographic opportunities. The enormous and varied landscapes, the prolific wildlife, the botanical variety and the colorful ethnic diversity provide endless photographic subjects. Tembele Eco-Tours offers a tantalizing assortment of photographic safaris for both specialized photographers and for those who simply enjoy snapping a variety of natural subjects.

List of our Photographic Tours

Wildlife Wonders of Northern South Africa

Duration: 10 Days

A 10-day tour incorporating a variety of habitats and some of the best wildlife areas in the Limpopo and Mpumalanga provinces of South Africa.
We visit the Waterberg biosphere, the great eastern escarpment, the famous Kruger National Park and end off in the upland grasslands of Mpumalanga.
Travelling is done in comfortable mini-busses and open safari vehicles affording photographers uninterrupted views and great photographic opportunities.

Extended Kruger Photography Tour

Duration: 10 Days

We travel from the far north of the park with its tropical woodlands and riparian habitats through the vast central savannahs and along the Lebombo hills to the mixed bushveld regions of the south.
You are guaranteed to see and photograph a great diversity of birds and mammals and experience fascinating wildlife interactions and endless, unspoiled landscapes.

Kalahari Photo Safari

Duration: 6 Days

The open, arid terrain, red sand dunes and prolific wildlife provide a combination of features that makes the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park one the finest wildlife photographic destinations in Africa.
From suricates to sociable weavers, the unique life forms of this region will inspire you and keep those shutters snapping.

Zambezi Photography Safari

Duration: 5 Days

A very productive outdoor photographic experience as we spend four full days capturing the biodiversity of the upper Zambezi and Chobe Rivers.
A visit to one of the natural wonders of the World, the Victoria Falls also forms part of the excursion program. Our base is the idyllic Sekoma Island surrounded by papyrus-fringed channels of the Zambezi.

Photographing Namibia

Duration: 14 Days

The arid beauty of the Namib Desert and its associated mountain landscapes along with great wilderness areas and ample wildlife makes Namibia one of the ultimate outdoor photography destinations in Africa.
We visit incredible locations including Sossusvlei, the Naukluft Namib National Park, Spitzkoppe, Brandberg, the Erongo Mountains and the Etosha National Park.

Botswana Photo-Safari

Duration: 10 Days

Botswana, a country of pristine wilderness and magnificent wildlife.
The two key locations that make up the travel plan on this tour include the Chobe River and the Okavango Delta some of the richest areas in Africa in terms of biodiversity.
Travelling is done in safari and tour vehicles and we will make use of air-transport between camps.

Birds and Beasts Tour of Tanzania

Duration: 10 Days

East Africa at its best as we visit some of the most iconic wildlife destinations on the continent including the Serengeti National Park, Lake Manyara and the Ngorongoro Crater.
Travelling and game viewing is done in comfy 4x4 touring vehicles with large windows and pop-up roofs.


Other Photographic Tour Themes:


- Landscapes of South Africa
- Exclusive BIG-5 photographic experiences
- Colourful cultures of Northern South Africa
- Whales, wine and wildflowers – Western Cape, South Africa
- Relaxed outdoor photography Mabula style
- Macro photography workshops and excursions in the Waterberg