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Photographic Safari Tour: 2020
"Best of the Best" - Cape Town & Western Cape and Namibia Landscapes, Whales, Flowers, Night Sky, Animals & Birds

12 Day Cape Town to Windhoek, Photo Tour
Experience the photographic majesty of the Western Cape, Cederberg Rock Formations, Animals & Birds, Namakwaland Wild Flower Reserves, Richtersveld, and Southern Namibia.
11 - 22 September 2020  (Cape Town to Windhoek)

Highlights - Western Cape, South Africa:
Cape Town Historical architecture and landscapes, seascapes
Chapmans Peak Drive
Cape of Good Hope
Scenic Route 44 Coastal & Africa Penguins
Hermanus, Whales & Floral
Franschhoek Scenic and Winelands
Inverdoon Game Reserve , Cheetah Running, (Evening Safari, Morning Safari)
Cederberg Mountains and Rock Formations, Night Sky Milky Way
Namakwaland Wild Flowers

Highlights - Southern Namibia
Fishriver Canyon
Quivertree Forest, Cheeta Walk and photoshoot, Night Sky
Giants Playground
Luderitz and Kolmanskop Ghost Town, Wild Horses of Garub
Sossusvlei, Deadvlei sunrise
Swakopmund, "Living Desert Tour" Moon Landscape
Spitzkop, Night sky shoot, Rock arch

Tour Summary:
Fly into Cape Town on the 9/10 September 2020, 11 Sep Depart on Cape Town Peninsula Tour to Cape of Good Hope, then into the Stellenbosch Winelands.
Then we head east up the False Bay coastline to Hermanus, where we are guaranteed to Southern Right Whales along the coast and plenty in Walker Bay Hermanus. 300mm - 400mm & 600mm lenses  are most suitable. (All can be rented from us) 
We then head across the Karoo to the Cederberg Mountains, an ancient land form with astounding Rock formations, Cave Paintings and a Milky Way most photographers dream of.
After the Western and Northern Cape we cross into Namibia and overnight at the
Fishriver Canyon for sunset.
Then head north to Keetmanshoop and the majestic "Quivertree Forest" and Giants Playground. both very sort after landscapes and rock formations for photographers.
We then head West to the Namibia coast line to Luderitz and pass though the Garub region, which holds a small population of Wild Feral Horses.
After Luderitz, we visit the very well known Kolmanskop "Ghost" diamond mining town a Definite photographers MUST shoot.
Sossusvlei is our next 2 day stop over and we venture into the worlds highest sand dunes for sunset and sunrise, in addition we will do the Night Sky session in the dunes.
Following that we then head up to Swakopmund and the moon landscape, and early morning Living Desert Tour, a chance to capture the small living creatures of the Namib Desert.
The tour finishes in Style at the Erindi Private Game Reserve north of Windhoek with an evening game drive, and an early morning sunrise game drive on open safari Landcruisers.
Final day takes us back to  our lodge in Windhoek

Fly out of Hosea Kutako International Airport Windhoek on the 22/23 September 2020.
Sample Gallery Western Cape
Sample Gallery Namibia

Tour Dates: 11 - 22 September 2020:

Tour Cost per Single person, Single Room
ZAR 68 500

Tour Cost for Couples Sharing Accommodation (2 People)

ZAR 110 450 (2 People)

Hotels and Bush Lodges, Luxury Tents 4 Star B&B
Breakfast is Included
Some evening meals are included
Shared accommodation is available on request for singles

Selected photographic rental equipment.
Lunches, snacks and alcohol

Prices subject to change without notice. E&OE

Included in the Tour:

  • 4 Star Accommodation, breakfasts and some dinners

  • Professional Photographer Guide by (Craig Marshall)

  • Airport Shuttle in bound and outbound

  • Sossusvlei, Deadvlei, Sesriem Canyon Tour

  • Living Desert Tour, Swakopmund
    2 Safaris in Inverdoorn Game Reseve, Cheetah Running

  • 2 Safaris in Erindi Private Game Reserve on Open Photo Vehicle

  • On Route Refreshments in Support Vehicle


14 and 20 Seater 4x4 Aircondotioned Overland Truck, with slide open windows at every seat.
Max 10 people per Photographic Tour

Travel Seasons: When is it BEST for Where ?
South Africa - Garden Route, Karoo, Cederberg                               Nov - March
South Africa - Central, Drakensberg, Kruger Park, Swaziland       April - October
Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Mozambique                   April - October

Moon Phase: 17 September 2020 (New Moon) - best for Night Sky Photography

Excluded From the Tour:

  • International Flight to Cape Town and Windhoek

  • Medical Health Insurance

  • lunches or road side snacks, some evening dinners, alcoholic drinks

  • Tips and Gratuity's

  • Special Requirement VISA's

  • Adventure Activities 


Rental Gear:
Professional Canon, Nikon and Sony Full Frame FX and Crop DX sensor
DSLR Bodies and a Wide range of lenses for hire.

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