The Ultimate “Big Cats” 2012
AFRICA LIONS & MORE – THE ULTIMATE “BIG CATS” PHOTO SAFARI.
THIS PHOTO SAFARI IS NOW FULLY SUBSCRIBED AND PLACES WILL ONLY BECOME AVAILABLE IN THE EVENT OF A CANCELLATION.
Should you wish to be placed on a waiting list please click: WAITING LIST and leave a short message, including your contact details. Thank you.
This small group, exclusive photo safari has been created for photographers who have a passion to to capture stunning images of “Big Cats” in thier natural environments. The main focus is on leopards, lions, and cheetahs.
The very best locations to photograph Africa’s superior predators have been selected for the “Big Cats”:
- Sabi Sands in South Africa for Leopards and “Big Five” [Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Buffalo and Rhino]
- Mashatu in Botswana for Leopards, Lions, Cheetahs & Wild Dogs
- Mala Mala in South Africa for Leopards and “Big Five”
There will be a big variety of other African wildlife to photograph too, and especially the Big Five.
Click on the individual links above to find out more about the camps/lodges. Linger for a while on the uniqueness of each, imagining you were there. You will appreciate the extremely high standard of accommodation chosen. You will experience the best of African lodges; they are world class.
It would be a challenge to better the photographic opportunities for predators offered by this photo safari, anywhere in Africa.
You will be accompanined by three professional and passionate wildlife photographers who will provide every assistance to you.
The aim is to ensure you come home with the best possible images and unforgettable memories of a “once-in-a-lifetime” experience photographing these magnificent animals.
Leopard are the most elusive and arguably the most beautiful of the African predators! They seem to choose who photographs them! Experienced drivers/guides will track them in Sabi Sands and you will be astounded when you experience how close you can get to photograph these supreme predators.
With not more than four photographers/persons allowed per vehicle you will appreciate the extra space whilst photographing. This arrangement caters especially well for photographers using larger telephoto lenses and yet allows enough space for spouses/partners who just wish to sit, in peace and enjoy the special spirit of Africa.
THIS PHOTOGRAPHIC SAFARI IS CONFINED TO A MAXIMUM OF TWELVE PARTICIPANTS.
PHOTOGRAPHY ASSISTANCE ON THIS PHOTO SAFARI
On this photo safari you will be assisted by Shem Compion, Jay Collier and Denis Glennon AO, i.e. the same three photographers who participated in the enormously successful Okavango Delta photo safari in Nov/Dec 2011 – have a look at some of the feedback from this photo safari, especially from a number of the “inexperienced” photographers. you will be surprised! Click: Testimonials
A brief profile of each of the professional photographers may be seen by clicking: Safari Photographers and when the new page opens, scroll down until you come to the section headed “Safari Photographers”.
The ratio of pro photographers to participants is the highest you will find on any photographic safari anywhere.
DATES & SUMMARY ITINERARY
The photo safari commences on 13th September 2012 and finishes on 27th September 2012, starting and ending in Johannesburg, South Africa.
A summary of the itinerary is:
- 12 Sept or earlier: Depart from home city
- 13 Sept: Arrive J’burg and stay overnight in Guest House, Pretoria
- 14 – 18 Sept: Mala Mala Main Camp - 4 nights
- 19 – 22 Sept: Sabi Sabi Little Bush Camp – 4 nights
- 22 – 27 Sept: Mashatu tent Camp - 5 nights
- 27Sept: Transport to J’burg Airport for connection with international flights
The cost is: AUD$14,550.00.00 per person, twin share.
A single supplement of AUD$2450.00 applies, if specifically requested.
Terms of Payment are as follows:
1. A non-refundable 25% deposit together with a completed Registration Form, on or before 15th February 2012.
2. A second non-refundable payment of 25% on or before 30th April 2012.
3. A final payment of the remaining 50%, on or before 30th June 2012.
IF YOU WISH TO KNOW MORE
■To read and download a PDF containing details on the accommodation selected for this photo safari and other important information about compulsory travel insurance, cancellation policy, health considerations, what is/is not included, and packing camera gear for travel in Africa click: Big Cats – Detailed Itinerary & Other Important Information
■To reserve a place, click: Registration Form.
If you would like to discuss any aspect of the photo safari, you are welcome to contact the booking agent, Harvey World Travel East Perth on 08-92219977 and request to speak to Nick Missikos. Alternatively you can email Nick Missikos at firstname.lastname@example.org
If this photo safari is not for you, perhaps you might consider forwarding the information to a friend who may like to know about it.
[Note: The SATSA logo indicates that C4 Images & Safaris, the company contracted to handle all of Iconic Images' on-ground arrangements for this photo safari, is a member of SATSA. SATSA members represent the best in business practices within the tourism industry in South Africa. These practices are audited annually. The SATSA logo signifies that C4 Images & Safaris offers services that are of the highest quality and the company is deemed to be a credible and reliable provider of services to the tourism industry. Additionally, SATSA members are bonded, providing a financial guarantee of deposits held against the involuntary liquidation of a SATSA member.]