Photographed by award-winning Lance van der Vyver from Panthera Photo Safaris.

[cs_content][cs_element_section _id=”1″ ][cs_element_layout_row _id=”2″ ][cs_element_layout_column _id=”3″ ][cs_element_layout_column_2 _id=”4″ ][cs_element_headline _id=”5″ ][cs_content_seo]Panthera Safari Destinations\n\n[/cs_content_seo][cs_element_gap _id=”6″ ][cs_element_text _id=”7″ ][cs_content_seo]To Africa and beyond, these are the best safari destinations worldwide for luxury travel, breath-taking wildlife encounters and photography.\n\n[/cs_content_seo][cs_element_gap _id=”8″ ][/cs_element_layout_column_2][/cs_element_layout_column][/cs_element_layout_row][/cs_element_section][cs_element_section _id=”9″ ][cs_element_layout_row _id=”10″ ][cs_element_layout_column _id=”11″ ][cs_element_headline _id=”12″ ][cs_content_seo]Panthera Safari Destinations\n\n[/cs_content_seo][cs_element_gap _id=”13″ ][cs_element_text _id=”14″ ][cs_content_seo]We take you to the places in Africa where lush mountain ranges are home to the Great Apes, and vast grasslands are heavy under the weight of migrating wildlife trailed by powerful predators. The shimmering coastlines are bustling with Afro-fusion aromatics and the reefs are colourful with fish. The continent is melting pot of dramatically different landscapes and the world’s most sought after wildlife species and safari destinations.
Beyond these borders are pockets of breath-taking tropical jungles, wetlands, mountains and rivers. Not only are we equipped to bring you the best of Africa’s wild places, but our knowledge and experience can take you to safari destinations around the world. Photograph jaguars in the Pantanal, make a pilgrimage to Machu Picchu, or chance spotting the black panthers of Kabini.\n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_layout_column][/cs_element_layout_row][/cs_element_section][cs_element_section _id=”15″ ][cs_element_layout_row _id=”16″ ][cs_element_layout_column _id=”17″ ][cs_element_text _id=”18″ ][cs_content_seo]south africa\n\n[/cs_content_seo][cs_element_gap _id=”19″ ][/cs_element_layout_column][cs_element_layout_column _id=”20″ ][cs_element_text _id=”21″ ][cs_content_seo]Zimbabwe\n\n[/cs_content_seo][cs_element_gap _id=”22″ ][/cs_element_layout_column][/cs_element_layout_row][cs_element_layout_row _id=”23″ ][cs_element_layout_column _id=”24″ ][cs_element_text _id=”25″ ][cs_content_seo]Brazil\n\n[/cs_content_seo][cs_element_gap _id=”26″ ][/cs_element_layout_column][cs_element_layout_column _id=”27″ ][cs_element_text _id=”28″ ][cs_content_seo]botswana\n\n[/cs_content_seo][cs_element_gap _id=”29″ ][/cs_element_layout_column][cs_element_layout_column _id=”30″ ][cs_element_text _id=”31″ ][cs_content_seo]tanzania\n\n[/cs_content_seo][cs_element_gap _id=”32″ ][/cs_element_layout_column][/cs_element_layout_row][cs_element_layout_row _id=”33″ ][cs_element_layout_column _id=”34″ ][cs_element_text _id=”35″ ][cs_content_seo]india\n\n[/cs_content_seo][cs_element_gap _id=”36″ ][/cs_element_layout_column][cs_element_layout_column _id=”37″ ][cs_element_text _id=”38″ ][cs_content_seo]kenya\n\n[/cs_content_seo][cs_element_gap _id=”39″ ][/cs_element_layout_column][/cs_element_layout_row][/cs_element_section][cs_element_section _id=”40″ ][cs_element_layout_row _id=”41″ ][cs_element_layout_column _id=”42″ ][cs_element_headline _id=”43″ ][cs_content_seo]STILL CAN’T DECIDE?\n\n[/cs_content_seo][cs_element_headline _id=”44″ ][cs_content_seo]DESIGN YOU OWN DREAM SAFARI\n\n[/cs_content_seo][cs_element_text _id=”45″ ][cs_content_seo]If you’re struggling to find the right destination for you or you have specific travel requirements, we can offer advice and guidance to help you design your own dream safari. Get in touch and allow us to custom-make an itinerary for you.\n\n[/cs_content_seo][cs_element_button _id=”46″ ][cs_content_seo]Start now\n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_layout_column][cs_element_layout_column _id=”47″ ][cs_element_image _id=”48″ ][/cs_element_layout_column][/cs_element_layout_row][/cs_element_section][cs_element_section _id=”49″ ][cs_element_layout_row _id=”50″ ][cs_element_layout_column _id=”51″ ][cs_element_headline _id=”52″ ][cs_content_seo]Panthera Safari photographic Workshops\n\n[/cs_content_seo][cs_element_gap _id=”53″ ][cs_element_text _id=”54″ ][cs_content_seo]If your priority is to develop your photography skills and have the opportunity to photograph iconic species in the best photographic safari destinations, our photography workshops might be exactly what you need. These are specially designed for keen shutterbugs and will optimise on the photographic potential of wildlife and scenery at the best destinations and at the right times of year.
Our workshops are set-departure safaris with small groups of like-minded photographers and include private guiding and hosting by Lance and Kirstin, as well as photographic tutorials in the field. Take a look at our different workshops below and get in touch to find out more.\n\n[/cs_content_seo][cs_element_gap _id=”55″ ][/cs_element_layout_column][/cs_element_layout_row][cs_element_layout_row _id=”56″ ][cs_element_layout_column _id=”57″ ][cs_element_layout_row_2 _id=”58″ ][cs_element_layout_column_2 _id=”59″ ][cs_element_image _id=”60″ ][cs_element_gap _id=”61″ ][cs_element_headline _id=”62″ ][cs_content_seo]Mana Pools Magic\n\n[/cs_content_seo][cs_element_gap _id=”63″ ][cs_element_text _id=”64″ ][cs_content_seo]From $4,750 / per person sharing
Experience nature like never before as we photograph one of Africa’s most amazing locations from vehicle and on foot, which promises to produce unique and beautiful images.\n\n[/cs_content_seo][cs_element_gap _id=”65″ ][/cs_element_layout_column_2][/cs_element_layout_row_2][cs_element_layout_row_2 _id=”66″ ][cs_element_layout_column_2 _id=”67″ ][cs_element_headline _id=”68″ ][cs_content_seo]7 days / 6 nights\n\n[/cs_content_seo][cs_element_gap _id=”69″ ][cs_element_button _id=”70″ ][/cs_element_layout_column_2][/cs_element_layout_row_2][/cs_element_layout_column][cs_element_layout_column _id=”71″ ][cs_element_layout_row_2 _id=”72″ ][cs_element_layout_column_2 _id=”73″ ][cs_element_image _id=”74″ ][cs_element_gap _id=”75″ ][cs_element_headline _id=”76″ ][cs_content_seo]Luxury Big Cat Workshop\n\n[/cs_content_seo][cs_element_gap _id=”77″ ][cs_element_text _id=”78″ ][cs_content_seo]From R45,000 / per person sharing
From the warm welcome you receive upon arrival, to our comfortable chalets, hearty home style cuisine and highly experienced rangers, every guest departs with unforgettable memories and the imprint of Africa in their soul.\n\n[/cs_content_seo][cs_element_gap _id=”79″ ][/cs_element_layout_column_2][/cs_element_layout_row_2][cs_element_layout_row_2 _id=”80″ ][cs_element_layout_column_2 _id=”81″ ][cs_element_headline _id=”82″ ][cs_content_seo]5 days / 4 nights\n\n[/cs_content_seo][cs_element_gap _id=”83″ ][cs_element_button _id=”84″ ][/cs_element_layout_column_2][/cs_element_layout_row_2][/cs_element_layout_column][cs_element_layout_column _id=”85″ ][cs_element_layout_row_2 _id=”86″ ][cs_element_layout_column_2 _id=”87″ ][cs_element_image _id=”88″ ][cs_element_gap _id=”89″ ][cs_element_headline _id=”90″ ][cs_content_seo]BEST OF TIMBAVATI\n\n[/cs_content_seo][cs_element_gap _id=”91″ ][cs_element_text _id=”92″ ][cs_content_seo]From R25,750 / per person sharing
Feel alive as we go on drive in this private corner of the Timbavati where we search for the Magnificent Seven – elephant, rhino, buffalo, leopard, lion, cheetah and wild dog.\n\n[/cs_content_seo][cs_element_gap _id=”93″ ][/cs_element_layout_column_2][/cs_element_layout_row_2][cs_element_layout_row_2 _id=”94″ ][cs_element_layout_column_2 _id=”95″ ][cs_element_headline _id=”96″ ][cs_content_seo]5 days / 4 nights\n\n[/cs_content_seo][cs_element_gap _id=”97″ ][cs_element_button _id=”98″ ][/cs_element_layout_column_2][/cs_element_layout_row_2][/cs_element_layout_column][cs_element_layout_column _id=”99″ ][cs_element_layout_row_2 _id=”100″ ][cs_element_layout_column_2 _id=”101″ ][cs_element_image _id=”102″ ][cs_element_gap _id=”103″ ][cs_element_headline _id=”104″ ][cs_content_seo]Kambaku River Lodge\n\n[/cs_content_seo][cs_element_gap _id=”105″ ][cs_element_text _id=”106″ ][cs_content_seo]From R16,800 / per person sharing
Come and enjoy one of the most beautiful lodges in Southern Africa, learn how to master your camera, whilst relaxing by the crocodile river and exploring the world famous Kruger National Park.\n\n[/cs_content_seo][cs_element_gap _id=”107″ ][/cs_element_layout_column_2][/cs_element_layout_row_2][cs_element_layout_row_2 _id=”108″ ][cs_element_layout_column_2 _id=”109″ ][cs_element_headline _id=”110″ ][cs_content_seo]5 days / 4 nights\n\n[/cs_content_seo][cs_element_gap _id=”111″ ][cs_element_button _id=”112″ ][/cs_element_layout_column_2][/cs_element_layout_row_2][/cs_element_layout_column][/cs_element_layout_row][cs_element_layout_row _id=”113″ ][cs_element_layout_column _id=”114″ ][cs_element_gap _id=”115″ ][cs_element_button _id=”116″ ][cs_content_seo]More workshops\n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_layout_column][/cs_element_layout_row][/cs_element_section][cs_element_section _id=”117″ ][cs_element_layout_row _id=”118″ ][cs_element_layout_column _id=”119″ ][cs_element_headline _id=”120″ ][cs_content_seo]Why choose Panthera Photos Safaris?\n\n[/cs_content_seo][cs_element_gap _id=”121″ ][cs_element_text _id=”122″ ][cs_content_seo]With Africa in our hearts and years spent guiding and travelling to wildlife destinations around the world, our small team operates from experience.\n\n[/cs_content_seo][cs_element_gap _id=”123″ ][/cs_element_layout_column][/cs_element_layout_row][cs_element_layout_row _id=”124″ ][cs_element_layout_column _id=”125″ ][cs_element_headline _id=”126″ ][cs_content_seo]First Hand knowledge\n\nWe’ve explored our own back yard and we’ve jetted to the small corners of the earth to discover our natural world. Let our first-hand knowledge guide you.\n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_layout_column][cs_element_layout_column _id=”127″ ][cs_element_headline _id=”128″ ][cs_content_seo]Owner Operated\n\nFounders Kirstin and Lance are hands-on throughout your travel process and are present during your privately-guided journey.\n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_layout_column][cs_element_layout_column _id=”129″ ][cs_element_headline _id=”130″ ][cs_content_seo]Africa Based\n\nWe are located in the hub of the safari scene, in the Greater Kruger region of South Africa. Working from Africa and in Africa is the secret to our success.\n\n[/cs_content_seo][/cs_element_layout_column][/cs_element_layout_row][/cs_element_section][/cs_content]