African safaris designed by photographers for photographers

Africa’s premier Photographic Safari operator

We are a company offering memorable safari packages and itineraries throughout Southern Africa and beyond. Our packages have been carefully researched and created by our team of expert travel consultants. We specifically cater for wildlife photographers, of all levels of experience and knowledge, and seasoned safari enthusiasts alike.We welcome and provide photography workshops for anyone hoping to get some breathtaking shots of the African landscape. Browse through our tour packages and we will take great pleasure in building for you a customized itinerary. We can create safaris of any length, style and budget that will perfectly suit your specific requirements and photographic goals.

We look forward to welcoming you on a Pangolin Photo Safari very soon. In the meantime, browse through our galleries and itineraries which give you a real taste for the beautiful and abundant photographic experiences to be had when travelling with us. Let us make your African photographic safari dreams a reality.


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Pangolin in The Chobe, Botswana

Uniquely, we offer a fully catered for photographic safari experience in The Chobe - located in Botswana. We have custom built boats and vehicles with eight photographic seats on each. These seats can swivel around allowing you to always get the perfect shot. For those clients who are new to photographic safaris, we even supply state of the art digital SLR cameras with large zoom lenses.

We have one camera for every seat! We have carefully developed a range of multiple day photographic safaris and workshops in Chobe and one day photo tours. This is to suit every level of experience and a range of dates to suit even the most time constrained photographer.

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Guest Reviews

The Pangolin workshop was absolutely terrific. All the travel arrangement worked like a charm - no hitches...The guy who leads the workshop, and owns Pangolin, “Guts” Swanepoel is simply an amazing guy. Delightful manner and an extremely knowledgeable photographer. The workshop can take a near beginner to a fair level of competence. The first day is like Photography 101 - he explains shutter, aperture and ISO. Day 1 - only shot in aperture. Day 2 only in shutter speed mode, Day 3 - full Manual! Exactly as described on their website.

Michael F. 9/2015

I highly recommend Pangolin Photo Safaris to anyone interested in photography. I had high expectations due to their amazing feedback and reviews on Trip Advisor and I certainly was not disappointed. I booked 5 days with Pangolin and thoroughly enjoyed every second. I look forward to spending more time with them in the future. Thanks Pangolin for welcoming me so warmly to your family and making me time in Botswana so amazing!

Jayne F. – Australia 8/2015

Pangolin is a great and diverse safari group. They try their hardest to fit your itinerary to  your dream. I would travel with them again...and again.

Johan M. – South Africa 7/2015

You guys rock ! Thank you for a pleasant experience that we will never forget.

Richard D. – United Kingdom 5/2015

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