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Whether you’re a regular safari goer, a wildlife photography enthusiast, keen traveler, someone with a sense of adventure, or just looking to learn a little more about wildlife, our blog is for you!

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Places We Love: Bisate Lodge, Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda

Bisate Lodge is a luxury eco-lodge located in Rwanda, near the renowned Volcanoes National Park and is known for its unique design and stunning location, nestled in the natural beauty of the Virunga mountains. Bisate Lodge is strategically situated to offer breathtaking views of the surrounding landscapes, including the volcanic peaks. It provides an ideal [...]

10 Facts: Elephants

Welcome to the magnificent world of African elephants – the gentle giants with ears so big, you'll wonder if they've tuned into the latest gossip on the savannah radio! These large animals are the four-legged superstars of the African landscape, boasting impressive trunks, a love for mud baths, and a memory that puts your smartphone [...]

Welcome to 2024!

Welcome to 2024! As we all get to start off the new year on a clean slate, it's impossible not to feel a sense of excitement and anticipation for all the wonderful adventures that lie ahead. The start of a new year brings with it endless possibilities and the promise of new experiences. I for [...]

2023 Wrapped!

And with that, the curtains close on another stunning year of safari at Wild Eye! Thank you all so much for being apart of our journey and thank you kindly for allowing us to be apart of yours. What an incredible year 2023 was both in the office and out in the field. We hope [...]

The Guide’s Top Moments of 2023

We recently asked the Wild Eye guides to tell us what their favourite image and moment of 2023 was. And the results were incredible!   Of course, as photographers we are all chasing "those shots" but really at the end of the day, travel and specifically going on safari is a deeply meaningful experience. An [...]

My Top 2023 Safari Images

Wow... What a tough task this was. After a year of incredibly action packed adventures, this blog will showcase my top image from each safari I hosted in 2023. Best Of The Serengeti 2023 Best Of Serengeti Trip Report One image does not do any safari justice and so if you'd like to find out [...]

What Safaris am I leading in 2024?

As 2023 comes to an end, I find myself reflecting, reminiscing on the past year, but also looking at 2024 and the safaris to come next year and what makes them so special.. It is an exploration into the untamed, where the boundaries of familiarity dissolve, and the wild reveals its secrets in a mesmerizing [...]

My 5 Favourite Images 0f 2023 and Why

As we come to the end of 2023, I thought I would share 5 of my favourite images with all of you. They may not be my best images, but each image holds a special memory and I want to share the story behind each image and why it is a highlight for me. Looking [...]

Places We Love: Mombo Camp, Botswana’s Okavango Delta

Mombo is known by many as "The Place of Plenty" and for good reason. Plenty in terms of game viewing, luxury, space, food and activities. Its easy to see why Mombo has earned its place at the very top of the list of the camps to visit when exploring Botswan's Okavango Delta. Wilderness Mombo Camp [...]

Safari Gallery: Mana Pools & Kanga | October 2023

Nestled along the meandering banks of the Zambezi River in Zimbabwe, Mana Pools National Park stands as a testament to the raw majesty of nature. What sets this destination apart is the rare opportunity it affords visitors to approach big game on foot, an unparalleled and intimate encounter with Africa's iconic wildlife. Here, the term [...]

Amboseli and Masai Mara Safari Trip Report 2023

What an incredible combination to end off my safaris for the year. Amboseli and the Masai Mara is a combined safari that offers you the vast landscapes of East Africa that come alive in an extraordinary journey from the iconic Amboseli National Park to the legendary Masai Mara, concluding in the pristine wilderness of the [...]

Best of Botswana Trip Report 2023

I have just made my way back from a very special safari to Botswana. During this safari we visited Moremi for 3 nights, Khwai for 3 nights, Savuti for 3 nights and ended off on the Chobe Princess houseboat for our final 3 nights of the safari. The safari stared in Maun, where we all [...]

2024 Safari’s

And just like that, another busy safari year is a wrap. Thinking back, the memories and incredible moments the many guests I had the privilege of hosting and I now get to cherish is something no words will ever describe. Looking ahead at my 2024 Safari's, I cannot believe that my scheduled tours calendar is [...]

Top Images from the Field – November 2023

Here are the top images captured by the Wild Eye Photographic guides during their adventures in November 2023. The team was out and about hosting scheduled and private safaris in mostly Kenya but also in Botswana. Please feel free to post any comments you might have below. And until next month, happy snapping! Amboseli & [...]

Places We Love: Kanga Camp | Mana Pools

Kanga Camp is a wild untouched paradise within a private concession in Mana Pools National Park. In this remote southwestern stretch, vlei lines, mopane woodland and riverine forests give way to intriguing discoveries beyond the banks of the Zambezi River. As the sole source of water in the dry season, Kanga Pan creates a haven for [...]

A Minute in the Mara | October 2023

Take a minute out of your day and have a look at what the Masai Mara in Kenya was like for Wild Eye guests during the month of October 2023. MASAI MARA EXPERIENCE The Masai Mara offers incredible photographic opportunity outside of the typical migration period. In fact, many an award winning image have been [...]

Top Images from the Field – October 2023

Here are the top images captured by the Wild Eye Photographic guides during their adventures in October 2023. The team was out and about hosting scheduled and private safaris across the African continent, Madagascar and the Pantanal in Brazil. Please feel free to post any comments you might have below. And until next month, happy [...]

Trip report: The predators of South Luangwa

The Best of South Luangwa tour this year delivered once again, like it always does.  This trip, which takes place during the month of September/October which is considered the dry season, is an absolute dream for wildlife photographers, especially if you love predators. South Luangwa National Park in Zambia is a hidden gem for nature [...]

Amazing Apps For The Road – SnapSeed

In this three part blog/video series I showcase amazing apps for the road that I use on every single safari that I host. If you're only seeing this series now, you've missed the first two. Feel free to follow the links below in which I showcase two of my favourite apps: Amazing Apps For The [...]

Amazing Apps For The Road – Unfold

In this three part blog/video series I showcase amazing apps for the road that I use on every single safari that I host. If you're only seeing this series now, you've missed one... Feel free to follow the link below in which I showcase my absolute favourite app: Amazing Apps For The Road - CapCut [...]

Top Images from the Field – September 2023

Presenting this month's Top Images from the Field! The images in this video were all captured by Wild Eye Photographic guides throughout the month of September. The team was out and about hosting scheduled and private safaris across the African continent. Please feel free to leave a comment below and our guides will get right [...]

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