Places We Love: Giraffe Manor | Nairobi, Kenya

Within the city limits of Nairobi you'll find one of the most incredible small hotels you've ever come across. Built in 1932, it's steeped in fascinating history and was around during the times of African icons such as Karen Blixen & Peter Beard. Their long-legged inhabitants have been around since the 1970's and it's for [...]

Why I Ditched DSLR & Moved to Sony Alpha

This is a question I am asked very often and it's completely understandable. I've shot with a DSLR for a lifetime and with that, only on one brand specifically. Canon.Why then change all of a sudden and endorse mirrorless and in that, Sony Alpha? Well, it's not a complicated answer and I'll explain in much [...]

Sabi Sands Big 5 Safari

There are very few destinations that nearly guarantees you a face to face encounter with Africa’s iconic Big 5 on one single safari. For this single reason it worth paying attention to Wild Eye’s Sabi Sands Big 5 Safari kicking off in October of 2021. Lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo are all well sought […]

The Spotted Hyena

When you think of the Spotted Hyena, what immediately jumps to mind? Is it of a majestic animal atop a termite mound taking in the first rays of sunlight? Is it a sleek & elegant predator sprinting after prey in the grasslands of the Masai Mara? Is it a caring mother nurturing her new born [...]

A Leopard in a Blue Forest

We knew where we had to be. We were on the lookout for the black panther of Kabini. The ghost of the forest. We entered the park at first light and made our way towards the core of the panther’s territory. It was early and an eerie blue haze lingered below the tall forest canopy. […]

Photographic Advice – It’s All About the Eyes

I gave some good hard thought to what I would give as a quality piece of photographic advice. Now there’s many aspects to wildlife photography I could share, that could make it easier. We could talk about creating incredible low-angles on the scene, what you include & exclude, composition and even just making sure the […]

Best of the Pantanal

This epic adventure is designed to showcase the beauty of both the southern & northern Pantanal – ultimately the Best of the Pantanal experience. The Pantanal covers a large area and is home to a rich variety of wildlife & exotic birds. The tour starts in the southern Pantanal where you’ll go in search of […]

Jaguars of the Pantanal

Tucked away within the largest wetland in the world, lies a hidden paradise few have ever laid eyes upon. The sheer beauty of this landscape is unlike anything you’ve seen before, and the animals inhabiting this wildlife haven are incredibly unique, many of which not found anywhere else. With that said, none of the Pantanal’s […]

Wild Eye Private Guided Tours

So you love nature and wildlife, travel and safari, adventure and experience. You also love exclusivity, a premium experience that is catered to your specific needs. You don’t mind spending time in the company of others but when it comes to your safari travel experience you want to be able to get the most from […]

Trip Report: Hwange Safari, October 2016

Do you love elephants? Read on… Do you love lions? Absolutely read on… Do you love staying at a safari camp where animals constantly visit? No doubt the trip report for you… I have been to Hwange several times over the last few years, but no single visit could compare with what I found this […]

First Glimpse, Jaguars of the Pantanal Safari Experience

I’ve just returned from one of the greatest adventures of my life and certainly one of the most exciting safari experiences that Wild Eye has on offer. Brazil’s Pantanal delivered incredible encounter after incredible encounter. From waking up to the dawn chorus of a 100 different birds on a cattle ranch, to photographing macaws flying […]