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Valid for stays from 18th September - 21st December 2020

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A picture perfect safari at Ulusaba

Experience a unique photographic safari!

Explore the African bush in a truly unique way on a photographic safari at Ulusaba Private Game Reserve! These safaris are aimed at both amateur and experienced photographers and will be led by Ulusaba’s professional rangers and trackers who are experienced photographers. Our guides will assist in camera settings and most importantly will do their best to interpret animal behavior to position the vehicle so you can capture some outstanding pictures you’ll treasure forever.

What's the deal?

Get snap happy with Ulusaba's new photographic safaris!

When can I stay?

Valid for stays from 18th September - 21st December 2020, subject to availability. Arrivals on a Friday or Saturday for a minimum two-night stay and a Thursday for a three-night stay over long weekends and key holiday periods.

How much?

Rates are from ZAR 28,400 per room, per night for two people sharing in an Elephant room at Safari Lodge. Single occupancy rates are available on request.

What's included?

• A luxurious room or suite at our beautiful Safari Lodge
• All meals and drinks including South African branded beverages.
• The contents of your mini-bar, refreshed daily
• Twice daily game drives with flexible timings to maximize your opportunity to capture images. You can even enjoy a packed breakfast whilst out in the bush so you don't miss any of the action!
• A private vehicle for all game drives
• A daily walking safari (weather dependent)
• Photographic workshop each morning to review images and techniques learned during the day. Course material will cover
camera set up for wildlife photography, settings for different situations, reviewing images and giving suggestions in terms
of settings, image composition, and more
• Wireless Internet
• Fabulous staff
• Expert advice and instruction to make your experience in the bush even richer
• & much more!

What do I need to bring?

• A good quality camera and lenses. Please contact us for advice when booking if you have more detailed questions about your equipment
• Battery chargers and spare batteries
• External hard drive for storing images or a laptop with a photo memory card reader (plus associated cables)

Equipment hire

Hiring of any equipment must be done directly via Africa Photographic, more information is available on our website.

We recommend you pre-book any camera equipment after making your reservation

Your Itinerary: what to expect

(Please note that all timings are approximate)

Day 1
• Welcome to Ulusaba and lodge orientation
• 4.00pm: Afternoon tea and briefing. This is an opportunity for us to find out how much you know already and to get everyone familiar with the equipment and what to expect out on the vehicles
• 4.30pm: Your first game drive, stopping for sundowners in the bush
• 7.30pm: Back to the lodge for dinner

Day 2
• 5.00am: Rise and shine! Tea and coffee to be served in the lounge
• 5.30am: Leave for morning drive with a stop for tea and coffee in the bush
• 8.30am: Breakfast back at the lodge
• 10.30am: Post-breakfast photography workshop and a reviewing of images with your ranger
• 12.00pm: Time to kick back, relax and have some lunch
• 4.00pm: Afternoon tea followed by the evening game drive
• 7.30pm: Back to the lodge for dinner

Day 3
• 5.00am: Another early start! Tea and coffee to be served in the lounge
• 5.30am: Leave for morning drive with a stop for tea and coffee in the bush
• 8.30am: Breakfast back at the lodge
• 10.30am: Final photography workshop
• Guests depart Ulusaba

Terms and Conditions

  • This offer applies from 18th September - 21st December 2020 for weekend stays only, subject to availability.
  • Arrivals on a Friday or Saturday for a minimum two-night stay and a Thursday for a three-night stay over long weekends and key holiday periods.
  • Rates exclude Conservation Levy.
  • Ulusaba's local booking terms and conditions apply; full payment is due 14 days prior to arrival and refundable up to 7 days prior to arrival. This offer cannot be combined with any other offers or packages.
  • The offer is only available to South African Residents and proof of residency will be requested.
  • The offer is commissionable to travel agents & tour operators at a maximum of 10%.