Chobe River Photo Safari

Embark on a breathtaking photo safari along the majestic Chobe River, immersing yourself in the remarkable birdlife, wildlife and captivating landscapes on offer.

16 spaces available
4 days
Famous for
R19,990.00 pps
SADC Special


Photographic Paradise: Explore the Chobe River on a Safari Journey Like No Others

Discover the pristine beauty of the Chobe River, renowned for its abundant wildlife and stunning landscapes. Experience the thrill of close encounters with elephants, majestic fish eagle and hippopotamus, and a myriad of other majestic creatures, all while cruising on the luxurious Pangolin Voyager Houseboat. With exclusive access to photography geared boats, this safari offers an unparalleled chance to get up close and personal with some of Africa’s most iconic animals.

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This expertly curated safari adventure combines thrilling game viewing, enchanting river cruises, and luxurious accommodations to create an experience that will leave you in awe. Join us on this extraordinary journey and capture breathtaking photos while creating lifelong memories in the heart of Africa’s untamed wilderness. Book your Chobe River safari today and embark on the adventure of a lifetime.


Immerse yourself in the captivating Chobe region, a world-renowned photographic hotspot that offers an unparalleled wildlife and birding experience. Embark on an unforgettable journey aboard the luxurious Pangolin Voyager houseboat as it gracefully cruises along the majestic Chobe River, providing exclusive accommodation within the heart of the Chobe National Park.

Witness the awe-inspiring sight of swimming elephants. Marvel at the impressive herds of buffalo roaming the riverbanks. And capture stunning images of giraffes, lechwe, puku, and impala in their natural habitat. The Chobe River is a haven for bird enthusiasts, offering an extraordinary variety of avian species to photograph. Capture the majestic flight of the African fish eagle, witness the unique hunting behaviour of African skimmers, and observe the elegant rock pratincoles as they navigate the river’s edge.

Step aboard the specialized photographic boats exclusively designed for capturing the stunning beauty of the Chobe River and its wildlife. Equipped with swivel chairs and gimbal camera mounts, these boats provide optimal stability and flexibility, allowing you to effortlessly capture those perfect shots from any angle.

Book your Chobe River safari today and embark on an extraordinary photographic adventure that will exceed your wildest expectations. Immerse yourself in the raw beauty of nature, capture breathtaking images, and create unforgettable memories in the heart of the Chobe wilderness.


  • Services of Tusk Photo hosts
  • All meals, teas & coffees
  • Local beers, wines, and soft drinks
  • 4 nights’ accommodation
  • All activities
  • Use of dedicated Photographic boat
  • Transfers from Kasane Airport to the House Boat
  • Secure parking in Kasane, Botswana for the duration of the safari (For self-drive guests)


  • Visas
  • Telephone calls
  • Gratuities
  • Purchases of a personal nature
  • Travel costs to Kasane either driving or International flights
  • Cross-border Transfers


Embark on a thrilling Sabi Sands photo safari, with our experienced guides taking you on a journey through one of Africa’s most pristine wilderness areas.

Day 1:  Arrival and Transfer to Pangolin Voyager

Arrive at Kasane and transfer to Chobe Emigrations
Proceed to Namibian emigration offices by boat
Settle into the Pangolin Voyager houseboat
First excursion

Days 2-4: Daily Excursions and Activities

Wake up at 05:30 and enjoy a light continental breakfast
Embark on morning game viewing and photography with your private guide
Return to the boat around 10:30 for brunch
Spend time with your photographic host for tutorials and images discussions
Relax on board
Tea time at 16:00
Embark on afternoon game viewing and photography with your private guide
Indulge in sundowners and snacks during the excursion
Return to Pangolin Voyager for pre-dinner drinks

Day 5: Final Excursion and Farewells

Embark on morning game viewing and photography with your private guide
Return to boat
End of tour


The Pangolin Voyager houseboat offers a remarkable blend of comfort, luxury, and breathtaking views, providing an unforgettable experience on the Chobe River. With its well-appointed facilities, this floating sanctuary is designed to cater to the needs of discerning travellers and photography enthusiasts.

The middle deck of the Pangolin Voyager features two private lounges, creating intimate spaces for relaxation and unwinding. The communal dining area on this deck allows for shared meals and lively conversations.

For nature lovers and bird enthusiasts, the top deck of the houseboat is a true paradise. Offering sweeping views of the river and its banks, this elevated vantage point provides an ideal setting for observing wildlife and capturing stunning photographs. You can choose to relax in the comfortable seating area, bask in the warm sun on the loungers, or explore the reference library to expand your knowledge of the region’s rich biodiversity.

Throughout your stay, the Pangolin Voyager ensures your comfort with air-conditioned en-suite rooms, providing a peaceful retreat after a day of exhilarating adventures. The attentive crew and friendly staff are dedicated to creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere, ensuring that every aspect of your stay is enjoyable and memorable.

With its unparalleled facilities and idyllic location, the Pangolin Voyager houseboat allows you to embrace the beauty of nature while indulging in luxury and convenience.

SADC Rates

SADC stands for the Southern African Development Community, a regional intergovernmental organisation consisting of 16 southern African countries. SADC rates are special discounted rates offered to citizens of SADC member states who wish to travel to other member states. These rates are usually lower than standard rates and can provide significant savings to travellers.

If you are a citizen of a SADC member state and would like to find out if you qualify for these rates and what the tariffs will be, please don’t hesitate to enquire with us. We’ll be happy to assist you in any way we can.


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