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Pangolin Photo Safaris - Day Tours

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Address: | Chobe National Park, Kasane 8005, Botswana
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+27 21 461 2941

Pangolin Photo safaris is a unique experience on The Chobe River. We supply...

Pangolin Photo safaris is a unique experience on The Chobe River. We supply our clients with state of the art digital cameras and telephoto lenses and teach them how to use them. If you are spending any time in The Chobe (Kasane) then join us for an afternoon or morning cruise and get some amazing wildlife photographs to treasure forever. We also run regular photographic workshops with world famous wildlife photographers throughout the year.

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Exceptional Game Viewing Experience

The Pangolin Houseboat in Chobe is a photographic and game viewing experience like no other. The guides are extremely helpful and know how to ensure that clients have excellent... read more

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Pangolin Houseboat in Chobe is a photographic and game viewing experience like no other. The guides are extremely helpful and know how to ensure that clients have excellent photographic and game viewing opportunities. The accommodation and food is exceptional as is the service from all the staff. Highly recommended.

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Columbus, Ohio
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Reviewed 28 December 2016

As part of a safari with another company, we were booked for a late afternoon/sunset "cruise" on the Chobe River. Cameras were provided with a very long telephoto lens (600 mm). The young woman (sorry, forgot her name) who helped us operate the camera also gave us wonderful tips for the best photos you can imagine. Shaw, the guide, was... More 

Thank Anne M
Beer Sheva
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016

My wife and I can heartily recommend this tour. It was the highlight of our trip to Africa. The staff did everything to make our trip the best possible experience. You cannot go wrong with them. We also learned a lot about wildlife photography.

Thank David C
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

We attended the basic photography academy at Pumba Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape. Aside from teaching us great photographic skills, our guide Neale Howarth treated us to the best wildlife sightings we have ever experienced. A Cheetah and Lion kill kept us busy with subject matter and the Elephant herd parading a new born calf was beyond our greatest... More 

Thank Carl G
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 13 November 2016

We spent two days in the middle of our Botswana Safari with Pangolin on the Chobe. Three trips on the PhotoBoat and one in the Unimog into Chobe National Park. The design of the boat is something every photographer should experience. The adjustable chair and camera support is quite something to experience. Either use your own kit (which I did)... More 

Thank Bob G
Perth, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Came away from our morning river cruise with some amazing photos. We should have done the afternoon one too! Very professional, thank you Pangolin Photo Safaris!

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Darwin, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I did there 11 day chobe/madikwe Safari, and from there seamless booking process to there awesome vehicles everything was A+, The river cruises up the Chobe river in there special photography boats with mounts and 360 chairs was definitely a highlight and with expert knowledge and tutoring from Janine I was able to come away with lots of amazing photos... More 

Thank Lindsay T
Vancouver, Washington
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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We did the Pangolin weekender photo safari. We were picked up promptly at the airport and delivered to the Mowana Lodge where we stayed for 2 nights. Overall we did 3 river cruises (1 in the am and 2 in the pm) as well as a morning land safari before returning to the airport. I can't say enough good things... More 

Thank Krw1961
Near Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

In the world of nature the pangolin is a rare animal, and in the world of photography Pangolin Photo Safaris is that rare company that delivers at the highest level in every capacity. Their equipment, from boats to seats/mounts to cameras/lenses (if you choose to use theirs) is unequaled. Their reservation staff and guides are the best. We have been... More 

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Chingola, Zambia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 September 2016

What an experience!!! The overall safari was magnificanet and exceeded all expectations Pangolin's arrangmeents for minitial reservation email exchanges, to seeing us off at Nairobi Airport at the end of the trip was above expectations. Our game viewing / sighting in the Mara was unbleeievalbe and everything one could have epxeted to see we ticked. Guts is BRILLIANT coach and... More 

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