Photographic Safari Accommodation in Africa

We have selected accommodation across Africa that caters sensitively to the special needs of photographers. Our list includes lodges that offer facilities such as a media centre, editing hub, battery recharging stations and the capacity to backup images on a daily basis.

Located in prime game viewing areas in BotswanaKenyaNamibiaSouth Africa and Zambia, these lodges are also home to dedicated photo-guides and drive- guides with a keen interest and personal experience in photography. Private vehicles and boats are available too.

Browse our photo-friendly accommodation recommendations or contact one of our African Safari Experts for expert advice.

Africa Photographic Safari Accommodation our experts recommend

Chikwenya

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Mana Pools, Zimbabwe
Big5 giants are always moving through the camp. The lounge, dining and bar area are places of hospitality and relaxation. Your private tented suite at Chkwenya provides exceptional views of your surrounds. Chikwenya looks out over an open floodplain and the broad Zambezi River, with a backdrop provided by the mountains of the Rift Valley escarpment. A The spacious tents feature indoor lounge areas, small verandas and en suite bathrooms with indoor and outdoor showers. A vervet monkey in Mana Pools national park just hanging about.
Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Bird watching Boat-based safaris Game drives Guided walks Sunset cruises

Lewa Safari Camp

From $460 per person sharing
Kenya, Kenya
A luxury bedroom offers a stunning view
A romantic dinner for two can be arranged
When the sun set into the savannah and the night kicks in you can experience a beautiful starry sky
Get to know and learn about Maasai culture
Enjoy your meal in the shade of the trees in the middle of nature
Enjoy the panoramic views straight out of bed or from your private deck Have a refreshing swim in the pool while the sun sets
Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Bush dining Camel-back safaris Cultural visits Day tours Game drives

Mara Plains Camp

From $1,445 per person sharing
Masai Mara, Kenya
A burnished copper basin and bathtub with a free-fall rain shower is just one of the reasons it'll be hard to leave your suite! Each tented suite has a deluxe en-suite bathroom, comfortable queen-size beds, a spacious living area and a private deck. Uniquely designed canvas bedroom with twin beds. The rooms at mara Plains Camp comes complete with its own private veranda with views of the Mara plains or river. Exceptional cuisine is served at Mara Plains and are enjoyed around a grand wooden table in the canvas dining room or on the outdoor deck overlooking the river. Enjoy your very own private luxury tented camp in the Olare Motogori Conservancy, on the northern border of the Masai Mara National Reserve. Expect personalised guides and spectacular game viewing in an area rich in wildlife, and is particularly good for predators.
Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Bird watching Cultural visits Game drives Guided walks Hot air ballooning

Kicheche Mara Camp

From $595 per person sharing
Masai Mara, Kenya
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Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Game drives Guided walks Hot air ballooning Local village visits

Time + Tide Chinzombo

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South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
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Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Animal tracking experience Game drives Guided walking safaris Guided walks Nature drives

Selinda Explorers Camp

From $1,105 per person sharing
Okavango Delta, Botswana
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Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Bird watching Boat excursions Full-day safaris Game drives Guided walks

Baines' River Camp

From $650 per person sharing
Lower Zambezi, Zambia
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Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Bird watching Boat excursions Canoeing Fishing Fly fishing

Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge

From $920 per person sharing
Sabi Sands Game Reserve, South Africa
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Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Bird watching Children's activities Game drives Guided walks Night drives

Kwandwe Fort House

From $1,465 per person sharing
Eastern Cape, South Africa
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Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Children's activities Game drives

Mwamba Bush Camp

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South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
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Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Bird watching Game drives Guided walking safaris Guided walks Night drives

Saruni Wild

From $700 per person sharing
Masai Mara, Kenya
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Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Bush dining Cultural visits Game drives Guided walks Hot air ballooning

Elephant Pepper Camp

From $625 per person sharing
Masai Mara, Kenya
En suite bathrooms are simple but functional, overlaid with luxurious touches. Guided walks also let you experience the thrill of seeing big game while on foot - pure safari magic! Guests at this traditional, unfenced safari camp enjoy great game viewing from virtually any location! Walks with Maasai guides reveal the smaller secrets of the Masai Mara environment. Elephant Pepper's tents enjoy panoramic views of the Mara plains from their shaded verandah. Couples can look forward to a table for two - feel free to choose the location! Open-sided vehicles allow everyone to get a view while on a game drive.
Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Bird watching Bush dining Cultural visits Game drives Guided walks

Londolozi Private Granite Suites

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Sabi Sands Game Reserve, South Africa
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Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Animal tracking experience Bird watching Cultural visits Day tours Fishing

Zarafa Camp

From $1,935 per person sharing
Okavango Delta, Botswana
Each en-suite bathroom is luxurious and opulent, with gilt-edged mirrors and dual copper wash basins. Escape to the comfort and privacy of your luxury tent and enjoy a sensational soak in your copper bathtub. The rooms have real hardwood flooring, and each comfortable bed is fitted with protective mosquito netting. Service with a smile! A freshly-prepared breakfast spread is a lovely start to the day. Zarafa Camp's iconic Selinda location is right in the heart of 'elephant country'; it's no surprise you'll see them in camp often! Zarafa's luxurious interiors take you back to the classic age of mobile safaris, except you'll enjoy all of life's little luxuries too. Leather couches, Turkish carpets and a variety of interesting ornaments create a unique atmosphere.
Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Bird watching Boat excursions Bush dining Canoeing Full-day safaris

Selinda Camp

From $1,935 per person sharing
Okavango Delta, Botswana
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Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Bird watching Boat excursions Bush dining Full-day safaris Game drives

Kwara Camp

From $1,115 per person sharing
Okavango Delta, Botswana
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Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Boat-based safaris Fishing Game drives Mokoro trails