We plan and execute privately guided photographic safaris in the top safari destinations worldwide, from the heart of Africa to the jungles of Asia, South America, and beyond.

Luxury Safari Destinations with Panthera Safaris

From ballooning over the Masai Mara to paddling down the Zambezi River and cruising through the territory of lions, we create safari experiences that will speak to the unique needs of our clients.

Our team is compact and we are based in South Africa where we have been able to live our dream and accumulate experiences that have shaped what Panthera represents. The travel expeditions we create and lead for our guests are strewn with adventure, romance, and luxury in the most sought after wildlife destinations in Africa and beyond. As an owner-run operation, every element of your journey – whether it be a tailor-made travel itinerary or a privately guided photographic workshop – is overseen with meticulous care and attention to detail.

To travel with Panthera is to photograph the world’s most iconic wild animals in their natural habitat, to participate in life-changing wildlife conservation projects, and to experience the best in safari hospitality, worldwide.

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Safari Options

Private Guiding
Photographic Workshops

Conservation Projects
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We can create a travel itinerary that is custom designed for you. Our knowledge of destinations, safari activities, and accommodation options allows us to pair your unique preferences with the perfect locations, so that you may rest assured that you’ll arrive on a journey that is just right for you.
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Why choose Panthera Photo Safaris?

With Africa in our hearts and years spent guiding and travelling to wildlife destinations around the world, our small team operates from experience.

We offer fair and completely transparent pricing. Our rates are no more than booking direct with the lodges, but come with the advantage of all additional services and logistics included in your itinerary.

First Hand knowledge
We’ve explored our own back yard and we’ve jetted to the small corners of the earth to discover our natural world. Let our first-hand knowledge guide you.
Owner Operated
Founders Kirstin and Lance are hands-on throughout your travel process and are present during your privately-guided journey.
Africa Based
We are located in the hub of the safari scene, in the Greater Kruger region of South Africa. Working from Africa and in Africa is the secret to our success.

South african Resident?

Support Local

We are delighted to be able to offer South African residents discounted rates at a wide range of top safari lodges in world-renowned destinations. In these unprecedented times, we are passionate about supporting the safari industry while offering our South African guests some of the best rates available.

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premade safari packages

Our Premade Safari Packages are one of the easiest way to travel – a hassle-free pre-designed itinerary exploring the highlights of a destination without having to navigate the logistics and individual booking processes. Through our expertly created packages, we give our guests the opportunity to sit back, relax, and trust that our experience of the destination and knowledge of the product has resulted in a tried and tested trip.

why book a premade safari package?

The only way you’ll find a multi-day safari itinerary packaged up and ready to go on our website is if we have tried and tested it and know it is good enough for you. These packages are priced and timed so that all you need to do is pick which one works best for your requirements and trust that the rest is exactly as it should be. If you’re just looking for a getaway, fuss-free travel, and memories to last a lifetime – talk to us about our pre-selected journeys. Here’s why you should book a trip like this:

Booking a packaged journey is time efficient for you

Our packages showcase the best  bits of a safari destination.

Create a unique itinerary for any special occasion, romance, photography or exploring.