Photograph Zimanga and Phinda with Matthew Yardley


Photograph Zimanga and Phinda with specialist photographer and guide Matt Yardley. 

  • An amazing photographic journey through South Africa’s iSimangaliso World Heritage Site.
  • Visit Zimanga hides designed by BBC Wildlife Photographer of the year Bence Mate
  • Get up close to animals and create best in a lifetime images. 
  • Perfectly timed for  the end of the dry season 
  • Big Five game viewing and awesome cheetah at Phinda
  • Matt was resident guide at Phinda Reserve for 6 years and knows it intimately.

Reasons why a photography workshop beats a solo trip

Dates: 7 – 13 October 2019 | 6 nights

Availability: Yes

Rates: R69,800 ($4980 at current exchange) for 6 nights sharing.




7,8,9 October 2019 Zimanga
10,11,12 October 2019 Phinda

If you wish to join Matt to photograph the big cats at Mala Mala Game Reserve on 13, 14, 15  this can be arranged for R51,517 per person sharing. *

While staying at Zimanga you will stay in the newly completed lodge and enjoy game drives in a private vehicle with Matt and a professional photographic guide from Zimanga at your service. Its a one hour drive to Phinda where you will stay at Mountain Lodge. Again you will have a private vehicle and private guiding by Matt who will be with you every step of the way. The trip ends at Phinda with flights (included) back to Johannesburg or Durban and options to extend to other destinations.

Includes private vehicle, private guiding, all meals and activities. Transfers from Zimanga, to Phinda and to Johannesburg or Cape Town

Transfers to Zimanga depend on arrangements.

* All costs and extension for this photography tour tare based on 4 persons travelling. If the group size is smaller then it will need to be recosted.


Hides at Zimanga


Mala Mala

Matt Yardley

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R69,800 ($4980 at current exchange) for 6 nights sharing.