Photo Safari

Photo Safari

Lalapa Safaris offers customised private tours as an add-on to your hunting safari. The beauty of a private tour is that you have your own guide with no overcrowding and unwelcome stops on your trip. Although we do have set trip itinerary’s these are added as a guideline and we will be more than happy to customise a trip to suite your schedule and individual needs. Our aim is to make your dream photographic safari a reality.


Photographic Safaris in the Cape Province

  • Please enquire for tours of the Kruger Park, Victoria Falls and Botswana.
  • These are private tours, so price will be dependant on the number of people.

3-Day Tooth & Claw Tour

5-Day Tooth & Claw & Wild Coast Tour

10-Day Tooth & Claw, Garden Route & Cape Town Tour


3-Day Addo Elephant Park & Schotia Safaris Tour


Day 1 Depart Lalapa Safaris base camp after an early breakfast for a 3 hour trip to the Elephants Footprint lodge on the Sundays River. Elephants footprint is nicely situated as it is a stones throw from the Addo Elephant National Park, Schotia Safaris and only a half hour drive to Port Elizabeth. The lodge itself is more than comfortable and has its own Restaurant. Drop of luggage and depart for Addo Park and spend the rest of the morning game viewing.
Relax and have lunch at the national Park restaurant and after lunch game view for the rest of the day. Addo park is 450 000 acres in extent and has one the densest populations of Elephant in Africa.
Enjoy your evening meal at the Elephants Footprint restaurant.
Day 2 Morning game drive in Addo Park, lunch at the Addo Restaurant. Depart Addo for Schotia Safaris. You will have excellent viewing and photographic opportunities of Lion at Schotia. They also have one of the largest open air bomas in the world and this is where we you will enjoy your evening meal. The Tooth & Claw game drive starts at 3 pm for the afternoon session until 4.30pm after which afternoon tea & coffee will be enjoyed. You will then go on a night drive to experience the African night views and sounds. Enjoy your evening dinner and return to Elephants Footprint.
Day 3 Will be left open for activities of your choice. A tour of the Sunshine coast ending in Port Elizabeth or East London with some Curio shopping in the afternoon would be a good way to end of your trip!
Day 4 Drop of at the East London or Port Elizabeth Airport for your return to Johannesburg and further on to your home destination.

5-Day Tooth & Claw & Wild Coast Tour


Day 1 Depart Lalapa Safaris base camp after an early breakfast for a 3 hour trip to the Elephants Footprint lodge on the Sundays River. Elephants footprint is nicely situated as it is a stones throw from the Addo Elephant National Park, Schotia Safaris and only a half hour drive to Port Elizabeth. The lodge itself is more than comfortable and has its own Restaurant. Drop of luggage and depart for Addo Park and spend the rest of the morning game viewing.
Relax and have lunch at the national Park restaurant and after lunch game view for the rest of the day. Addo park is 450 000 acres in extent and has one the densest populations of Elephant in Africa.
Enjoy your evening meal at the Elephants Footprint restaurant.
Day 2 Morning game drive in Addo Park, lunch at the Addo Restaurant. Depart Addo for Schotia Safaris. You will have excellent viewing and photographic opportunities of Lion at Schotia. They also have one of the largest open air bomas in the world and this is where we you will enjoy your evening meal. The Tooth & Claw game drive starts at 3 pm for the afternoon session until 4.30pm after which afternoon tea &coffee will be enjoyed. You will then go on a night drive to experience the African night views and sounds. Enjoy your evening dinner and return to Elephants Footprint.
Day 3 Day 3 we will leave open for activities of your choice. A tour of the Sunshine coast ending in Port Elizabeth with some Curio shopping in the afternoon would be a good way to end of your trip!
Day 4 Depart Elephants Footprint Lodge after breakfast for a leisurely day trip along the scenic coastal route passing small coastal villages with their golden beaches. Pass through East London and on to Morgan’s Bay and the Wild Coast. Spend the night at the friendly Morgan’s Bay hotel.
Day 5 Early to rise for a 4x4 trip along the Wild Coast crossing the Kei River by Pontoon. The Eastern Cape Wild Coast of South Africa offers peaceful, laid-back holidays away from the tourist hordes with enough footprint-free beaches, lazy lagoons, natural wonders and rocky headlands for everyone to enjoy. The Transkei is so far off the beaten tourist track that it has remained relatively untouched and unspoiled. The area has always been a firm favourite with anglers, offering excellent fishing grounds both at the coast and in the estuaries, particularly at the mouths of the larger rivers like the Kei (Kei Mouth) and Mzimvubu (Port St Johns) which are navigable for several kilometres upstream. Launching a ski boat for a day of deep-sea fishing is an exhilarating start to a wonderful day out at sea with magnificent views of the coast. Other activities on the Wild Coast include golf, deep-sea fishing, dolphin and whale watching, fly fishing, mountain biking, hiking and nature trails, rock climbing, abseiling, surfing, canoeing, horse riding, game viewing and bird watching.
Day 6 Drop of at the East London or Port Elizabeth Airport for your return to Johannesburg and further on to your home destination.

10-Day Tooth & Claw, Garden Route & Cape Town


Day 1 Depart Lalapa Safaris base camp after an early breakfast for a 3 hour trip to the Elephants Footprint lodge on the Sundays River. Elephants footprint is nicely situated as it is a stones throw from the Addo Elephant National Park, Schotia Safaris and only a half hour drive to Port Elizabeth. The lodge itself is more than comfortable and has its own Restaurant. Drop of luggage and depart for Addo Park and spend the rest of the morning game viewing.
Relax and have lunch at the national Park restaurant and after lunch game view for the rest of the day. Addo park is 450 000 acres in extent and has one the densest populations of Elephant in Africa.
Enjoy your evening meal at the Elephants Footprint restaurant.
Day 2 Morning game drive in Addo Park, lunch at the Addo Restaurant. Depart Addo for Schotia Safaris. You will have excellent viewing and photographic opportunities of Lion at Schotia. They also have one of the largest open air bomas in the world and this is where we you will enjoy your evening meal. The Tooth & Claw game drive starts at 3 pm for the afternoon session until 4.30pm after which afternoon tea &coffee will be enjoyed. You will then go on a night drive to experience the African night views and sounds. Enjoy your evening dinner and return to Elephants Footprint.
Day 3 Drive to the coastal town of Knysna and check in at the Bollard House. In the evening enjoy a sunset cruise on the Knysna lagoon. This two hour cruise is the perfect combination: a visit to the Knysna Heads; all there is to know about the oyster industry; oyster tasting; and a delicious snack platter to be enjoyed while sipping your sundowners and soaking up the sunset. There is no better time to be on the lagoon....
Day 4 A visit to the Cango Caves and Ostrich show Farms in Oudtshoorn or General sight seeing, around the Knysna heads, craft markets and other activities. Knysna is South Africa's mecca for adventure activities. It offers so many exciting activities; abseiling, bungee jumping, quad biking, paragliding, microlite and power glider flights. Also kayaking, canoeing, black water tubing, mountain bike trails, paintball, scuba diving and more.
If adrenalin rush is your game, then Knysna is the place to be.
Day 5 Early Departure from Knysna for Cape Aguhlas. Cape Agulhas, or the place where two oceans meet, lies at the furthest tip of Africa. Historically, the cape has been known to sailors as particularly hazardous, notorious for winter storms and huge rogue waves that can reach a spectacular height of 30 metres, so it’s no surprise that the coast is littered with wrecks or that the large red and white striped lighthouse was built as early as 1848 in an attempt to warn ships of the conflicting currents, the west winds and the extremely perilous waves that combine to make it the ‘Cape of Storms’. Cape Agulhas is the official point at which the cold Benguela current of the Atlantic Ocean and the strong Aghulhas current of the Indian Ocean meet.
Sleep at the "Cliff Lodge" near Gansbaai The lodge has the most beautiful view of the ocean, "any ocean in the world" ....
Day 6 An adrenalin rush with the White Shark diving company. An experience of a lifetime mixing with the seas most awesome predator.
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Charter fishing, the Gansbaai area offers excellent bottom and reef fish. Red roman, Hottentots, jaco peaver, carpenter, steenbras, stumpnose and crayfish (in season). Also game fish such as geelbek, yellowtail, snoek etc
Day 7 Travel to the Stellenbosch wine county and book into the Knorhoek guest house. Enjoy an afternoon in South Africa's premier wine lands.
Day 8/9 Early start from Knorhoek to South Africa's mother city Cape Town. Check in at Commodore Hotel on the V & A Waterfront. The Commodore is perfectly situated for the tourist visiting Cape Town wanting to explore the beaches, V & A Waterfront, Table Mountain and the whole Cape Peninsula....
Enjoy tours of the Waterfront, castle, and Table Mountain and the Cape Peninsula.
Day 10 Fly out of the Cape Town airport

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