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Majestic savanna landscapes teaming with all the Big Five and more. Proud cultural heritage and celebrated customs and traditions. Burning red African sunsets rippling over the Zambezi River. A Zimbabwe photography trip  promises to deliver. 

Situated in Southern Africa, Zimbabwe is a fantastic destination for photographers with various passions.  Landscape photography? Visit one of the world’s wonders, Victoria Falls. Wildlife photography? Zimbabwe is a wonderful and somewhat underrated African photo safari destination. Nonprofit photography? Zimbabwe is home to remarkable organizations doing pivotal work in conservation. Whatever you’re after, a Zimbabwe photo tour is worth considering.

Our Photo Tours in Zimbabwe

Wildlife Photography and Conservation Program, Victoria Falls

Wildlife Photography and Conservation Program, Victoria Falls

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Develop your skills in wildlife photography and work on conservation projects in Zimbabwe.

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Highlights of a Photo Tour in Zimbabwe

lion image in Victoria Falls

  • Enjoy some wonderful wildlife photography opportunities, including lions, elephants, hippos, hyenas, and zebras 
  • Sharpen your photography skills through regular workshops 
  • Stay in a rustic campsite in the African bush, bordering Zambezi National Park 
  • Get some hands on wildlife conservation experience by helping out with local projects 
  • Have the opportunity to see and photograph the mighty Victoria Falls, and explore some of the many exciting activities in the area 

Why Choose a Photo Tour in Zimbabwe

A Zimbabwe photo tour promises a blend of breathtaking landscapes and diverse wildlife, creating the perfect canvas for photographers to flex their creative flair. From Victoria Falls to the Zambezi National Park, the country offers jaw-dropping scenery. The vibrant local cultures further enrich the images photographers can create. Moreover, the various wildlife conservation programs add depth to photographic experiences here, with opportunities to document important wildlife conservation efforts. So, a photography holiday in Zimbabwe is a great choice for photographers seeking both artistry and purpose.

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Zimbabwe FAQs

QUESTION:How to create images that inspire change

Conservation photography can be used to inspire change by visually communicating the stories of the wildlife, as well as the organizations advocating for their protection. The saying, “a picture is worth a thousand words,” rings true, but it’s important to learn how the right image is needed to be able to engage the community.

Find out more about the ins and outs of conservation photography.

QUESTION:What does a conservation photographer do?

A conservation photographer works closely with conservation organizations to aid their initiatives through the art of photography. You’ll be documenting their work, going on expeditions, and will even have the chance to engage in hands-on conservation work.

Our conservation projects focus on wildlife photography. If you’re interested, read more about why you should become a wildlife photography volunteer.

QUESTION:What is conservation photography?

To put simply, conservation photography is photography that focuses on important conservation initiatives, such as wildlife conservation. Conservation photography can be used to tell visual stories of conservation work, as well as conservation issues, that could aid organizations and charities with their engagement. 

QUESTION:Do I need professional-quality photo equipment?

Yes! Our safari tours require you to bring your own photography equipment. Of course, you’ll need your camera, a couple of lenses, and a laptop for editing. Aside from that, it might be beneficial to bring additional equipment to our safaris to maximize the quality of your photography, depending on the specific trip you’ll be joining. Get even more useful advice from our wildlife photographer, Alan Hewitt, who recommends what to bring on a photo safari.

QUESTION:Why Visit Victoria Falls?

There are countless reasons for you to visit Victoria Falls that don’t include the breathtaking scenery of the natural wonder. The largest waterfall in the world, Victoria Falls offers a variety of activities, such as bungee jumping and white rafting, which is the perfect place for adrenaline junkies and photographers alike. The town of Victoria Falls is also a great location for wildlife viewing, as there are a variety of national parks that offer game drives. 

QUESTION:What language is spoken in Zimbabwe?

Zimbabwe has 16 different languages that are spoken, but there are 3 languages that are the most widely spoken, while the rest only have a small fraction of the population that speaks those languages. The primary languages that you’ll encounter are Shona and Ndebele, as well as English, which is the Lingua Franca of Zimbabwe. 

QUESTION:Why Visit Victoria Falls?

There are countless reasons for you to visit Victoria Falls that don’t include the breathtaking scenery of the natural wonder. The largest waterfall in the world, Victoria Falls offers a variety of activities, such as bungee jumping and white rafting, which is the perfect place for adrenaline junkies and photographers alike. The town of Victoria Falls is also a great location for wildlife viewing, as there are a variety of national parks that offer game drives.  

QUESTION:When is the best time to go to Zimbabwe?

Zimbabwe offers outstanding wildlife opportunities all-year round, making the best time to visit a matter of preference. A good time to visit Zimbabwe, especially for wildlife photography, is from May to October. This is the dry, winter season, when the temperature cools down and there is hardly any rainfall. Wildlife can be easily spotted due to sparse vegetation, and there is less of a risk of malaria during this period.

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