South Africa

Explore the beauty of South Africa, the natural landscapes, its wildlife and the culture this amazing country has to offer. Cape Town is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and the surroundings are simply spectacular. Nature Photo Tours offers fully customized tours in Cape Town and the Western Cape. South Africa is also famous for the excellent wildlife viewing. Africa’s oldest natural reserve is in South Africa and the many game reserves give photographers many opportunities to take photos.

Landscape photography in the Klein Karoo

On our way to Oudtshoorn from Cape Town, we stayed one night in Wildehondekloof Private Game Reserve. We had never been to the Klein Karoo (only the Greater Karoo), and the drive is already an adventure. Roads are in good conditions and as we meandered past Worcester, crossed the Langeberg at Montegu, the traffic got […]

Things to do in Cape Town – Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens

Bird on pincushion protea

Nature lovers who come to Cape Town must pay a visit to Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. Kirstenbosch is beautifully located at the foot of the eastern slopes of Table Mountain creating an amazing backdrop. You can come here for the flora that grows here, for a picnic as many locals do, or in summer for the […]

African safari – looking for oryx

Going on a photographic safari is for us at Nature Photo Tours one of our favourite things to do. Being out there in the bush trying to spot the animals. Every day is different, so going to the same park several times never gets boring. And you will never know what you will see. There’s […]

Things to do in Cape Town: Penguins of Boulders Beach

Boulder beach in Simon's Town

Boulders beach is a beach near Simon’s Town, a little town on False Bay on your way to Cape Point. This little beach between the granite rocks that have given the name to this beach is famous not for its turquoise water or even its boulders (the rocks), but for its colony of African penguins. […]

How to edit a photo in Lightroom creating atmosphere

The Cape Peninsula, the area south of Cape Town, has many things to offer. One of the less visited places is the Slangkop lighthouse. One cloudy evening we went to photograph this tower that is probably still very useful for all the ships that round the Cape. What is now called Cape of Good Hope […]

Colours of Cape Town

Rule of odds three houses in three colours in cape town south africa

The most beautiful city in the world I am fortunate to be able to spend time in Cape Town, South Africa regularly. Cape Town to me is the most beautiful city in the world. It’s not so much the city itself, but the setting in which it is placed. If you like travel photography, or […]

Photographing wild meerkats

Where can you find wild meerkats? It has been a while that we wanted to see wild meerkats, but that is not so easy… They’re small, you can only find them in some areas of Africa and they blend in very well with their surroundings. Finding them by yourself is difficult if you don’t know […]