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De Hoop Vlei_©PeterChadwick_AfricanConservationPhotographer.
De Hoop Nature Reserve and Marine Protected Area is rightly know as the "Jewel of the Fynbos" and given its sheer beauty and diversity of habitats, it is also an important conservation area, protecting numerous endemic, rare and endangered species. From a tourism perspective, the great thing about the reserve is the ability to explore it on foot and...
African Fish Eagle_African Conservation Photography_© Peter Chadwick
Lying on the border between Namibia and Botswana, the Chobe River is one of Africa's finest wildlife photographic destinations with teaming herds of wildlife and a matching diversity of bird species being on offer. Large herds of African Elephant and Cape Buffaloes swim across the crocodile infested river during the dry winter months on a daily basis to...
cape mountain zebra feeding in figs by wildlife and conservation photographer Peter Chadwick
72 Southern right whales seems an impossible number to be viewing from one point and even more so knowing that I was not having to use binoculars! There were whales breeching, tail slapping, swimming fast with definite purpose and then there were those just lying lazily on the surface, rocking with the swells as their calves swam next to...
Southernmost tip of Africa by wildlife and conservation photographer Peter Chadwick.jpg
Most visitors consider the historic lighthouse, the plinth depicting the splitting of the Indian and Atlantic Oceans and perhaps also the wreck of the Myshu Meru as all that the Agulhas National Park has to offer. How wrong they are, for there is now a range of accommodation scattered right across the 21 000 hectares that provide a gateway...
Cape Mountain Zebra by wildlife and conservation photographer Peter Chadwick.jpg
Considered one of the flagship nature reserves of CapeNature, De Hoop Nature Reserve and Marine Protected Area is probably best known for its vast numbers of Southern Right Whales that come to calve and mate within its protected waters.
Agulhas plain flooding by wildlife and conservation photographer Peter Chadwick.jpg
On the 6 January 2014 an unseasonally large weather front slammed into the Western Cape dropping a deluge of rain over a four-day period and flooding vast areas and affecting weather patterns as far north as the Kalahari.
Kgalagadi "Land of Great Thirst"
The Kgalagadi Transfrontier National Park has long been one of the premier wildlife photography destinations in the Country. Its allure can be likened to a live wildlife spectacle, with drama and suspense around every bend.
Burchells zebra foal running by wildlife and conservation photographer peter chadwick
Addo Elephant National Park is one of our favorite photographic destinations. It always delivers great bird sightings, close encounters and exciting wildlife photography opportunities.
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