ORYX Worldwide Photographic Expeditions (Travel Photography)
ORYX – Worldwide Photographic Expeditions is a professional photographic safari company specializing in exceptional wildlife, landscape and cultural photographic tours to some of the Earth’s wildest and most scenic destinations, passionately prepared by photographers for photographers.
ORYX – Worldwide Photographic Expeditions was born out of our desire to offer the world’s best photographic tours, and developed in response to a rapidly growing passion for photo safaris amongst naturalists worldwide. We have teamed up with the best professional photographers and photo safari leaders in the industry to create one of the world’s finest photo tour companies, geared specifically to both amateur and professional photographers alike. Like sister company Rockjumper Birding Tours – Worldwide Birding Adventures, we aim to be the market leaders in our industry.
Our Tour Leaders are all award-winning and passionate photographers who genuinely love sharing their expertise with others. Our team is amongst the most accomplished wildlife and photographic professionals available, with many years of field guiding experience that is complimented by a wide range of faunal, botanical and cultural expertise. Whilst we guarantee that our Photo Safari Leaders have impeccable photographic skills, they also strive to be personable, professional, friendly, attentive and dedicated to delivering a rewarding and successful photo safari, ensuring you emerge with an incredible portfolio of images from every safari!
Our Tour Types
Classic Photo Tours
Our classic photo tours are the backbone of our business in which we utilize the best available accommodation most convenient to prime photographic localities. We limit our group sizes on these scheduled departures to 6 and on occasion 8 participants with one professional ORYX Photographic tour leader (except on ship cruises).
Signature Photo Tours
An ORYX Signature Photo Tour is one that offers a superior experience, be it a small group size or the very finest accommodations and extras for the discerning traveller. These departures take things up a notch, visiting photographic sites that offer stylish and luxurious accommodations, or even going the extra mile to offer a safari, quite literally, to the ends of the earth!
Custom Photo Tours
Our custom photo tours are one of our key strengths and we take particular pride in tailor-making your wildlife, landscape or cultural photographic safari. Contact us we will design the perfect tour to meet your exact requirements; be it a fun and relaxing experience for your family or hardcore photography with a specific intention in mind.
We have offices in both Cape Town and Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, they provide the necessary capacity to keep abreast of the complex arrangements that efficient and organized travelling requires. Our office team have been facilitating tours for over 64+ years and we pride ourselves in offering exceptional service and unsurpassed customer satisfaction. We only employ the very best personnel for every aspect of your expedition, from enquiry all the way through to tour leadership. Our reputation speaks for itself and the majority of our clients return for further adventures. Our enthusiastic and professional team provide you with an unforgettable experience in the world’s most-loved photographic destinations.Our low Client to Tour Leader Ratio of a maximum of 6 to 8 participants ensures that our leaders are able to provide one-on-one tuition, thereby offering a very personalized experience. Our Conservation Initiative includes activities undertaken by the ORYX Conservation Fund. A portion of the fees from each tour sign-up is used solely to support vital conservation projects that aim to conserve some of the world’s most threatened fauna and flora.