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Photo Safari Yosemite Day Tours

43089 Running Deer Drive, Coarsegold, CA 93614
+1 559-760-6124
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Ranked #1 of 2 attractions in Coarsegold
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Photo Safari Yosemite provides personal and private guide services for Yosemite Visitors. Pat Althizer is an approved National Park Service Guide. As... more » Owner description: Photo Safari Yosemite provides personal and private guide services for Yosemite Visitors. Pat Althizer is an approved National Park Service Guide. As a professional photographer and guide, he will take you into Yosemite Park to "the right places at the right times", in order to assist you in coming away with Post Card quality images of Yosemite Park.Small Group Tours are available along with Individual Photo Workshop Tours. Small Groups of up to 7 persons are available to both photographers and non-photographers that are interested in a Private Guided Tour of Yosemite instead of a Public Bus Tour. « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Really glad we used this guide. He knew where to go and when. My teens loved Yosemite and he made it even better by teaching us how to actually use our camera and it's features. Even if you don't want the photo lesson, the guiding alone is worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We had a fantastic full day photo safari with Pat taking in all the beautiful sights of Yosemite and some more off the beaten track as well. Not only is he incredibly knowledgable about his surroundings but he is an expert photographer so he was able to tell us where to take all the best shots. He also took lots... More

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Wonderful time. Pat did a great job and we have some nice photos of our memories. Our private tour was well worth it!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Pat proved to be an excellent guide for a for a photosafari in Yosemite national park. He took me to wonderful locations, many a bit off the beaten track, gave me knowledgeable tuition and many ideas to improve the composition of my photographs. In addition to this he is very good company. Thank you Pat.

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Bristow, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We really enjoyed our customized itinerary for a two day tour of Yosemite. Pat was very accommodating of our schedule and interests and shared his deep knowledge on the park and photography throughout our visit. The pickup and drop off at our hotel, light snacks and water for the trip are very nice touches and he is one of the... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Photo Safari is a stress-free way to experience Yosemite. Each of Pat and Kimberly are excellent tour guides with an abundant knowledge of Yosemite--the terrain, the animals and plants. Pat is an awesome photographer. We visited Yosemite on the 150th anniversary of the park and we were able to see so many of the amazing sights without lines or waits.... More

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Piedmont, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

My wife and I had a great day with Pat - he picked us up at our hotel on time and we made a full day of it. It was exactly what we were looking for. Lots of instruction on the camera, shooting with tripods, etc. plus an amazing tour of all the top spots. I usually shoot on green... More

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Medford, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

If you want to get to the right places to get the best shots in the smallest amount of time, then "Photo Safari" is the way to go. Pat, our guide, was patient, professional and very helpful. We came away with wonderful pictures of the beautiful scenery that is Yosemite. You want to know the best part, Pat took pictures... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

If we had only one day to experience Yosemite National Park, we would choose Pat at Photo Safari Yosemite to lead the way. Pat was able to navigate the park as only a local could so we didn't waste time stuck in traffic or learning our way around. Whether you want photo advice or simply someone who can lead you... More

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Westerville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We only had a short time to explore Yosemite, and Pat did a great job of showing us the sights and where to take great pictures. He is very friendly and tailored the day to see exactly what we wanted, avoiding the crowds whenever possible, accommodating everyone's hiking level, and giving us great photo tips It was a wonderful day,... More

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