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Pangolin Photo Safaris

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Pangolin Photo Safaris caters for photographers of all levels of experience - from complete novices to seasoned professionals. We operate from our very own place The Pangolin Chobe Hotel where our guests enjoy morning and afternoon cruises and...more
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Pangolin Loop, Kasane | Chobe National Park, Kasane, Chobe National Park 8005, Botswana
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have done many safaris, but most of my favorite animal photos come from my evening sunset cruise on the Chobe with Pangolin. You can capture so much more with their wonderful cameras than you can with an iPhone. Really a great safari!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank DalianOntheroad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayer two days in the lodge. Barbara and Thomas together with their team made our stay unforgettable. Great rooms in the middle of real nature. Food was great too. The game drives have been also been awesome and we highly appreciated the additional explanations...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 329pietk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The actual lodge was absolutely beautiful, the rooms were extremely comfortable with air conditioning and the nicest beds I have ever had in a hotel. The food is fantastic and well timed (small breakfast before morning drives/boat rides and brunch after). The staff also kept...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lourens V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We (two couples) spent three days with Pangolin Photo Safaris as part of a three and a half week trip to Africa. We loved every moment and will definitely return. Pangolin offer photographic safaris through the Chobe National Park in Botswana. They have their own...More

Date of experience: January 2019
5  Thank gadgetboy1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I already wrote a review about Pangolin lodge talking about the experience during my photographic safary. This tour is more than excellent and staff and guides are real pros. They will take care of you since the very moment you land in Botswana. If you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank emmez2013
Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful safari amazing wildlife photo opportunities. Get so close to animals and birds on the photo boats. You learn how to get brilliant shots in a relaxed fun way. Stayed at the Pangolin Chobe Hotel and Pangolin Houseboat. Awesome!!!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 335theresel
Reviewed December 30, 2018

We knew we were going on a boat cruise on the Chobe, but didn't realize we'd be on a true photo safari. Dan and Hossein were excellent guides/captain. The photo equipment was very easy to use. The only problem was we had so many great...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank David M
Reviewed December 6, 2018

Pangolin Photo a must do when you are in Chobe! This is my third time back! The newly opened Pangolin lodge didn't disappoint, it was brilliant! Warm welcoming staff, spacious clean rooms, excellent food and just a wonderful atmosphere all round. The activities (photo boats...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jacquelines496
Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

We had an enjoyable one night stay at Pangolin Khwai camp. Our guide Wilson was fantastic and extremely knowledgeable. The wildlife sightings were amazing- leopard, lions and wild dogs each day. A highlight was seeing a wild dog hunt impala not far from Camp! However,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Shivani B
Reviewed November 28, 2018

Excellent from top to bottom. A great lodge, great staff, good food and all that accompanies a brilliant place. If you are a photographer you will not want to miss it. It is located in Kasane, right at the edge of the Chobe National Park....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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January 23, 2019|
Response from Pangolinphotosafaris | Property representative |
Hi Samantha, October is fantastic for game viewing but also very warm. Its the month before the rains arrive and there are large numbers of larger mammals staying close to the river. Its a lovely time of year for big... More
January 20, 2019|
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Response from Pangolinphotosafaris | Property representative |
Thank you mz-asterix. Please visit our website by googling Pangolin Photo Safaris for information on all our safari packages. We operate throughout the year in the Chobe.
October 18, 2017|
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Response from sareldlh | Reviewed this property |
Write to them with any concerns . They are a truly professional operation. You will not be disappointed whenever and what ever you book with them..
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Greg and Diane L
Ashland, Illinois
Mosquito nets as gifts for villagers (5 Replies)
We leave soon for a 3 week photo safari that stretches from Victoria Falls, Kasane, Chobe NP, Okovanga, Moremi preserve, and finally Maun. I am planning on bringing one suitcase of gifts for some of the remote villages we will visit. Our guide, Pangolin Photo Safaris, has suggested mosquito nets. In doing research, I find that LLIN nets (long-lasting insecticidal nets) are much more effective in protecting families from malaria. I have contacted several companies and organizations but...More
June 24, 2017|
Response fromGreg and Diane L|
Thanks for the info. I had read that New York Times article and I think the reporter who wrote it should have to go live in a swampy malaria area for a year with no mosquito protection. How many lives do you think those LLIN nets save? It is documented in the ten of thousands if not millions. And even if they do use them for fishing the chances of harm are slim. They have been tested such that even if a baby sucked on the netting it would get less than 2% of a harmful dose of insecticide.
Rhonda F
South Burlington, Vermont
Just came back from Botswana--Pangolin Photo Safaris a must! (5 Replies)
Spent 4 days in Kasene in August. If you are anywhere near there, PANGOLIN PHOTO SAFARIS are the best time and money you can spend! We had the greatest time, taking photos of birds and game all through our stay- we went 6 times!!! By boat or by game drive, for sunrise or sunset, PANGOLIN provides topnotch cameras AND telephoto lenses! As someone who takes photos of tails and floors and people's feet, I learned so much from the professional guides that I ended up with some actual National...More
September 08, 2014|
Response fromMilton H|
I have booked to go with Pangolin to Botswana this August, i cant wait. Is there any advice you can give me as what to take with on the safari, clothing wise and possibly anything you can think of that could be useful please