May 7, 2017 to May 13, 2017

Maputaland 7 – 13 May 2017

The Maputaland & Elephant Coast is a preferred GID Photo Safari destination.

Our tailor-made photographic safaris are led by an expert guide which enhances coastal and wildlife experiences for our guests.

To keep the Maputaland and Elephant Coast Safari intimate the safari consists of a Maximum number of three guests per vehicle per trip.

This ensures guests to enhance their safari and photographic adventure while enjoying the first class hospitality.

Magnify your Maputaland and  Elephant Coast and wildlife adventures, improve your photographic images.

Capture your Africa Moments with us!!


  • About your host, Maputaland 7 – 13 May 2017

    Gerhard’s love for all things nature (insects, fish, birds and animals) started at an early age while growing up on the South African Highveld. With the joys of experiencing nature and all its wonders he developed a passion for sharing these experiences with family and friends. One of the natural progressions was to photography. After […]


Day 1

Arrive at Johannesburg International, South Africa.

Your host will meet you at the arrivals lounge with a “GID Photo Safaris” sign along with your name printed on the board.

From the airport, you will depart to your 1st night’s accommodation on the Mpumalanga Highveld for a refreshing overnight rest, and to rid yourself of all the travel cobwebs accumulated.

Day 2-6

For the next five days, we will explore the Mapuataland and Elephant Coast, its wildlife, habitats, and landscapes. We will travel in comfort with a Toyota Land Cruiser ensuring we will be able to reach those hard to reach places.

We will delve into the rich history surrounding Maputaland, known for its abundant bird life, warm Indian ocean and wildlife.

Day 6

We will depart from tMaputaland and make our way back to the Mpumalanga Highveld where we will have a relaxing afternoon and evening.

Day 7

Following the last morning sunrise photo session and hearty brunch we will depart the Mpumalanga Highveld with a 2.5-hour journey to Johannesburg International Airport.

Please ensure your international flight’s dates are highlighted to your host.

We at GID Photo Safaris are looking forward to exploring Maputaland and the  Elephant Coast with you!!

Accommodation will be small but comfortable lodges or chalets at our various destinations.

Day 1

Arrive at Johannesburg International Airport.

Day 2-6

Explore the Lowveld and Kruger Park

Day 7

Departure from  Johannesburg International Airport

$2 750.00 per person sharing
$ 2 825.00 per single supplement

  • 50% confirms booking, remaining to be paid no later than 8 weeks before start of the tour.
  • Maximum of 3 clients and minimum of 1.

The above costs include the following:

  • Entrance and accommodation to the Park and reserves.
  • Park Fees
  • Meals provided
  • Personally guided drives by professional guide
  • Services of our guides.

The above costs exclude the following:

  • Gratuities to staff and guides
  • All drinks
  • Meals and accomodation not booked by GID Photo Safaris.
  • Extra activities not included – Trail Walks, Night drives
  • Personal Expenses
  • Travel Insurance
  • Travel Visas
  • Airfare