Photo: James Blue

Wildlife photography at its best

2nd Apr 202011th Apr 2020
10 days

Join Darren Bennett for this comprehensive workshop safari that offers exceptional wildlife photography from the Grand Kopjes Camp. Darren has been a professional wildlife photographer for over 30 years, including a substantial amount of experience in the Serengeti. He will be there to assist all the participants to capture great images by teaching fundamental to advanced techniques to all that desire. He will rotate between vehicles to spend time with all the guests.

This adventure offers an opportunity to experience and capture amazing images in the Serengeti, with an emphasis on capturing the big cats and the famous Great Migration.

Featured Photographer

  • Darren Bennett, Pro photographer
    Darren is full-time nature and wildlife photographer based out of Burlington, CO, USA. His images and videos have earned world-wide publication and acclaim. More importantly, his easy going and fun personality accent his seriousness to capture great images. Darren has great communication skills and is eager to share his immense technical and practical knowledge of photography.
Key features
  • Fantastic photo-ops
  • Great Migration
  • Big Cats
Thu. 2nd Apr 2020
Sat. 11th Apr 2020
- Serengeti
- Grand Kopjes Camp
(+2 travel days)
Workshop Intensity 
Local guide
Professional English-speaking driver-guide
Only 3 persons / vehicle
Typical weather
Warm days/cool nights/showers


Wednesday 1 April - Depart Home
  • Day 1
    Evening arrival at Killimanjaro airport, transfer to the Kibo Palace hotel, overnight.
  • Day 2
    Early breakfast and departure driving to camp, arriving mid day in time for lunch. Get settled in and then an evening game drive.
  • Day 3
    Sat Apr, 04
    Full day game drive / option to return to camp mid-day
  • Day 4
    Sun Apr, 05
    Full day game drive / option to return to camp mid-day
  • Day 5
    Mon Apr, 06
    Full day game drive / option to return to camp mid-day
  • Day 6
    Tue Apr, 07
    Full day game drive / option to return to camp mid-day
  • Day 7
    Wed Apr, 08
    Full day game drive / option to return to camp mid-day
  • Day 8
    Thu Apr, 09
    Full day game drive / option to return to camp mid-day
  • Day 9
    Fri Apr, 10
    Full day game drive / option to return to camp mid-day
  • Day 10
    Am game drive to the Seronera airstrip then fly back to Arusha. We'll arrive in Arusha in time for a relaxing lunch and afternoon at your hotel. Evening transfer to the airport for your departure flight home.
Sunday 12 April - Arrive Home

Every day will offer outstanding photographic opportunities - with the option to return to camp mid-day or stay out all day when the light and wildlife cooperate. Our Eastern Serengeti Grand Kopjes Camp is perfectly located to explore remote areas in all directions. We'll be situated within reach of the ever-moving Great Migration, a wondrous sight and experience in itself. Then add in all the big cats hunting, the abundant diversity wildlife and birds around every corner, and it's an overwhelming spectacle of nature. Our efforts will be concentrated in an area with the highest concentrations of apex predators in the world. This is predator central - with mass prey.

  • 100% escorted from time of arrival in Tanzania to departure
  • All lodging in Tanzania
  • All meals while in camp
  • Drinks, incl. bottled water, soft drinks, beer, variety of house spirits & wine while in camp
  • Unlimited game drives
  • Premium guest suites & tents, double occupancy
  • Laundry in camp
  • All transportation, airport transfers during your stay in Tanzania
  • Pre & post safari hotels in Arusha or Dar es Salaam
  • All national park & conservatory fees
  • Basic medical evacuation insurance
  • WiFi when available
  • Internal flights: round trip Arusha > Serengeti
  • Photography instruction & assistance from safari leaders
  • International flights
  • Personal items
  • Premium wines/spirits
  • Drinks and Alcoholic beverages at pre/post safari hotels
  • Extra days beyond the itinerary (camp and hotels)
  • Photo equipment unless otherwise arranged
  • Travel insurance (highly recommended)
  • Premium medical evacuation insurance
  • Tanzania visa fee ($100)