Summer is now in full swing at Mashatu. Some of the summer migrant birds begin to arrive.  It is not uncommon to find leopard reclining in one of the large Mashatu trees, which makes Mashatu one of the best Predator viewings.   The soft rays of early morning and late afternoon sun make li...


Mashatu Game Reserve, Botswana is a vast wilderness area and home to ancient migratory elephant routes.  For centuries these majestic animals have traversed these lands, passing down information from one generation to another.  There is no better place to observe and photograph elephant in...


C4 Photo Safaris arranged a private safari for a special client of ours, Mr. Wood in the beautiful and wildlife abundant reserves of Mashatu and Mala Mala. On his return he sent us a testimonial on how his experience was at both camps, the service of the guides and the wildlife viewing. Also have...


It was an intrepid group of guests that came to brave the heat in November at Mashatu Game Reserve for our last C4 Photo Safari’s workshop of the year.  Despite the heat, the rewards were well worth it. Thanks to the late rains, predator sightings were at an all time high while general ga...


The photography on our recent October Mashatu Photo Workshop in Botswana was just as hot as the temperatures I thought we were going to experience. Our photo workshops are all about learning and helping guests improve their own photography, in a stunning wildlife reserve, while having a lot of fun. ...


Spring in October enthusiastically brings upon new life in the form of flowering Sheperds Tree’s, migratory bee-eaters and the characteristic buzz of Cicada bugs.  The surface water that attracts wildlife along the riverbeds has largely dried up and anxiety builds in anticipation for the ...


There’s no doubt that Mashatu is a magical place for photography. Mashatu is know as the ‘Land of the Giants’ which comprises of the elephant, lion, giraffe, eland, Ostrich, Kori Bustard and the iconic baobab tree. But that’s not all that Mashatu has to offer.During the past ...


12 - 16 May 2016 Mashatu Photo Workshop 2016 Francois Venter recently joined C4 Photo Safaris on one of our Mashatu Photo Workshops with Trevor Kleyn as guide and had this to say about his experince there... "My main purpose for visiting Mashatu was to visit the under ground hides. We we royally ...


Last month Trevor Kleyn spent a few weeks heading up C4’s photographic concession at Mashatu Game Reserve. After some late rains, the reserve was left looking lush and the wildlife, healthy as ever.  Trevor spent a few days guiding guests from our customised photographic vehicle, and thes...


With the threat of drought and the presence of its unforgiving hand, the reserve is stuck in the middle of a transformation. The early rains in September have conned the trees into prematurely using up vital energy, and the contrast of the barren soil lying lifeless beneath a canopy of sprouting lea...


Recently, photo guide Trevor Kleyn spent some time manning the C4 Photo Hides. We have come to realise that October, being the buffer month between winter and summer, is the month that the wildlife pluck up the courage to get themselves properly involved at the waterholes. To escape the soaring temp...


Yet another successful photographic workshop hosted at the prime wildlife destination, Mashatu Game Reserve. The C4 Photo Safaris group where hosted at the beautiful Tent Camp by photo guide Trevor Kleyn. Here are a few of Trevor’s shots from the workshop:  


Part 2 to our gallery of our epic photographic experience at Mashatu Game Reserve, thank you to ranger Fish for the fantastic sighting! See more about the C4 Photo Vehicle     All eyes on the leopard in the tree, as the hyena casually strolls past a game drive vehicle   Slow ...


Mashatu Game Reserve guest Karin Braby shares some amazing snaps from her outstanding morning spent in the C4 Matabole Hide this month. Karin and friends were treated to an array of mammal species at the hide, starting off with a blood strewn hyena that was in desperate need of some water to wash do...