Africa's Photographer of the Year Winner 2017
Clement Kiragu - Kenya
ENDED: January - March
This enchanting city as the tip of Africa has dazzling array of splendours. Did you capture its white sandy coves, serene vineyards, extraordinary sunsets or vibrant city life? There is so much beauty in Cape Town, what did you see?
Winner: Alexander Hill
ENDED : April - June
The Big 5
Early morning game drives with steam rising off a herd of hundreds of buffalo, a bush walk that stumbles upon a pride of lion, a night-prowling leopard in a tree are just some of the potential sights on offer in Africa. We want to see your majestic Big 5 photos.
Winner: Anna-Mart Kruger
ENDED : July - September
Africa Through My Lens
Did you capture a tender moment between a lioness and her cub? Or were you captivated by the bright red Shuka of the Maasai tribe? We want you to make us feel as if we were there with you, experiencing that special moment.
Winner: Dieter Mendzigall
ENDED: October - November
What can compare to the thrill of an afternoon spent with a member of the Big 5? Or seeing a pack of wild dogs hunting? Or the sighting of a rare pangolin strolling across a savannah? From dung beetles to vultures to giraffes the wildlife of Africa has the ability to enthral and enchant. Can your photo do the same?
Winner: Clement Kiragu
Win a 10-Day Holiday for Two Valued at $25,000
This ultra luxurious Grand Prize consists of 4 days in The Silo Hotel in Cape Town, followed by 3 days in Royal Malewane in the Kruger National Park, and to top it off 3 days at Royal Chundu near Victoria Falls. This is the trip of a lifetime.
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Amazing wildlife, stunning landscapes and remarkable experiences make up the bulk of these impressive entries. See our spectacular entries below.
The trickle of the slow moving Zambezi river, the distant sound of the iconic waterfall dubbed ‘the smoke that thunders’ accompanying incredible views of the soft, serene water amongst thick shrubbery. Royal Chundu whisks you away to the place of your dreams and strips you of your worries in a heartbeat. They embrace everything about the Zambian culture and landscapes and presents it in a package of pure paradise. With spacious showers, an infinity pools and deck-top baths overlooking your own private stretch of the Zambezi river, luxury is the name of the game.
Teak walkways meander their way to the main lodge, serenity and style is exuded in this dining area. With the contemporary style and rich beauty of the culture creates an aesthetic delight. Radiant chandeliers, thatch roofs and colourful scatter cushions give the boma a warm, inviting atmosphere where traditional and international cuisine can be savoured.Dine indoors or out in the boma, treated to an authentic African barbeque, song and dance. Go on a lunch or dinner boat cruise or picnic on the island.
Royal Chundu is close to both Chobe and the Victoria Falls so while being based here you can easily go on day trips to both of these bucket list destinations. Go on a sunset and sunrise boat cruise along the Zambezi River or try your hand at fishing or canoeing, go bird watching, on a village tour and an island walk. There's also a spa at the lodge, where you can enjoy some much needed ‘me-time’ with the ambient sounds of the trickling Zambezi river.