Villiers Steyn

Villiers Steyn

I'm a freelance travel writer, photographer and television presenter who spends the majority of my time in the African wilderness.
South Africa
South Africa

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A horizontal, surface level, cropped photo of a young impala, Aepyceros melampus, drinking at a waterhole in the Karongwe Conservancy, Limpopo Province, South Africa.
A horizontal, close up colour image of a giraffe, Giraffa camelopardalis, drinking at a photographic hide in Karongwe Game reserve, South Africa.
A horizontal, surface level, full length, colour image of a herd of wildebeest, Connochaetes gnu, drinking at a waterhole in the Karongwe Conservancy, South Africa.
A horizontal, spot lit colour image of two lionesses, Panthera leo, drinking side by side at a waterhole in the Greater Kruger Transfrontier Park, South Africa.
A horizontal, close up colour image of a dung beetle rolling its meticulously rolled back through sand in the Greater Kruger Transfrontier Park, South Africa.
A horizontal, colour image of a cute leopard cub, Panthera pardus, playing with its mother's tail against a green background at Djuma private game reserve, South Africa.
A horizontal, cropped, colour image of a zebra, Equus burchellii, facing the camera in back light against a vivid green background in the Greater Kruger Transfrontier Park, South Africa.
A panorama colour image of a large male lion, Panthera leo, resting in the beam of a spotlight from a safari vehicle on a dark night in the Greater Kruger Transfrontier Park, South Africa.
A vertical, full length, colour photo of a skinny African wild dog, Lycaon pictus, standing in side light in the Khwai concession, Okavango Delta, Botswana.
A horizontal, full length, colour photograph of two lionesses, Panthera leo, mid-chase in a dry river bed towards the camera on a hunt in the Greater Kruger Transfrontier Park, South Africa.
A horizontal, full length, low angle colour photo of a leopard, Panthera pardus, resting in a dead tree against a white background in the Greater Kruger Transfrontier Park, South Africa.
A baby african elephant calf following its mother
A herd of African elephants drinking at a waterhole lifting their trunks at the same time
A horizontal, full length, color photo of a spotted hyena, Crocuta crocuta, and her tiny black pup at the entrance to their sandy den
A horizontal, colour image of two spotted hyena, Crocuta crocuta, swimming and play fighting in a deep pool in the Greater Kruger Transfrontier Park, South Africa.
A herd of frightened elephants running through shallow water in the Linyanti swamps
A wide angle photo of a herd of African elephants standing in a row and drinking from a small waterhole in Botswana
A small elephant calf walking behind its mother's feet in summer
A horizontal, extreme close-up, surface level, colour image of a nyala bull, Tragelaphus angasii, drinking at a water hole at a hide in Karongwe Game Reserve, South Africa.
A close up of a coach blowing a whistle
A horizontal, surface level, black and white image of a herd of zebra, Equus burchellii, reflected in a pool of water at a hide in Karongwe Game Reserve, South Africa.
Two small lion cubs resting on a fallen tree stump
A horizontal, colour image of a young leopard, Panthera pardus, yawning and pawing the air with her belly exposed in the Greater Kruger Transfrontier Park, South Africa.
A horizontal, colour image of a striking male lion, Pathera leo, standing in tall dry grass and staring at the camera in the Greater Kruger Transfrontier Park, South Africa.
A horizontal, colour photograph of a mating pair of lions, Panthera leo, walking together in Mashatu Game Reserve, Botswana.
A horizontal, vibrant colour image of two dogs, Canis familiaris, running in the waves and playing with an orange ball on a beach in the Western Cape, South Africa.
A horizontal, distant, colour image of a pride of lions, Panthera leo, reflected in the dwindling water hole they are resting beside in the Greater Kruger Transfrontier Park, South Africa.
A horizontal, close up, colour image of a leopard, Panthera pardus, lying in green grass in side light, flicking its tail, at Djuma Private Game Reserve, South Africa.
A colour, side lit, panorama image of a herd of elephants, Loxodonta africana, bathing and drinking at a dwindling waterhole in Savute, Botswana.
The inside of a massive white wedding tent with tables and chairs already in position
A horizontal, close up, colour photo of a reddish dung beetle on top of its meticulously rolled ball of dung, checking direction in the Greater Kruger Transfrontier Park, South Africa.
A horizontal, colour panorama photograph of six Egyptian geese, Alopochen aegyptiaca, flying low over shallow water in Chobe National Park, Botswana.
A panoramic, black and white photo of a leopard, Panthera pardus, resting in a dead leadwood tree in the Greater Kruger Transfrontier Park, South Africa.
A horizontal, cropped, colour photo of a leopard, Panthera pardus, peering out at the camera between the peaks of a termite mound in the Timbavati Game Reserve, South Africa.
A horizontal, color photograph of a large hippo, Hippopotamus amphibius, swimming and splashing water into its open mouth at Djuma Private Game Reserve, South Africa.
A horizontal, colour photograph of a stunning male leopard, Panthera pardus, getting ready to pounce in golden light in the Okavango Delta, Botswana.
A horizontal, black and white photo of a leopardess, Panthera pardus, resting on a termite mound and staring at the camera in the Timbavati Game Reserve, South Africa.
A horizontal, surface level, colour image of a group of tourists photographing two curious elephants, Loxodonta africana, from a boat in in Chobe National Park, Botswana.
A horizontal, colour image of a large bull elephant, Loxodonta africana, walking through a clearing of dry grass in the Greater Kruger Transfrontier Park, South Africa.
A horizontal, back lit, colour photograph of a male lion, Panthera leo, resting on a dark night in the spot light in the Sabi Sand game reserve, South Africa.
A horizontal, color image of a large pack of African wild dogs, Pycaon pictus, preparing to hunt in late eveining golden light in Gonarezhou National Park, Zimbabwe.
A colour panorama photograph of three elephants, Loxodonta africana, at a waterhole in a vast grassy clearing in the Okavango Delta, Botswana.
A horizontal, back lit, colour image of a leopard, Panthera pardus, standing silhouetted in the spot light from a safari vehicle in the Greater Kruger Transfrontier park, South Africa.
A horizontal, close up, colour image of a scarred lion, Panthera leo, staring with avid interest past the camera in the Greater Kruger Transfrontier Park, South Africa.
A horizontal, back lit, colour image of a male lion, Panthera leo, silhouetted in the darkness in the Greater Kruger Transfrontier Park, South Africa.
A horizontal, striking image of three distant elephants, Loxodonta africana, walking through a dry riverbed beneath the scenic Chilojo cliffs in Gonarezhou National Park, South Africa.
A horizontal, full length, colour image of a warthog, Phacochoerus africanus, kneeling to drink from a pool at a hide in Karongwe Game reserve, South Africa.
A horizontal, colour photo of a female leopard, Panthera pardus, standing and looking over her shoulder in the Greater Kruger Transfrontier Park, South Africa.
A horizontal, colour photograph of a male lion, Panthera leo, with his eyes open and full belly exposed in a comical supine position in the greater Kruger Transfrontier Park, South Africa.
A horizontal, full length,  colour photograph of a male lion, Panthera leo, walking alongside a lioness and a game viewer further behind in the Greater Kruger Transfrontier Park, South Africa.
A horizontal, colour image of a zebra, Equus burchellii, standing in side light in the Timbavati Game Reserve, South Africa.
A horizontal, colour photograph of an in-focus leopard resting on a rise in the foreground with a safari vehicle filled with tourists looking on in the background, at Elephant Plains, South Africa.
A horizontal, cropped, clowe up, colour photograph of a male lion, Panthera leo, lying on the ground staring into the camera, mouth open, in the Greater Kruger Transfrontier Park, South Africa
A vertical, colour image of a waterbuck, Kobus ellipsiprymnus, standing in a green and wooded area in the Greater Kruger Transfrontier Park, South Africa.
Four African Elephants drinking at a natural pond
A vertical, colour photograph of an old, scarred and mean-looking male leopard, Panthera pardus, looking at the camera with a safari vehicle out of focus behind in the Sabi Sands, South Africa.
A horizontal, colour image of a tiny spotted lion cub, Panthera leo, resting on a tree stump in golden light and looking at the camera in the Greater Kruger Transfrontier Park, South Africa.
A vertical, surface level, full length shot of two young male impalas, Aepyceros melampus, at a waterhole in the Karongwe Conservancy, Limpopo Province, South Africa.
A horizontal, colour image of a herd of impala, Aepyceros melampus, some with their heads lowered to drink at a still waterhole at Indlovu River Lodge, South Africa.
A horizontal, colour photograph of a herd of Cape Buffalo, Syncerus caffer, watching a lioness, Panthera leo, striding across before them in the Greater Kruger Transfrontier park, South Africa.
A horizontal, close up, surface level, colour image of a Cape glossy starling, Lamprotornis nitens, drinking at the edge of a shallow pool in side light in Karongwe Game Reserve, South Africa.
A horizontal, close up, color image of a lazy leopard, Panthera pardus, lying on a dead tree branch with her eyes open in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, South Africa.
A vertical, close up, full length, low angle, colour photo of a giraffe, Giraffa camelopardalis, at a waterhole, staring down at the camera in Karongwe Conservancy, South Africa.
A horizontal, side lit, color photo of a happy dog, Canis familiaris, running along a beach in the Western Cape, South Africa.
A horizontal, back lit, colour photograph of a wild dog, Lycaon pictus, running over short green grass against a blurred background in the Okavango Delta, Botswana.
A horizontal, full length colour photograph of a leopardess, Panthera pardus, walking alongside her young, fuzzy, blue-eyed cub in sunlight on the Greater Kruger Transfrontier Park, South Africa.
A horizontal, colour image of the Chilojo cliffs, a well-known rock formation in the Gonarezhou National Park, Zimbabwe.
A horizontal, full length, colour photograph of one large male lion, Panthera leo, standing over two grown lionesses looking towards the camera in the Greater Kruger Transfrontier Park, South Africa.
A panoramic, colour photo of a leopard, Panthera pardus, resting in a dead leadwood tree in the Greater Kruger Transfrontier Park, South Africa.
A horizontal, back lit, colour image of a herd of elephants, Loxodonta africana, kicking up dust in late afternoon light in Gonarezhou National Park, Zimbabwe.
A horizontal, colour image of a thirsty leopard, Panthera pardus, resting and drinking at the edge of a pool of water in the Sabi Sand game reserve, South Africa.
A horizontal, low angle, colour image of two bateleur or short-tailed eagles, Terathopius ecuadatus, perched in the branches of a bare tree against a blue sky in the Sabi Sands, South Africa.
A vertical, front lit, colour image of an impala lily, Adenium multiflorum, in bloom in Gonarezhou National park, Zimbabwe.
A horizontal, extreme close up colour image of a vervet monkey, Cercopethecus aethiops, drinking from a still pool in Karongwe Game Reserve, South Africa.
A horizontal, close up, surface level color image of a golden-breasted bunting, Emberiza flaviventris, spraying water while bathing at the edge of a pool in Karongwe Game Reserve, South Africa.
A vertical, close up, full length, low angle, colour photo of a blue wildebeest, Connochaetes gnu, drinking and looking at the camera in Karongwe Conservancy, South Africa.
A horizontal, black and white, surface level photo of a hippo, Hippopotamus amphibius, looking at the camera and splashing through water in Chobe National Park, Botswana.
A horizontal, close up, colour image of a leopard, Panthera pardus, stalking its prey through the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, South Africa.
A young male lion licking a twig with its long pink tongue
A horizontal, full length, colour image of a young elephant calf, Loxodonta africana, learning to use its trunk to eat grass, at Djuma Private Game Reserve, SOuth Africa
A horizontal, colour photo of a baboon, Papio ursinus, and her young baby walking along the edge of a muddy pool of water in back light in Chobe National Park, Botswana.
A horizontal, surface level, colour photo of an African jacana, Actophilornis africanus, walking lightly on floating patterned leaves toward a white flower in Chobe National Park, Botswana.
A vertical, side lit, colour image of an African wild dog
A vertical, close up, colour image of an elephant's hairy, curled trunk, splashing water at a waterhole in the Greater Kruger Transfrontier Park, South Africa.
A horizontal, colour image of a sleeping male lion, Panthera leo, his golden mane lit like a halo in the beam of a spot light from behind in the Greater Kruger Transfrontier park, South Africa.
A horizontal, full length, colour photo of an endangered white-backed vulture, Gyps africanus, wings spread in landing on the ground in the Greater Kruger Transfrontier Park, South Africa.
A vertical, vibrant colour photo of a lilac-breasted roller, Coracias caudatus, stunningly colourful wings spread in flight in Savute, Botswana.
A horizontal, distant image of a herd of a giraffe, Giraffa camelopardalis, standing in dense bush looking at the camera in the Timbavati Game Reserve, South Africa.
A horizontal, vibrant colour photo of a young female leopard, Panthera pardus, walking in glowing golden backlight in the Greater Kruger Transfrontier Park, South Africa.
A vertical, full length, colour photo of a leopard, Panthera pardus, resting in a dead tree against a white background in the Greater Kruger Transfrontier Park, South Africa.
A close up of a large male serval cat in captivity
A horizontal, colour image of a large male lion, Panthera leo, crossing a dirt road in the Greater Kruger Transfrontier Park, South Africa.
A horizontal, close up, colour photo of a yellow-billed hornbill, Tockus leucomelas, at Djuma Private Game Reserve, South Africa.
A horizontal, colour photograph of a lechwe, Kobus leche, standing alert in long grass glowing golden in early morning back light in the Okavango Delta, Botswana.
A vertical, colour image of a fiery sun rising behind a bare tree silhouette, over the bushveld on a misty winter's morning at Djuma Private Game Reserve, South Africa.
A horizontal, colour photograph of a male lion, Panthera leo, lapping water from a blue sparkling pool in the light from a spot light in the Greater Kruger Transfrontier Park, South Africa.
A horizontal, full length, colour image of a leopard tortoise, Geochelone pardalis, drinking at a still waterhole in the Karongwe conservancy, South Africa.
A horizontal, wide angle, colour image of a herd of impala, Aepyceros melampus, drinking at a still waterhole under a bright blue sky with fluffy clouds at Indlovu River Lodge, South Africa.
A horizontal, cropped, colour image of an African wild dog, Lycaon pictus, staring up from its resting place in long dry grass in the Timbavati Game Reserve, South Africa.
A horizontal, close up, colour photo of a red-billed oxpecker, Buphagus erythrorhynchus, picking parasites out of the ear of a white rhino, Ceratotherium simum in Timbavati Game Reserve, South Africa.
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