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Oberro Safari


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The Oberro Safari Grampian High Country trip took place over eight days and seven nights between 30 April - 08 May, 2005 in the Grampian High Country in Australia. Browse through these pages to learn about the trip and see what to expect from future trips.

The Grampian National Park is located 260 kilometres west of Melbourne and 400 kilometres east of Adelaide. It is a vast expanse (412,664 acres) rich in landscape, Aboriginal rock art, animals, and plant life. There are over a thousand kilometres of dirt trails winding throughout the tall mountains and we will delve deep into the bush to find truly unique photographic opportunities. There are over 800 indigenous plant species in the park; at least twenty of which exist nowhere else in the world. Visitors can expect the chance to photograph an incredible range of vegetation from beautiful fern gullies to shrub land and towering forests as well as animals such as gray kangaroos, possums, black wallabies, red-necked wallabies, gliders, emus, red deer, koalas, echidnas, goannas, and hundreds of bird species.

Oberro Safari is the only wilderness-skills-oriented photo safari. On an Oberro safari you will not just be dropped off in front of beautiful scenery and told to press your shutter release, you will be taught the skills necessary for nature photography. You will learn to find your picture, take it, and safely return.

We will travel safari style in rugged, but comfortable, Land Rovers and we will sleep out. During the trip, our guides will hold mini-seminars teaching wilderness skills -- a must for wildlife photography!

You will learn basic tracking skills to help you find your subject; stalking and camouflage skills, to get close enough to photograph it; and navigation skills to safely make your way there and back. When appropriate, the lessons will also incorporate survival skills because, out in the bush, anything can happen. Experienced camp-fire gourmets, we will prepare bush cuisine and, of course, we will always be available to discuss wilderness and photographic techniques.

Each morning, those who wake up early, can join us photographing the sunrise. This will be followed by a daily meeting where in we will discuss the agenda of the day and the day's theme. Most days will have short seminars relating to the day's theme followed by organised hikes and/or free time for practicing your skills. In the afternoon we will pack up and drive to the next camp. There will be breaks along the way for walks and scenic photography. In late afternoon we will take advantage of the beautiful light and photograph until the sun sets. Evenings will be spent around the campfire where we will eat supper and volunteers will show their photographs from the day (on computers) to demonstrate techniques and benefit from group feedback.

Unlike garden-variety photo tours, an Oberro Safari is a hands-on experience. Participants will be encouraged to come along on nature hikes, cary and set up their own gear, and help with chores such as firewood collecting. While you don't have to be an athlete, participants require a reasonable level of fitness and stamina.

Be the one who takes the close up of an eagle in its nest or the first to capture an elusive predator on the hunt. Hear people say "Wow, how did they manage that shot!" The skills you will learn on an Oberro Safari will last a lifetime and help you find shots you didn't know you were capable of.


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