Marius Coetzee

WILDLIFE CONSERVATIONIST AND PHOTOGRAPHER

Marius is a professional safari tour leader and award-winning wildlife photographer. His photos have graced the covers and pages of numerous premier publications and with over 18 years’ experience in the photo safari industry, Marius has become a highly sought-after photographic leader. Marius is CEO of ORYX – Worldwide Photographic Expeditions, www.oryxphotography.com

Marius was based in the world-renowned Sabi Sands Game Reserve, bordering Kruger National Park, for more than 6 years and where he made the area’s celebrated leopards his principal photographic subject. This led to a 12-page portfolio on these shy and elusive felines in the world’s biggest natural history magazine – BBC Wildlife.

His knowledge of, and enthusiasm for both wildlife and photography are encyclopedic, and he is able to convey this in his entertaining and unique style. Marius also uses his artistic flair and his self-deprecating sense of humour to good effect, and has successfully guided photographic safaris from the far-flung reaches of Antarctica to the culturally rich Indian subcontinent!