Ambassador 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!

Ambassadors Posts


We asked 5 amazing women we work with, “How do we encourage our next generation of female leaders?”

At Craghoppers, we work with many strong, amazing women every day – in the workplace, through our partnerships and our Ambassadors. We are truly inspired. This International Women’s Day, we would like to share with you a snapshot into the lives of 5 of them. These women are each making their mark in the world […]

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Guide to Climbing Croagh Patrick

Nicknamed the ‘Reek’, hiking Croagh Patrick is usually at the top of many walkers’ to-do lists. But why is this? And what makes Croagh Patrick important? Steeped in history and religion, mystery shrouds this mountain – all adding to its famous allure. So if you’re planning on giving it a go, there are a few […]

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Celebrating LGBTQ History Month with English Heritage

At English Heritage we tell the story of England through the historical sites and collections within our care. This includes telling stories from history that may have previously been hidden from view. We know that throughout history people have lived lives drastically outside the accepted sexual and gender norms of the time. Repressive social attitudes […]

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