Nick Smith is our Head Guide and resident wildlife photography enthusiast here at The Outpost. Whether he's getting up close and personal for an animal portrait or panning out on the glorious landscapes of northern Kruger, Nick always manages to capture the magic of our special part of the world. Have a look at some of his favourite photographs below and enjoy a small glimpse into life here at The Outpost through Nick's lens. 

 MUTALE GLORY: Mutale River Gorge at sunset.

MUTALE GLORY: Mutale River Gorge at sunset.

 PARADISE: Spokonyolo Pan is a birder's paradise in the summer months.  

PARADISE: Spokonyolo Pan is a birder's paradise in the summer months.  

 GOLDEN HOUR AT BANYINI PAN: Sometimes you just get lucky.  

GOLDEN HOUR AT BANYINI PAN: Sometimes you just get lucky.
 

 FEVER TREE FAIRY TALE: The magical green fever tree forest at sunrise. There is nothing like witnessing the morning light on these beautiful trees.

FEVER TREE FAIRY TALE: The magical green fever tree forest at sunrise. There is nothing like witnessing the morning light on these beautiful trees.

 PEL'S POST MAGIC: What better way to spend an evening than around the fire pit, chatting about the day's action and sharing stories over a gin and tonic.

PEL'S POST MAGIC: What better way to spend an evening than around the fire pit, chatting about the day's action and sharing stories over a gin and tonic.

 EXPLORING ON FOOT: Getting up close and personal with nature on a walking safari.

EXPLORING ON FOOT: Getting up close and personal with nature on a walking safari.

 PRE-BANYINI WONDERS: Another beautiful African sunset over the far north-western tip of the Makuleke area.

PRE-BANYINI WONDERS: Another beautiful African sunset over the far north-western tip of the Makuleke area.

 MAJESTIC MALE LION: To see lions in the Pafuri region is a privilege, something we all get excited about each time.

MAJESTIC MALE LION: To see lions in the Pafuri region is a privilege, something we all get excited about each time.

 LUVUVHU RIVER DROUGHT: The Luvuvhu river at full moon.

LUVUVHU RIVER DROUGHT: The Luvuvhu river at full moon.

 THREE GIANTS: An elephant bull with two magnificent upside down trees - baobabs. 

THREE GIANTS: An elephant bull with two magnificent upside down trees - baobabs. 

 FULL MOON PRESENTS:  Time for a full moon swim at Pel's Post.

FULL MOON PRESENTS:  Time for a full moon swim at Pel's Post.

 GOLDEN BULLS: Winter morning light at the bridge crossing the Luvuvhu River, a place that often holds hidden surprises.

GOLDEN BULLS: Winter morning light at the bridge crossing the Luvuvhu River, a place that often holds hidden surprises.

Head this way to read our Q&A with Nick and watch our video for a glimpse into our special part of the world. Get in touch to book your stay now.