Umgede Photography Hide

Located in the Greater Kruger National Park

Looking for an unforgettable wildlife photography experience? Look no further than the Umgede hide at Antares in the Greater Kruger area. This hide offers a unique opportunity to get up close and personal with African wildlife as they come to drink from the nearby waterhole. With comfortable seating and ample space for camera gear, you can spend hours observing and capturing stunning images of lions, elephants, and other incredible animals in their natural habitat.

One of a Kind

A photographer's dream

The Umgede Hide sets itself apart from other photography hides by providing a unique opportunity to observe African wildlife up close at eye level, with a reputation of being the best location in South Africa from where to photograph abundant herds of elephant that regularly visit the waterhole The hide is also designed to be comfortable for extended stays.

100% Private Use

Full private use of Antares

Whether you are coming as a single focused photographer or with the whole family, you always rent out the whole Antares accommodation including the photography hide. There is no need to book time slots in the hide as it is easily and safely accessed from the camp 24/7. This feature sets us apart from many other photographic hides.


Wildlife photography with benefits

The Umgede hide is equipped with comfortable seating, Wi-Fi and (USB/240V) charging ports. Gimbals, bean bags and sturdy bars for mounting your own gimbals are all available in the hide. It offers a unique opportunity for photographers to capture close-up shots of African wildlife, particularly predators, from a safe and secure location.

Rates & Offers

Antares works with an online booking system always providing you with the best deal available. Click on the button to check the deals out.

  • Always exclusive use of the camp
  • Minimum of two nights
  • 50% deposit required
R 17 550 Per Night
  • 5-8 persons
R 11 550 Per Night
  • 3-4 persons
R 7 800 Per Night
  • 1-2 persons