On Location Photography Tours

Imagine beautiful Red Rock Canyon country of southeastern Utah with large cats jumping canyons. Photograph mountain lions wandering around in Monument Valley or resting on a ledge with a view of Slot Canyon. Get shots of our African Lion posing regally on sand dunes. Capture a grizzly bear playing in the aspen groves of Utah’s high country. Take great shots of a black bear eating berries in colorful fall leaves of Northern Minnesota or wolves howling at the sky with dramatic vivid autumn backdrops. Create images of snow leopards leaping off Montana mountain peaks. Animals of Montana offers this big variety of wild animals and more including raccoon, bobcat, lynx, and badger —each in spectacular locations! Choose from the following On Location Tours, grab your camera and leave the rest to us.

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Great Bear Photography Tour!

Choose from the following tour dates:

September 19-20.2015 (September 21~weather day)

September 17-18.2016 (September 19 ~weather day)

On this tour you’ll have two (2) days of numerous opportunities to photograph our Grizzly Bear and Black Bears in their natural habitats. Summer will be giving way to the beautiful colors of Fall, displaying the deep rich colors of golden aspen groves and cherry red willows. We’ll also take advantage of bringing the bruins down to the river to cool off and play; or on a rocky ledge surrounded by green Douglas Fir forests and vistas of the Rocky Mountains as backdrop. The cost of this tour $1,495.00 per person. Special lodging rates are available upon request. To reserve your space, please call us at 406.686.4224 or email animals@animalsofmontana.com

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Chasing the Full Moon Tour!

Choose from the following tour dates:

August 29.2015 ~September 27.2015 ~ October 27.2015 ~November 25.2015 ~ December 25.2015

The Full Moon~alluring, mysterious; worshiped in ancient times, and is called many names by different cultures~A celestial body that illuminates the silvery indigo sky all across the World, pulling us towards it as it does the tides of the seas…

We would like to extend to you a very unique opportunity for a two (2) day tour around the full moon rise of every month. On the first day/night of the tour, depending on what time the moon rises, you’ll have an opportunity to photograph our specialized wolf silhouetted against the brilliance and glow of the full moon. Once the evening gives into dawn, we’ll continue with filming four different animals on the second day, in natural settings of meadows, pine and aspen forests, mountains and streams. We would be delighted to have you join us on this one of a kind photo tour that will take you into a night of mystery, illusion and magic! The cost of this two day tour is $1,895.00/per person which includes three (3) nights lodging in Bozeman and continental breakfast with us. To reserve your space, please email us @ animals@animalsofmontana.com or call @ 406.686.4224.

Please note that we are not responsible if Mother Nature decides to hide the “Man in the Moon from us”.

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Kingdom of the Wild Cats Tour!

Choose from the following tour dates:

June 24-26.2016 (June 27~weather day)

Through the ages of time, man has observed and been fascinated by the mystery of the lives and legends of the predator known as the Wild Cat~ A species that embodies power and grace; ruling in an elusive world all their own. We welcome you to take a peek into this intimate kingdom by joining us on this three (3) day wildlife tour, where we’ll offer you breathtaking moments among these Cats, while creating dramatic images of our super predators~African Lion, Siberian Tiger, Snow Leopard, Black Leopard, as well as our smaller cats~Mountain Lion, Canadian & Siberian Lynx, and Bobcat. Come and take a walk on the wild side with us in the Big Sky Country near Bozeman, Montana. The cost of this three (3) day tour is $2,695.00 per person, and includes four (4) nights lodging in Bozeman, and continental breakfast & lunch with us. To reserve your space, please email us @ animals@animalsofmontana.comor call @ 406.686.4224.

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Spirit of the Canyon Lands Wildlife Photography Tour!      

Choose from the following tour dates:

October 9-11.2015 (October 12~weather day)

October 7-9.2016 (October 10 ~weather day)

Come with us and discover a surreal and magical land where the Ancient ones, the Anasazi spirits, still whisper through the winds of the red rock canyonlands, and the black Ravens dance on, high above the ancient rivers below. A place of unmatched natural wonders located in the heart of the beautiful Red Rock Canyonland country of southeastern Utah. From the glistening rapids of the Colorado River to the spectacular Arches in the Canyonlands National Parks, Moab enables you a photo experience and a lifetime of memories.

You will have the opportunity to photograph Mountain Lion and Bobcat in red rock canyons, and Grizzly Bear and Wolf in the golden aspen groves and alpine meadows of the La Sal Mountains.   Leave the world behind, and experience everything our autumn Moab Tour has to offer!

The price of your tour is $2,395.00 per person and includes four (4) nights lodging and continental breakfast at the Aarchway Inn. As part of your tour, we’re bringing you two of the most gifted animal trainers in the industry, Troy Hyde and Demetri Price. To reserve your space today, give us a call at 406.686.4224 or email animals@animalsofmontana.com ~ We hope to see you this Fall!

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Montana Menagerie Photography Tour!

Choose from the following tour dates:

October 23-25.2015 (October 26~weather day)

October 14-16.2016 (October 17 ~ weather day)

January 8-10.2016 (January 11 ~weather day)

We would be delighted to have you join us on this three (3) day tour taking place in our beautiful valley and foothills of the Rocky Mountains. It’s that time of year when summer relinquishes its verdant green into landscapes of goldens and reds! You’ll have opportunities to photograph a menagerie of four (4) animals per day in natural habitats~ Grizzly, Mt. Lions, Wolves, Black Leopard, Black Bear, Coyote and more! The cost of the tour is $2,295.00 per person, and includes four (4) nights lodging in Bozeman, and continental breakfast with us. Space is limited, so please call us a 406.686.4224 or email animals@animalsofmontana.com

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Call of the Wild Photography Tour!

November 14-15.2015 (November 16~weather day)

November 12-13.2016 (November 14 ~weather day)

This unique two (2) day tour brings two of the most controversial animals to mankind together, giving you endless opportunities before your camera to photograph our pack of Wolves and a cameo session of our Grizzly Bear.  These mythical and legendary animals throughout time, have learned to coexist side by side in reverence of each other.

The tour takes place in the foothills of the Bridger Mountains near Bozeman, Montana. You’ll experience the haunting howl of the Wolf as it echoes through the valley, and capture their playful spirit as they run together, or stand posed, still and silent, peering out with golden eyes from under pine boughs.  You’ll be truly intrigued by the power of our Grizzly~awed by his massive presence,  but delighted by his playfulness.  As an added bonus, a full moon is scheduled to rise during this weekend, and we’re taking advantage of this by including an early morning dawn photo shoot with our specialized wolf and the moon as the backdrop. The cost of this two (2) day tour is $1,995.00, and includes three (3) nights lodging in Bozeman, and continental breakfast & lunch with us. To reserve your space, please email us animals@animalsofmontana.com or call @ 406.686.4224.

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Mystique of the Wild Cats Tour!

Choose from the following tour dates:

New tour dates coming soon!

Where else can you photograph the power and beauty of seven (7) different species of Big Cats in unique and various natural settings, capturing the nature of these mesmerizing  beasts! We’ll offer you gorgeous winter landscapes in which to photograph our ultimate super predators~Siberian Tiger, African Lion, and Snow Leopard; as well as our “Little Big Cats”~Mountain Lion, Canadian & Siberian Lynx, and Bobcat. Please join us for an up close and personal photo encounter, taking place in our wintery backyard of meadows, forests, mountains and streams in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Please don’t delay in booking ~ space is limited!  The cost of this three (3) day tour is $2,695.00 per person, and includes four (4) nights of lodging in Bozeman, and continental breakfast & lunch with us.  To reserve your space, please email us animals@animalsofmontana.com or call @ 406.686.4224.

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Shadows of the Mountains Helicopter Tour! 

Choose from the following tour dates:

New tour and dates coming soon!

We at Animals of Montana, invite you to join us on an Animals of Montana exclusive photo tour near Bozeman, Montana, which will take you over 8,000 feet atop the snow-capped mountains via Carisch Helicopter. The tour begins at the break of dawn, flying into the Crazy Mountains to photograph our illusive snow leopard, and capture this mystical creature in the morning alpen glow. We will then fly back down to the valley where you will have the opportunity throughout the remainder of the tour to photograph Mountain Lion, Wolves, Grizzly and Canadian Lynx in natural habitats. The price of this tour is $2,895.00 per person, and includes three (3) nights lodging in Bozeman, and continental breakfast & lunch with us. Be sure to reserve your space now, as space is limited. Call us at 406.686.4224 or email us at animals@animalsofmontana.com.

*We are not responsible for inclimate weather during this tour and the inability of the helicopter to fly to/from the mountain. If weather is too bad to fly or too windy to fly, the Leopard will be filmed at a lower elevation without the use of the helicopter. No credit may be used in conjunction with this tour, nor refunds given.  As a participant on this tour, you will need to be physically fit, as well as able to sustain sub zero temperatures for an extended period of time on this winter tour.

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Chasing Shadows~Helicopter Photography Tour! 

Choose from the following tour dates:

New tour and dates coming soon!

Once again we invite you to join us on a NEW Animals of Montana exclusive wildlife photo tour which will take you over 8,000 feet into the mountains via Carisch Helicopter. The first day of the tour begins at the break of dawn, and we’ll fly into the Crazy Mountains to photograph our illusive snow leopard in alpine wildflowers poking out from under the snow. On the second day you will have the opportunity to photograph Mountain Lion, Wolves & pups, Grizzly and Canadian Lynx in natural habitats of blooming wildlflower meadows and lush Douglas Fir forests . The price of this tour is $2,895.00 per person, and includes three (3) nights lodging in Bozeman, and continental breakfast & lunch with us. Be sure to reserve your space now, as space is limited. Call us at 406.686.4224 or email us at animals@animalsofmontana.com.

*We are not responsible for inclimate weather during this  early summer tour and the inability of the helicopter to fly to/from the mountain. If weather is too bad or too windy to fly, the Leopard will be filmed at a lower elevation without the use of the helicopter. No credit may be used in conjunction with this tour, nor refunds given.  As a participant on this tour, you will need to be fairly physically fit.

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Quiet Whispers of Minnesota Winter Wildlife Photography Tour!

Choose from the following tour dates:

February 19-21.2016 (February 22 ~ weather day)

Experience the winter magic of the Northland with us, along the wintry shores of the legendary Gittchi Gumee, commonly known as Lake Superior near Duluth, Minnesota, where the snow sparkles like diamonds and the evening sky eerily glows with Northern Lights. You’ll dance with our playful spirited Wolves, as they frolic together, and mesmerized by a chorus of howling~a melody only known to the Wolf. Capture images of our elusive Mountain Lion as he stealthy and silently meanders through newly fallen snow; or delight in the photo opportunities of our Lynx and Bobcat.  The cost of this three day tour is $2,395.00 per person, and incudes four (4) nights lodging in Duluth, Minnesota and continental breakfast with us. To reserve your space, please email usanimals@animalsofmontana.com or call 406.686.4224.


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Spirit of the Rock  Wildlife Photography Tour!

Choose from the following tour dates:

Animals of Montana Moab Tour 

April 15-17.2016 (April 18 ~weather Day) – $2,195.00 Lodging included

Special Instruction from Mckay Photography Academy Moab Wildlife Workshop

April 18-19.2016 – $1,595.00 Lodging not included

Venture with us into the untamed red rock wilderness near Moab, Utah, where you’ll be offered limitless opportunities to photograph Wolves, Mountain Lions, Bobcat, and Grizzly Bear in spring waterfalls, aspen forests, alpine meadows, rich red canyonlands and panoramic vistas as far as the eye can see. Mufasa, our Barbary African Lion, who looks truly amazing and regal against the red rock country will be present on this tour. Truly a photographer’s paradise and an experience you won’t want to miss! The price of the tour is $2,195.00 per person and includes four (4) nights lodging and continental breakfast at the Aarchway Inn. As part of your tour, we’re bringing you one of the most gifted animal trainers in the industry, Troy Hyde. To reserve your space, please email us animals@animalsofmontana.comor call 406.686.4224.

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 Young at Heart~ Baby  Animal Photography Tour!

Choose from the following tour dates:

June 1-2.2016 (June 3 ~weather day)

There isn’t anything that captures and tugs at our hearts more than rolly polly spring animal babies! They bring smiles to our faces and laughter from within, as we enjoy their playful antics, watching them explore and discover their new world in our big backyard bursting with an array of wildflowers, near Bozeman, Montana.  Once again, we’re expecting a “full house”, Porcupine, Wolves, Lynx, Bobcat, Pine Marten, Mountain Lions, Raccoons, and more! Please join us on one of our most favorite tours, where these little ones will delight you in every way! The cost of this three day tour is $2,295.00 per person and includes four (4) nights lodging in Bozeman, and continental breakfast with us. To reserve your space, please email us @ animals@animalsofmontana.com or call 406.686.4224.

**Unfortunately we aren’t able to guarantee what and how many babies we’ll have, because Mother Nature makes that decision, but we are anticipating and hopeful for a bundle of babies this year!

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Echoes of the Northland Autumn Wildlife Photography Tour!

Choose from the following tour dates:

September 25-27.2015 (September 28 ~ weather day)

Celebrate the hushed beauty and comfort of autumn with us in the Northland of Minnesota near Duluth. A time when the world gently releases her shades of summer green, then explodes into a vibrant rainbow of breathtaking color! Let your senses take in the crispness of the mornings that melt into golden glorious afternoons of warm sunshine and slate blue skies, while breathing in the rich bouquet of fallen leaves scattered on the floor of the hardwood forests. Limitless opportunities await you to photograph Black Bear, Wolf, Mountain Lion, Raccoon, and Porcupine, surrounded by the fiery scarlet’s and oranges of maples, perfectly blended with the soft gold’s and yellows of aspen and birch trees. The cost of this three day tour is $2,595.00 per person, and includes four(4) nights lodging and continental breakfast.  To reserve your space, please email us @ animals@animalsofmontana.com or call 406.686.4224.

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