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 breathtaking locations!

A typical tour day begins at sunrise. Our staff will contact you one day prior to the commencement of your tour to confirm a call time. Call times are based on sunrise, sunset and weather conditions. Depending on the tour you have selected, you will have the opportunity to photograph up to 6 animals per day. Your morning session will consist of up to (3) one hour sessions with up to (3) different animals. Your morning session will be followed by a mid-afternoon break to enjoy the scenery, edit photos or just relax and grab a bite to eat. You will be given an evening call time upon completion of your morning sessions. Be prepared to be awe inspired by the spectacular sunsets Montana has to offer. You will have the opportunity once again to photograph up to (3) different animals during your evening sessions.

Choose from the following On Location Tours below, grab your camera and leave the rest to us!

 

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Great Bear Photography Tour!

Choose from the following tour dates:

September 16-17.2017 (September 18 ~ 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:

October 15, 2016 ~ November 14, 2016 

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 23-25.2017 (June 26 ~ 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, 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 7-9.2016 (October 10 ~weather day) – SOLD OUT

October 6-8.2017 (October 9 – 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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NEW! Tails of Yellowstone Fall and Winter Photography Tour!

Choose from the following tour dates:

October 14-16.2016 (October 17 ~ weather day)

January 6-8.2017 (January 9 ~ 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 North American predators that are sometimes difficult to see in the park. At Animals of Montana, up close and personal is not just a saying. Work with four (4) animals per day in natural habitats~ Grizzly, Mountain Lions, Wolves, 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 12-13.2016 (November 14 ~weather day)

November 11-12.2017 (November 13 ~ 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:

January 27-29.2017 (January 30 weather day)

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 and African Lion; 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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Spirit of the Rock  Wildlife Photography Tour!

Choose from the following tour dates:

April 14-16.2017 (April 17 weather day)

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:

McKay Photography Academy Workshop – June 1-7.2017

 To reserve your space, please email mckayphotography@sbcglobal.net

**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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