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Wild Pantanal

Photographic Expedition with Renato Machado


A little about this wonderful destination.

The Pantanal Photo Tour was created to enable landscape photography lovers and nature admirers to quickly discover the best of the South Pantanal. Close to Aquidauana, we will have the possibility of seeing the most beautiful mammals, reptiles and birds from this  rich ecosystem, all in a wonderful   safari, getting very close to this exuberant beauty.

Contemplate the majestic sunset and sunrise, lakes, marshes, and lots of untouchable nature.

River navigation, and birds, wildlife and to close the astrophotography.

This is where the great adventure happens. The Wild Pantanal Expedition is dedicated to nature lovers, whether photographers or not.

Be my guest and come and photograph the beauties of the Pantanal.



Period: 22 to 25  from August 2024



R$ 5,300.00 (Accommodation in double room)

R$ 5,880.00 (Accommodation in single room)

Target Audience: Interested in landscape photography, wildlife, astrophotography, travel and nature.


Renato Machado Photos


1st day   08/22/2024  Thursday / Campo Grande  (L, J)

Arrival of participants at Campo Grande airport where at 12:00 our transfer will leave for the Pousada with an estimated time of 3 hours and 30 minutes. On the way, stop to photograph the exotic Estrada Parque Piraputanga. Final destination is the wonderful Pousada Aguapé where we will check in. Departure to photograph some of the local wildlife and the wonderful sunset of the southern Pantanal.

After our first photo session, dinner and the end of activities for the day.


2nd day  08/23/2024  Friday / Safari in the Pantanal (C, A, L, J)

We will leave before dawn for an incredible safari among the region's wildlife that always provides us with great surprises. This way, during this period we will be able to photograph the sunrise, the exuberant flora and lots of wildlife. In the afternoon we will go trekking to see and photograph wildlife such as giant anteaters, armadillos, tuiúti, deer, alligators and hyacinth macaw nests. At the end of the afternoon we will contemplate and photograph the Pantanal sunset and end the day with a delicious dinner and well-deserved rest.


3rd day  08/24/2024  Saturday / Sailing on the Aquidauana River (C, A, L, J)

We will go out to photograph the sunrise inside the inn and in the morning to photograph a little of the Pantanal routine when dealing with cattle. After lunch we will go for an exotic navigation on the Aquidauana River to see more wildlife, contemplate the beautiful landscape and sunset sailing on the river. At the end of the day after dinner we will go out for some nighttime sightings and some astro photography, which in this region is a show in itself due to the low artificial light.


4th day  08/25/2024 Sunday / Pantanal (C, A)

After breakfast we will have the day free to photograph the beauty around the inn and at 12 noon our transfer will leave for Campo Grande airport where we end our great adventure.

C - Coffee / A - Lunch / L - Snack / J - Dinner 


Fabio Bittar , São José dos Campos

“I've been on two other Photo tours with Renato Machado. The experiences lived in those days will be carried forever."

Mario Howatt, Rio de Janeiro

"The Pantanal Photo tour was wonderful. Everything was very well managed."

Marcelo Bargiela , São Paulo

“It was simply fantastic. His work in choosing the location, itinerary and monitoring revealed care and respect.”


My name is Renato Machado

photographer and author of  books  Secret Landscapes of Southern Brazil and Canyons and Balloons, he has dedicated himself to photography for over 10 years.

During this time, he traveled through the Sahara Desert, Egypt, Norway, Easter Island, the Polynesian Archipelago, however  It was in 2015, after a trip to Patagonia, that his passion became a serious matter in his life, and he specialized in landscape photography. Born in Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Renato has participated in international competitions such as the Sony World Photography Award and Zeiss Photography Award 2016, in addition to having photos published in National Geographic and Fotografe Melhor. 

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Cancellation Policy

To confirm the expedition, a minimum number of 6 participants will be required. If the contractor withdraws, on the trip,  the deposit amount will not be refundable. Confirming the group, the signal value will be deducted from the input.

If the trip does not take place due to force majeure, a new date suggestion will be presented. If the contractor is not available, the amount paid to date will be fully refunded.


If the registrant withdraws, he/she must formalize in writing  to email


Other variations to the cancellation policy will be handled as follows:

- Up to  90 (ninety) days before the trip  payment of  down payment  of 40% (forty percent);

- More than 45 (forty-five) days  and less than 90 (ninety) days of the trip fine of 60% (sixty percent) of the contracted amount;

- Less than 45 (forty-five) days before the start of the trip will not provide the right to a refund of the amounts paid.

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