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Kensington Tours

August 04, 2011 10:29 ET

Get Up Close & Personal With the Planet's Most Exotic Animals With Renowned Photographer Amos Nachoum & Kensington Tours

Kensington Launches Exclusive Wildlife Photography Adventures Led By Amos Nachoum

WILMINGTON, DE--(Marketwire - Aug 4, 2011) - Adventurers, photography enthusiasts and nature lovers can now learn the secrets to capturing the planet's rarest creatures through the lens of their cameras with a new series of expeditions from Kensington Tours ( and National Geographic photographer and documentary filmmaker Amos Nachoum. From the rare snow leopards of the Himalayan Mountains to the polar bears of the Arctic to great white sharks off the coast of Mexico and South Africa's sardine run, these expeditions are an adventurer's dream come true.

Under the wing of Amos, go where few have gone before and learn not only the secrets of the animal kingdom but how to capture these moments on film forever. Each trip is exclusive, made up of a small group of four to ten travelers and is eco-friendly.

"These animal experiences are among the rarest and most astounding on earth," says Brad Crockett, Kensington Tours. "To see them under the guidance of Amos with his incredible talent for photography, his wildlife knowledge and his zest for life is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity."

Kensington Tours' Amos Nachoum Photography Expeditions include the tours below. To see all of these exotic adventures please visit

Great White Sharks, Baja Mexico
9 Days from $7,209 per person

Head to the seas and feeding grounds of the Great White Shark with this adventurous photography cruise. A submergible cage allows you the chance to encounter these prehistoric predators, while the daring can venture out of the cage after thorough preparation and under close supervision of Amos.

The Sardine Run, Coast of South Africa
11 Days from $7,959 per person
Behold the ocean's greatest spectacle, the Sardine Run - a literal kaleidoscope of exotic marine creatures. Led by Amos, join a mosaic of the ocean's predators, from Orca and Bryde's whales to Bottlenose dolphins, seals and penguins with this thrilling photography adventure.

Humpback Whales, South Pacific
14 Days from $9,988 per person
Meet the gentle giants of Tonga, the regal Humpback Whale. These majestic marine creatures migrate to the warm waters of Tonga to breed, give birth and care for their newborns. In the good company of Amos, learn marine photography, snorkel or free dive amongst the whales and listen to the otherworldly songs of these rulers of the deep.

Polar Bear Cubs, Canadian High Arctic
17 Days from $23,800 per person
Watch as the "kings of the arctic" emerge from months of hibernation and their cubs take their first steps into the sun with this photography voyage to the wilds of the Arctic. Smile as the cubs test their limbs and play in the snow and watch while nature's splendour unfolds before your eyes.

About Kensington Tours:
Kensington Tours offers custom private guided tours to over 90 countries around the world. The flexibility of Kensington's offerings allows for personalization of every tour at a wide range of price points - resulting in a handcrafted vacation experience at an unbeatable value.

Kensington Tours was named to "World's Best 2011" by Travel + Leisure Magazine and named one of the 'Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth' by the editors of National Geographic Adventure magazine.

About Amos Nachoum
Amos Nachoum is a photographer and explorer. He has shot just about everything there is to shoot, but what he loves most is wildlife photography. Especially if it's in the water. And he has become world-famous at it. So much so, in fact, that he has been asked to lead National Geographic expedition teams with Dr. Eugenie Clark, Dr. Sylvia Earle, and astronaut Buzz Aldrin. He has co-produced documentaries with Stan Waterman, and he was the team leader for National Geographic's Red Sea, Great White Shark, and Killer Whale photo expeditions.

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