Our People
  • Amy Waters snow biking Our Team

    Steppes Travel is made by the people who work here. Incredible holidays are made possible because of their vast travel experience and the great enthusiasm they bring to their work.

  • William Dalrymple Our Tour Experts

    We carefully select our experts based on their knowledge, companionship and influence, ensuring that you can travel with the most knowledgeable leaders in the field.

  • Liz Bonnin Heroes and Heroines

    The people who lead the way when it comes to those things which matter to us: exploration, the environment, women’s empowerment and education.

Sue Flood

My Favourite Countries

  • Madagascar
  • Australia
  • Canada
  • Galapagos Islands
  • Spitsbergen

Sue Flood is a photographer, author and conservationist. Following a successful career as a BBC wildlife filmmaker where she worked on the award-winning series ‘The Blue Planet’, and Planet Earth, Sue decided to leave the BBC to concentrate on her photography.

Her work has been recognised with awards in the International Photography Awards, Travel Photographer of the Year, International Conservation Photographer of the Year, and International Garden Photographer of the Year.

Sue was also the recipient of a Royal Photographic Society Silver Medal and is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society, and also the North American Nature Photography Association.

Her recent book, Emperor – the Perfect Penguin, with a foreword by Sir Michael Palin, was awarded in the Best Nature Book category of the International Photography Awards.

Her photographic highlights include diving with humpback whales in the South Pacific, face-to-face encounters with leopard seals in the Antarctic, filming polar bears in the Arctic, and living with Nenets reindeer herders in Siberia. But above all, Sue is great fun to be with – while your photographic prowess will improve under her tuition, you are also guaranteed a fun and rewarding time in her company.

Red crowned crane, Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan
Hokkaido, Japan

Japan – Winter Wildlife Photography with Sue Flood

Enjoy Japan’s winter wildlife exploring Central Honshu and Northern Hokkaido with wildlife and travel photographer, Sue Flood. 

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Isabela Island, Galapagos Islands
Isabela Island, Galapagos Islands

Cruise the Galapagos Islands with Sue Flood

Join our exclusive Galapagos Islands cruise on the Natural Paradise motor yacht, travelling with wildlife and travel photographer, Sue Flood. Sue will accompany the group on all excursions during the cruise giving tips, advice and workshops aimed at improving photography skills.

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Grizzly Bears, Canada
Grizzly Bears, Canada

Canada – British Columbia Grizzly Photography with Sue Flood

Explore the wilderness and wildlife of Bella Coola at one of British Columbia’s premier bear viewing lodges. Known as the gateway to the Great Bear Rainforest, Bella Coola is a remote wilderness home to prolific wildlife.

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Great Bear rainforest sunset, Canada

Cruise the Great Bear Rainforest Sue Flood

A unique opportunity to join an exclusive photographic cruise in British Columbia, sailing a section of the Inside Passage, now known as the Great Bear Rainforest, accompanied by expert photographer, Sue Flood.

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Bennetts Wallaby, Tasmania, Australia

Australia – Tasmanian wildlife photography with Sue Flood

Tasmania is a photographer’s dream with breath-taking landscapes, habituated wildlife, incredible colours and superb lighting. 

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Why Choose Steppes?

Our knowledge and expertise set us apart. So too our curiosity. It is this that drives us to create a journey that is really bespoke to you, all the while ensuring we travel and operate sustainably.

Are you ready to discover extraordinary once again?

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