Karen's Safaris

Karen's Safaris are unique and personalised small group safaris in East Africa and Southern Africa, escorted by African Encounters director Karen Platzer. In more than 30 years of travel in Africa Karen has discovered some real gems which she loves to share with her fellow travellers on these safaris which are exclusive to African Encounters.

Botswana & Victoria Falls


25 March - 08 April 2018
4 - 18 June 2019

From: NZD14,330.00 (pp)


This outstanding 'adventure in comfort' through Botswana takes you to three of the country's best National Parks and Game Reserves, finishing with a few days at spectacular Victoria Falls. On...

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East Africa Wildlife Safari


Kenya & Tanzania 19 Aug - 05 Sept 2019
Kenya only 19 - 28 August 2019
Tanzania only 29 August - 05 Sept 2019

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East Africa is where safaris began, and this Kenya and Tanzania safari is for the true wildlife enthusiast. If you want to venture off the regular tourist route with knowledgeable...

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Kenya & Tanzania

3 Jun 2018 - 18 Jun 2018

From: NZD11,530.00 (pp)


Our award-winning safari camps on this Kenya & Tanzania safari are solar-powered tented camps which minimize environmental impact while providing superb accommodation. The spacious tents have comfortable beds with an en-suite...

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Madagascar – Lemurs & Landscapes

17 May 2018 - 2 Jun 2018

From: NZD7,995.00 (pp)


Madagascar is home to many unique, and very strange creatures - some most people have probably never heard of! More than 50 different species of lemur and over 70 different...

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Southern Tanzania & Zanzibar

19 Aug 2018 - 1 Sep 2018

From: NZD14,295.00 (pp)


Escape the crowds in remote southern Tanzania. On this exclusive African Encounters safari you’ll get off the beaten track in remote southern Tanzania - a peaceful oasis well away from...

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Zambia Safari & Lake Malawi


14 - 28 September 2018 Full!
Enquire for 2019

From: NZD13,835.00 (pp)


This exceptional safari stays in small and exclusive owner operated camps in two of Zambia's premier wildlife destinations; the South Luangwa and the Lower Zambezi National Parks. Both parks are...

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Zimbabwe Rediscovered

2 Sep 2018 - 14 Sep 2018

From: NZD13,695.00 (pp)


Zimbabwe is back on the list of ‘must visit’ destinations in Africa! On this safari you’ll explore three of the most remote wilderness areas in Zimbabwe – Mana Pools and...

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