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.

African Wild Dogs in Zimbabwe

18 May 2020 - 29 May 2020

From: NZD10,850.00 (pp)


African Wild Dogs - also known as Painted Wolves or African Hunting Dogs - are fascinating social animals. Only found in Africa these beautiful animals are now classified as threatened,...

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Botswana’s Wildlife & Victoria Falls

5 May 2020 - 17 May 2020

From: NZD14,780.00 (pp)


Botswana's wildlife guarantees a superb safari experience! This outstanding ‘adventure in comfort’ to Botswana & Victoria Falls takes you to three of the country’s best National Parks and Game Reserves. ...

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Kenya: In the Footsteps of Elsa

3 Mar 2020 - 17 Mar 2020

From: NZD14,570.00 (pp)


Kenya: In the Footsteps of Elsa On your Kenya safari you'll follow in the footsteps of Elsa, the lioness made famous by Joy Adamson's book 'Born Free'. If you want...

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Namibia Under Canvas

30 Oct 2019 - 12 Nov 2019

From: NZD12,250.00 (pp)


Just 2 places left! On this Namibia Under Canvas safari you'll share a stress-free journey of discovery amidst very dramatic scenery with a small group of fellow travellers. You'll avoid the...

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Namibia Under Canvas

5 Sep 2020 - 18 Sep 2020

From: NZD16,205.00 (pp)


On this Namibia Under Canvas safari you'll share a stress-free journey of discovery amidst very dramatic scenery with a small group of fellow travellers. You'll avoid the crowds by staying in...

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Tanzania: Baby Animal Season

16 Feb 2020 - 1 Mar 2020

From: NZD16,125.00 (pp)


Fully booked! February is baby animal season in the Serengeti! It's perhaps the greatest spectacle of the Serengeti - the migration few know about. Millions of wildebeest, zebra, and antelopes gather...

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Two Rivers in Zambia

19 Sep 2020 - 30 Sep 2020

From: NZD14,750.00 (pp)


On our Two Rivers in Zambia safari you'll stay in small and exclusive owner operated camps in two of Zambia's premier wildlife destinations; the South Luangwa and Lower Zambezi National...

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