Safaris and tours of the Greater Kruger Park and surrounds

Kruger; Easy and Affordable in four days picture

Guided game drives and a walk with an armed ranger guide, tented safari accommodation and unpretentious hospitality. 

This package includes a sha…

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Kruger on the GO 3-day safari with included road transfer. picture

A short Kruger Tour including a convenient return road transfer from Johannesburg, all meals & game drives. Stay in a permanent tented bushcamp.


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Kruger Tour 4 day - Orpen Gate to Letaba Camp and Private Park picture

 A tour including a four-night stay at nDzuti Tented Bush Camp with game drives in Balule Reserve and an additional day- trip into the Kruger Na…

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Kruger Private Reserves-combine to two lodges in a tour. picture

A tour combining two lodges in Timbavati and Klaserie Private Game Reserves.

The small frontier town of Hoedspruit lies on the edge of the Greater Kru…

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The Best of Both Worlds - Kruger Private and State Parks with transfers required. picture

Imagine combining the freedom of open vehicle safaris and night drives in private parks with the variety and endless landscapes of the Kruger Nationa…

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Choice selection of safari camps and lodges - Timbavati, Balule, Thornybush, Klaserie & Manyeleti

Xanatseni Private Safari Lodge.


 Xanatseni - Affordable Luxury Lodge In Klaserie Private Game Reserve.

Xanatseni  Private Camp draws its name from the dominant trees …

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Tuskers Safari Camp group booked lodge.

 Klaserie Game Reserve's exclusive use safari camp for groups of up to 10 guests.  

Tuskers Safari Camp is situated in the East of the Klase…

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nDzuti Tented Bushcamp- Balule Game Reserve- Greater Kruger

 Authentic tented bush camp - four mini-Meru-style tents with private bathrooms. 

This bushcamp has comforts like piping hot showers, electr…

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Umlani Bush Camp

The Original Bush Camp in Timbavati Private Game Reserves

 An Umlani Safari an authentic bush camp with a sincere- community and conservation eth…

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Honeyguide Tented Camps - Mantobeni in Manyeleti- Kruger

A Luxury Tented Safari Camp in Greater Kruger, Manyeleti Game Reserve- see the Big Five and possibly cheetah on the open plains of Manyeleti.

The Hone…

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KwaMbili Game Lodge- Thornybush Private Game Reserve

Thornybush Game Reserve affordable accommodation in a tented game lodge with superb animal sightings and knowledgeable guiding.

The beauty of KwaMbili…

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Images of safaris- stills and video

Heading north in the Kruger Park, crossing the Olifants River, fresh breeze with fish eagles calling, crocodiles basking photograph time 

Planning your Safari

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Details needed so we can plan you a hassle-free tour to Kruger and surrounds. Choose preferred safari accommodation styles and camp character from sm…

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About us

Wildlife Encounters has been operating safaris in the Greater Kruger since 2000. We have had camps or lodges of our own in most of the Greater Kruger Private Reserves and are well acquainted with all the safari camps featured on this website. Wildlife Encounters is based in the Greater Kruger area …

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Our team

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Judith Ann Meeser


Judy and Bruce are a team with a shared lifetime of experience in Kruger bush. Over the years have set up their own safari camps in many of the reser…

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Bruce Meeser


 Bruce grew up in the bush in what is now Zimbabwe. His family ran a large cattle range with wildlife roaming free. He spent his younger days he…

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Sabre Meeser

Ranger guide

 Sabre grew up in the bush with her parents operating safaris and walking trails in various reserves of the Greater Kruger. Her instinctive know…

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Troy Meeser

Ranger guide

Troy has guided in many African countries and still may lead the odd safari into other lands but he is based here at this childhood stamping grounds.…

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Justin van Breda

Ranger guide

Justin has a healthy curiosity and is fascinated by many aspects of the bush. He is a skilled tracker, keen on snakes and reptiles, and has found his…

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