Holiday Reviews

  • 'African Safari organised by Encounter Travel. Arguably the best holiday I have ever been on. A must on  everyone's bucket list. Thank you ET for a lifetime of memories.'

    Christine, 55 years, Queensland
    African Safari with Cape Town
  • 'Awesome is how I would describe the African Safari, it was everything I hoped it would be and more. This was my first solo trip and I am so glad I choose Encounter and will definitely book another holiday with them.'

    Jen, 52 years, Victoria
    African Safari with Cape Town DIscovery
  • 'Had a wonderful time, best holiday to-date.'

    Louise, 61 years, QLD
    African Safari plus Cape Town Discovery
  • 'Having just finished my fourth Encounter trip I am still amazed with the quality of tours and inclusions, not to mention the number of great people you get to meet all while feeling comfortable about being solo. '

    Wayne, 62 years, QLD
    African Safari plus Cape Town Discovery
  • 'My second trip with Encounter and I’m finally seeing the world one country at a time.
    Just pick a destination, pay, turn up at the airport. They do the rest. You won’t be sorry. Encounter enhances your chances to tick your wishes off your bucket list and have fun along the way.

    Cay, 66 years, NSW
    African Safari with Cape Town Discovery
  • 'Africa has been on my bucket list for 10 years it was exciting to see wild animals in their natural habitat in the company of new friends can't wait to return.'

    Karen, 58 years, WA
    African Safari with Cape Town Discovery
  • 'This has been my third trip with Encounter and once again it has been a highlight, always well organised & informative and love the fact that you cater for the solo traveler. ' 

    George, 57 years, NSW
    African Safari with Cape Town Discovery
  • 'Another amazing tour with Encounter. Getting to visit the Cape of Good Hope after reading about it at the age of 10 was fantastic. The winery tours and amazing restaurants in Cape Town were a definite highlight. The safari's were amazing, getting the see a big variety of animals in the wild was magical and walking with the lions at Victoria falls is something I will never forget and of course Victoria falls was just mind blowing. A great time with a great group of people.
    Now the hard part....where to next with Encounter.'

    Leanne, 57 years, VIC
    African Safari with Cape Town Discovery
  • 'I can't recommend Encounter Travel highly enough. My Africa Safari and Cape Town holiday in 2018 was managed extremely well, included all the experiences I was looking for, included a tour guide who couldn't have been more professional and helpful and was with a terrific group of like-minded solo travellers that made the whole experience something to remember for life.' 

    David, 68 years, VIC
    African Safari with Cape Town Discovery
  • 'Absolutely amazing holiday, great people to travel with. Highly recommend.'

    Coralie, 60 years, NSW
    African Safari with Cape Town Safar
  • 'It was one of the best holidays I have been on. So many highlights and so many animals free in nature.'

    Robyn, 62 years, NSW
    African Safari with Cape Town Safar
  • 'A once in a lifetime opportunity to do something out of the ordinary.'

    Cheryl, 60 years, NSW
    African Safari with Cape Town Discovery
  • 'This was my first holiday with Encounter Travel and my first trip to Africa so it was much anticipated. The trip far exceeded my expectations. Everything about the holiday was professional and well thought out. Our guide was exceptional, displaying amazing knowledge of the continent, it’s people, fauna and flora as well as being thoughtful and fun. As a solo traveller, I can’t imagine booking with anyone else after this amazing holiday.'

    Gary, 68 years, VIC
    African Safari with Cape Town Discovery
  • 'Africa was amazing, tour was way above my expectations.'

    Jan, 62 years, VIC
    African Safari with Cape Town Discovery
  • 'Egypt and Kenya are quite diverse from each other, but Wow ...the sights that you see from Pyramids and the sophistication of the Egyptians to seeing the wonderful wildlife,... and kissing a Giraffe!'

    Grainne, 60 years, Perth, WA
    Cairo to Zanzibar
  • 'I have just visited Egypt, which is where you can go without fear of any revolution! It is so over rated! I really enjoyed my time there and never ever felt unsafe. I saw so many different places and so much history and huge pyramids, tombs and museums, it was an unreal trip. It was even more than I expected or believed. I think everyone should go there to see how it all began and experience the Egyptian hospitality, which is unreal. They are so friendly.'

    Anne, 62 years, Sydney NSW
    Egypt in Depth
  • 'Egypt in Depth met all my expectations and more. Our guide was great and the group of 9 women were good fun. We found the locals welcoming and very safe where we were taken. The trip of a lifetime.'

    Jill, 67 years, NSW
    Egypt in Depth
  • 'For a first time overseas solo traveler, all worries about solo travel were negated by your tour operators, you are not just one of the numbers, each person was made to feel special, and this is made possible by restricting the numbers of travellers on each tour. I will be booking again!'

    Jan, 57 years, VIC
    Egypt in Depth
  • 'The Egypt in depth tour was amazing! although we all felt we were "templed" out at the time, since returning home i was amazed at what we saw and how much. Lovely people . fantastic food ( catering to my vegetarian diet) And what a privilege to have  our Egyptiologist Tour Guide Aman Bahaar. who had such knowledge and manner thanks all.'

    Glennys, 59 years, Adelaide SA
    Egypt in Depth
  • 'Egypt in Depth was a great trip, interesting and fun filled, the other single ladies I travelled with were great company , and all there to make the most of everything we did and saw, I felt safe at all times and would recommend Egypt as a safe destination.'

    Leanne, 51, Brisbane QLD
    Egypt in Depth