Palms Australia’s Encounters are ethically run small group tours that provide participants with authentic, hard to come by experiences. Booking your experience is easy!

Step One: Pick one of our upcoming tours:

  • Timor-Leste: September 1-13, 2019
  • Myanmar: November 16-28, 2019
  • Samoa: April 13-25, 2020
  • Timor Leste: July 7-17, 2020

Step Two: Check the details and read the Terms and Conditions. In 2019, the price for Encounters to Timor-Leste, Samoa, or Myanmar is $2900* (incl. GST) per person. This includes:

  • All accommodation and most meals within Timor-Leste/Samoa/Myanmar
  • All transport within Timor-Leste/Samoa/Myanmar
  • An expert in-country guide
  • A 30-day tourist visa (Timor Leste)

Airfares are not included in your tour so you can book an airline and airfare that best suits you.

Refunds are only issued in the event Palms Australia is forced to cancel a tour. If you are unable to travel for any reason, you may be given the opportunity to defer to a later available tour. Palms Australia is not responsible for any costs resulting from cancelling a tour (i.e changes to, or cancellation of, airfares).

Step Three: Book below. We require a $750pp deposit to reserve your place. You can choose to pay the full amount now ($2,900) for peace of mind.

If you have further questions about Palms Australia’s Encounters, please call Robert on (02) 9560 5333 or email

Total deposit: $750.00