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New Zealand Snow Safari

August - 2015

'This was my first time joining a Solo Tour like this and I must say, I prefer this style of travelling as it encourages you to meet so many new people. I joined the tour because I wanted to go back to New Zealand to snowboard again. Second time around was amazing for me. We got to visit some resorts I had not been to before and my snowboarding has improved a lot in 5 years so I definitely enjoyed the runs much more this time around. I wasn't expecting to become such close friends so quickly with people on the tour and I felt very fortunate to have the room mate that I did because we hit it off right away. I loved the welcome dinner where we got to meet the whole gang! I'm an adrenalin junkie so I loved Queenstown and got to try some activities I had always wanted to do! The tour itself was so well organised so thank you to the staff at Encounter for organising it and also to Cam our guide for just being awesome! I would highly recommend Encounter to anyone and everyone!'

Kylie, 36 years, Sydney, NSW

Kakadu Walking Adventure

August - 2015

'.. I went to Fiji last year for my first holiday with Encounter and felt at ease straight away. Justine knows how to organise a wonderful time and is a great host. Going to Kakadu, has been a dream come true for me. Encounter Travel organised a great trip. I had great fun while being active and meeting new friends was a bonus. I'm already looking forward to planning my next holiday.'

Carmel, 59 years, Sydney, NSW

Port Douglas Getaway

May - 2015

'Encounter provided an excellent holiday to Port Douglas, for a first time experience Encounter gets top marks, a lot of effort and thought has gone into making the whole solo holiday experience easy and enjoyable.'

Glenys, 52 years, NSW

Port Douglas Getaway

May - 2015

another high standard holiday destination with Encounter. They never disappointed. With the bonus of meeting fun and friendly people. Looking forward to trip number 5

Susan, 53 years, VIC

Tasmanian Highlights. 45 Years & over

March - 2015

'This was my first Encounter holiday and it was100% enjoyable. Well organised and paced,but most of all a lot of fun to travel with like minded people. Unexpectedly made some good friends and we are already emailing each other and sharing photos. Very good value'

Lesley, 60 years, Adelaide, South Australia


Take advantage of great savings when you choose to share a room. Our roommate matching option means you can take advantage of the twin share room rate.

Age-matched holidays

All our trips are age-matched so it's more likely you will travel with other like-minded single travellers. Popular age groups include 40 to 59 years and 45 years & over.

First Timers

First time to join a solo travel group? For a lot of our travellers it's their first time. You'll find our groups friendly and sociable.

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Sydney MeetUp Group. Join Us.

We have a Meet Up group for Sydney Solo Travellers. Held in the evenings, usually drinks and dinner, Sydney city location.

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Encounter Travel
ATAS Accreditation No: A10439

Encounter Travel provides holidays for solo travellers. Since 2006 we've been creating tour, cruise and resort packages for solo travellers that like to share their travel experiences. Visiting destinations across Australia and around the globe our holidays include short tropical escapes, leisurely touring, cruises and active walking trips.   

ABN: 23 119 642 992