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Timor Adventures

Avenue De Portugal | Hotel Esplanada, Dili, East Timor
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Great Dili tour with Jonias

I did a half-day tour with Jonias around Dili. We visited many historical spots, a local market... read more

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Sarah B
Half Day Tour of Dili

Booking the tour was very easy as the company staff speak English and it was all organised in a... read more

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Avenue De Portugal | Hotel Esplanada, Dili, East Timor
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Reviewed yesterday

I did a half-day tour with Jonias around Dili. We visited many historical spots, a local market, and the Christ statue. Jonias was so knowledgeable about the history of Timor-Leste and was enthusiastic to share what he knows. He went above and beyond, explaining the...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Booking the tour was very easy as the company staff speak English and it was all organised in a very quick 5 minute phone call with short notice. We had two guides in 2 small town cars (7 people on the tour) and they arrived...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I would like to thank the team at Timor Adventures both collectively and individually for so effectively supporting and delivering the tour, especially: Shirley Carlos for working with me from beginning to end on setting the itinerary and then efficiently managing the bookings and liaising...More

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David C, Owner at Timor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for these acknowledgements and on behalf of the Timor Adventures I would like to acknowledge you for all the hard work, research and the time that you put in to making this tour a success. The story of the 2/2nd Independent Company and particularly...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

10 days of Spirit, wonderful contacts, beautiful Events and Highlights every day. a Country that just starts to build up a new Society. Wonderful landscapes, beautiful lonely beaches, great mountains, save trip, very friendly hospitable peoples, we saw the country thanks to this wonderful travel...More

Thank Angelika_11_2015
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David C, Owner at Timor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks so much for these comments you have captured it so beautifully. Timor-Leste is new in every way, it is not developed and this presents some challenges but hospitality and friendliness are everywhere. For all of us who travel here now we are so lucky...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So happy to have Timor Adventures organise our trip to Mt Ramelau. The four of us work in Dili, and only had a weekend - that was no problem for Timor Adventures, who happily had us out (and up) Mt Ramelau and home again in...More

Thank Caroline N
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David C, Owner at Timor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for these comments. We are so pleased that you had such a good time and managed to make it up the top of Ramelau, that is a significant achievement! We have been involved in tourism in Timor-Leste for the past 9 years but it...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic bespoke 10 day tour for those interested in or connected with the men who served in the 2/2 independent company during their time on Timor in WWII Shirley worked with our tour leader, Ed to create an itinerary to meet the specific interests of...More

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David C, Owner at Timor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks very much for these kind words. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the experience and that it gave you an insight into the the history of the 2/2nd as well as Timor-Leste as it is now. It was a privilege to work with...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made a last minute booking with Jonias to venture around Dili up into the hills above Dili and down the coast through Liquica to Maubara and back. Jonias was very obliging, friendly and knowledgeable with great English (he knows other languages as well) and...More

Thank Lloyd B
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David C, Owner at Timor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks so much for the feedback. We are so glad you enjoyed your time in Timor-Leste and your tour with Jonias. Tourism is very new to Timor-Leste and it has been a joy work with people like Jonias and see him develop as a guide....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Timor Adventures organised 3 tours for us while we were there as election observers. They are based in the Hotel Esplanada (a great hotel) where we were staying so very convenient. The half day tour of Dili. A full day trip to Aileu & Maurbisee...More

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David C, Owner at Timor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It was a pleasure to meet you and all of the other election observers. Thankyou for the solidarity and support you provide for Timor-Leste and for allowing our team to show you their country.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I had a great time exploring Timor Leste with Timor Adventures. We opted for the traditional itinerary with a few changes and Shirley answered all our queries in a prompt and professional manner. We were well looked after by Jonais on our...More

Thank TripMember07162015
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David C, Owner at Timor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks for providing this feedback, it was a joy to meet you both. We know we are getting things right when our team are able to provide personalised service and feel confident to share thier lives with visitors, thus achieving our aim to provide...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2018

Only in Dili for a few days we wanted to do a tour and the hotel recommended Timor Adventures and we were so glad they did. From the moment that Dave arrived he made us feel at ease and made the tour fun and very...More

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David C, Owner at Timor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2018

Thanks so much for this. It was such a pleasure to spend time with a people who were so interested in the country. Thanks for your questions, your enthusiasm, humour and your kind words. Looking forward to you returning so you can explore some of...More

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globaljetseter
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Response from David C | Property representative |
Hi there globetrotter. Great to hear from you. Actually we did recieve your query via our contact form,it did work and we have responded with a customised itinerary for you. Looking forward to seeing you in Timor-Leste on... More
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