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Compass Charters & Ocean Adventures

#3 of 8 Outdoor Activities in Dili Features Animals
Dili, East Timor
+670 7723 0965
Review Highlights
Snorkel and scuba off Atauro Island

Great staff. My wife and I went out with Chris and Luke and 1 other diver for a day trip to Atauro... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2016
Albany, New York
via mobile
Genuine people, great diving

After diving all around SE Asia I can say that although what we found underwater wouldn't be on top... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2016
Madrid, Spain
via mobile
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Compass Charters & Ocean Adventures, is a family business who have been operating since 1999 and know the seas surrounding Timor-Leste like no one else. Atauro Island, the jewel of Timor-Leste where Compass specializes in diving & snorkelling adventures and PADI dive courses based from their Adara Ecocamp on the west coast of Atauro and now their beachhouse dive resort in Beloi on the east. Compass operates a daily water taxi service to Beloi and Adara making Atauro Island accessible for day trips, overnight and multi-day stays and offers travelers the opportunity to explore the more remote dive and snorkel sites. For diving snorkeling and relaxing in paradise, Compass Charters has Atauro Island covered. So come and book your adventure to another part of the world you never knew existed.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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Dili, East Timor
+670 7723 0965

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Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Great staff. My wife and I went out with Chris and Luke and 1 other diver for a day trip to Atauro Island. I was just getting over a cold so had to settle for snorkeling which was so incredible - water so clear that...More

Thank Hansen_0000
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

After diving all around SE Asia I can say that although what we found underwater wouldn't be on top of my diving-spots list, both Tony and the Indonesian instructor (sorry I keep forgetting her name!) were the best professionals I have met so far. Since...More

1  Thank JaviAlbe
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We got a group of friends together for the weekend and stayed on the back side of Atauro. It was first class, Compass took care of everything. I loved that their resort is so inter-twined with the local village, it allowed us to have a...More

Thank athenagraeme
Reviewed 15 February 2016

when diving in East Timor, Compass is a good company to use. Good equipment, first rate instructors. The diving in Timor is amazing and there are many different ways to do it and its always good to have a professional outfit to assist. Just always...More

Thank Chris E
Reviewed 15 October 2015

We took a one day dive course on Atauro, super professional, wonderful instructor, she was very careful with the children and made us all feel safe. We are looking forward to trying out some of the other adventures offered!

Reviewed 11 August 2015

Spent a wonderful day going out to Atauro Island with friends with Tony and Compass crew for a day trip. Arrived at Barry's Eco lodge, great set up. Had an opportunity to visit the Organisation that make Boneca dolls which was great as they opened...More

2  Thank nomaddeb
Reviewed 14 June 2015

3-scuba divers and 1-snorkler wnt on this trip - 2 males / 2-females with age span from 31 YO to 62 YO (me): - 2-over-nights at Barries Place on Eastern side of Island in comfortable thatched burrs and large communal hall with bar facilities but...More

2  Thank graeme r
Reviewed 28 January 2015

I had a fantastic day out on the water with Compass. My day trip was easily organised by email before I arrived in Dili. The day started at 7.15am with a hotel pickup. I was dropped at the dock and ferried out to a mid-sized...More

3  Thank Emily L
Reviewed 4 January 2015

I took the family to Dili for a Christmas holiday and some diving and was introduced to Tony by Eduardo the owner of Katua Hotels, a great place to stay. Three days of diving, a shore dive to refresh my two young kids 14 &...More

3  Thank wjhanes
Reviewed 15 September 2014 via mobile

We went for a diving trip to Atauro Island. Please ask for Thiago as diving instructor. He is a fun Brazilian guy, knows the territory very well and is an excelled diving buddy. We had a blast....

3  Thank Mark P
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