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“Two great days ”

Compass Charters & Ocean Adventures
Ranked #3 of 9 Tours in Dili
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Owner description: 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.
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“Two great days ”
Reviewed 16 February 2014 via mobile

Dived, vis wasn't all that good but we knew that would the case due to weather conditions and time of year. Guide was great she had a great sense of humor. Being an ex Water Police Officer in the NT of Aussie Land I could not fault the boat skipper or his deck hand for their ability and professionalism in operating the vessel in what was a choppy angry sea The next day a tour of the Island what a great day led by a great guide and the vehicle driven by a great local bloke Stopped for lunch great food They even went beyond the call of duty regarding a little incident we had involving a Politician and the Police. Police great bunch as well they conducted themselves in a professional manner Pity the politician and her husband didn't Recommend you do all your bookings through Compass you will not regret it.

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Katherine, Australia
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16 reviews
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“Great all round service”
Reviewed 3 February 2014

We spent a day diving with Uning at Atauro Isand and had an extremly fun day, vis is not great at this time of year but it was still really enjoyable. The following day Kym took us for a trip seeing the sights out and around Dili, again a great day and a lot of fun. Would highly reccommend this company to anyone travelling to Timor

Visited January 2014
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Hong Kong, China
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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“Amazing diving at Atauro”
Reviewed 3 February 2014 via mobile

We took our advanced open water at Atauro Island with Uning and Tony. It's beautiful under water with big corals, tropical fishes and sandy bottom. Uning the instructor is patient, experienced and FUN. Tony made the arrangements to accommodate our tight schedule, and his ecolodge (ie. modern campsite) at Atauro is simple yet offers comfort, great food and coffee. We are spoiled with this diving experience! Highly recommended!

Visited December 2013
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Darwin, Australia
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Amazing diving in Dili!”
Reviewed 25 January 2014 via mobile

I was certified through Compass for Open Water Diving. Both Tony (owner) & Uning (instructor) go out of their way to be helpful & ensure a good experience in Dili.

On completion of my course, Tony organised a dive at Atauro Island & again I dived one on one with my instructor Uning. Uning is especially outgoing & friendly. She made the course interesting & fun.

Next time I'm in Dili, I look forward to visiting the Eco camp & doing my Advanced course.

Visited January 2014
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Darwin, Australia
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Dive Atauro”
Reviewed 8 October 2013

Had a great day diving with Jens from compass charters. Did two dives pick up from Atauro and drop off back in Dili. Jens is a great guy very friendly, professional, good fun and always very safety aware. We highly recommend diving with Jens and his crew.

Visited October 2013
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