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Compass Diving

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Tiger Fuel Centre, Avenida Nicolau Lobato, Dili, East Timor
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Best time in Atauro

I visited Dili in April 2018 and I uses the service of Compass. Fizzy's response was so quick and... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2018
LA M
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Atauro diving day

Great operation with daily boat dives. All in all a really good day on the water. Excellent dive... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2018
mhdiver
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Compass Diving 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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  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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Tiger Fuel Centre, Avenida Nicolau Lobato, Dili, East Timor
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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

I visited Dili in April 2018 and I uses the service of Compass. Fizzy's response was so quick and she knew exactly what I want so I had a super good feeling and I was so right about Compass!! I loved the diving and snorkeling...More

Thank LA M
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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Great operation with daily boat dives. All in all a really good day on the water. Excellent dive masters and boat crew. Be aware that most dive operations in Timor are shore dives but this team does daily boat dives. Highly recommend!

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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

I cannot recommend Compass highly enough. Their passion and commitment to service was evident from the very first time I emailed them, right up till when I was dropped off at the airport. Fizzy was incredibly helpful, responsive and communicative when helping me plan my...More

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CompassDiving, Manager at Compass Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Hi Lapetitevagabonde, Thank you so much for your honest and great feedback! You were such a pleasure to host, so we are happy to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay on Atauro Island. Hope you get to come visit us again in the high...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

We went to Timor East flor New Years vacations and bump into an american in our hotel that strongly recommend us to do the Antauro island tour with compass so we call and follow his advice...it turned out to be great time!! Fun and beautiful...More

1  Thank caffaworld
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CompassDiving, Manager at Compass Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Hi Claudia, We are pleased that you enjoyed the day trip to Atauro Island, and were well taken care of throughout the day. The healthy corals are definitely the highlights of the reefs around here. Truly appreciate your kind review, thank you for choosing Compass!...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

There are 3 dive centres in Dili and we dove with two of them during our stay. Compass was great (as was the other centre we dove with). The staff at Compass were very professional, skilled and competent. Although their dive centre in Dili does...More

Thank Raelan
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CompassDiving, Manager at Compass Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Hi Raelan, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review! We're glad that you had a good time with us, we want to do our best to ensure our crew maintains a high level of professionalism and service offered and...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Compass Diving Charters provide flexible and very convenient service, tailoring a dive package for your needs. The staff are very experienced and friendly and made the holiday very relaxing. I thoroughly recommend booking with Compass!More

Thank Peter D
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CompassDiving, Manager at Compass Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Hi Peter, We truly appreciate you taking the time to write us a review. Atauro Island does tend to spoil us all with some of the best diving in the world! I'm also glad that you had a relaxing dive holiday, and that the team...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely time in timor with compass. We did the adara eco camp trip and would recommend it for anyone whos interested in healthy dive sites. Shore dives, especially the night dive in tasi tolo was amazing too. The guys from compass were...More

2  Thank Fil S
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CompassDiving, Manager at Compass Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Dear Fil S, Thank you very much for writing us the glowing review - Adara is definitely something special, and we are always excited about sharing its beauty with our divers. I'm pleased that you had a good experience with our crew and will pass...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Such an amazing trip. The staff looked after us incredibly well. The trip was run very well and would do it again 100 percent!!!!!

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Thank Ryan F
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CoCoDives, Compass Charters Office at Compass Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Dear Ryan, Thank you so much for joining us for diving and snorkeling with us on Atauro Island. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed our service and thanks for again for your feedback which is much appreciated. Best regards, Cornelia Compass Charters

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Reviewed 25 August 2017

Having used Compass for a Junior open water certification, we have been really pleased with the professionalism of the staff. Not only the instructors where up to the challenge of teaching a very young diver (10 yo), but the personal involvement was beyond expectation. Our...More

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Robert C, Office at Compass Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Dear Nath, Thank you very much for your feedback. The team loves hearing that they could meet and exceed your expectations. That is fantastic! Our key focus is to go beyond our customer expectation and it is with great gratitude to read that we manage...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2017

I had a really good experience doing my Open Water course with Compass. My friend Luke with whom I stayed in Dili recommended Compass, and it was a good call. Staff were friendly and I had a very serious and thorough instructor. I paid $50...More

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Thank iangrosser
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CoCoDives, Office at Compass Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Dear Ian, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We always appreciate if customers provide us with their feedback. And it is great to hear that you had such a good time diving with us and staying on Ataúro Island. Enjoy...More

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