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Compass Diving

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“atauro island”(18 reviews)
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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...more
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Tiger Fuel Centre, Avenida Nicolau Lobato, Dili, East Timor
+670 7723 0965
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed September 15, 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
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed January 14, 2013

Utilised Compass Charters water taxi service to and from Atauro Island. It displayed all the hallmarks of a monopoly service: overpriced, no customer service, booked to leave at 9-9.30am - we waited for crew to finish their coffees and cigarettes until 11am, boat was overcrowded...More

12  Thank Nikki M
Compass Charter... a, Manager at Compass Diving, responded to this reviewResponded January 26, 2013

Unfortunately, we did try to contact this customer to get clarification on some of the issues raised, but we have had no response, so I am only able to respond with the answer I have received from my staff. We are not a monopoly service,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Dili in October 2018, we were debating between Compass diving and another dive shop. We preferred Compass as Fizzy was quick to respond and we could tell from the emails that they are a professional and well organized dive shop. We chose the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited Dili in October 2018 and organized to do a few days diving with Compass Diving. Fizzy was very quick to respond to my query and did a great job organizing my diving itinerary. My priority was to get out to Atauro Island but...More

Thank Radek D
CompassDiving, Manager at Compass Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Radek, We highly appreciate your positive feedback, thank you so much for taking the time to review our services - it is guests like you who make us love our jobs and inspire us to do our best! The entire team is delighted that...More

Reviewed September 25, 2018

We were left out in Belói, after we were told by the pilot that we would be picked up on returning from Adara. I called the Dili office to present a complaint and was insulted by the owner, who told me that he didn't believe...More

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RobertC8672, Owner at Compass Diving, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Dear Claudia Maria Jorge I and my company do apologise profusely. In our Dili booking office you came up as a no show for your 9.30 booking which was held for 15 to 20 minutes and trying to contact you at various resorts There was...More

Reviewed September 24, 2018

My wife and I are snorkelers, not divers. For divers, my assumption is that the experience is even BETTER. We have snorkeled in the Caribbean, Kauai, and Palau. The corals and fish off the island of Atauro were the most spectacular we have ever seen....More

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Reviewed April 25, 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
Reviewed April 24, 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!

Thank mhdiver
Reviewed February 23, 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

2  Thank lapetitevagabonde
CompassDiving, Manager at Compass Diving, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 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

Reviewed January 14, 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
CompassDiving, Manager at Compass Diving, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 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

Reviewed January 5, 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
CompassDiving, Manager at Compass Diving, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 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

Reviewed November 4, 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
CompassDiving, Manager at Compass Diving, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 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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