Airlines flies seven times a week from Denpasar (Bali)
to Dili. Air North flies 2-3 times a day from Darwin to
There are basically three types of hotels: The old
standards such as Hotel Turismo and Hotel Dili (tel 670 313
958, fax 670 313 081), are now a little run-down. However,
with the ongoing departure of the UN, rooms can now be had
from around $US25.
One recommended establishment is Hotel Purple Cow,
on Pasir Putih Road (Meti'aut Beach). Rooms are a little spartan,
but fully air-conditioned, and there is a great bar and restaurant
on the premises. Rooms $US15 per night.
There are a couple of newer hotels catering
to business and government visitors, with international-standard
rooms from $US50-80. Try the Hotel Audian,
On the outskirts of town, the Copa Hotel provides meals and
Pousada de Baucau, a plush establishment, runs to $US49 per
room per night. turn up (it's a huge hotel, usually with plenty
of vacant rooms).
Diving in Timor Leste is simply fantastic,
a great reason more and more people choose to travel to East
Timor. Great visibility in the dry season and warm tropical
water the whole year round are guaranteed here. Explore an
unbelievable variety of pristine, live coral and aquatic species
while drifting through the underwater canyon between the mainland
Dive Timor Lorosae
Let Dive Timor Lorosae take you on an
dive adventure your will never forget!
As Timor Leste’s only PADI dive centre,
professional and friendly staff are waiting for you to come
and explore some of South East Asia’s most spectacular and
With km’s of walls dropping off into deep
blue sea and acres of untouched reef Timor Leste offers the
adventurous diver the opportunity to explore the un explored.
Dive Timor Lorosae offers tailored dive
charters and safaris for 2 to 16 people. Sick of diving and
seeing more divers then marine life? In Timor we pride our
selves on keeping dive groups small and personalized.
From Boat charters to shore dives, Dive
Timor Lorosae offers you the chance to dive all of East Timor
with two established dive centres (Dili and Com).
Dili is the gate way to Atauro Island
(which is adjacent to Florese Indonesia). Our purposed built
dive vessel will carry you there on a day trip that includes
diving, fishing, water skiing, snorkelling and a fantastic
lunch. Go ashore and visit some of the islands inhabitants
and see the local fisher men repairing a net or carving a
Com Dive Centre located in the Eastern
End of the Island offers divers the chance to see Jako Island
and Tutulala beach. Once South East Asia’s most remote destinations,
now one of the easiest to visit. Experience spectacular untouched
reefs with an abundance of marine life. An under water photographers
dream! Located in Com Beach Resort, one of Timor Leste’s more
luxurious resorts, allow the relaxed atmosphere to soak in
and your trouble will disappear.
For further information or booking please
visit their web page http://www.divetimor.com/
When in Dili, call at 670 723 7092
The FreeFlow will create a customized
travel package to introduce you to this fascinating new dive
destination. We offer luxury dive safaris, exploratory diving
and specialist trips.
Mobile: 670 723 4614
Email: dive @ thefreeflow.com
Malo is waiting to take you under. With
a wealth of experience diving in East Timor and an emphasis
on challenging, safe dives Malo looks forward to seeing you
Mobile: (670) 723 4590
MegaTours will take you on
the travel adventure of a lifetime, through the unique traditional
villages and unspoiled natural environments of Timor Leste.
Let MegaTours show you the secrets of this beautiful country.
Please read our feature Trip for more information.
Mobile: 670 723 5199
South East Asia’s largest adventure
travel company organises 15 day tours around Timor Leste.
Visit Dili, Suai, Bacau and Los Palos while learning from
the local people about their history, culture, traditional
ways and developement plans.