Local Dive Sites Near Dili – Back Side of Christo Rei

Back Side of Christo Rei

Sometimes known as the backside of Jesus!  The backside of Chrisoe Rei is a beautiful sloping coral reef with an easy access from the beach on high tide. Colorful corals and fish all around and lots of shrimps, crabs and Nudibranch hiding in it. Keep an eye in the blue for some pelagic passing by such as Sharks and Giant Trevallies, and the other eye on the reef for some Ribbon Eels.

Lucky day: Hammerhead Shark, Devil Ray, Eagle Ray…
Lens: Wide angle
Depth:     5 – 40m
Required skills:     Open Water Diver
snorkeling:     yes

tube sponges in the coral reef of christoe rei

batfish in coral reef est timor