Local Dive Sites Near Dili – Pertamina Pier

Pertamina Pier

Underneath the jetty  of the Indonesian fuel company is a complete different world. Each pole is covered with sponges and massive sea fans. The shade of the jetty is perfect habitat for school of large Sweetlips, Barracudas, Batfish, Snappers and a lot of huge Scorpionfish. The rocky bottom offers a large diversity of Nudibranchs, Shrimps, and Eels… This very shallow dive site, down to maximum 12-13 meters allow very long dives especially on slack tide as the tide current can be pretty strong.

Lucky day: Frogfish, Ornate and Robust Ghost Pipefish, Giant Trevallies, Jenkins Stingray…
Lens: Wide angle / Macro
depth:     5 – 14m
required skills: Open Water Diver
snorkeling: no