S01E06: Sperm Whale: Largest Predator on the Planet

Watch to the end for an epic sperm whale encounter in Timor-Leste! Once feared by sailors on the high seas, sperm whales hold a special place in human history. However despite being the largest predator on the planet these ocean giants are greatly misunderstood. Bertie ventures into the waters off Dili, Timor-Leste to try and encounter a real life Moby … Read More

S01E04: Timor-Leste’s Mermaids

These are the mermaids of Timor-Leste, known locally as the Wawata Topu (women divers). In a small village in the back of beyond a team of ladies are challenging stereotypes. Taking to the ocean to collect clams, shells and to spear reef fish, Bertie goes to learn more about the Wawata Topu (women divers), the mermaids of Timor-Leste.

S01E02: Dili and the Dugong: Search for the Siren Sea Cow

Amazing encounter with a dugong whilst diving in Dili – shot in 4K. Straight out from the country’s capital, Dili, it’s possible to dive with one of the most charismatic and rarest animals found in the ocean – the dugong. But simply stumbling across a sea cow in a large stretch of ocean is not easy! Bertie heads to dive … Read More

Timor-Leste from Below | Official Trailer

Timor-Leste from Below – a scuba diving web series set in the back of beyond… (Official trailer) Unspoilt, raw and magical, Timor-Leste’s marine world is unlike anywhere else on Earth. Cut off from the rest of the world for decades, the waters surrounding this isolated island are one of our ocean’s last frontiers. Many globally endangered species seek refuge in … Read More

S01E01: The Best Dive Destination You’ve Never Heard Of

Nestled within the Indonesian archipelago, Timor-Leste may be the best dive destination you’ve never heard of. From sandy patches packed full of peculiar critters, spectacular cetacean sightings, and some of the most biodiverse reefs on Earth, from Below Timor-Leste is hard to beat.