Scuba diving in Malaysia should really be on top of your travel wish-list! This Asian country hides a handful of exciting dive sites that no diver should ever miss!
Name any colorful underwater critter and Tioman will definitely have it! Tioman is not only a serene island in Asia. It is also a famous scuba diving site because of its rich marine biodiversity.
Large swarm of fish, sea shells, urchins and turtle passing by, Tioman have it all. There are also common sightings of sharks and stingrays in this dive site. The island of Tioman is definitely a go-to site if you want to add more color and life to your dive trip!
What another cool way to connect with nature than a scuba diving trip to the mesmerizing Tioman?
Apart from the paradise beaches and its crystalline water, there is so much to Tenggol than meets the eye.
Not only it is panoramic above the water; dive deep into its clear waters and you will witness an ecstatic coral reef architecture and an overabundance of marine life.
No wonder it is monikered as the Divers’ Haven of Malaysia. It is also once described as the “Best Diving in Peninsular Malaysia” by Asian Diver Magazine. Plus, expect whale sharks sightings in the area! How awesome is that?
If you are an underwater photographer, scuba diving in Tenggol will surely be tasty visual buffet for you. Take a lot of shots!
If you are a freak for anthropology, scuba diving in Sipadan may be the right kind of trip for you! Sipadan underwater is filled with interesting finds such as limestone caves with a labyrinth of tunnels and chambers, fossilized skeletons of turtles and other marine animals, and awesome coral reef formations. It is also a home to green and hawksbill turtles nesting and mating, schools of barracuda and big-eye trevally in tornado-like formations, pelagic species such as manta rays, eagle rays, scalloped hammerhead sharks and whale sharks. Scuba diving in Sipadan, though, requires you to be an Advanced Open Diver first with not less than 20 dives. Taking an Enriched Nitrox Specialty Course will help you dive more safely and freely.
But it’s worth it all, right? After all Sipadan is such a divers’ dreamland!