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Kuala Lumpur : Malaysia Capital - Tourist Attraction and Destination Guide
Putrajaya : Federal Territory - Malaysia
Selangor : Central Region Of Peninsular Malaysia - Tourist Attraction and Destination Guide
 
Terengganu : East Coast Region Of Peninsular Malaysia - Tourist Attraction and Destination Guide
Kelantan : East Coast Region Of Peninsular Malaysia - Tourist Attraction and Destination Guide
Pahang : East Coast Region Of Peninsular Malaysia - Tourist Attraction and Destination Guide
 
Johor / Johore : Southern Region Of Peninsular Malaysia - Tourist Attraction and Destination Guide
Malacca / Melaka : Southern Region Of Peninsular Malaysia - Tourist Attraction and Destination Guide
Negeri Sembilan / The Nine State : Southern Region Of Peninsular Malaysia - Tourist Attraction and Destination Guide
 
Kedah (Langkawi) : Northern Region Of Peninsular Malaysia - Tourist Attraction and Destination Guide
Penang / Pulau Pinang : Northern Region Of Peninsular Malaysia - Tourist Attraction and Destination Guide
Perak : Northern Region Of Peninsular Malaysia - Tourist Attraction and Destination Guide
Perlis : Northern Region Of Peninsular Malaysia - Tourist Attraction and Destination Guide
 
Sabah : East Malaysia / Malaysian Borneo - Tourist Attraction and Destination Guide
Labuan (Federal Territory) : East Malaysia / Malaysian Borneo - Tourist Attraction and Destination Guide
Sarawak : East Malaysia / Malaysian Borneo - Tourist Attraction and Destination Guide
 
 
 
 
SCUBA DIVING

General Info

 
 

SCUBA DIVING IN MALAYSIA

Malaysia's spectacular tropical reefs boast of encounters with unique macro animals and large pelagic within a single destination. Macro animal life is scarce in areas where larger predators are present for obvious reasons. Only a handful of diving sites in the world can offer both these sights in one diving holiday.

 

Malaysia is fast becoming one of the leading dive destinations of the world with the richest marine environment in the Indo-Pacific Basin.  Imagine warm clear waters, colourful underwater reefs and fascinating aquatic life forms.  Imagine stunning, sheer walls and large, graceful pelagic.  Imagine breathtaking beaches of powdery soft sand.  These captivating sights will be yours to enjoy in the abundance of dive sites in Malaysia. The incredible bio-diversity of marine life coupled with beautiful islands with white sandy beaches and clear warm waters keep the divers coming back for more.  From schooling hammerhead sharks, huge schools of barracudas and various turtles to the bizarre frogfish or ghost pipefish, there is always something to fascinate the diver. 

 

In Malaysia, the coral reef ecosystem is reported to support aquatic organism numbering more than 50 genera of coral and more than 200 species of fish.  Each time a marine bio-diversity survey is conducted in the Malaysian tropical sea, the species list increases. Dive centres in Malaysia are well equipped and are certified by relevant agencies for maintaining their standards of safety and professionalism.

 

Scuba diving courses endorsed by certifying agencies like PADI, NAUI, SSI and BSAC.  Some of the courses available include the initial 'Openwater Course', 'Diving Instructor Course' or even a 'Re-breather Course'. Upon completion of your scuba course, you can be outfitted with the latest scuba equipment of most international brands available from dive centres in Malaysia.

Diving Paradise - Dive in Malaysia, and experience the diversity...

 

Diving Paradise - Dive in Malaysia, and experience the diversity...

 

Almost All the island in Malaysia cater for divers of all level of experience - be it easy shore diving to advance wreck diving or technical diving. Operators engaged with technical diving are well equipped with portable emergency oxygen kits, special tank refilling equipment and other necessary facilities. Top dive sites around Malaysia include diving along gentle sloping reefs, submerge reefs, coral blocks, wall dives, deep dives, drift dives and wreck dives.  Dive operators, like any other around the world, will insist on seeing your certification for the type of diving that you wish to do and to undergo a check-out dive. Pulau Redang offers vast coral gardens of unimaginable variety.  Its pristine beaches and clear visibility make it a favourites for all divers.  Pulau Tioman, has excellent wrecks and reefs to explore by boat or from shore.  Pulau Perhentian, with its sapphire waters, soft white sand, and trendy lifestyle, offers endless varieties of fish of all colours and sizes.

 

Diving Paradise - Dive in Malaysia, and experience the diversity...

In Malaysia, the avid diver will find a fascinating variety of underwater attractions available nowhere else in the world.

 

Pulau Sipadan is the ultimate diving destination with amazing sights of turtles, reef sharks, and a 680-metre deep drop-off.  Nearby Mabul attracts keen naturalists and photographers with its wealth of macro life.  In Miri, discover a thriving new destination that unveils reefs with a breathtaking marine life.

 
 

Scuba Diving Paradise - Dive in Peninsular Malaysia

DIVE IN PENINSULAR MALAYSIA

Peninsular Malaysia is a delightful holiday destination with something for everyone to enjoy.  Its diverse attractions range from its potpourri of cultures, relaxing hill retreats, ancient rainforests to irresistible cuisine.

 

 

Kuala Lumpur, its capital, is a vibrant cosmopolitan city with the world's tallest twin towers standing at a height of 452 metres. The peninsula's long coastline and coral-fringed islands, with the Straits of Malacca to the west and South China Sea to the east, give rise to a large number of beaches. Enjoy a holiday at world-renowned resort destinations such as Langkawi, Redang, Tioman and Pangkor or experience unique culture and relish mouth-watering food in Penang. 

 

Malacca, to the south of the peninsula's history.  Taman Negara or the countries premier national park beckons with a marvelous range of natural wonders. The charming east coast states of  Terengganu and Pahang offer a wealth of traditional attractions.  Peninsular Malaysia awaits with a myriad of excitements and

Scuba Diving Paradise - Dive in Peninsular Malaysia

 
 

DIVE IN

EAST MALAYSIA

(BORNEO)

 

The Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak in Borneo are two intriguing destinations with an abundance of natural and cultural treasures.

Scuba Diving In East Malaysia or Borneo - Sabah and Sarawak

 

The multitude of tribal and ethnic groups provide a showcase of divers cultures and traditions that blend together in harmony. In Sabah, don't miss an encounter with the famous Orang Utan, or 'Man of the Jungle'. Another unforgettable adventure for visitors is climbing the 4,095.2m Mount Kinabalu, the highest peak in South East Asia.  The capital, Kota Kinabalu, is a laid-back port that still retains its old-world charm.  Not far away is the island of Labuan, a federally-administrated offshore financial centre.  This duty-free shopping destination also boasts several war memorials.

 

In Sarawak, you'll find another tropical heaven endowed with Mother Nature's splendours.  Mulu National Park is a world Heritage Site containing the largest limestone caves in the world.

Scuba Diving In East Malaysia or Borneo - Sabah and Sarawak

 

Other national parks in the state offer a vast diversity of plant and animal life.  The capital, Kuching, is famous for its colourful cultural performances, British colonial architecture and fascinating sightseeing attractions. Lapped by the waters of the South China Sea, as well as the Sulu and Celebes Seas, the islands and beaches in these two states make for pleasant getaways.  Enjoy unforgettable holidays in Sabah and Sarawak.

 
 
 

General Info

SCUBA DIVING