Indulge into the World of Water with Best Diving Spots of Malaysia

By | June 6, 2017

diving in malaysia

Malaysia is an amazing destination globally renowned for diving. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced diver, the land offers clear waters and diverse marine life at a very competitive rate.  To help you out, we have gathered few destinations below that will truly appeal to every underwater adventurer in you. Explore the top picks according to the overall experience.

Layang Layang Island

Layang Layang Island

 Located in the remote area, Layang Layang is an amazing diving destination offering a truly unique underwater experience. The island is also called as Swallow Reef, perfect for seeing variety of marine animals like hammerhead and whale sharks along with shallow coral garden. Island is open from March to August, other than that it remain closed during monsoon season.

Pom Pom Island

Pom Pom Island

 This looks like a small gem, measuring less than 3 km in circumference. Pom Pom Island holds its own charm largely due to its white sandy beaches and being a hatching ground for Hawksbills and Green turtles. Comparatively undeveloped, the island is one of the most popular dive destinations in the Semporna district. The marine biodiversity of Pom Pom Island is rich with many rare and uncommon species. So, while diving there is a possibility that you might get to see them all.

Sipadan Island and Mabul Island

Mabul Island

 Situated in the Sabah province, these Islands are considered as one of the best diving sites in Malaysia. Out of both, Sipadan is a bit famous amongst the diving community and known as one of the big fish capitals of the world.  While exploring the underwater, you get to witness from barracudas to turtles along with the variety of marine life. Mabul is situated nearby and houses large number of Critter species.

Perhentian Island

Perhentian Island

Enclosed by the turquoise blue water, this amazing tropical island offers some of the best diving spots.  The island offers variety of animals including turtles, black tip reef sharks, stingrays and eagle rays. This particular diving spot is good for beginners as it possesses calm waters and an abundance of marine life. With shallow reefs featuring colourful corals, it is one of the best islands for snorkeling.

Lankayan Island

Lankayan Island

Located in Eastern sabah, Lankayan Island is serene place offering number of scuba diving activities over pristine reefs.  The island remains less crowded and lets you witness varieties of underwater world including a variety of wrecks with plenty of cuttlefish and octopus. You can also witness batfish and jacks.

Redang Island

redang-island

Sited on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia, within the Terengganu Marine Park, Redang Island is the perfect dive spot to have an unforgettable underwater experience. It’s the perfect location for divers of all skill levels, offering coral gardens, beach dives and challenging deep dives to keep everyone satisfied.

Langkawi Island

Langkawi Island

 This is Malaysia’s largest duty free island located north in the state of Kedah neighboring to Thailand.   One can enjoy variety of activities in Langkawi for which it is advised to spend a few days or a week here. Diving in Langkawi takes place mostly at the Marine Park and three other islands nearby which offers you to go down under water and experience the marine life like never before.

Pemanggil Island

Pemanggil Island

This island of Malaysia is a heaven for divers and fishermen. Surrounded by the lush greeneries, the island boasts picturesque views above and below the water.   Used as a platform for various fishing competition, the island lets you witness Black marlins and mackerels. The best time to dive here is during March to June.

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