Tioman Island was once rated as the Top Ten Most Beautiful Islands in the World. It is one of Malaysia's most popular islands, where the white sand beaches overhung by towering palm trees are lapped by clear, calm, and warm water teeming with all sorts of tropical marine life.
Pulau Tenggol is one of the most beautiful islands in east coast of Malaysia; known for its perfect waters warmed by the South China Sea. The small and compact island of Pulau Tenggol is a forgotten gem set in the clear blue waters of the South China Sea.
Diving in Malaysia has been largely concentrated in the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia and the west coast of Sabah, in East Malaysia. With the discovery of Sipadan Island, off the east coast of Sabah, Malaysia became an international diving destination with throngs of divers flocking to the island from all over the world. There is something to offer divers of all experience levels.
In the east coast of Malaysia, the islands of Pulau Tioman, Pulau Perhentian, Pulau Redang, are well-known locally and regionally. Pulau Tenggol, Pulau Aur, Pulau Dayang, through the years of development, have become internationally known diving destinations in Malaysia too. The diversity of marine life and its rate of growth are prolific in this area.
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Sipadan is a must see if you are diving in Asia. It is an anomaly – being an oceanic island, rising 600m from the deep seabed, yet less than an hour from the mainland. Sipadan is blessed with deep waters and rich currents and it sits in the coral triangle teeming with macro-life
The Redang group of islands lie just about 25 km east into the South China Sea from Terengganu, the northeastern state of Peninsular Malaysia. Redang is renowned for its natural beauty but it is the coral reefs around the offshore islands that lure thousands of divers every year.
Layang Layang is a beautiful oceanic atoll lying 300 km off the northwest coast of Sabah, Malaysia. The atoll consists of pristine coral reefs surrounded by deep waters. This brings about a good mix of pelagic visitors and fantastic visibility on the outside of the atoll, with reef life in the the central lagoon.
Mataking Island, one of the hottest dive spot in the Celebes Sea is located just 40 minutes from Semporna, a fishing town at east coast of the state of Sabah, Malaysia. When the crystal turquoise waters of Mataking beckons, it is an offer that cannot be refused…
Dayang Island (or Pulau Dayang, as it is known locally) is located approximately 65km east of Johore and is just next to Aur Island. With their crystal blue waters and abundant marine life, Dayang Island is one of Malaysia’s most popular island amongst divers all around…
The Perhentian Islands lie just 21km off the northeast coast of Terengganu in Peninsular Malaysia. The islands comprise Pulau Perhentian Besar – The Big Island, Pulau Perhentian Kecil – The Small Island, and some smaller islands in the area, all with palm-fringed white sandy beaches, azure blue sea and a laid back lifestyle.
Gem Island is located in a Marine Conservation Park with crystal clear waters, a spectacular underwater seascape of corals and marine life as some of its natural wonders. A superb getaway for a relaxed holiday.