Discovering the Underwater World in Malaysia

| December 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Discovering the Underwater World in Malaysia | Malaysia is blessed with lot of natural reserves and forests and even underwater marine life that attracts people from all over the globe. While there are many that prefer to trek and climb the high mountains and explore and fauna and flora in the caves and mountains there are others that seek the same under the sea. Malaysia has many beaches where tourists can go diving and snorkeling and explore the marine life inside the water. The country has rich biodiversity hotspots that you can explore but before you do that you have to make sure that you are at the right places that can help you to get the best experience.

Tioman Island


If you are passionate about scuba diving you have to make sure that you are in Tioman Island that can provide you with the best scuba diving experience that you can find in Malaysia. The island lies in the east coast of Malaysia Peninsular and offers the world’s largest marine biodiversity. The island is perfect for both beginners and advanced scuba divers and therefore it gets more attention than any other place. When you dive in you get to see beautiful reef corals, underwater landscape and marine life like white sharks, hawksbill and green sea turtles.

Lankayan Island

The island of Lankayan is another great spot where you can discover the underwater world in Malaysia. The stable water conditions here make it easier for the divers to explore the marine life underwater and be safe at the same time. Many underwater photographers come here to take pictures of the underwater world here which is colorful and untouched. On the other hand, those who love to explore the ocean floor can find whale sharks, sting rays and octopus here in the water.

Sipadan Island

Located on the eastern part of Malaysia on the island of Borneo is Sipadan Island which is another hot favorite with divers. This site was discovered in 1984 and since then it has become popular not just in Malaysia, but all over the world. It has an outstanding reef system where sharks and manta rays are plenty and you can explore the reef in a better way here. The island is also known to have the largest population of green sea turtles and hawksbill turtles. You can also visit the Barracuda Point that offers you sightseeing of barracudas and grey and white reef sharks, clown trigger fish and leaf fish.

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Category: Pahang, Sabah

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