Top Dive Sites

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Some of Asia’s best dive sites can be found in the waters around Malaysia. Be mesmerised by the colourful reefs, thriving marine ecosystems and preserved wrecks at these top dive sites.

Kedah
• Payar Island Marine Park

Labuan
• Labuan Marine Park

Pahang
• Tioman Island

The waters around Tioman Island boast some of the world’s most beautiful coral reefs
Photo: Tourism Malaysia

Terengganu

• Lang Tengah Island
• Perhentian Islands
• Redang Island
• Tenggol Island

Tenggol Island has some great wreck dives
Photo: Tourism Malaysia


Sabah

The underwater world of Mantanani Island teems with coral reef and marine life such as turtles
Photo: Azhari Ashraff/Sabah Tourism

• Kapalai Island
• Lankayan Island
• Layang Layang Island
• Mabul Island
• Mantanani Island
• Mataking Island
• Mengalum Island
• Pom Island
• Semporna
• Sibuan Island
• Sipadan Island (Popular dive sites: Barracuda Point, Coral Garden, Hanging Gardens, Staghorn Crest, South Point, Turtle Cavern, Turtle Tomb, Whitetip Avenue)
• Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park

Over 3,000 species of fish and hundreds of coral species can be found in the waters of Sipadan Island, a diving mecca with 12 dive sites including popular ones such as Barracuda Point, Hanging Gardens, South Point and Turtle Cavern
Photo: Tourism Malaysia

Sarawak

• Miri-Sibuti Coral Reefs National Park
• Santubong [wreck diving: Katori Maru – WWII Wreck Dive, Hiyoshi Maru – WWII Wreck Dive, Sagiri – WWII Wreck Dive (Destroyer), China Wreck – artificial wreck, Barge Wreck – commercial ship]
• Satang Islands
• Sematan Area
• Sempadi Island
• Talang Talang Islands