Diving in Malaysia

Malaysia is a country located in southeast Asia. This paradise is made up of 2 main parts; Peninsula Malaysia and West Malaysia. Known for its mixed cultural influences from Malay, Indian, Chinese and European, you can expect a full acceptance in cultural differences. You can expect many different dive sites to choose from. Malaysia takes pride in the biodiversity of life in the country both at land and sea.

One of the most exotic and favorite diving destinations is Malaysia. During your dive in the beautiful islands around Malaysia, you will find a good balance of macro life and pelagics, as well as a wide array of species. You will find a vast range of types of diving, from resorts to liveaboards, allowing you to explore many wrecks and coral reefs. Suitable conditions for scuba diving can be found all year-round, with warm water between 27 to 30 ºC (81 to 86 ºF) and high visibility. You can choose some of the most remote pristine islands for diving, to the most touristic spots with exciting nightlife.

Travelinformation for Malaysia

Languages en
Currency MYR
Timezone UTC+08:00
Tipping / Everybody / Tipping is not customary in Malaysia.u00a0 Restaurants do however often add a 10% service charge, eliminating any need to tip.
Network Provider CelCom, Digi Telecommunications, Maxis, U Mobile
Dial Code 60
Electricity 240 V / 50 Hz
Power Plug Type A, C, G, M

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Wildlife in Malaysia
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sharks
Whale Shark
Whitetip Reef Shark
Blacktip Reef Shark
Nurse Shark
Rays
Giant Pacific Manta
Reef Manta
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Guitarfish
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Seahorses and Pipefishes
Pipefish
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Ribbon Moray Eel (Ghost Eel)
Crevalle jack
Panther Moray Eel (Dragon Eel)
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Parrotfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Goatfish
Tuna
Garfish
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Bannerfish
Flounder
Molluscs
Octopus
Wildlife in Malaysia
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Sharks
Whale Shark
Whitetip Reef Shark
Blacktip Reef Shark
Nurse Shark
Rays
Giant Pacific Manta
Reef Manta
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Guitarfish
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Seahorses and Pipefishes
Pipefish
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Ribbon Moray Eel (Ghost Eel)
Crevalle jack
Panther Moray Eel (Dragon Eel)
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Parrotfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Goatfish
Tuna
Garfish
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Bannerfish
Flounder
Molluscs
Octopus

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