PENINSULA MALAYSIA DIVING HOLIDAYS

 
 

Diving Holidays In Peninsula Malaysia

A holiday in Malaysia offers an exciting blend of city, rainforest and beach, with the lively mixture of Malay, Chinese and Indian cultures bringing a fascinating array of cultural attractions - and wonderful food! You can meet the famous orang-utans, go white-water rafting in the rainforest, explore the frenetic, ultra-modern capital and relax on idyllic resort islands - all in one wonderful holiday. Unspoiled diving. Unspoiled scenery. Warm tropical waters. A focus on conservation. And no crowds. Good reasons why those who have discovered diving off Peninsular Malaysia's eastern shores return.

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The Diving In Peninsula Malaysia

Scattered across the sea off the eastern coast of Peninsular Malaysia are an assortment of islands. To the north Pulau Redang National Marine Park encompases Redang Island (Palau Redang) and the Perhentian Islands, Perhentian Besar (Big Perhentian) and Perhentian Kecil (Small Perhentian). The status of Pulau Redang National Marine Park means that fishing, collecting coral and littering are strictly prohibited. To the south Tioman Island with its tranquil beaches and villages boasts 20 dive sites around the island's perimeter and off shore sites.
 
The dive guides in Peninsular Malaysia are from a varied multicultural background, all speak English. All levels of experience from beginners to experts alike are catered for. Variety is the key word on the reefs off Peninsular Malaysia. Soft and hard corals, sponges, anemones and an amazing variety of fish species.

Diving Seasons In Peninsula Malaysia

Malaysia's climate is hot and humid with relative humidity ranging from 80 - 90 percent, except in the highlands. The temperature averages from 20-30 degrees C throughout the year. The tropical climate is experienced year-round with the rainy season varying on the coasts of Peninsular Malaysia.

The east coast and its off shore islands are in the wet season from October through to March; the best time to travel is between May and October.

If you would like to travel to Malaysia between October to March winter we suggest you consider a diving holiday to Borneo which has a year around good climate.

Other Activities

It is a great idea to combine your stay on the island with some jungle trekking on the main land or a day or two in Kuala Lumpur.

The Nightlife

There is no ‘nightlife’ as such on the island, life here is about diving, eating and relaxing.

The Entry Requirements

A passport is required and must be valid for at least 6 months beyond departure date. Most nationalities (including British Citizens) do not require visas for social or business visits. For further information, please check with your nearest Malaysian diplomatic mission or Tourism Malaysia office.

The Health Requirements

No cholera or smallpox vaccination is required for travellers entering Malaysia. Visitors arriving from Yellow Fever Endemic Zones and affected areas are required to present International Health Certificates showing Yellow Fever vaccination. Water and food are generally safe. Visitors may want to drink bottled water, especially in outlying areas.

Resort Summary

  • Beginners
  • Advanced
  • Technical Diving
  • Family Friendly
  • Single Friendly
  • Eating Out
  • Nightlife
  • Un spolit
  • Culture
  • Luxury Hotel
  • Multi Activity
  • Spa

Top Recommended Luxury Hotels

  • Hotels in peninsula malaysia  : Taaras Beach & Spa Resort
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