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Post Number:#1  Postby theevopig » Tue Aug 07, 2012 6:15 pm

Hie ,

Anyone can suggest me where is the cheapest dive centre and accomodation to go with if i going to do it in Perhentian KEchil?
I planning to whack 10 dive in 3d2n. 1st day 4dives, 2nd day 4dives and 3rd day 2 dives. Do you all think this is possible for me to do that ? My budget about RM700 include ferry. Accomodation anything as well there is a bed for me to sleep and not cockcroach run over my body thats it haha....... Any suggestion please comments here. PLan to do that on end of september.

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Re: Perhentian Kechil

Post Number:#2  Postby ericcc » Tue Aug 07, 2012 7:07 pm

thats a very tight budget. difficult.

try contacting  Turtle Bay Divers, they're having a promo package these days and its reasonably cheap.
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Re: Perhentian Kechil

Post Number:#3  Postby zaff1984 » Tue Aug 07, 2012 8:31 pm

I think its possible if you hv your own equipment.  :afro:
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Re: Perhentian Kechil

Post Number:#4  Postby run » Tue Aug 07, 2012 11:21 pm

u go for camping. Cheaper than stay in chalet. Bath toilet @ dive center. For food bring along meggi mee and cook ala-vastin. You can ask the dive center to pick you up from your camping site. Hahaha
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Re: Perhentian Kechil

Post Number:#5  Postby theevopig » Wed Aug 08, 2012 9:39 am

Izzit the budget too tight. I did some research. Some homestay charge Rm30 per night only so room is not a problem. Hopefully can get some idea for diving which 10 dive for about Rm600 or 650. Coz we are tight in budget hope anyone here been perhentian with this tight budget could write some suggestion here hehe........... Thanks alot.
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Re: Perhentian Kechil

Post Number:#6  Postby toodus » Wed Aug 08, 2012 9:44 am

It's possible

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Re: Perhentian Kechil

Post Number:#7  Postby run » Wed Aug 08, 2012 10:43 am

huh! ok my eyes caught men in red speedo. Not the tent.
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Re: Perhentian Kechil

Post Number:#8  Postby run » Wed Aug 08, 2012 10:55 am

evo you have own equipment or not?
steffan can give you around that price http://www.steffen-sea-sports.com/prices.html
RM55(with own equipment) for dives more than 7
RM65 (w/o eqipment)
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they can pick u up from any chalet you stay
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Re: Perhentian Kechil

Post Number:#9  Postby theevopig » Wed Aug 08, 2012 11:29 am

run wrote:evo you have own equipment or not?
steffan can give you around that price http://www.steffen-sea-sports.com/prices.html
RM55(with own equipment) for dives more than 7
RM65 (w/o eqipment)
Contact lai meng:6016-3310933
they can pick u up from any chalet you stay


I got my own equipments. But my fren not haha...... So i try to find more hehe....... i didn email to steffen about accomodation see what they will reply me hehe...... Thanks alot ya run.
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Re: Perhentian Kechil

Post Number:#10  Postby gavstang » Wed Aug 08, 2012 12:00 pm

Im off to Perhentian next week!  Although Im not sure for how long yet..it may be 4 nights or 3 nights..hoping to get confirmation of the extra nights soon.  Its a real pain to drive all the way to Terengganu from Ipoh only for 5-6 dives.  Anyone going next wk? 
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Re: Perhentian Kechil

Post Number:#11  Postby zaff1984 » Wed Aug 08, 2012 2:52 pm

gavstang wrote:Im off to Perhentian next week!  Although Im not sure for how long yet..it may be 4 nights or 3 nights..hoping to get confirmation of the extra nights soon.  Its a real pain to drive all the way to Terengganu from Ipoh only for 5-6 dives.  Anyone going next wk?


hey, my last trip to perhentian (a week after MIDE) only managed to get 3 dives.. actually we plan for 5 dives.. but there are too many divers at steffen until they cant slot us in.. same as other DC too (around coral bay).. and we are from KL by bus.. 8hours per way. haha.  :cry:
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Re: Perhentian Kechil

Post Number:#12  Postby run » Wed Aug 08, 2012 3:20 pm

perhentian is not a cheap place. Eating there is expensive. Most of the package i've seen 6dives already reached RM600-RM700. dive+lodging.
You want to do 4dives a day? better check carefully with the dive centre. Some dive center only limit to 3dives perday. For the 4th dive they will consider as night dive and cost extra.
normal dive routine
8.30am 1st dive (dive 1 hour+si 1 hour)
11am 2nd dive(dive 1 hour+ si 1 hour)
2pm 3rd dive(dive 1 hour)
free & ez..or
4th dive night dive (some start from 7pm when the sun about to set)
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Re: Perhentian Kechil

Post Number:#13  Postby theevopig » Wed Aug 08, 2012 3:53 pm

Erm you can get 3d2n package + 5 dives only Rm410 but i think without food. I assumed i do additional 5 more dive will have to top up about Rm350 + food for 3d about Rm 150 should enough right? The most budget type also RM 910 so i think is really hard to make it at Rm700 or Rm 800 haha...... Thanks for your all suggestion will get more quotation and decide hehe........ I planning to go on end sept. Anyone is going also ???
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Re: Perhentian Kechil

Post Number:#14  Postby gavstang » Wed Aug 08, 2012 4:11 pm

run wrote:perhentian is not a cheap place. Eating there is expensive. Most of the package i've seen 6dives already reached RM600-RM700. dive+lodging.
You want to do 4dives a day? better check carefully with the dive centre. Some dive center only limit to 3dives perday. For the 4th dive they will consider as night dive and cost extra.
normal dive routine
8.30am 1st dive (dive 1 hour+si 1 hour)
11am 2nd dive(dive 1 hour+ si 1 hour)
2pm 3rd dive(dive 1 hour)
free & ez..or
4th dive night dive (some start from 7pm when the sun about to set)


By Bus!!  Wah I cant tahan public transport man..car pool for us here in Ipoh la..can stop whenever we want to..
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Re: Perhentian Kechil

Post Number:#15  Postby ericcc » Thu Aug 09, 2012 12:03 am

not bad wat bus to kuala besut. sleep all the way. or try to. cos the bus driver will pretend he's F1 standard after 2am  [-(

theevopig - which place is Rm410 for 2nites 5 dives? do share. thanks. Is it Steffen? raya hols is coming up and wanna plan hehehheheh
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Re: Perhentian Kechil

Post Number:#16  Postby gavstang » Thu Aug 09, 2012 1:14 am

The F1 driving is exactly the kind of thing Im hoping to avoid!  Although the last trip to the East Coast I spent most of my time with my eyes closed as my driver was mimicking schumacher in an alphard!
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Re: Perhentian Kechil

Post Number:#17  Postby run » Thu Aug 09, 2012 7:07 am

u guys..really?? you want to book for the raya hols now? u guys should have done that months ago. all the islands will be pack by then. full of snorkelers, divers, families and beach dudes  & dudettes.
No fun diving at all.
I remember before MIDE ever started in malaysia. Booking to island was not a hassle at all. no need to book so early. Now after MIDE i had to book 3months before trip.
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Re: Perhentian Kechil

Post Number:#18  Postby gavstang » Thu Aug 09, 2012 9:13 am

Booked alr la..just trying to squeeze an extra night in ..
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Re: Perhentian Kechil

Post Number:#19  Postby ericcc » Thu Aug 09, 2012 11:26 am

on the night bus to K Besut - i wasnt just keeping eyes closed, praying also!!!

i'm sure can get somewhere for Raya. places like tioman got so many beaches, just go for the not-so-popular ones la like ABC  ;)  or the other side, even quieter. i think.
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Re: Perhentian Kechil

Post Number:#20  Postby run » Thu Aug 09, 2012 11:49 am

hahaha the ABC during holiday is hot spot for families. no liquor and bikinis zone.
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Re: Perhentian Kechil

Post Number:#21  Postby grimjour » Thu Aug 09, 2012 12:32 pm

Hi All,

May I know where is ABC is...lol..1st time hear that name
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Re: Perhentian Kechil

Post Number:#22  Postby raffidi » Thu Aug 09, 2012 1:11 pm

Hi all,
ABC is a stop before Salang.....anyone going on the 31st Aug? I'm catching the 9.30am ferry. Hope it not going a mad house on the trip....keeping fingers cross!
Run...you serious about the bikinis?? Better not forget my sun glasses....don't want it to be too obvious.... Hehe!
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Re: Perhentian Kechil

Post Number:#23  Postby ericcc » Fri Aug 10, 2012 12:32 am

ABC - named after the Ayer Batang Chalet, i think.

ABC got some low-level partying wat, at the pizza bar  :grin:

alcohol and diving dont mix for me hahah

oh yea, and the ferry, on public holidays in tioman, can be late by like 3-4 hours. learnt the hard way.
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Re: Perhentian Kechil

Post Number:#24  Postby run » Fri Aug 10, 2012 7:03 am

huh the ferry. I dont know why they can never improve about that.
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Re: Perhentian Kechil

Post Number:#25  Postby ericcc » Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:03 am

was so much better when it was the small boats running up and down kan
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Re: Perhentian Kechil

Post Number:#26  Postby theevopig » Tue Aug 14, 2012 11:56 am

run wrote:huh the ferry. I dont know why they can never improve about that.


The ferry has monopolise already. They are biggest ma. If you don take thier ferry mean you got no other choices or else charter a boat haha. Few dive centre start to have thier own boat for transfer thier customer and diving.
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