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TOP 5 DIVE SPOTS IN MALAYSIA

SIPADAN ISLAND
12
33%
AUR ISLAND
0
No votes
PERHENTIAN ISLAND
6
17%
REDANG ISLAND
0
No votes
TIOMAN ISLAND
1
3%
TENGGOL ISLAND
0
No votes
PAYAR ISLAND
0
No votes
JARAK ISLAND
0
No votes
PERAK ISLAND a.k.a TUKUN PERAK
0
No votes
LANG TENGAH ISLAND
0
No votes
LAYANG-LAYANG ISLAND
4
11%
TARP
0
No votes
KAPAS ISLAND
1
3%
MABUL AND KAPALAI ISLAND
9
25%
POM POM ISLAND
2
6%
SONGSONG ISLAND
0
No votes
SEMBILAN ISLAND
0
No votes
LABUAN ISLAND
1
3%
BIDONG ISLAND
0
No votes
 
Total votes : 36

Re: TOP DIVE SPOTS IN MALAYSIA

Post Number:#31  Postby rushd4n » Fri Feb 17, 2012 10:24 am

i'm going to perhentian this coming 1/3 - 4/3/2012. anyone wants to join...
backpackers style.. budget below RM 600.


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Re: TOP DIVE SPOTS IN MALAYSIA

Post Number:#32  Postby run » Fri Feb 17, 2012 10:32 am

Tioman the dives is not that cheap but the accommodation is. You can get RM40 pernight fan/attach toilet and RM80 for aircond.
The dives at around RM90perdive and if the owners or the DM in a charity mood, they will give you RM70.
http://www.tiomanreefdivers.com/
one of the package offer last year but you can try to call them up

Tenggol is a bit expensive cause there are only 3 operating resorts there.
you can call to this guy Mr Zol 019@3274093 he said he opens this 1st mac. In front of his DC is the nesting
ground for the turtles.
Yes mamakpenang just cancel that perhentian and of to tenggol.

i just called mr zol and he offered a good price for opening season.
3days 2nights 5 boat dives triple/quad RM575 (fan with attach toilets, meals included)
for twin RM655.
booking before 25th Feb.
SH*t for me..my budget and plans already too pack for me.
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Re: TOP DIVE SPOTS IN MALAYSIA

Post Number:#33  Postby Narco » Fri Feb 17, 2012 6:58 pm

I must say that is a good deal.. Let's see if I can squeeze tenggol into the plan.. Mamakpenang, come and join. Then we do lipe in November.
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Re: TOP DIVE SPOTS IN MALAYSIA

Post Number:#34  Postby Narco » Sat Feb 18, 2012 8:59 am

Mabul and kapalai is topping the list. W sure do how lots on mabul kapalai lovers here.
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Re: TOP DIVE SPOTS IN MALAYSIA

Post Number:#35  Postby Absolute Air Scuba » Sat Feb 18, 2012 2:24 pm

Please Do not forget The Best Wreck Dive In Malaysia .....Labuan Islands
your passion is diving ours is services
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Re: TOP DIVE SPOTS IN MALAYSIA

Post Number:#36  Postby Narco » Sat Feb 18, 2012 8:38 pm

Absolute Air Scuba wrote:Please Do not forget The Best Wreck Dive In Malaysia .....Labuan Islands


Thanks for ur suggestion. Added Labuan Island.

People, keep the vote coming.
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Re: TOP DIVE SPOTS IN MALAYSIA

Post Number:#37  Postby Narco » Mon Feb 20, 2012 2:32 pm

Fellow divers, so far we have the listed as the top five destinations voted by 21 divers out of 3,125 members:

1. MABUL AND KAPALAI ISLAND
2. SIPADAN ISLAND
3. LAYANG-LAYANG ISLAND
4. SHARING PLACES: Perhentian, Tioman, Kapas, Pom Pom (could this be from Toodus? hehe) and Labuan Island.
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Re: TOP DIVE SPOTS IN MALAYSIA

Post Number:#38  Postby decimal86 » Mon Feb 20, 2012 5:48 pm

folks may i ask a Q? why Mabul/Kapalai 8 votes?

macro? stay Mabul/Kapalai  can still dive Sipadan? Sipadan per se got 7?

best dive site in the world...

http://www.manaliandterry.com/index.php/2010/02/19/best-dive-sites-in-the-world/
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Re: TOP DIVE SPOTS IN MALAYSIA

Post Number:#39  Postby run » Mon Feb 20, 2012 9:00 pm

perhaps most of the voters are macro lovers?
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Re: TOP DIVE SPOTS IN MALAYSIA

Post Number:#40  Postby Narco » Tue Feb 21, 2012 5:48 pm

Decimal86 bro, hard for me to say but proud to see the provided link! Malaysia deserve to be on the list of the best dive sopt in the world.

Run, maybe.. but i'm a pelagic lover.. that's for sure.. hehe
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Re: TOP DIVE SPOTS IN MALAYSIA

Post Number:#41  Postby Narco » Thu Feb 23, 2012 6:29 pm

26 divers voted.. come on fellas!

I'm locking the poll by the end of the month. Although it seems like a simple voting process, mind you it would be a good reference for many newbie out there.

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Re: TOP DIVE SPOTS IN MALAYSIA

Post Number:#42  Postby Chip » Sat Feb 25, 2012 11:45 pm

Come on guys... We need more votes and review... :)
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Re: TOP DIVE SPOTS IN MALAYSIA

Post Number:#43  Postby Narco » Sun Feb 26, 2012 4:54 pm

Thanks Chip.. exactly it is.. Come on fellas! More votes and review please.
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Re: TOP DIVE SPOTS IN MALAYSIA

Post Number:#44  Postby Narco » Mon Feb 27, 2012 2:27 pm

28 voters.. and Mabul Kapalai still outnumbered Sipadan.
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Re: TOP DIVE SPOTS IN MALAYSIA

Post Number:#45  Postby mamakpenang » Mon Feb 27, 2012 4:37 pm

Narco wrote:28 voters.. and Mabul Kapalai still outnumbered Sipadan.


haha....less votes for sipadan coz u need to pay to dive in sipadan......
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Re: TOP DIVE SPOTS IN MALAYSIA

Post Number:#46  Postby Narco » Mon Feb 27, 2012 4:59 pm

Ya lah mamak.. i think that could be the reason. Well, Mabul and Kapalai is good also. I don't mind diving in Mabul and Kapalai without doing sipadan. Really lazy to wake up as early as 5 am.. hehe
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Re: TOP DIVE SPOTS IN MALAYSIA

Post Number:#47  Postby pilotHans » Mon Feb 27, 2012 6:03 pm

i wish i could vote, but i can't.....reason - ive only been to Perhentian  :laughing11:

p/s can i make another poll on dive sites around malaysia? example perhentian got terumbu tiga n all , i think that would be more specific..hehe.
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Re: TOP DIVE SPOTS IN MALAYSIA

Post Number:#48  Postby ericcc » Mon Feb 27, 2012 6:13 pm

so far i loved my tioman in feb 2010 - amazing viz so could see everything.  will go sipadan/mabul in july so we shall see how that is!
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Re: TOP DIVE SPOTS IN MALAYSIA

Post Number:#49  Postby Narco » Mon Feb 27, 2012 6:29 pm

PilotHans, then vote for Perhentian - Narco loves to dive again at Temple of the Sea!

ericcc, i have yet to dive Tioman. Planning to do so soon. Hopefully this year.. hehe
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Re: TOP DIVE SPOTS IN MALAYSIA

Post Number:#50  Postby pilotHans » Mon Feb 27, 2012 6:36 pm

ericcc wrote:so far i loved my tioman in feb 2010 - amazing viz so could see everything.  will go sipadan/mabul in july so we shall see how that is!


what are the dive sites that u dived? so far i've only heard bout tiger reef...any thing else that you would recommend? thanks ^_^
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Re: TOP DIVE SPOTS IN MALAYSIA

Post Number:#51  Postby run » Tue Feb 28, 2012 9:35 am

pilothans i've been to tiger reef, golden reef, sepoi, chebeh, soyak wreck, soyak reef, around renggis, batu malang, tjg atas, magician rock, tomok, labas, under jetty salang, under tekek jetty(marine park), Tulai, telok kador, magician reef, pilot/pirate reef, fan canyon, unjams, tokong burung, under jetty kg paya and 2 sites on top of tioman which i really dont know about cause i was doing the COT dive

http://www.tioman-dive-centre.com/images/tioman_map_dive.gif

i just haven't been to bahara and p.jahat, dive sites near kg genting.

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Re: TOP DIVE SPOTS IN MALAYSIA

Post Number:#52  Postby Narco » Wed Feb 29, 2012 12:59 am

We sure do have beautiful dive sites.. Often, people fail to appreciate. I might not be able to do tioman. Seems like I'm heading to aur instead.
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Re: TOP DIVE SPOTS IN MALAYSIA

Post Number:#53  Postby Chip » Wed Feb 29, 2012 12:13 pm

Narco wrote:We sure do have beautiful dive sites.. Often, people fail to appreciate. I might not be able to do tioman. Seems like I'm heading to aur instead.


Hey Narco are one of the 'lucky' guys that join the ladies diva dive trip... Hehehe if its true, i have one word for you.... Damnnnnnnnnn...!!!
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Re: TOP DIVE SPOTS IN MALAYSIA

Post Number:#54  Postby Narco » Wed Feb 29, 2012 5:12 pm

Chip.. mine is not the DIVHER trip lah.. haiyaa.. too bad.. mine is a mixed.. hope it will turn out to be good!
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Re: TOP DIVE SPOTS IN MALAYSIA

Post Number:#55  Postby Narco » Wed Feb 29, 2012 5:13 pm

Fella's.. final day to cast your vote. Vote for your favourite spot!
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Re: TOP DIVE SPOTS IN MALAYSIA

Post Number:#56  Postby Narco » Thu Mar 01, 2012 8:40 am

Final result of our vote with the participation of 29 voters:

SIPADAN sharing the number one spot with MABUL/KAPALAI! These are officially the most preferred/top dive Spot in Malaysia. Celebes wins!
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Re: TOP DIVE SPOTS IN MALAYSIA

Post Number:#57  Postby ericcc » Fri Mar 02, 2012 11:33 pm

pilotHans wrote:what are the dive sites that u dived? so far i've only heard bout tiger reef...any thing else that you would recommend? thanks ^_^

i thought Renggis was very good. I think overall Tioman makes for good diving.
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Re: TOP DIVE SPOTS IN MALAYSIA

Post Number:#58  Postby Chip » Sat Mar 03, 2012 5:51 pm

ericcc wrote:
pilotHans wrote:what are the dive sites that u dived? so far i've only heard bout tiger reef...any thing else that you would recommend? thanks ^_^

i thought Renggis was very good. I think overall Tioman makes for good diving.


Aiya... Tioman is only on average par, you should see for yourself the beauty of island in Celebes Sea...  :D im addicted to them...  :crybaby2:
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Re: TOP DIVE SPOTS IN MALAYSIA

Post Number:#59  Postby tim » Sat Mar 03, 2012 8:01 pm

There are other islands like Pulau Sibu and Pulau Babi Besar/Kecil.


The reason why we don't hear about them is because they are so far south that only Singaporeans go there.


But not much point putting them on the list. The only people who will vote for them are Singaporeans and some Johoreans.


I think you shouldn't put Songsong and Tukun Perak on the list because there are no operations that go out there. Only special trips. They're not marine parks. If you're going to put them on the list, then you might as well include Port Dickson, right?
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Re: TOP DIVE SPOTS IN MALAYSIA

Post Number:#60  Postby tim » Sat Mar 03, 2012 8:03 pm

Hang on, why isn't Bidong on this list???


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