Dive Sites


Divers will be able to choose their type of diving, ranging from the relaxing to the more demanding sites. For the more experienced divers, who prefer to get their adrenaline pumping, can opt for the more demanding dive sites like, "Tokong Timur", "Tokong Laut" or "Tanjung Api", where strong currents, deeper waters and pelagics prevail. For those looking for big fish encounters. Pulau Tenggol is located along the whale sharks migratory route normally from August to October every year. It is much anticipated by divers as not many places in the world that these whale sharks stays longer at a certain place. The surroundings of Pulau Tenggol is rich in its marine life and coral haven and this might be the reason that whale sharks choose Pulau Tenggol as their playground.
Depth: 20-35 meters
Visibility:15-20 meters
A high concentration of fish life-jacks, trevilles, fusiliers, baracudas, tunas humpheads and eagle rays. The bottom of this area houses an interesting collection of rock outcrops covered with soft and hard corals, sea anemonies and sponges.
Depth: 20-35 meters
Visibility: 15-20 meters
This site is also known as "The Highway" as schools of pelagics can be found plying along this "highway". Divers may experience strong currents in this area. The terrain is generally rocky with huge boulders forming walls, tunnels and swim throughs.
Depth: 20-35 meters
Visibility: 15-20 meters
It is possible to do a drift-dive at 80 feet from Tokong Kamudi to Tokong Burong.Schools of baraccudas,jacks,fusiliers and tunas sighted.This site is also known as nudibranch heaven.
Depth: 20-35 meters
Visibility: 15-20 meters
A favourite spot for coral lovers.At an average depths of 40 feet,the area has soft and hard corals.Chrismas tree worms,sponges,sea anemones etc.
Categories
In general, dives around Tenggol Island are current drift dives. Visibiity during good weather is between 15-20 meters but detroriates rapidly with bad weather. Depth of water for all the dive sites are generally 25-30 meters. The choice of diving spots is a matter or personal preference, and listed above are the spots we feel you must have a go.