Diving in Asia

    Octopus @ Tokong

    Batee Tokong Pulau Weh, Indonesia

    From the surface to about 25 m deep. Here begins a flat stage, great marine life with fan corals.Napoleon, large Grouper and black-tipped reef sharks.
    Turtle @ Tokong

    Batee Tokong Pulau Weh, Indonesia

    From the surface to about 25 m deep. Here begins a flat stage, great marine life with fan corals.Napoleon, large Grouper and black-tipped reef sharks.
    Giants morays & cleaner shrimp - Sept 2013

    Batee Tokong Pulau Weh, Indonesia

    From the surface to about 25 m deep. Here begins a flat stage, great marine life with fan corals.Napoleon, large Grouper and black-tipped reef sharks.

    Batee Tokong Pulau Weh, Indonesia

    From the surface to about 25 m deep. Here begins a flat stage, great marine life with fan corals.Napoleon, large Grouper and black-tipped reef sharks.

    Batee Tokong Pulau Weh, Indonesia

    From the surface to about 25 m deep. Here begins a flat stage, great marine life with fan corals.Napoleon, large Grouper and black-tipped reef sharks.

    Batee Tokong Pulau Weh, Indonesia

    From the surface to about 25 m deep. Here begins a flat stage, great marine life with fan corals.Napoleon, large Grouper and black-tipped reef sharks.

    Batee Tokong Pulau Weh, Indonesia

    From the surface to about 25 m deep. Here begins a flat stage, great marine life with fan corals.Napoleon, large Grouper and black-tipped reef sharks.

    Batee Tokong Pulau Weh, Indonesia

    From the surface to about 25 m deep. Here begins a flat stage, great marine life with fan corals.Napoleon, large Grouper and black-tipped reef sharks.

    Batee Tokong Pulau Weh, Indonesia

    From the surface to about 25 m deep. Here begins a flat stage, great marine life with fan corals.Napoleon, large Grouper and black-tipped reef sharks.
    Until recently this ship thought to have been sunk by the Royal Australian Air force, has now been identified as the Dutch vessel SS De Klerk. Scuttled by the Dutch in 1942 but salvaged by the Japanese and renamed Imabari Maru, she hit a mine and sunk 23km southwest of Labuan in 1944. She now lies…
    Vie from Apo Reef lighthouse

    Apo Reef Apo Reef, Philippines

    Famous for its dramatic drop-offs down to 400 metres, the steep walls of Apo reef(not to be confused with Apo Island, Dumaguete) are covered with corals, sponges, tunicates, nudibranchs and slugs. Green and hawksbill turtles and a multitude of fish including damselfish, butterfly fish, batfish,…

    Angel Window Pulau Lembeh, Indonesia

    Angel Window is one of the most popular of the Lembeh island sites, this is a twin-peaked pinnacle that comes within a meter of the surface. A large cave offers a swim-through for divers on the deep end of the pinnacle, from 24 metres down to 32 metres in depth. One side is a Coral slope leveling…
    Thresher Shark (by Evolution Divecenter)

    Monad Shoal/Shark Point Malapascua, Philippines

    Monad Shoal is an underwater island onthe edge of a 200m drop off, and is famous as the only place in theworld where thresher sharks can be seen everyday. This place has acleaning station for pelagic. Giant manta rays are also a common sightyear round. The shoal attracts other pelagics such as devil…

    HTMS Sattakut Mae Haad, Thailand

    The vessle was intentionally sunk in June 2011 to creat an artifical reef and ofcourse a wreck dive too. It was an amphibious assault ship of the Second World War utilized to land large numbers of infantry directly onto beaches.48m long and 7m wide.

    HTMS Sattakut Mae Haad, Thailand

    The vessle was intentionally sunk in June 2011 to creat an artifical reef and ofcourse a wreck dive too. It was an amphibious assault ship of the Second World War utilized to land large numbers of infantry directly onto beaches.48m long and 7m wide.

    HTMS Sattakut Mae Haad, Thailand

    The vessle was intentionally sunk in June 2011 to creat an artifical reef and ofcourse a wreck dive too. It was an amphibious assault ship of the Second World War utilized to land large numbers of infantry directly onto beaches.48m long and 7m wide.

    Siaba Kecil andBesar Labuhan Bajo, Indonesia

    Also within Komodo National Park borders. This looks like an Airstrip: the strangest dive site in the park! A very long stone rubble road stretching forever along the East coast of Komodo. It gently slopes off and has big Coral heads at intervals along the road, where you can shelter behind from the…

    Siaba Kecil andBesar Labuhan Bajo, Indonesia

    Also within Komodo National Park borders. This looks like an Airstrip: the strangest dive site in the park! A very long stone rubble road stretching forever along the East coast of Komodo. It gently slopes off and has big Coral heads at intervals along the road, where you can shelter behind from the…
    yapak wall

    Yapak Boracay, Philippines

    Yapak 1 and 2 are actually two separate walls which begin at 30 meters and drop down to 70 meters. The most famous of Boracay’s dive sites, close encounters with white tip and grey reef sharks, dogtooth tuna, groupers, napoleon wrasses and giant trevallies are common. Surface conditions can be…
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    Yapak Boracay, Philippines

    Yapak 1 and 2 are actually two separate walls which begin at 30 meters and drop down to 70 meters. The most famous of Boracay’s dive sites, close encounters with white tip and grey reef sharks, dogtooth tuna, groupers, napoleon wrasses and giant trevallies are common. Surface conditions can be…
    farazan dives

    Yapak Boracay, Philippines

    Yapak 1 and 2 are actually two separate walls which begin at 30 meters and drop down to 70 meters. The most famous of Boracay’s dive sites, close encounters with white tip and grey reef sharks, dogtooth tuna, groupers, napoleon wrasses and giant trevallies are common. Surface conditions can be…
    farazan dives

    Yapak Boracay, Philippines

    Yapak 1 and 2 are actually two separate walls which begin at 30 meters and drop down to 70 meters. The most famous of Boracay’s dive sites, close encounters with white tip and grey reef sharks, dogtooth tuna, groupers, napoleon wrasses and giant trevallies are common. Surface conditions can be…
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    Fish Head - Mushimasmigili… North Ari Atoll, Maldives

    Mushimasmingili Thila is a very wide area, protected as a marine park, and the SE corner is known as The Fish Head. This was a classic shark fishing point, but not anymore since the area was protected. Usually is easy to find grey reef sharks here among other fishes. The top of the reef is 10m deep.…
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    Gato Island - The Cave Malapascua, Philippines

    This L shape cave is really great. The Cave, or more accurately, "The Tunnel". Journey underneath Gato Island and come out the other side! This 30m tunnel houses all the usual cave dwellers: many types of crab big and small, lobsters and cardinal fish. You should also encounter some large puffer…

    Gato Island - The Cave Malapascua, Philippines

    This L shape cave is really great. The Cave, or more accurately, "The Tunnel". Journey underneath Gato Island and come out the other side! This 30m tunnel houses all the usual cave dwellers: many types of crab big and small, lobsters and cardinal fish. You should also encounter some large puffer…

    Gato Island - The Cave Malapascua, Philippines

    This L shape cave is really great. The Cave, or more accurately, "The Tunnel". Journey underneath Gato Island and come out the other side! This 30m tunnel houses all the usual cave dwellers: many types of crab big and small, lobsters and cardinal fish. You should also encounter some large puffer…
    Fesdu Wreck

    Fesdu Wreck North Ari Atoll, Maldives

    Fesdu wreck is a 30m long fishing boat, sitting on a sand slope alongside a small thila. Sealife is abundant: soft corals, glassfish, moray eels, groupers… The best dive is start at the wreck and spend some time around, even looking inside, and 10 or 15 minutes before hitting deco go to explore…
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    Barracuda Point Pulau Sipadan, Malaysia

    This dive site has a great barracuda shoal (between 500 and 1000). You may have dream about pictures of fish shoals taken from above... here it is a geat place to live this!"From Big Drop (800 m depth) we took boat to Barracuda Point, where jack and barracuda schools were waiting for us. The current…
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    Barracuda Point Pulau Sipadan, Malaysia

    This dive site has a great barracuda shoal (between 500 and 1000). You may have dream about pictures of fish shoals taken from above... here it is a geat place to live this!"From Big Drop (800 m depth) we took boat to Barracuda Point, where jack and barracuda schools were waiting for us. The current…
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    Barracuda Point Pulau Sipadan, Malaysia

    This dive site has a great barracuda shoal (between 500 and 1000). You may have dream about pictures of fish shoals taken from above... here it is a geat place to live this!"From Big Drop (800 m depth) we took boat to Barracuda Point, where jack and barracuda schools were waiting for us. The current…
    barracuda bank

    Barracuda Point Pulau Sipadan, Malaysia

    This dive site has a great barracuda shoal (between 500 and 1000). You may have dream about pictures of fish shoals taken from above... here it is a geat place to live this!"From Big Drop (800 m depth) we took boat to Barracuda Point, where jack and barracuda schools were waiting for us. The current…
    sugar wreck map

    Sugarship Wreck Perhentian Islands, Malaysia

    Sugar Wreck is a sunken freighter located at the west of Pulau Perhentian Kecil and resting 18m below the surface. It sank in 2000 during the monsoon period. As the name suggests, it was previously used for transporting sugar and currently, it is the house for many marine life.Reef adaptation can be…
    Sugar ship wreck from the front

    Sugarship Wreck Perhentian Islands, Malaysia

    Sugar Wreck is a sunken freighter located at the west of Pulau Perhentian Kecil and resting 18m below the surface. It sank in 2000 during the monsoon period. As the name suggests, it was previously used for transporting sugar and currently, it is the house for many marine life.Reef adaptation can be…
    The stonefish is mimeticzed with the environment

    Sugarship Wreck Perhentian Islands, Malaysia

    Sugar Wreck is a sunken freighter located at the west of Pulau Perhentian Kecil and resting 18m below the surface. It sank in 2000 during the monsoon period. As the name suggests, it was previously used for transporting sugar and currently, it is the house for many marine life.Reef adaptation can be…
    Sugar ship is full of porcupine

    Sugarship Wreck Perhentian Islands, Malaysia

    Sugar Wreck is a sunken freighter located at the west of Pulau Perhentian Kecil and resting 18m below the surface. It sank in 2000 during the monsoon period. As the name suggests, it was previously used for transporting sugar and currently, it is the house for many marine life.Reef adaptation can be…
    The Sugar ship wreck in a picture at PIR

    Sugarship Wreck Perhentian Islands, Malaysia

    Sugar Wreck is a sunken freighter located at the west of Pulau Perhentian Kecil and resting 18m below the surface. It sank in 2000 during the monsoon period. As the name suggests, it was previously used for transporting sugar and currently, it is the house for many marine life.Reef adaptation can be…
    Sugarwreck

    Sugarship Wreck Perhentian Islands, Malaysia

    Sugar Wreck is a sunken freighter located at the west of Pulau Perhentian Kecil and resting 18m below the surface. It sank in 2000 during the monsoon period. As the name suggests, it was previously used for transporting sugar and currently, it is the house for many marine life.Reef adaptation can be…
    Bat Fish

    Shark Island Koh Tao, Thailand

    Huge boulders and rock formations, stunning soft corals. drift diving for the experienced. The island is really good, sometimes if is not to much current is posible go around the island.You always see Polka Dot Nudibranch here, often turtles and sometime you can see whalesharks too. Its the only…
    PolkaDot Nudibranch

    Shark Island Koh Tao, Thailand

    Huge boulders and rock formations, stunning soft corals. drift diving for the experienced. The island is really good, sometimes if is not to much current is posible go around the island.You always see Polka Dot Nudibranch here, often turtles and sometime you can see whalesharks too. Its the only…
    Porcupine Puffers

    Shark Island Koh Tao, Thailand

    Huge boulders and rock formations, stunning soft corals. drift diving for the experienced. The island is really good, sometimes if is not to much current is posible go around the island.You always see Polka Dot Nudibranch here, often turtles and sometime you can see whalesharks too. Its the only…