Malaysia scuba diving - pulau lankayan island dive sites of Malaysia.
Lankayan Island is located in the Sulu Sea north west of
Sandakan on the north east coast of Sabah. This small paradise
island, with stretches of white sandy beaches.
Lankayan offers a fantastic variety of macro marine life, a
muck-diving arena that rivals both
However, with new protection from local fishermen, the larger marine
creatures such as leopard sharks, marbled stingray and giant grouper
have returned to the surrounding reefs. Schools of bumphead
parrotfish, yellowtail barracuda and scads also appear at many dive
Among the 40 dive sites is Lankayan Wreck, an ocean going fish
poaching vessel than demised in the area of its illegal activities.
This wreck now hosts many different species of fish from small
glassfish, harlequin ghost pipefish, painted frogfish to giant
grouper and marbled stingrays.
Many rare subjects can be found on many other dive sites including
seahorses, flying gurnards, flamboyant cuttlefish, jawfish,
dragonets and sand divers. Having Pulau Selingan, home to Sabah's
Turtle Sanctuary nearby, it is not a surprise to also see the
occasional hawksbill or green turtle on one of your dives.
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