Malaysia scuba diving - Redang Island dive sites of Malaysia.
Redang Island is the largest of a group of islands dotting
the South China Sea off the Terengganu coast. The island offers
crystal clear waters and numerous dive sites for the enthusiast.
Sheltered within the Redang Island Marine Park, the waters here
abound with marine life.
Redang Island is one of most
beautiful island in Malaysia. The island is located East coast of
Malaysia. The distance from Merang (Jetty port) to Redang island is
approximately 45 minutes jetty ride.
Pulau Redang temperature range from 31 to 34 degrees Celsius in day.
With a strong breeze of wind will still keep a cooling circling air
to the island. Shining white beach sand with crystal clear light
blue sea water give an unforgettable soothing relaxation sensation
to people at the Redang island. With beautiful fishes swimming
gracefully around the magnificent corals gives an exciting scuba
diving or snorkeling activity for the people to watch them.
The adjacent islands of Pulau Pinang, Pulau Ling, Pulau Ekor Tebu,
Pulau Kerengga Besar, Pulau Kerengga Kecil, Pulau Paku Besar, Pulau
Paku Kecil and Pulau Lima are excellent for snorkeling, swimming and
scuba diving. Redang group of islands offer diver's a true
underwater haven with more than 25 dive sites, rich with a diversity
of marine life. Islands and dive sites are just a few minutes apart
and guests can travel between islands by a variety of boats.
Big mount is an oval seamount completely submerge and is located 50
meters towards the northern tip of P. Lima. The shallowest portion
of this reef at 20 meters and the boulder terrain drops to 30
meters. Divers has the opportunity to observe macro life forms to
possible encounters with the huge clownfish, sea cucumbers,
starfishes, stonefish, groupers and parrotfish.,
Situated 100 meters east of P. Kerengga Besar, with the deepest
portion at about 20 meters. The faces of the boulders are carpeted
with a variety of soft corals, tubastrea corals, sea squirts,
sponges and stinging hydroids. Popular choice for night dive where
divers are rewarded with an abundance of night creatures foraging
for food around the reef.
The rocky seascape is encrusted with both hard and soft corals at
about 15 meters, and slopes down to 20 meters at the sandy bottom.
Fish life includes cardinal fish, damselfish, chromis, snappers,
parrotfish and soldierfish. While in the open water you are likely
to encounter jacks, fusiliers, yellowtail, batfish and black tip
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