Entries in diving (2)

Wednesday
Feb012012

Sipadan Diving Malaysia

For a scuba diver, Sipadan is as close as it gets to paradise. This tiny coral atoll off the coast of Malaysian Borneo is pure scuba diving heaven. 

Sipadan lies 36 kilometers off the coast, and to get there you must first go to the small town of Semporna, which is where most of the boats leave from to take you out to Sipadan. Many divers base themselves in Semporna itself and travel to and from the atoll each day by boat. But you can opt to stay on one of the many islands that surround Sipadan — a much more relaxing option.

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Wednesday
Jun082011

Amazing Asian Dive Sites

So you want to go somewhere wildly different but cannot afford to book a Virgin Galactic flight? Never mind. Plenty of extraordinary otherworldly action happens right under the waves, in the seas of Asia.

Diving Southeast Asia co-author David Espinosa expresses particular passion for the Raja Ampat area in West Papua. The area’s reefs are the most beautiful Espinosa has seen in 20 years of diving.

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