More Scuba Diving Destinations from Kota Kinabalu with Borneo Dream – Pulau Tiga, Mayne Rock, Wreck Diving
It’s that time of year, as we enter the ‘Dry Season’ in Sabah, when Borneo Dream starts offering our long distance diving trips from Kota Kinabalu for certified divers. Alongside chilled out diving on coral reefs in nearby Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park we also now offer the choice of go scuba diving at Pulau Tiga, Mayne Rock and wreck diving. We run our long distance diving trips from April – October subject to divers wanting to go (we need min. 4 divers per trip) and lovely weather.
Find out more about each of these scuba diving destinations which are just 1 hour from Kota Kinabalu, Sabah on our speedy RIB.
Pulau Tiga, famous for hosting the first series of Survivor Island USA, is 30 nautical miles (nm) south of Kota Kinabalu. Home to fringing shallow reefs and some hidden gems with diving sites south of the main island. What makes Pulau Tiga special is the vivid colours from the many soft corals and sponges and typically large schools of fish life. A good choice for min. PADI Open Water Divers who are confident with their diving skills.
Diving the World War 2 Rice Bowl Wreck is a popular choice for experience divers. The wreck was a WW2 Japanese cargo ship and is ~ 150m in length. The Rice Bowl Wreck lies between 25m – 40m and is home to stunning coral formations and fantastic fish life. Ideal for min. PADI Advanced Open Water Diver with plenty of logged dives and confident diving in current / drift diving.
Then we come to Mayne Rock. Mayne Rock is a hidden gem located 30nm north of Kota Kinabalu. Mayne Rock is home to two long series of large granite boulders which are between 5m – 20m and covered in soft corals, Gorgonian Fans and surrounded by fringing coral reefs. Once divers have been here they want to go back again! Suitable for competent divers from min. PADI Open Water level.
If you would like to join us for a scuba diving trip during your holiday in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah – whether it be TARP, Pulau Tiga, Mayne Rock, Usukan Bay wrecks – then just contact the Borneo Dream Team.