SARAWAK – THE NEXT DIVING HAVEN
More than the home of the Orangutan, Sarawak is shaping up to assume the mantle as one of Asia’s best diving havens. The pristine waters offer up a wealth of treasure for scuba diving enthusiasts of every ability, including some spectacular reefs and shipwrecks.
Dive Spots in Kuching
|Wreck diving near Kuching|
Aside from diving, Kuching offers up plenty of other tourist activities. A visit to the Sarawak Cultural Village is not to be missed, while the Semenggoh Wildlife Centre and Bako National Park will tick the box for lovers of nature and adventure.
Dive Spots in Miri
Aside from its natural dive spots, Miri is also home to 5 shipwrecks. Among the most beautiful of these are the artificial reefs created the Kenyalang Wreck, a joint development by Shell and Petronas scuttled in the mid 2000s but other areas worth exploring include the Anemone Garden, Siwa Reef and Hawa Reef.
Tourism Malaysia has recently introduced six scuba diving packages as part of its strategy to position Sarawak as one of Collaborating with four local tour agencies, Tourism Malaysia has put together six dive packages catering to differing levels of experience and expertise.
Available through until December 2015. the the Sarawak Adventure Dive 2014/15 packages include:
· Wreck Dives (Kuching) –4 day/3 nights starting from RM1,860 – RM2,400 per person (a minimum of four people without equipment).
· Dive Package 1 (Kuching) – 3 days/2 nights, starting from RM719 per person.
· Dive Package 2 (Kuching) – 4 days/3 nights, starting from RM1,132 per person.
· Dive Miri – 4 days/3 nights, starting from RM850 – RM1,350 per person (minimum two people).
· Miri Dive Holidays – 5 days/4 nights, starting from RM1,080 – RM1,450 per person.
· Miri Dive & Stay Package @cocohouse – 4 days/3 nights starting from RM748 per person.
For information about tours of Malaysia, please contact:Tourism Malaysia
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