Mantanani Island

mantanani island

Where is it: Kota Belud, Sabah, East Malaysia

Number of Dive Sites: 19

Type of Diving: Guided – boat, deep, wreck

Skill Level: Beginner to advanced

Main Diving Attraction: Dugongs (a.k.a manatees), juvebile turtles, and “muck diving” (seahorses, imperial shrimps, blue-ringed octopus, nudibranches)

Average Water Temperature: 27°C (80.6°F) to 30°C (86.0°F)

Seasonality: All year round

Typical Visibility: 10m (32ft) to 30m (98ft)

General Current Conditions: Low to Mild

Family / Non-Diver Friendly: Yes

Availability of Other Leisure Activities: Snorkelling, sea kayak, island trekking

Availability of ATM / Foreign Exchange Bureau: None

Availability of Medical Facility: None

Availability of Other Facilities: None

Nearest Jetty: Kuala Abai Jetty

Address: Jalan Kuala Abai, 89150, Kota Belud, Sabah

* Approximately 45mins boat ride to Mantanani Island

Nearest Airport: Kota Kinabalu International Airport (IATA: BKI)

Estimated Travel Time to Jetty:

From Kota Kinabalu Airport (by car): 1.5hrs

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Where is it: Kota Kinabalu, Sabah (dive excursions to TARP, Mantanani Island)

Type: Dive Centre

Affiliations / Distinction: PADI

Languages Spoken: English, Mandarin and Malay

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