Where is it: Kudat, Sabah
Number of Dive Sites: Over 10 sites (diving in the Tip of Borneo is relatively new, therefore the undiscovered potential for more dive sites is there!)
Type of Diving: Guided – boat, deep, drift, night
Skill Level: Beginner to advanced
Main Diving Attraction: Rich schooling tropical fishes and macro life (nudibranchs, stonefish, lionfish, flower-crabs, mantis shrimps) with a variety of stunning hard and soft corals marinescapes (including the rare black corals!)
* Insider-info: Some local divers have marked several notes cleaning stations where manta rays have been spotted. Whale sharks are also known to pass by however the precise season is still unknown.
Average Water Temperature: 29°C (84.2°F) to 31°C (87.8°F) **Note that water temperatures could go as low as 25°C (77°F) during earlier parts of March
Seasonality: March till October (ideal times to go between April to July which is typically the driest months).
Typical Visibility: 5m (16ft) to 25m (82ft)
General Current Conditions: Mild to moderate
Family / Non-Diver Friendly: Yes
Availability of Other Leisure Activities: Snorkelling, jungle trekking, fishing, stand up paddleboarding, surfing (during November to February)
Availability of ATM / Foreign Exchange Bureau: Yes, located in Kudat town (~40 mins drive)
Availability of Medical Facility: Yes, located in Kudat town (~40 mins drive)
Availability of Other Facilities: Yes, located in Kudat town (~40 mins drive)