Where is it: Peninsular Malaysia’s East Coast
Number of Dive Sites: 11
Type of Diving: Guided – shore, boat, deep diving
Skill Level: Beginner to advanced
Main Diving Attraction: Coral formations (mixture of hard and soft corals) with underwater pinnacles, turtles, black tip sharks, blue spotted rays, moray eels.
* Insider info: Although rare, whale sharks and mantas have been spotted around Aur Island.
Average Water Temperature: 28°C (82.4°F) to 31°C (87.8°F)
Seasonality: March to October (ideal period to go is between April to June where waters are calm and clearer)
Typical Visibility: 5m (16ft) to 30m (98ft)
General Current Conditions: Low to mild
Family / Non-Diver Friendly: Yes
Availability of Other Leisure Activities: Snorkelling, Beach Hopping, Sea Kayak, Jungle Trekking
Availability of ATM / Foreign Exchange Bureau: None
Availability of Medical Facility: None
Availability of Other Facilities: Island police station located at the main village (Kampung Teluk Berhala)