Tenggol Island

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Where is it: Peninsular Malaysia’s East Coast

Number of Dive Sites: 24

Type of Diving: Guided – shore, boat, wreck, night, drift, deep diving

Skill Level: Beginner to advanced

Main Diving Attraction: Pristine coral reefs, schooling tropical fishes, mobula rays, whale sharks!

Average Water Temperature: 27°C (80.6°F) to 32°C (89.6°F)

Seasonality: March to October (Peak July to September)

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

General Current Conditions: Low to strong, depending on dive sites

Family / Non-Diver Friendly: Yes

Availability of Other Leisure Activities: Snorkelling

Availability of ATM / Foreign Exchange Bureau: None

Availability of Medical Facility: None

Availability of Other Facilities: None

Nearest Jetty: A’King Jetty

Address: Jalan Rajawali, 23000, Dungun, Terengganu, Malaysia

* Approximately 30min boat ride to Tenggol Island

Nearest Airport: Sultan Mahmud Airport / Kuala Terengganu Airport (IATA: TGG)

Estimated Travel Time to Jetty:

From Kuala Lumpur (by car): 4hrs

From Kuala Lumpur (by bus): 5hrs (average fare ~RM40 one way)

From Kuala Terengganu Airport (by car): 1hr 30mins (average taxi fare ~RM75 one way)

Tenggol Coral Beach Resort

Type: Dive Resort

Affiliations: PADI

Distinction: PADI 5 Star Dive Resort

Languages Spoken: English, Malay, Mandarin

Quiver Dive Team (Dungun)

Type: Dive Centre (located within Tanjung Jara Resort on the mainland of Dungun)

Affiliations: PADI

Distinction: PADI 5 Star Career and Instructor Development Centre

Languages Spoken: English, Malay, Mandarin

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