Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park

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Where is it: Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Number of Dive Sites: 42 (5 main cluster islands: Gaya, Sapi, Mamutik, Manukan, Sulug)

Type of Diving: Guided – boat, deep, wreck

Skill Level: Beginner to advanced

Main Diving Attraction: Schooling tropical fishes (barracudas, snappers), hard coral reefs, whale sharks (Nov-May), turtles, orangutan crabs, lion fish, flatheads, crocodile fish, sharks and rays.

Average Water Temperature: 29°C (84.2°F) to 31°C (87.8°F)

Seasonality: All year round

Typical Visibility: 10m (32ft) to 15m (49ft)

General Current Conditions: Low

Family / Non-Diver Friendly: Yes

Availability of Other Leisure Activities: Snorkelling, Island Hopping, Sea Kayak, Jungle Trekking, Zip Lining, Parasailing, Jet Ski, Banana Boat Rides, Sunset Cruises.

Availability of ATM / Foreign Exchange Bureau: Yes (located on mainland)

Availability of Medical Facility: Yes (located on mainland)

Availability of Other Facilities: Yes (located on mainland)

Nearest Jetty: Jesselton Point Jetty

* Approximately 20min boat ride to TARP

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

Estimated Travel Time to Jetty:

From Kota Kinabalu Airport (by car): 15mins (average taxi fare ~RM20 one way)

Borneo Dream Travel & Tours

Where is it: Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Type: Dive Centre

Affiliations / Distinction: PADI 5 Star Dive Resort Centre

Languages Spoken: English, Malay, Mandarin and Cantonese

Sea Tango

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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