Where to go

6 locations rich in marine life to discover…

Marine life

Malaysia has a wealth of marine life to discover but here are the most popular animal species and marine life events. Let us know the ones you would particularly like to see…

Dive trips

5 trips available. All our trip ideas are offered to inspire you, but our strength is in tailoring your itinerary.

Sipadan & Orangutans

A classic combination. Spend a week exploring Sipadan and its surroundings, then head inland for two days to come face to face with the man of the forest, Borneo’s orangutan.

  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea

Sipadan & Mataking Discoverer

Mataking and Sipadan are two of Borneo’s finest diving locations and combine well for an excellent twin centre itinerary.

  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea

Sipadan & Layang Layang

This 18-day itinerary allows you to combine Mabul’s excellent ‘muck diving’ with Layang Layang’s famed pelagic encounters.

  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea

Kapalai & Lankayan

This 17-day itinerary takes you to one of the world’s best ‘muck diving’ areas – Kapalai, and then onto the world-class dive resort on Lankayan in Malaysia.

  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea

When to go

Malaysia’s high season coincides with the summer months in the northern hemisphere.


  • Dry season

    Apr to Nov: While Borneo’s rainforests receive rainfall year round, these months bring drier weather and the best conditions for diving S
  • Wet season

    Dec to Mar: More rainfall on mainland Borneo does not affect diving conditions too much and many spots offer excellent diving year round

Wildlife events

  • Jul to Aug: Turtle mating season at Sipadan
  • Sep to Nov: Green turtles hatching on Sipadan Islands
  • Mar to May: Hammerheads gather in large schools at Layang Layang
  • Apr to May: Whale sharks can be seen in the waters around Lankayan
  • Jun to Sep: Green & hawksbill turtles nesting at Lankayan


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